British Beaches

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St Ouens Bay - Le Braye Beach

St Aubyns, Jersey

St Ouen's is the longest beach in Jersey, spanning nearly the full length of the island's west coast. It's locally referred to as 'the five mile road' for obvious reasons, and is a superb surfing beach with a cafe/restaurant and beach club at the Watersplash.

Beach Type



Toilets available
Including facilities for the disabled and a first aid post
Beach kiosks and licensed restaurants
Disabled/wheelchair access to beach available


Sea canoeing
Windsurfing and fishing; zoned
Surfing instruction and equipment hire; 18-hole municipal golf course at Les Mielles together with a driving range and crazy golf course

Nature and Wildlife

La Mielle de Morville. adjacent to Kempt Tower. is a pleasant place to walk and the starting point for longer circular routes. The sand dunes support over 400 plant species. The Les Mielles Conservation Area is designated to conserve and protect the dune

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned daily between May and September. bins provided. but they must be kept on a lead and fouling cleared.


Dogs allowed on the beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

For more information about the area visit: Jersey Tourism Liberation Square St Helier Tel: 01534 500700


Nearest town: St Aubyns
County: Jersey
Latitude/Longitude: 49.2298, -2.23537


By road head to the west coast and follow signs for St Ouens. Access via slipways and steps.

Public Transport

Bus number 12 + 12a runs to St Ouen's Bay


Many car parks along the length of the bay.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Aubyns