Spectacular coastal holidays with dogs don’t come more woof-tastic than Georgian Tenby in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. This Welsh harbour town gem contains award-winning beaches and a wealth of dog friendly inns, boat trips and coastal walking opportunities.
Pet Friendly Cottages
Perfect for sunny summer holidays, winter cliff top walking getaways and year round romantic breaks, Tenby cottages are often spectacularly located with far reaching Pembrokeshire coast views. Many can be found on luxury cottage complexes and family holiday parks in the area featuring onsite bar, restaurants, golf, leisure clubs with indoor pool and a range of extras and services – including cliff top wedding services! Browse spacious headland cottages on cottage complexes for large groups as well as cosy retreats for couples and two bed family cottages.
A particularly good choice of luxury group holiday cottages and houses feature in the Tenby area, and they extend a warm welcome to four legged family members too! There’s a plentiful choice of cottages in great beachside locations with dog friendly facilities such as enclosed gardens. Most pet friendly cottages will welcome at least one well trained dog, some welcome two or more by arrangement.
Dog Friendly Beaches
Tenby and Pembrokeshire beaches are playgrounds for woofers. Dogs are welcome on a wealth of Pembrokeshire beaches, around 50 of them. Double check any restricted access – most welcome furry friends, but some beaches have dog bans in place during high summer season from 1st May to end of the September. Total Bans are in place on North Beach in Tenby and elsewhere on the coast at Whitesands, St Davids.
Partial bans are on Tenby Castle and South Beach, Lydstep, Saundersfoot beach and the promenade, Poppit Sands, Broad Haven North, Lydstep, Dale and at Newgale Beach and Promenade. Dogs adore the water and with so many dog friendly beaches around the Pembrokeshire Coast – if your dog loves the surf, Tenby and Pembrokeshire are where to head for your short break or holiday!
Dog Friendly Walks & Attractions
Well behaved dogs are welcome across the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park which features 186 miles of stunning coast path walking. You’ll also find miles of pretty country lanes, footpaths and bridleways across the National Park as well as its 50 beaches around the coastline. Dog walking heaven beckons in this top dog friendly holiday destination in South West Wales. Find useful advice on walking with your dog in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park on the official website. Care needs to be taken around cliff edges and around wildlife and farm animals.
Caldey Island just off-shore from Tenby welcomes well behaved dogs on leads –pick up boat trips from Tenby’s pretty harbour and join free guided walks on this fascinating island with its ancient Priory, the medieval churches of St Illtud and St David, an island village shop and tea gardens. Don’t miss the walk up to the Lighthouse on Caldey with your dog for glorious views across to Tenby and the Pembrokeshire Coast.