Guernsey Off The Beaten Path

  • Cliff paths looking back to town
    Cliff paths looking back to town
    by Denet
  • Lets come here in the summer
    Lets come here in the summer
    by Steve-H
  • Sunset Guernsey
    Sunset Guernsey
    by Jasen71

Guernsey Off The Beaten Path

  • Walk along the cliff paths to Fermain...

    Fermain Bay is one of the most picturesque beaches on the island. As with a few places in Guernsey you can drive there but its easier to walk so a really interesting walk is to go from St. Peter Port town along the Esplanade past the bathing pools and up to Fort Grey, a garrison that dates around the 13th Century. You will also pass some old WW1...

  • Watching the Sunrise

    Whilst in St Peter Port head towards the Castle Cornet and if by chance you are there at the break of dawn you'll see the most wonderful sunrise....nice

  • Watching the Sunset

    The nice thing about Guernsey is the wonderful sunsets in the east of the island. The smell of the salt air, sand, rocks and the claumeur of sea birds brings peace and quiet to the soul...

  • Round towers

    Guernsey has always been caught up in the struggles between Great Britain and the continental powers, especially France and Germany. A whole series of these round "Martello" (I don't know what the name means) towers was built around the island to ward off Napoleanic invasions. The one in this photo is on the north headland of Vazon Bay at Fort...

  • 5000 year old statue!

    This statue, a menhir called the "Old Lady of the Cemetery," dates back to about 2500-3500 BC and is in remarkable condition. It stands at the entrance to St. Martin's Churchyard. I discovered it while visiting the Guernsey Museum where there is a replica and some information about it, so had to see it in "person" so to speak. In about 200-300 AD...

  • Cobo Bay

    Taxis can be expensive in Guernsey, there is a good bus service but we chose to walk everywhere. Cobo Bay is about an hours walk from the Dog House and like like many of the beaches around the island is has plenty of sand and rock pools to play in, it was nice to see so many scallop shells laying around, something i haven`t seen since my childhood....

  • Boat trips

    A boat trip across to Herm & Sark. Not the best boats to travel in but it was worth the experience to see the the islands. Shell beach is a nice place to chill out away from the crowds just to escape alone.

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