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Beach:Priory Bay (Caldey Island)

  • Green Coast Award

Beach, free entry

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A pleasant boat trip from Tenby Harbour or Castle Beach takes you to this beautiful and fascinating island. Caldey has been inhabited since the Stone Age, and has been home to various orders of monks since Celtic times. It is now owned by monks of the Cistercian Order, whose picturesque monastery overlooks the Village Green and the pretty cottages of the islanders.

In the village you can buy the perfumes, chocolate and shortbread made on the island. The Village Post Office is also a museum giving an interesting insight into Caldey's history. Postcards and special covers are franked with the Caldey Island handstamp.

Green Coast Award beach. Cafe, toilets and the Caldey Island shop. The island welcomes well behaved dogs on leads.

Disabled toiletsPublic toilets


Free entry




SA70 7UJ


Plan route to Priory Bay (Caldey Island) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SS 136968  Lat: 51.63994 Long: -4.69391

Access is by boat departing from Tenby Harbour or Castle Beach (tide dependent) from Easter to October (No Sunday sailings).

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Tenby station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets