"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Lydstep Haven

Lydstep Haven (known in ancient times as Lis Castell) is a village and beach holiday resort in Pembrokeshire, Wales, in the community of Manorbier. The hamlet of Lydstep is separate from Lydstep Haven, lying just to the west of the beach and caravan park resort but the area is generally known as Lydstep Haven. It lies along the A4139 road, west by road from Tenby and Penally and west of Manorbier.

It is a notable private holiday resort and has a beach which one can walk down the coast to from Manorbier. In ancient times the Kings of Dyfed and several Welsh saints have been connected with "Lis Castell"; Penally Abbey was located nearby.

The Lydstep hamlet contains the grade I listed ruins of a "Bishop's Palace" across from the road from the Lydstep Arms. Although called a palace, it is understood to have been the hunting seat of Lord St David in the early 14th century. Cadw describe it as a medieval house containing a first-floor hall and possible parlour, and vaulted undercroft in two unequal sections, constructed of limestone masonry with slate roof. Traditionally known as the 'Place of Arms', its name perhaps became mutated to 'palace' and was probably where the manorial court of Manorbier and Penally was held.

Local authority: Pembrokeshire Council

OS Grid Reference: SS086982

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Things to see and do in and around Lydstep Haven

  • Manor House Wildlife Park
  • Dinosaur Park
  • Manor House Wild Animal Park
  • Heatherton World of Activities
  • Carew Karting
  • The Tenby Mystery Treasure Trail
  • Ocean Commotion
  • Tudor Merchant's House
  • Tudor Merchants House
  • Tenby Museum & Art Gallery
  • Carew Castle & Tidal Mill
  • Inwood

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

Forecast for Tuesday 16 January

06:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
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Pressure 997
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
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09:00


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
WNW
Pressure 999
Humidity 79%
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12:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
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Pressure 999
Humidity 75%
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15:00


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
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Pressure 998
Humidity 86%
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18:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
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Pressure 997
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
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21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
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Pressure 998
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
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