"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Penally Beach

This sandy beach, approximately 1 km across, faces south east over Carmarthen Bay and is backed by sand dunes, a golf course and the village of Penally. The River Ritec drains land to the north and west, flowing in to the sea at Tenby and is the dominant freshwater influence to the bathing water. There is also a small stream running down the beach which drains marshland behind the dune system. The bathing water lies within 1 km of the Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries Special Area of Conservation and the surrounding area forms part of the Lydstep Head to Tenby Burrows Site of Special Scientific Interest. The bathing water is also located within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, further highlighting the environmental value of the area.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Tenby

Local authority: Pembrokeshire Council

OS Grid Reference: SS124988

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Penally Beach

  • Ocean Commotion (1m)
  • The Tenby Mystery Treasure Trail (1m)
  • Tudor Merchant's House (1m)
  • Tudor Merchants House (1m)
  • Tenby Museum & Art Gallery (1m)
  • Dinosaur Park (3m)
  • Manor House Wildlife Park (3m)
  • Manor House Wild Animal Park (3m)
  • Heatherton World of Activities (3m)
  • Inwood (4m)
  • Carew Karting (5m)

Tourist Information

Tenby
Tourist Information Centre
Unit 2
The Gateway Complex
Wales
SA70 7LT

Phone 01834 842 402
Email tenby.tic@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 23 May

06:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 99%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1024
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:28 BST
(03:28 GMT)
Low Tide
10:49 BST
(09:49 GMT)
High Tide
16:57 BST
(15:57 GMT)
Low Tide
23:15 BST
(22:15 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Penally is a large sandy beach with dunes running its length; at low tide it joins up with Castle Beach at Tenby.

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