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

Winter and Christmas Breaks in Pembrokeshire
on Nov 16th, 2015


The nights are drawing in and Christmas is fast approaching us.  Have you thought about how you and your family or loved ones are going to enjoy the festive period?  We think that Tenby in Pembrokeshire is one of the best places to enjoy a Festive Christmas break.  There are loads of events going on all-over the county from November to the end of December for you to enjoy on your Pembrokeshire holiday.  We have collected together a few of the best ones.  Have a look at the Christmas treats which we’ve got lined up.

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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 »

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.

Coming Summer 2015 New Tenby Apartments
on Nov 17th, 2014

Looking for a larger apartment?  from May 2015 we will have 2 newly refurbished 3 bedroom 1st floor apartments in Tenby only 10 minutes walk to Tenby town centre and the glorious beaches – both apartment will be spacious 5 star standar with ample free parking all framed in a beautiful grade 2 listed building buit in 1838 with associations with the Darwin family and the battle of Waterloo. Both apartments will have  fully fitted kitchens including fridge freezer washing machine Tumble dryer Microwave.

This are truely a hidden gem! If you would like details please e-mail in the first instance.

Ffestiva! 2014 Sunday July 20th
on Jul 8th, 2014

Ffestiva! 2014

Sunday July 20th

at the National Botanic Garden of Wales


The world comes to Carmarthenshire this July with the third annual World Music festival, Ffestiva! – a celebration of the multi-cultural musicians living and working in Wales.

Headlining this year’s festival are the awesome Burum, a six-piece band of virtuoso performers, who fuse high-quality jazz with Welsh folk to create a powerful and evocative sound.

Yes we can see The Sea
on May 13th, 2014

For those of you who are new to The Old Vicarage luxury self-catering Holiday Apartments Penally Tenby – The views from the location are stunning – each of the properties have views out over Tenby Golf Club and the sea beyond including the beautiful Islan of Caldey – Bay View, Gower View and The Granary are all 1st Floor apartments so  the Seaviews are fantastic – Seaview, The Coach House and Mews One have Seaviews but from The ground floor – The Old dairy too overlooks The Sea and Giltar point with Garden Cottage looking out over our main gardens.   The Annexe our property in Tenby itself is a hidden gem where you will not be disturbed – but ideal  accomodation for couples and families to explore the area. All our apartments are rated either 4 or 5 star by the Welsh Tourist Board  There is ample carparking and a fantastic welcome waiting for you in both Penally and Tenby.

A quick guide to what’s on offer locally!!
on May 5th, 2014

For those new to Penally, Tenby – we are only 1.5 miles from Tenby Town Centre  – but we do over look Tenby Golf Club – The Oldest Links course in Wales and for those Golfers amongst you  we are right in front of Trefloyne Golf club – a parkland course in fact there are at least 7 places to use your clubs within a 15-20 minute drive of The Old Vicarage.

A 10 minute walk from Tenby’s South beach and the beautiful   Pembrokeshire Coastal Path – fantastic coastal scenery its truly breath taking.  The blue flag beaches of Tenby and Saundersfoot  all close by are stunning and very ,very clean

Also within 10-15 minutes drive we have  Folly Farm adventure park and zoo, Manor Park Anna Ryder Richardsons zoo, Heatherton sports park, Oakwood Theme park, Horse riding, paint balling, quad biking, Coastering, lots and lots to do!! 

For those who want History we have castles Pembroke, Tenby, Carew in fact too many to name and with  Dylan Thomas precious Laugharne close by we can cover every cultural base.

Eat out at the local pub ( a five minute stroll) or try Tenby’s many fine eatery’s we even have an Australian  themed restaurant in Saundersfoot – we have it all greek, curry s  award winning fish and chips Italian you name it it can be found

So for Seaside, for fun, for adventure, for History for culture, for families ,for couples. For Golfers,  for theme park junkies,  or if you just want to be on your own – The Old Vicarage Holiday Apartments are an ideal base –  to experience Pembrokeshire !

8th March
on Mar 8th, 2014

What a beautiful day – Sun shining warming up nicely – a fantastic day for a walk along the coastal path or beach