Tenby South Beach (Pembrokeshire)

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. Tenby South beach has dog restrictions between 1st May and 30th September

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Tenby, 54 beaches in Pembrokeshire, or check our list of Pembrokeshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  • 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

Today (Sunday, Jan 17)

Expect a temperature in the range 6.1℃ to 6.7℃ with a wind speed 3.2 m/sec (W)

Monday, Jan 18

Expect a temperature in the range 6℃ to 6.8℃ with a wind speed 4 m/sec (W)

Tuesday, Jan 19

Expect a temperature in the range 9.4℃ to 10.2℃ with a wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WSW)

Wednesday, Jan 20

Expect a temperature in the range 9.9℃ to 10.2℃ with a wind speed 9.6 m/sec (SW)

Thursday, Jan 21

Expect a temperature in the range 3.7℃ to 5℃ with a wind speed 7.7 m/sec (WNW)

Friday, Jan 22

Expect a temperature in the range 3.3℃ to 4.5℃ with a wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WNW)

Saturday, Jan 23

Expect a temperature in the range 3.1℃ to 4.4℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (SSW)

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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