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What to do

What to do in and around Tenby. Activities & attractions.

Our quick guide to some amazing thing to in and around Tenby

With so much choice in such a beautiful part of the world, this guide will help you plan and make the most of your time Around Tenby. Whether you are planning a family holiday, wanting to explore and learn about the rich culture and history, or come here to relax and unwind, we have put together some suggestions for you.

Tenby and the surrounding area is not lacking in things for the family to do. Whatever your family’s into, and however old your children are, there’s bound to be something here that suits. 

For a starter, some of the most beautiful Blue Flag beaches in the World.

Such a stunningly beautiful area will, without doubt, inspire and attract artists and those who are creative.

With so many galleries and local crafts on offer, there is an abundance of stunning work on offer to view, enjoy and take home with you.

Wales is steeped in history with evidence of our existence and our marks on the landscape are evident over thousands of years. 

This is reflected in the rich culture the area offers to visitors and the numerous things to explore and enjoy.

However you relax, Tenby and the surrounding areas will be sure to accommodate your every desire.

Spoilt for choice if you want to stare at the stunning scenery, treat yourself to some time at a spa, or sit with a glass of wine in hand, the area is perfect for relaxing.

Our top Tenby attractions

Join Dan, Creator of Black Rock Outdoor Company on a Guided Rockpool Safari around the beautiful Welsh coastline.

If you have ever been rock-pooling, but wished you knew more about the fascinating creatures you were seeing or spent an hour trying to catch something that always gets away, then this is the activity for yo

Take a private charter from Tenby harbour with friends and family. Experience the idyllic scenery that Tenby coastline has to offer and experience all the wildlife that we have in the bay. Ideal for birthday and any other special occasion or just because you fancy it. Suitable for all ages, and the dog included! 

You could hire a kayak, surfboard, bodyboard or a monster board and have a great time with friends and family with SUP Sessions

SUP Sessions are a Water Skills Academy approved school and run from South Beach in Tenby. This really is a stunning location and one of Pembrokeshire’s best Blue Flag beaches.

You can come for as many lessons as you want or just hire the kit and go find your own adventure.

Get up close with amazing animals from around the world. Manor Wildlife Park mission is to protect and secure endangered species ecosystems.

Single and multi-species enclosures have been cleverly created with as few apparent boundaries as possible, to give visitors the impression of free roam while ensuring the safety of both human and non-human animals.

Manor Wildlife Park also have an Indoor play area too, so great when the odd occasional shower strikes 🙂

Mackerel Fishing Tenby launches from Tenby Harbour, but when the tide doesn’t permit them to go from the harbour wall, they launch from Castle Beach.

The skipper of Seren Y Mor, Roger was featured on the ITV show the Harbour. Take a look and get a sense of what harbour life means to all those that work and live around this picturesque seaside town.

Carew Castle and Tidal Mill rich history spans over 2,000 years and tells of knights of the realm, kingmakers, Elizabethan intrigue and Civil War devastation.

Set in a stunning location overlooking a 23-acre Millpond, the Castle is one of the most architecturally diverse in Wales; from the west a Norman fortress, yet from the north a splendid Elizabethan mansion.

The site also includes the only restored Tidal Mill in Wales, an 11th-century Celtic cross, a Medieval bridge and a picnic area all linked by a mile-long circular walk, suitable for buggies and wheelchairs, with magnificent views over the Millpond.

Heatherton World of Activities is an award-winning family attraction near Tenby with over 30 exciting activities on one site. It’s an incredible day out for all ages!

You can discover the thrills of the Adrenaline Zone, Family Fun Zone, Play Zone and the Golf and Bowls Zone.

You will be utterly spoilt for choice with crazy adventure golf, archery, giant jumping pillows, indoor soft play, walk on water, go-karts, bumper boats, laser clay pigeon shooting, body zorbs, water wars, paintballing, their thrilling ‘Dragon Slide’, three challenging Escape Rooms, our junior and senior ‘Tree Tops Trails’…and that’s just the beginning! …and breath!

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery stand as the oldest independent museum in Wales. Established in 1878 it continues to develop its collections and displays to preserve and promote the history of the town, giving a sense of place and heritage to both the local person and the visitor.

ALL children up to the age of sixteen have FREE ADMISSION to the museum when accompanied by an adult

There are two hands-on displays for children and families in the galleries, so there is plenty of amusement for children including Pirate Treasure Trails, gallery quiz sheets and jigsaw puzzles, both fun and educational. They can also dress up as a pirate and enjoy the hands-on archaeology, and they can also become a History Detective.

The museum also runs a CBBC Relic Trail (As seen on television).

There are many great ways to explore around Tenby, but none quite so immersing as cycling. 

Pembrokeshire Bike Hire take pride in providing excellent bike hire options to customers both living and holidaying in Pembrokeshire. They also deliver to your accommodation wherever you are in Pembrokeshire!

Hop on your bike and visit the towns, villages and beaches in the area and pop into the local cafes and pubs on route. There’s nothing better than knowing that you have deserved those extra calories.

Pembrokeshire Safari Tours pickup and drop-off service is a must for anyone wanting to make the most of their time in Pembrokeshire and whatever you do, don’t forget your camera!

Expect to see world-class beaches, magnificent coastal views, wildlife, local produce, heritage and sights of interest all in a comfortable five hours in the Pembrokeshire Safari Tours Land Rover Defender.

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is rich with some of the most stunning scenery the British Isles has on offer, and their tours have been carefully crafted to provide you with the perfect means of seeing it.