I have often said that I wish we lived nearer to the seaside, there is just something so magical about it. My husband feels the same – and coming from Denmark – where you are never really that far from the coast – it’s taken him a bit of getting used to living in the Midlands. So, while we were staying at Bluestone in Pembrokeshire, Wales – we took the opportunity to visit the wonderful town of Tenby and go to the beach.
We had a lovely day – even if the mist didn’t clear off the beach itself – we were very lucky as the weather was nice and warm and the sun broke through when we were walking around the shops in Tenby. It also meant I could half tick off at item on my Bucket List for this year – to take Boo to the seaside at least twice – so one down and one to go!
There was lots of parking and it was actually less than I was expecting to pay. We headed to the beach first, walking along the top of the cliffs and we saw these wonderful houses. I just love brightly coloured houses/hotels from seaside towns. A short walk later and we were at the beach. The mist was still really quite thick but it added a bit of a mysterious quality to the trip.
We played in the sand, we splashed in the waves and we hunted for lots of rocks and shells.
It looks so cold in the photos but it was actually warm, and Boo asked to take her tights and wellies off so she could have a proper paddle.
When we left the beach we hunted for some lunch – we didn’t have to look far before we found a lovely fish and chip shop – it has to be fish and chips at the seaside doesn’t it. I can honestly say that they were the best fish and chips I have had in years. Incredible. Boo loved hers and couldn’t eat it fast enough!
We had a walk about the shops in the sunshine after lunch, Boo bought a red dragon teddy which she called Roar-ee – this little dragon now goes everywhere with her and it’s a lovely reminder of our holiday. We also managed to find lots of ice-cream shops and we had to have one of those too!
We really enjoyed our day out at Tenby – so if you are ever in the area, I would definitely recommend it. It was one of those perfect seaside trips – like I remember from my childhood – even though that was a seaside from across the other side of Britain. Sunshine, paddling in the sea, collecting stones and shells and just a wonderful day.