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Photos of Tenby and Pembrokeshire

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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

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

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Tenby

Tenby has so much to offer and
is central to everything you can
imagine for a Fantastic Family
holiday, it caters for all ages and
there are four beaches to choose
from and that,s just within Tenby.

Tenby-Infrared

Tenby Fishing  Harbour and Harbour Beach.

Tenby Harbour by Night

 Tenby Harbour is a working harbour
and is very picturesque, it offers a
small Sandy Harbour Beach with a
fisherman,s chapel.
Many Artists from all over the
world come to visit Tenby to be
inspired by it,s beautiful Coastal
surroundings.

 An event not to be missed is on the 26th september where all Athletes from all over the world will arrive to participate in the 26.2 miles on the New Wales Marathon Course, which offers the most picturesque scenic views that you will ever find and is part of the “Tenby Long Course Weekend Wales”, Activity Wales Events, Pembrokeshire. Info at longcourseweekend.com . A Fantastic day out for all the family.