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Tenby guided tours: The woman bringing the town’s history to life

20th April 2018

In this edition of the Celtic Haven Resort’s reviews of Pembrokeshire’s unique attractions we dive into the world of the supernatural as we speak to the woman leading the very best of Tenby’s guided tours – learn all about this beautiful town’s historic and paranormal hot-spots!

Pembrokeshire may be internationally renowned for its stunning countryside, beautiful beaches and rugged coastline, however, the county is also the home to a number of historical events – its small seaside towns boasting many little-known stories that would pique the curiosity of any individual with a desire to learn about our county’s rich heritage.

Tour guide Marion Davies utilises her 20 years of guiding experience and passion for Wales and Welsh history to deliver exceptional, informative tours across a variety of themes – the Story of Tenby and the Ghost Walk of Tenby being the most popular walks amongst visitors to the county.

Marion’s ghost tour offers you an alluring journey into the ethereal world of ghosts, fairies and witches – as well as offering you an insight into some unusual Pembrokeshire customs, omens and murder mysteries!

Her award-winning light-hearted story-telling and exceptional knowledge of this picturesque town’s haunting tales are married to a leisurely walk that offers magnificent views of Tenby’s finest spots.

If tales of ghosts and ghouls don’t tickle your fancy then the Story of Tenby walk can offer you an intriguing insight into the fascinating places and people of Tenby’s past.

14-year-old Henry Tudor – who would go on to become King Henry VII – was forced to hide in a dark and damp underground chamber in the town of during the Wars of the Roses, before making his escape to Brittany in 1471, whilst other prominent figures within British history, including Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell and Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, have also set foot in the town.

Marion weaves a scintillating story that truly exemplifies her exceptional wealth of knowledge on the matter and truly brings their tales to life.

Indeed, such are the depths of Marion’s knowledge and the strength of her reputation that she has featured on and contributed to a number of national and international publications that focus on Wales, including the BBC’s Wales Weatherman Walking and Escape to the Country.

 

The quality of the information delivered through her Tenby tours is assured, with Marion being recognised as a holder of the Institute of Tourist Guides’ Blue Badge – the British national standard guiding qualification that indicates a standard of guiding excellence – and being deemed as leading one of the top five ghost walks in Britain by the Sunday Times.

Just a ten minute drive from the resort, Marion’s tours of Tenby are most definitely worth considering during your visit – you can learn more about Guided Tours Wales here!

Celtic Haven is one of Pembrokeshire’s leading spa and resort service providers, delivering boutique self-catering holiday cottages and expert spa and wellness treatments to all of its visitors.

Located just off the Pembrokeshire coastal path, the Celtic Haven Resort offers you the opportunity to relax and explore the best that this beautiful county has to offer.