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Fermain Beach

St Peter Port, Guernsey

Fermain sits at the base of a beautiful wooded valley and leads onto some of the most spectacular cliffs on the Island. The bay also has fantastic views across to the islands of Sark. Brecqhou and Jersey in the distance. The bay is perfect for swimming

Beach Type

Pebble

Facilities

Cafes/restaurant
Toilets
Disabled toilets
Slip way

Activities

Swimming
Sailing
Fishing
Snorkeling
Canoeing
Boating

Nature and Wildlife

Fermain is located on the 28 mile cliff path network which starts at La Vallette (20 min walk) and runs to Pleinmont on the south-west tip of the Island. Fermain valley is home to a wide variety of wildlife.

Water Quality

Good

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily in the summer and twice a week during the winter. Litter and dog bins present.

Dogs

Dogs are banned from the beach from 1 May to 30 September inclusive.

Tourist Information

Visit Guernsey. North Esplanade. St Peter Port. Guernsey. GY1 3AN. Tel. 723552. www.visitguernsey.com.

Location

Nearest town: St Peter Port
County: Guernsey
Latitude/Longitude: 49.4399, -2.53407

Access

Access to the beach itself is pedestrian only but the lack of vehicles means the beach is relatively safe for children and extremely peaceful. Fermain is located by leaving the main road into St Martin's (Fort Road) and taking the steep lane down to

Public Transport

The main road above Fermain is located on bus routes no's 5. 5A. 6. 6A. 7 and 7A.

Parking

none

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Peter Port