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Tasty Walks Guernsey - Walk 11 - Peace and Quiet Following Natures Own Trail

St Saviour Reservoir, Guernsey

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Route Information

Rue A L'or Car Park - North Car Park

  • The route begins in the car park.
  • The car park is located off Rue A L'or.
  • There is an unsurfaced path leading from the car park to the dam.
  • The route goes across the dam.
  • The surface of the dam is concrete.
  • The dam is approximately 230m long.
  • There are 6 steps located on the dam.
  • The steps are a medium height with handrails available on each side.
  • After reaching the end of the dam, there is an unsurfaced path leading to an additional car park.
  • The car park is located of a Ruette Tranquilles.
  • If the steps on the dam are not accessible, it is advisable to begin the Route at this cark.
  • There are a set of gates leading from the car park to the route.
  • The gates are heavy and open both ways.
  • The width of the gates are 85cm and 100cm.

West Reservoir Path

  • The West Reservoir path is approximately 480m.
  • The route runs along the West Coast of the Reservoir in a southerly direction.
  • The surface of the paths are uneven. There may be roots and stones located on the paths.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes.
  • There is bench seating located along the route.

South Reservoir Path

  • The South Reservoir path is approximately 750m.
  • The surface of the paths are uneven. There may be roots and stones located on the paths.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes.
  • There is bench seating located along the route.
  • There is a wooden bridge located along the path.
  • The path finishes when it reaches the Rue Du Moulin.

East Reservoir Path

  • The East Reservoir path is approximately 766m.
  • To reach the East reservoir path, there is a footpath that runs alongside Rue du Moulin.
  • Follow the footpath for approximately 170m.
  • The surface of the footpath is tarmac.
  • There is a swing gate located off Rue Du Moulin. The gate is 100cm wide.
  • The gate gives access back onto the reservoir path.
  • The route runs along the East Coast of the Reservoir in a northerly direction.
  • The surface of the paths are uneven. There may be roots and stones located on the paths.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes.
  • There is bench seating located along the route.
  • The path finishes when it reaches Le Neuf Chemin Road.

Le Neuf Chemin

  • The route along Le Neuf Chemin, Rue Des Choffins and Rue A L’or footpath is approximately 750m.
  • There is a swing gate located at the end of the West reservoir path.
  • The gate opens both ways and is 100cm in width.
  • There is a footpath running alongside Le Neuf Chemin.
  • The surface of the footpath is tarmac.
  • There is an easy slope running along the path.
  • Le Neuf Chemin merges with Rue Des Choffins and then Rue A L'or.
  • The footpath leads all the way back to the Rue a L'or car park.