Local Area Information


Waterwynch is equal distance between Tenby and Saundersfoot.

Tenby is a town steeped in ancient history surrounded by an imposing medieval stone wall. Through the passages of time Tenby has seen many changes but it has been on the leisure map for nearly 200 years.

Tenby did not become a popular tourist destination until after the Victorians began visiting the town for the health benefits they believed the resort offered. It was popularised by Sir William Paxton, and in 1863, The Industrial revolution arrived in the form of railways and shipping lanes and the tourist industry truly boomed.

It forms an important part of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Britain's only truly coastal National Park. A spectacular landscape of rugged cliffs, exceptional sandy beaches, wooded estuaries and wild inland hills, and a place of sanctuary for wildlife.

Whether it is history, nature, sport or general entertainment, Tenby, Saundersfoot and Pembrokeshire as a whole has an absolute wealth of things to do and places to go and see.

Waterwynch is perfectly located to make the most of all these attractions.  To help you find your way around, we have put the key attractions are set out in special interest sub-menus.

It is also worth checking out special events by looking at the following sites:

Visit Pembrokeshire

Tenby Visitor Guide