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The leading resort in Pembrokeshire, Tenby is packed with vacationers during the summer months, but it has a charm and character dating from medieval times, which makes it an interesting place to visit at any time of year. The location is 85km (53 miles) west of Swansea and 148km (92 miles) west of Cardiff.

The main southern rail line through Tenby is run by Arriva Trains Wales (tel. 0870/900-0773; www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk). Trains run from Swansea seven times a day Monday to Friday and six times a day on Saturday and Sunday. For more detailed information, call National Rail at tel. 0845/748-4950. For visitor information, go to the Tourist Information Office at the Croft (tel. 01834/842402; www.visitpembrokeshire.com). It is open November to March Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm, April and May daily 10am to 5pm, and June to October daily 10am to 5:30pm (until 6pm July-Aug).