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Caldey Island

Off Tenby | Pembrokeshire, SA70, Wales
+44 1834 844453
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So beautiful

We have been coming here for years when we visit tenby. It's always a highlight. Beautiful scenery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Niamh C
Leixlip, Ireland
via mobile
What a beautiful place this is

Absolutely stunning island, so peaceful, with wonderful walks that take you past wild flowers... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Steeped in the strange history involving the building of Stonehenge, this island is a monastic community, parts of which are off-limits to tourists.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Off Tenby | Pembrokeshire, SA70, Wales
+44 1834 844453
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been coming here for years when we visit tenby. It's always a highlight. Beautiful scenery and walks. Bug improvement made to walkway up from the boats.

Thank Niamh C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely stunning island, so peaceful, with wonderful walks that take you past wild flowers, through woods and along the cliff tops. It is a haven of peace and tranquility. Great place to see birds including the rare chough which nests on the cliffs. Chocolate and...More

Thank NB1957
Reviewed 3 days ago

Access to Caldey Island is by passenger boat from the Harbour at Tenby. Not all of the boats leaving Tenby land passengers on Caldey. Make sure that you have the right boat otherwise you will be Seal and Dolphin watching and not visiting Caldey. The...More

Thank Jennifer259
Reviewed 3 days ago

We used to come to come to Pembrokeshire every summer when I was growing up, and no visit to the area is complete without a trip to Caldey Island! It's beautiful, and so peaceful! The 20 minute boat trip is great fun for kids, scenic...More

Thank Mellski
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Choose a day when the sea is calm and in a 20 minute boat trip you will land on a jetty by an idyllic sandy beach. Then wander up a tarmac drive towards the lighthouse, the highest point on the island - a simple stroll....More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 20 minute boat trip to this lovely monastic island is well worth the £12 fare and provides some lovely photo opportunities along the way, but leave yourself at least 3 hours to fully appreciate and enjoy the island. The abbey and old priory were...More

1  Thank Martyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and tranquil. Lovely sunny day for the boat ride from Tenby. Alight from the boat onto a jetty adjacent to a golden sandy beach. A short walk through some trees takes you to a clearing where there is a perfume shop, a Post Office...More

Thank kimbayley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. There was a lot to do and a very good walk around the island. It is a very peaceful place.

Thank patscoffield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went over to Caldey island this is a must for everyone going to Tenby, it is so peaceful on the island and you can attend a service at the church there, the beach has white sand and is idyllic what a lovely place

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little island is beautiful. It has gorgeous beaches, beautiful clifftop walks plus the little village which includes a coffee shop, post office and perfume shop. The monastery is a beautiful building which also has some lovely churches to look in, as well as explore...More

Thank Keeksdeeks
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Many years ago I remember going on an island trip from Tenby and the mode of transport was an old amphibious landing craft. Is this trip the modern version please?
14 June 2017|
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Response from jacqueline w | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The landing craft is still there but the Monks use it now.
Bridget L
How much is the boat trip across to caldy island
7 June 2017|
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Response from saavikiam | Reviewed this property |
twelve pounds to cross conssessions available and does land on the island last boat leaving caldey 5pm if you join tenby though time on facebook they can answer questions better
Can you still take dogs over on the boat.
10 April 2017|
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Response from jakegoestravelling | Reviewed this property |
You certainly can!