Holidays in West Wales
Priory Beach is located on the south coast of Pembrokeshire, Wales on the beautiful Caldey Island, just off the coast of Tenby. FBM Holidays has a fine range of Pembrokeshire Cottages for holiday lets in Tenby, so if you are looking for Holiday cottages, dog friendly cottages, holiday apartments, coastal cottages in Pembrokeshire then check out our availability now.
Priory Beach is the beach to escape to. Situated on Caldey Island, a monastic island off the coast from Tenby. An active lay community supports a busy monastery on Caldey and the beach is your landing point on the island and it instantly makes you feel like you have arrived home. The shoreline here is of golden sand and it is a wild beach perfect for young children to explore. The water is very good for swimming or bathing and due to it being on the Island is not often busy.
Wild flowers surround the beach in rough and wild hedgerows full of wildlife. The Island has always benefited from a variety of fauna and the islanders have embraced this by creating a range of cosmetics which can be bought from the island gift shop. They also make chocolate on the island so be sure to visit the chocolate factory for a tasty treat.
To reach Caldey Island take a boat from Tenby Harbour. Tickets cost around £11 for an adult. After spending a morning on Priory beach head off to the tea gardens for a bite to eat and on your way stop off at the Post Office to learn more about this special Island.
This whole area of the Pembrokeshire coast is a delight to enjoy on a hot summer’s day so why not take a boat trip with Tenby sea cruises. They travel around the coast and allow passengers to see the variety of sea birds around the Islands of Caldey and the wildlife reserve of St Margaret’s.