This pretty town set just on the banks of the Pembroke River is a historic settlement and known for its imposing castle which was the birthplace of Henry VII. No visit to the area is complete without spending a day exploring the castle and taking in the views from the Great Keep. From the town itself are plenty of lovely coastal walks, sailing clubs and pleasure boats offering day trips out to sea. The farmers market is ideal for picking up local produce and handmade crafts.
Heatherton World of Activities is a great day out, with a huge range of sporting and adrenalin pursuits, fishing, golf and outdoor play areas for younger children. Other local places to visit for a family day out include the Dinosaur Park at Tenby, Folly Farm Adventure Park and the Oakwood Theme Park. There is a Reptile Experience is a unique visit for all ages, and Ritec Valley Quad Biking is a fun day out with a range of trails to choose from.
From the crossing at Tenby you can take a day trip across to Caldey Island, the sandy bay is perfect for a stroll and also on the island are many historic buildings including the lighthouse, Old Priory and the village post office. Slightly further up the coast is St Catherines Island, at low tide visitors can visit this ancient fortress and guided tours are available. Other local points of historical importance include Carew Castle, Stackpole Estate, Manorbier Castle. The ruins of Lamphey Bishops Palace are also worth a visit.