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Highly overrated

It is sandy beach, easily accessible if you spend the money anyway. And yes, there are shells, is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
grimbergen - Belgium
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Herm Island

This place is amazing! It is pure heaven on earth! No cars, one pub, 2 shops, just gorgeous! If... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Julie F
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is sandy beach, easily accessible if you spend the money anyway. And yes, there are shells, is this remarkable? The water is too cold to swimm (16°C) anyway. Laying in the sun watching playing noisy children is the best activity you can do. Do...More

Thank marcgrimbergen
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is amazing! It is pure heaven on earth! No cars, one pub, 2 shops, just gorgeous! If ever you are in Guernsey take the short boat trip over to Herm Island. Well worth spending a day or weekend. Shell beach is just stunning.

1  Thank Julie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must when visiting Herm Island. This unusual beach made up of broken shells (yes, it really is Shell beach!). It is not the softest on your tootsies as it is predominantly broken shells deposited by the Gulf Stream, but stunning scenery and walk to...More

1  Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide sandy expanse with crystal clear blue sea. Walk along the shore line an pick out the amazing array of sea shells, native and non-native, lying along the beach as Guernsey and Herm are on the edge of the Gulf Stream. Swim in the bracing...More

1  Thank Descartes244238
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place just has to be seen, especially in the summer.....the best shells ever! My husband & I visited again this year, our third visit, my sixth....anyone who stays on the islands really shouldn't miss Herm & in particular Shell beach...we hired two deck chairs...More

2  Thank Mel M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful beach enormous crescent bay with no more than fifty people on and someone complained to the kiosk that dogs weren't allowed?? Young assistant had to run half a mile to ask us to leave the beach, small mindedness or what? Some people have...More

1  Thank The_Crofter
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little walk from the harbour but well worth it; great for relaxing, searching for the ultimate shell or just having fun. Sea was warm (it was a sunny day) and the little cafe at the end worth a visit to quench your thirst or...More

1  Thank FranMO1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short boat ride from St Peters Port. Having landed we walked s circular route pulling in the fire station, a coffee stop at Belvoir Kiosk / Beach, then the beautiful shell beach. It is quite stunning especially at low tide. It has a good...More

1  Thank Tolroy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely wide beach with acres of space for sitting and swimming. Water is cold cold cold but after this weeks' 30o heat it was welcome! Cafe serving a wide variety of food is well staffed and you can hire parasols, deck chairs and wind breaks...More

1  Thank JoCritch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only took 20 mins to travel from Saint Peters Port, Guernsey. Herm Island is a beautiful and serene place. We had a bite to eat at The Mermaid pub, before taking a leisurely stroll along the flat path to Shell Beach. What a hidden gem....More

1  Thank Amanda T
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Maria F
7 June 2016|
Response from Tilledd | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We went to Herm and saw a couple of dogs being walked. They were on leads though so you might have to keep them on lead. If you go online and google Herm theres a website for the Island, click the contact us tab at... More
Bram M
22 May 2016|
Response from Wellandg |
This still hasn't been done. 4 months!