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St Catherines Island and Fort is situated on the award-winning Castle Beach, just off Tenby harbour. It has a very exciting history, including 13th Century chapel, Victorian Fort, Palatial home, Wartime garrison, Zoo, Movie location and now visitors attraction.

St Catherines Island and Fort have tour guides that will help you during your visit, to provide you with as much information as you can take in, as well as a full slide show on the history of the Island. The views and wildlife on the Island is spectacular, including rare plants, a nesting family of Choughs, several daily visits from our local Peregrine Falcon family and even an Island Fox. The Island is a designated 'Site Of Special Scientific Interest' and the Fort is a 'Grade 2 star' listed property.

Finds on the Island include, Ice Age Bones, Roman Coins, Human Remains and an Egyptian Shabti or figurine dating from 1600 BC.

We can advise you on the geology, science, weather, wildlife of the Island and even the best places to get great photos.

St Catherines Island and Fort also has a spectacular 360-degree view and takes in North Beach, South Beach, across Pennaly Beach, Giltars Point, Caldey Island and beyond

We are open daily during the Summer (Depending on the tide - Yes we are an actual Island twice a day for 6 hours, the weather and amount of visitors). We have a daily blog on our Facebook page that gives you all the details for that days' opening, where you can always message and check. We can also arrange private tours for groups or schools if otherwise not open. Our FB page is www.facebook.com/StCatherinesIsland

Also, note you can check the live tide time table HERE, so you always know when you can get over to St Catherines Island and Fort

We have all the safety precautions in place to make your visit safe and happy during the pandemic.

Location

St Catherine's Island, Castle Beach, Tenby, Wales SA70 7BP, United Kingdom

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