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Haydn Miller Lifeboat Tenby

 
Tenby,s Tamar is named “Haydn Miller”,
The boat was paid for by a very generous
donation from the late Haydn Miller.
The Construction is made of Fibre
Reinforced Plastic and is 30 tonnes in
weight, it,s length is 16m and can
carry a Crew of 6-7 “depending
on the need to carry a Doctor/Paramedics”.
It,s Range 250 n.miles and has a speed
25 knots.
As a Charity, the R.N.L.I.  relies on voluntary
donations and legacies for income.
Tenby Lifeboat Station has an Open Day
on th 28th August, it,s a day not to be missed, where they launch the Lifeboat for all to see. Also a Lovely shop which opens at 10am-4pm, Well worth a visit and it,s FREE.

tenby lifeboat-pembrokeshire.

The sea has encountered an important
role in the history of Tenby town.
Above the Tenby lifeboat station stands
Tenby Museum, which was a former
school building and one of the oldest
in Wales.
The museum has served the community
since 1878.
In the gallery supports the history of the
lifeboat in the town from 1852 up to it,s
present brand new lifeboat, The Haydn
Miller, which complements the new
lifeboat station which Tenby has now.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The museum has of lot of history of piracy, H.M.S. Tenby and the Tenby Air Sea Rescue Unit, illustrated with photo,s, models, paintings and original artifacts. The R.N.L.I. lifeboat crews are mostly volunteers, they are highly skilled and they will drop everything to save lives in all weather conditions, day or night.

tenby harbour beach-st julian,s chapel

Tenby Harbour is a working
fishing harbour.
Around the harbour there are
old stone buildings with converted
fishermen,s cottages, together with
St Julian,s Chapel.
St Julian,s Chapel stood dominant
and was a feature at the end of the
old quay in the 19th century.

All fishermen would assemble in the
old St Julian,s Chapel before setting
off for the fishing grounds, prayers
were offered for a good catch and tithes of fish and oysters were paid to the clergyman in return for his services.
The Chapel was destroyed in 1842, but the New St Julian,s Chapel was built by all the fishing community in 1878, it is still referred to as the fisherman,s chapel.
The chapel is open to the public during the summertime and well worth a visit, it is very unique and special inside, there is a donation box if you would like to take home a souvenir. Also beautiful surroundings.

Tenby Photos-Tenby Harbour-Evening.

Tenby has a lot of rich heritage,
evidence of the early history of
Tenby Town is available at the
National Trust,s Tudor Merchants
House and Tenby Museum which
has a lot of evidence to view.

Tenby in Victorian times was a
very popular seaside resort.

Inside the town you will find
cobbled streets with shops,
restaurants,pubs and cafe,s.

Well worth a visit to Tenby Harbour, where artists flock to paint and the views are spectacular.

tenby harbour reflection

Tenby, known as the
“little town of fishes”
“Dinbych y Pysgod” in Welsh.
Many Artists flock to Wales to
be inspired by the Beautiful
Coastal scenery that tenby
has to offer.
Augustus John, born in tenby
was known as one of the most
Prominent Artistic portrait
painter,s, renowned as a
brilliant draughtsman and colourist
and known for his famous portrait
of his fellow-countryman Dylan Thomas.
Dylan Thomas (poet) gave his first full reading of ”Undermilk Wood” at a tenby cafe called the Salad Bowl, George Street.

Tenby is Captivating, it Captures you from within and just keeps drawing you back for more.

tenby harbour beach

Tenby Harbour Beach is a small
sandy beach at the tip of the
harbour, there are fun boats
and banana boats which can be
hired from Tenby Marine. 
From the harbour there are
regular mackerel fishing trips
 available and boat trips to
Caldey Island.
For the less able there are  Beach Wheelchairs available at kiln park. Please book in advance.01834813672

Caldey Island.Tenby

 A short boat trip from Tenby Harbour
takes you to the secluded,beautiful and
fascinating island of Caldey.
Caldey has been inhabited since the
stone age and home to various orders
of monks since celtic times, it is now
home to monks of the Cistercian
order.The Monastery overlooks
the island green,with picnic areas,
tearooms, Museum and a gift shop,
where there are Perfumes, chocolate
and shortbread for sale, all are handmade on the island by the Cistercian Monks.It is well worth a short walk up the lane to chapel point to the lighthousewhere you can view the many seals that visit the island bays.The panoramic views of the Pembrokeshire Coast, the Gower Penninsula and Lundy island all are breathtaking.The cliff path continues around the island to Redberry Bay and back through the farmyard to the old Priory,where there is also a lovely woodland walk, or maybe you would prefere to relax on one of the secluded beaches around Priory Bay.
If you are less able or prefere not to visit the island there is a Caldey Island shop in Tenby town, where a selection of gifts and handmade items from Caldey Island may be purchased, so there,s plenty of souvenirs for you to take back home with you.