Tenby Photos

Photos of Tenby and Pembrokeshire

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Tenby Harbour . Sunlight .Mono.

Tenby Harbour Sunlight. Mono.
A reflection of the boats at
Tenby Harbour by day.
A beautiful small fishing
harbour on the Pembrokeshire
Coast, with captivating views
all around.

tenby-swanlake bay-pembrokeshire.

Swanlake Bay is not an official naturist
beach, but there are some naturists
who use it.
The bay is best approached from East
Moor Farm, where the owners have
provided limited car parking with an
“Honesty Box”.
Go throu the farm and follow the
coastal path signs, the bay is
relatively isolated but it is overlooked
by the pembrokeshire coastal path. 
The rock formations to the left of the beach are a great view.

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 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.

Dylan Thomas Boathouse-Laugharne-Carmathenshire.

One of Wales,s Greatest writers, born in
Swansea 1914, known for his love of
Poetry,Poems, short stories, Novels and
Fiction.First moved to Laugharne 1937,
living in a Fisherman,s Cottage before
moving to “Sea View” and finally returning
to live in the Boat House at Laugharne in
1949. Major pieces of his work were
written there in his famous shed where
the views and area inspired him to write
“Under Milk Wood” and
“Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”.
The Boathouse now contains Original
furnishings and Memorabilia, Tea Room,
Terrace,viewing platform and a Bookshop.
He lived there with his wife,Caitlin and children,Colm,Aeronwy and Llewelyn.He died in 1953.

Very picturesque area with a large carpark nearby.



Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words had forked no lightning they
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,
And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way,
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

And you, my father, there on the sad height,
Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.


Dylan Thomas

Tenby-Infrared

Tenby Fishing  Harbour and Harbour Beach.