Sherlock – His sisters secret prision – Here in Tenby
on Jan 22nd, 2017

Did the island prison in the last TV series of Sherlock look familiar – It should do – Its right here in Tenby – St Catherine’s Island just off Tenby’s castle beach – Hopefully he will be down to visit his sister soon

5 Great Family Days Out in Tenby
on Jul 24th, 2015

Summer Holidays in Tenby, Pembrokeshire

The kids Summer holidays are now upon us.  Are you looking for a family Summer holiday staycation?  Well, why not visit us in Tenby?

Tenby is a picturesque Victorian Seaside Town situated in South Pembrokeshire.  As a town on the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast Path it has the benefits of being surrounded by fantastic walks and stunning beaches, which means that whether you are looking for a walking holiday, or a beach holiday –  Tenby has everything to offer.

So, if you’re planning on staying or visiting Tenby this Summer we thought we would get together some of the best things you and your family can do on a summer holiday in Pembrokeshire.

1. Ice Cream and Sandcastles

Tenby can boast three amazing sandy beaches right here in the town, Tenby South Beach, Tenby North Beach and Tenby South Beach.  So there are plenty of options of places for you too spread out and enjoy the sunshine with your family.  There is a lot of space for you to build sandcastles, enjoy a summer-read and play in the sea.  And whilst you’re at it why not enjoy an ice cream and for a real family sea-side holiday.

2. Visit the Monks on Caldey Island

If you want to escape the buzzing streets of Tenby then the monastery at Caldey should be on your Pembrokeshire holiday itinerary.   The first Monastery on this island was founded in the sixth century and thrived during the Middle Ages. The current monastery was built in the 1900’s and is a fine example of Arts and Crafts style architecture.  Take the Tenby Ferry over for a family day out to visit the medieval church, spot some wonderful wildlife, and maybe buy some of the cheese, perfume, or one of the other products produced by the monks themselves.

3. Step Back in Time

The National Trust owned Tudor Merchant’s House is a wonderful spot in Tenby.  Tucked away on Quay Hill overlooking the harbour the Tudor Merchant’s House reflects the life and experience of a wealthy family at the turn of the 16th century.   Look out for living history experiences during your summer holiday this year to get the most out of your trip.   Tenby also houses its own characterful Museum and Art Gallery, which is well worth a quick visit during your holiday in Tenby – it is the oldest independent museum in Wales!

4. See some real-life Heroes

Tenby has had it’s fair share of life-boat stations, and the current one is open for the public to visit! Children love to see the lifeboat, and the friendly volunteer lifeboat crew are on hand to answer questions.  Once a fortnight the crew launch the life-boat for the crowd of people who gather to watch it.  Check out their website to keep up to date with events and launches.

5. Walk the Coast-Path

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is world-famous for its beautiful walks and fantastic views.  An advantage of enjoying a holiday in Tenby is that, as a coastal town, these walks are right on your doorstep.  There are a range of difficulty levels and distances of walks which  you can take.  So whether you just fancy a little family-friendly potter or a serious ramble, Tenby and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path can give you all  you need.

This is a just a list for you to be getting on with – if you’re visiting Tenby, Pembrokeshire this summer for your holidays there is so much more to see.  Tenby’s surrounding area features a number of exciting activities from paintabbling, rollercoasters, zoo’s, beaches and castles.  We hope that you find Pembrokeshire as exciting and beautiful as we do, and will visit us this summer holiday.

Are you looking for a place to stay in Tenby?  Well the Old Vicarage, Penally, could be the place for you and your family to visit this summer.  We have accommodation appropriate for families, couples and solo holidays.  Contact us today for more information on Tenby, Pembrokeshire and the surrounding area.

Summer Holidays in Tenby with the Old Vicarage Penally

Tenby Apartments Now taking bookings
on Jul 15th, 2015

Our brand new conversion of apartments at St Mary’s Hill Heywood Lane Tenby SA70 8BG will shortly be open for rental (from the end of July) – as we have just opened our elctronic bookings we have immediately booked up three weeks – and enquiries are building – beautiful apartments fully fitted kitchens, plenty of parking all within a 10 minute stroll to the centre of Tenby and the glourious beaches – Tenby voted one of the top ten european destinations by the German Tourist Board.

Summer Holidays in Tenby and South Pembrokeshire
on Jun 20th, 2015

What to do on your perfect Family Summer Holiday in Tenby and South Pembrokeshire

The Summer Holidays are now fast approaching us and parents are approaching the holiday season with trepidation.  But there is no reason to panic! Why not enjoy a British holiday here in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park?   Continue Reading »

Apartment 2 St Marys House Heywood Lane Tenby SA70 8BG
on May 28th, 2015

P1000873  Well at last The first of our new apartments is nearing completion – looks fantastic – take a look at some intial photgraphs – that we have just put on the site – Still working on Apartment 4 but that should be done within the next few weeks – So what have we done – converted a large georgian house into 4 individual 3 bedroom flats – renewed everything – installed acoustic flooring – new electrics, new plumbing – beautiful rainfall showers (you really need to try these out) – modern kitchens with dishwasher, wahing machine, tumble drier – super efficient combi – boilers recarpeted – tarmaced the drive ( plenty of carparking space – nothing has been left). WIFI available..

If your coming to Tenby this apartment is certainly worth looking at only 10 minutes walk from Tenby North Beach and The town Centre – but you would’nt know it – great for families, couples and groups of friends – really take a look!!

Golfing in Tenby and South Pembrokeshire
on May 20th, 2015

We are on track for a hot-super summer, so if you’re a golfing fan looking for a great golf holiday in Wales then look no further than Tenby, Pembrokeshire and the surrounding countryside.

Stay in Tenby, Pembrokeshire for your perfect Golf Holdiay


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Fantastic Animals and where to find them in South Pembrokeshire
on Apr 20th, 2015

Wildlife in Pembrokeshire and when you can see it

From the Puffins on Skomer Island to the Otters at Bosherston, South Pembrokeshire, Wales, is one of the best places in the UK to explore and spot wonderful wild animals.  And with Puffin season fast approaching we thought now would be the best time to tell you about all the wonderful wildlife which Tenby and the surrounding Pembrokeshire coast-path area has to offer.

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Tenby Easter Events for all the Family
on Mar 20th, 2015

 Tenby Easter Events 2015

Easter Activities in South Pembrokeshire for all the family

Are you stuck for what to do over the Easter holidays this year?  Why not come and visit South Pembrokeshire this Easter.  It’s the perfect spot to enjoy the Easter break.  And with loads of activities going on all-over Pembrokeshire there is going to be an activity to suit all the family.

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What’s New at The Old Vicarage
on Mar 15th, 2015

Well here we are again early March another winter has flown by – Again through the winter things have been done to enhance your stay – so whats new?

Seaview has new flooring, New bathroom amd some up grade to the furniture

Garden Cottage has had a new bathroom with a brand new seperate shower – looking good

Mews One has new Central Heating boiler – and an upgrade to the kitchen units

All other apartments are looking good just waiting for your return – or of course your first experience with us

Bookings are up with prime weeks moving rapidly – but because of Iron Man, the blues festival etc etcand of course the mild climate enquiries are high.

Tenby Dates for your Diary
on Feb 25th, 2015

Are you looking for a great family day out or for something to do in Tenby?   Look no further! Here at the Old Vicarage Tenby we have put together a list of the top events in the South Pembrokeshire area for you and your family to enjoy.

Visit Tenby, Tenby Events, What's on in Tenby

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