Amroth is the nearest beach, approx five minutes by car. Or you can take a pleasant approx 2 kilometer (approx 30-40 minutes) walk by either footpath or country lane with views of sea and countryside. The town offers over 3 kilometers of wide sandy beach and clean waters for bathing, while the local shops, cafes and inns will keep you refreshed and well fed.
Pendine Sands and it’s fabulous 7-mile sandy beach has for generations attracted holidaymakers with a unique selling point still being able to drive a car on the beach and as being Mecca for world breaking speed attempts (cars to motorbikes to sheds!) There is a traffic free 500m promenade overlooking and giving easy access to the beach, beach facing commercial centre (Parry Thomas Centre) that is fully let with businesses ranging from kayak hire, coffee and ice cream to a hugely popular first-floor Asian Fusion restaurant.
Wisemans bridge is a coastal hamlet between Amroth and Saundersfoot. The small beachfront settlement, which is part of the parish and community of Amroth, was once an important centre for the mineral industry in West Wales. It is now a popular holiday destination within Carmarthen Bay.
Saundersfoot is a small seaside resort in between Tenby and Amroth. It’s much more compact than Tenby and has a charm and character of its own. It has a busy harbour at the south end and there are a number of cafes, pubs, shops and restaurants nearby and along the beachfront. There is good access onto the beach for disabled people via a concrete slipway at the northern end. The very popular sandy beach is a favourite destination for families and has shallow water, ideal for swimming, canoeing, sailing, windsurfing and fishing.
Tenby is a harbour town and resort which is known for its 13th century town walls and its stretches of sandy shoreline, including Castle Beach. The ruins of Tenby Castle are on a headland overlooking the harbour. Exhibits at Tenby museum and art gallery include a 16th century wrought-iron cannon. The Tudor Merchant’s House recreates domestic life in the 1500’s, with a merchant’s shop and working kitchen. Tenby also has great variety of shops, restaurants, and activities which should cater to everyone’s needs.
LLansteffan has been described as Wales’ best kept secret and one of those Welsh villages that remain in your memory for ever. Once you’ve experienced the magical beauty of a sunset over the castle above the river Tywi, and embraced the camaraderie of its vibrant community.