Thursday 8th of December 2016 00:01
Tenby (Welsh: Dinbych-y-pysgod, meaning fortlet of the fish) is a walled seaside town in Pembrokeshire, West Wales, on the western side of Carmarthen Bay, and the name for the local government community of Tenby.
Notable features of Tenby include 2.5 miles (4.0 km) of sandy beaches; the 13th century medieval town walls, including the Five Arches barbican gatehouse; the 15th century St. Mary's Church; the Tudor Merchant's House (National Trust); Tenby Museum and Art Gallery; and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, part of Wales' only coastal National Park. Boats sail from Tenby's harbour to the offshore monastic Caldey Island, while St Catherine's Island is a tidal island.
Saundersfoot is a large village and community in Pembrokeshire, west Wales, near Tenby—they are two of the most visited Welsh holiday destinations. Saundersfoot lies in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
Saundersfoot was known in medieval Wales as Llanussyllt and after the Norman conquest as St Issels (sometimes Issells), both after the parish church dedicated to the Welsh Saint Issel. Its bishop or abbot was considered one of the seven principal clerics of Dyfed under medieval Welsh law.
Barafundle Bay is a remote, slightly curved, east-facing sandy beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales, near Stackpole Quay and is part of the Stackpole Estate, managed by The National Trust. The beach, which was their private beach, was owned by the Cawdor family of Stackpole Court. On the northern approach to the beach are steps and a wall which were built by the owners to ease access to the beach.
Stackpole Quay is a small harbour nestled in amongst the cliffs and is a favourite venue for kayakers who can be seen bobbing up and down exploring the caves and cliffs. It features an impressive fault line running through the harbour and the beautiful stony beach is revealed at low tide.
Bosherton Lily Ponds are three flooded limestone valleys best known for their covering carpet of lilies, which are at their best in June. A footpath winds its way around the banks to the spectacular beach at Broad Haven South.
These freshwater lakes are part of a National Nature Reserve and home to otters, wildfowl and dragonflies. The ponds also offer good coarse fishing and are well stocked.