British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

Interested in more than just beaches? Check out our new sister site, Sea Britain, for a comprehensive guide to Britain's coastline. Beaches, coastal towns and features, local accomodation, weather, tides, local tourist attractions and more. All at www.SeaBritain.co.uk.

Port Soif Bay Beach

St Peter Port, Guernsey

This horseshoe-shaped bay of fine dry sand provides a sheltered environment for bathing, making the beach a favourite with families. A narrow gap between the headlands of Grandes Rocques and Portinfer lets the sea into the bay.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Cafe / restaurants and toilets are available

Activities

Swimming
Surfing
Fishing and snorkelling

Nature and Wildlife

There are good rockpools worth exploring on the beach. The rare bee orchid and sand crocus can be seen in the dunes. as well as birds such as wheatears. stonechats and linnets.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned by hand daily during the Summer. and twice a week in the Winter. Litter bins.

Dogs

recycling facilities and dog bins are provided. Dogs banned between May - September.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Guernsey Tourist Information Bureau North Esplanade St. Peter Port Guernsey GV1 3AN Tel: 01481 723552 Web: www.guernseytouristboard.com

Location

Nearest town: St Peter Port
County: Guernsey
Latitude/Longitude: 49.487, -2.5806

Access

Situated on Guernsey's west coast. just north of Cobo. on the main coast road. Access onto the beach is down steps or path from the car park.

Public Transport

Regular bus service - No's 7 and 7A.

Parking

There is FREE parking available for 200 cars.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Peter Port