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Photos of Tenby and Pembrokeshire

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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.

stackpole edge-bosherston-pembrokeshire.

stackpole edge.

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 South Beach-Pembrokeshire.

For the more adventurous holiday maker
a Maritime Leisure was provided on
South Beach.

In 1913 and 1914, pleasure flights were
available by Henri Salmet, the aircraft,
a Bleriot Monoplane with an open
cockpit. Obviously weather and tide
permitting, the plane would then take
off adjacent to St Catherine,s Fort and
return via a circuit of Caldey Island.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Now, holidaymakers flock to the sandy beach just to relax. In the summer season icecreams are available from the icecream vans on the beach, if they are not there, Den,s Cafe offer,s refreshments, hot and cold, so don,t go without.

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 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

 

tenby boats low-tide

Tenby harbour is a small fishing
harbour and the central heart of Tenby.

The sea has encountered an important
role in the history of tenby town, as
the stone quay was built to protect the
ships from the gales during the middle
ages, where there were a lot of coastal
trades imported.

The harbour carries a lot of heritage,it
was also the first harbour to import citrus
fruits into wales.

 

Barafundle Bay Beach-Pembrokeshire.

Barafundle Bay Beach is voted the
 most Beautiful Beach in Wales.
With clear water, golden sand,
surrounded by sand dunes and
wooded cliffs. Also good fishing
spots and within walking distance
of  Stackpole Quay which has one
of the smallest harbours and is
part of the National Trusts Stackpole
Estate.
There is a car park which belongs to
the pembrokeshire coast national park.

Tenby-Infrared

Tenby Fishing  Harbour and Harbour Beach.