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Romantic Places to Visit in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales

Saskia   February 10 2016

Romantic Places to Visit in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales

When whisking a loved one away for a bit of time out, Pembrokeshire is a great place for romantic breaks in Wales. With its un-spoiled, wild and rugged coastline, full of beautiful spots to perch with a bottle of wine or a salty bag of chips watching the sun set, it is special and hugely romantic.At just a short distance from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Penally Abbey is a great location to explore...

Tenby Beaches

Penally Abbey   January 15 2016

Tenby Beaches

Whether you visit Tenby in search of clean, sandy beaches or rocky coves, the coast around the town is a varied and interesting place to relax or explore. Starting with the pristine South Beach just a brief walk from Penally Abbey, we have some of the best-loved beaches in Pembrokeshire. But then again, there are also more secluded spots, some great coastal walks and even a few underrated places to...

Outdoor Adventures in Pembrokeshire 2016

Dominic Garnett   January 05 2016

Outdoor Adventures in Pembrokeshire 2016

Whether you are looking for pure escapism or the promise of adventure, 2016 is set to be great year for new experiences here in South West Wales. We have a fantastic selection of outdoor activities adventure pursuits in Tenby and the surrounding area. There has never been a better time to learn a new skill or have a crack at something you have always wanted to try, whether that means learning to surf...

Christmas at Penally Abbey

Saskia   December 15 2015

Christmas at Penally Abbey

Some may say we started getting a bit too festive a little too early here at Penally. Due to a few over-excited members of staff (I'll take a lot of the blame!) the last few days of November saw holly trees, fairy lights and mince pies all to the soundtrack of Buble! The last week has flown by in a blur of Christmas parties, afternoon teas, baby showers, mulled wine, turkey and mince...

Gift Ideas and Experience Days in Tenby & Pembrokeshire

Dominic Garnett   December 01 2015

Gift Ideas and Experience Days in Tenby & Pembrokeshire

Rather than the usual Christmas presents, why not give someone a unique experience this year? From pampering and dining treats to thrilling adventures on wheels or water, there are some superb gift days to be enjoyed in Pembrokeshire. Here are some recommended highlights in the area:Off Road Driving SessionsThe varied, testing terrain of South West Wales is ideal for a very different driving adventure...

Christmas in Tenby 2015

Dominic Garnett   November 23 2015

Christmas in Tenby 2015

Whether you join us for a well-earned break or a wonderful evening in our restaurant this December, Tenby and South Pembrokeshire make for a pleasantly peaceful destination late in the year. What you won’t find are huge stores packed to the rafters with tinsel and turkey, along with a scrum of Millennium Stadium proportions. But for a more laid back shopping experience, or simply a welcome ...

Live Music in Tenby and Pembrokeshire

Dominic Garnett   November 03 2015

Live Music in Tenby and Pembrokeshire

With a variety of music venues and events throughout the year, Pembrokeshire has a living culture of music that finds many forms. From rock and folk music in local cafes and pubs, to stirring performances by voice choirs and some wonderful Welsh music festivals, there is something to suit every listener. Here are some of the best events each year (including Tenby Blues Festival, this month from Friday...

Autumn Breaks & Outstanding Indian Cuisine with Anand George this November

Dominic Garnett   October 20 2015

Autumn Breaks & Outstanding Indian Cuisine with Anand George this November

We are thrilled to have fantastically talented chef Anand George returning to Penally Abbey on the 13th & 14th of November. Bringing an authentic taste of Indian cuisine to Pembrokeshire this autumn, this is a rare chance to enjoy a unique tasting menu from one of the very best in the business. Hence we are excited to offer some very special short breaks for this event. As our regular guests will ...

Great Welsh Castles to Visit in Pembrokeshire

Dominic Garnett   August 11 2015

Great Welsh Castles to Visit in Pembrokeshire

Of all the places to visit in Pembrokeshire, the region’s great castles are always incredibly popular. As a natural point of attack on the west of Britain, perhaps it is inevitable that so many fortifications were constructed in Southwest Wales over the ages. Thankfully, today’s invaders tend to arrive armed with cameras and picnics, rather than swords and siege engines.Indeed, if other Welsh ...