WELCOME TO PENALLY VILLAGE COMMUNITY
Situated 2 miles from Tenby, Penally is nevertheless a village with its own identity.
It is a linear village; stretching from the old DJs Night Club in the East to the Army Camp in the West.
The village has a bypass, where the railway station is situated and also the New Overlander Restaurant and B and B. From there it a short walk to the centre of the village, with village green, Parish Church, and the Cross Inn, which serves food. The Paddock Inn and Bakery is situated at the Tenby end of the Village.
Bus routes through the village go to Tenby, Pembroke and Haverfordwest. The village school has in recent years become a Behaviour Support Unit serving pupils from all over Pembrokeshire.
Penally has an award-winning boutique hotel; Penally Abbey, several guest houses and caravan sites as well as nearby Trefloyne Golf Club with restaurant, rooms and function facilities.
St Nicholas and St Teilo’s Church in the centre of the village contains 10th Century Celtic Crosses. Close to the Abbey Hotel is St Deiniol’s well and at the other end of the village, just off Trefloyne Lane is Hoyles mouth cave, which was inhabited from the early Stone Age. Archaeological findings are in Tenby Museum. This area also saw a skirmish in the Civil War.
The village has an established military connection; the current army camp was started in the middle of the 19th century for ‘musketry training’, tented camps were provided for the cavalry in earlier years, practice trenches were dug on the cliffs near the village in the First World War. The Army camp and rifle range are now closed and will be sold. A leaflet with a self-guided walk of these interesting features is available.