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Caldey Island

Off Tenby | Pembrokeshire, SA70, Wales
+44 1834 844453
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Unspoilt and peaceful

We enjoyed the boat trip across from Tenby setting off from Castle Beach itself. The island is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Susie S
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
A mixture of good and not so good

The boat trip to the island is lovely. The queue for the boat was long but moved quickly. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lawrence S
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Worcestershire, 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 good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Off Tenby | Pembrokeshire, SA70, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed the boat trip across from Tenby setting off from Castle Beach itself. The island is practically traffic free (we saw one car all day!) so it is wonderfully peaceful. Lovely walks along the cliffs and through the fields. The monastery was beautiful with...More

Thank Susie S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The boat trip to the island is lovely. The queue for the boat was long but moved quickly. The island is beautiful with superb views from the lighthouse across to the Devon coast and Lundy Island. Turn right at the lighthouse for a charming walk...More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 2 days ago

A sunny day, an open top boat and a short sea cruise. What a start to a fabulous day out , a stroll through beautiful Tenby down to the harbour to get the tickets then board the boat, by 10am we were on our way...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The experience starts on the open air boat trip across, my kids loved looking over the side of the boat and having the sea spray in their faces. The guys in the boats are really helpful and friendly. Helping people on and off the boats,...More

Thank Sarahfids
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Only 20 minutes by boat the charming private island is a delight. It takes about 2 hours to walk around plus time to visit the other buildings and places. The island had some fine places to relax and get away from the fast pace of...More

1  Thank Justin J
Reviewed 6 days ago

This week has been rainy and windy and today we had both, but by the time we got out to Caldey Island we also had some sun. This was useful as we had a lot of waiting to do. We waited for the boat to...More

2  Thank Justine G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic trip that was to Caldey Island! We visited on a Saturday, paid at the kiosk at the top of Tenby harbour and walked the short distance down the hill to the beach landing on Castle Beach opposite St Catherine's Island. Thankfully the...More

2  Thank David T
Reviewed 6 days ago

A beautiful large island with panoramic views of the coast. The only way in and out is by boat or helicopter (not an option). A wonderful place of peace and reflection. Some very good shops with the fragrances for men and women to be recommended...More

1  Thank robertgraham1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A 20 minute boat trip each way & a well spent 3 hours on this tranquil island - The Old Priory & walk/views a highlight.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Island today and had an amazing visit..... a must if you want something different. It was not a great day weather wise and we would have loved to have spent time on the beach but don't let the weather detract you as...More

Thank Ronaldo1505
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Maria F
29 June 2017|
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Response from saavikiam | Reviewed this property |
yes they can go to caldey and more than happy to help you with them onto and off the boats
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ShellyWelly84
27 June 2017|
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Response from gladiator21 | Reviewed this property |
Take cash they do not take cards.
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tonyfella
14 June 2017|
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Response from gladiator21 | Reviewed this property |
It's the same I think but it depends on the tides.
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