The South beach at Tenby is roughly 2km of sand backed by sand dunes, The beach is one long stretch but the northern end is referred to as Castle Beach at St. Catherine’s Island and the southern end is Penally Beach at Giltar Point.
The South beach is less commercialised than Tenby’s North beach but still provides an excellent family beach. At low tide you have a massive expanse of beach but even at high tide plenty of beach space exists.
Facilities include parking, toilets (disables access), lifeguards in the summer and at the northern end several shops and and hire facilities.
Tenby South Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Tenby South beach has dog restrictions between 1st May and 30th September
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Our weather forecast for Tenby in Pembrokeshire
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Tenby South Beach in Pembrokeshire.
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