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Walking on Jersey

Walking on Jersey

by: Paddy Dillon
This guidebook to Walking on Jersey describes 24 coastal and inland walks, ranging from 2 to 8 miles in length, visiting St Helier, St Aubin, St John, St Ouen and Grouville among other places. Almost all of the walks link directly with one or two others, allowing all kinds of extensions to the routes to suit your timescale and ability. The walks can also be joined together to create the 48-mile Jersey Coastal Walk, and the Channel Island Way.

The walks described use good paths and tracks as well as quiet country roads. Occasional more rugged paths explore the island's excellent cliff coastline. Famous for sunshine, year-round walking, history and a wonderful coastline, Jersey is an intriguing destination for travellers. Outwardly British but with French overtones, the island has a long tourist season. It also has plenty of interesting historical sites and attractions to visit including castles, churches and museums.

Each walk entry begins with a fact-file panel giving start and finish locations, distance, terrain, refreshment options and public transport. This is followed by an overview box describing the main features of the walk. Clear route finding instructions are supported by detailed mapping. An introductory chapter provides details of geology, the island's turbulent history, government, wildlife, protected areas, getting to Jersey and other practical information. The book is illustrated with numerous colour photographs.

The walk locations are:
St Helier Town Trail
St Helier to St Aubin
Noirmont Point and Ouaisné
St Brelade's Bay and La Corbière
La Pulente and Les Quennevais
Les Mielles and St Ouen
L'Étacq and Plémont
Plémont and La Grève de Lecq
La Grève de Lecq and Devil's Hole
La Falaise and St John
Bonne Nuit Bay and St John
La Belle Hougue and Trinity
Bouley Bay and Rozel
Rozel and St Catherine's
Gorey and Queen's Valley
Grouville and St Clement's
La Rocque and Seymour Tower
La Hougue Bie and Queen's Valley
La Vallée des Vaux and Les Grands Vaux
Sion and Hamptonne
Le Sentier des Moulins
St Peter's Valley
St Peter's and Le Val de la Mare
Corbière Walk
Jersey Coastal Walk

ISBN 9781852847920 Pages 192 (2015) 116mm x 172mm


Price: 12.95