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Tasty Walks Guernsey - Walk 1 - Seafront Promenade, Wartime Bombings and Historic Gardens

The Quay, St Peter Port, Guernsey

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Route Information

The Quay - St Julian's Pier

  • The route begins on The Quay, opposite Albert Pier, next to Town Church.
  • There is pedestrian crossing over Fountain Street.
  • The pedestrian crossing has an audible alert for when it is safe to cross.
  • There is a path with a block paving surface leading to a pedestrian crossing onto South Esplanade.
  • There are public toilets located on South Esplanade.
  • There is pedestrian crossing over South Esplanade to the Quay.
  • The pedestrian crossing has an audible alert for when it is safe to cross.
  • Once across the road turn left and follow the Quay for 400m until you reach St Julian's Pier.
  • The footpath along the Quay is tarmac.
  • There is level access along the footpath.
  • The footpath runs alongside the Quayside with views over the Marina and Castle Cornet.
  • There are a number of cafes, bars and restaurants located along the Quayside.

St Julians Pier - St Julians Avenue

  • Turn right from The Quay on St Julian's Pier.
  • There is a tarmac path leading the St Julian’s Pier.
  • The Liberation Monument is located to your left as you go on to the pier.
  • There is tarmac path leading down the pier.
  • There is bench seating located along the pier.
  • Follow the route along the pier for approximately 270m, as far as the Herm Trident Ferry boarding gate.
  • The route then goes back down the Pier to the Quay.
  • There is a cafe located along the Pier.
  • There is a pedestrian crossing across the Quay.
  • The pedestrian crossing has an audible alert for when it safe to cross.
  • After crossing, turn right and follow the path as it bears left and joins St Julian's Avenue.

St Julians Avenue - Cambridge Park

  • Follow St Julian's Avenue, until you reach the pedestrian crossing.
  • The pedestrian crossing has an audible alert for when it it save to cross.
  • The pedestrian crossing has dropped kerbs either side. The dropped kerbs do not have tactile paving.
  • There is an easy slope running the length of St Julian's Avenue.
  • Follow St Julian's Avenue for approximately 200-250m, where there are 2 side paths that lead to Les Cotils.
  • The first side path has a steep slope on it.
  • The second side path further along has a steep slope leading to 10+ medium height steps, with handrails on the left.
  • After reaching the top of the ramp or steps for the lane to Les Cotils, turn right onto Les Cotils.
  • There is no footpath along Les Cotils.
  • The La Fregate Hotel and Restaurant is located just off Les Cotils.
  • There is a view point over St Peter Port and the Quay, located at the corner of Les Cotils and L'Hyvreuse.
  • Follow Les Cotils for 250m and then turn left from Les Cotils onto L'Hyvreuse.
  • There is a footpath on the right hand side of L'Hyvreuse.
  • Les Cotils Hotel and Restaurant is located on L'Hyvreuse.
  • Cambridge Park is located halfway along the footpath on your right.
  • For more information about the La Fregate Hotel please click (opens in a new tab).
  • For more information about the La Fregate Restaurant please click here (opens in a new tab).
  • For more information about Les Cotils Hotel and Restaurant please click here (opens in a new tab).

Cambridge Park- Candie Gardens

  • There is an unsurfaced path running alongside Cambridge Park.
  • There is step free access along the path.
  • There is bench seating along the path.
  • There are fixed bollards, with a width of over 100cm between them.
  • Once you leave Cambridge Park turn left onto Cambridge Park Road.
  • There is a footpath either side of Cambridge Park Road.
  • There is no designated crossing point along Cambridge Park Road.
  • The Duke of Richmond Hotel and its restaurants are located on the corner of Duke of Richmond and L'Hyvreuse.
  • Follow Cambridge Park Road past the Duke of Richmond Hotel to the corner of Cambridge Park Road and Candie Road.
  • Turn right onto Candie Road and follow Candie Road for 40m and cross from Candie Road to Monument Road.
  • There is no designated crossing point.
  • There is a footpath running along the left side of Monument Road.
  • Monument Road passes by Candie Cemetery and Victoria Tower.
  • Follow the path as the road bears left and goes around the cemetery.
  • When Monument Road reaches the crossroads with Upland Road, turn left and and join Upland Road.
  • At the end of Upland Road, cross the road and rejoin Candie Road.
  • There is no designated crossing point.
  • Turn left and follow Candie Road uphill until you reach the entrance for Candie Gardens and Museum.
  • For more information about the Duke of Richmond Hotel and its restaurants please click here (opens in a new tab).
  • For more information about Victoria Tower please click here (opens in a new tab).

Candie Gardens - The Quay