United Kingdom : The Channel Islands

Cycling in Jersey, Guernsey and Sark

Trip code: C06CI

Self-guided cycling

6 nights,
twin centre

Level: 1+
Leisurely plus

Headwater
Navigation App

SUMMARY

  • Explore 3 islands of this beautiful archipelago, each with its own unique character.
  • Scenery changes from mile to mile, from wide and flat beachside roads to tree-lined country lanes.
  • Treat yourself with exceptional culinary and the freshest seafood

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Bike fitting at the start of your holiday
  • Headwater navigation app
  • Bike hire included
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Boat crossings
  • Airport transfers
  • Email briefing pack

TRIP DESCRIPTION

Explore at your own pace sandy beaches, coastal routes, picturesque coastlines, tranquil lanes and fresh local food. Discover the freedom of the open road, the sun on your shoulders and the wind in your hair on an island where the scenery changes from mile to mile, from wide and flat beachside roads to tree-lined country lanes. Experience the island by bike, give yourself time to think, let your mind wander and experience the island and all the ambiance with all your senses.

Sark is one of the most beautiful islands to explore by bike. With no cars, cycling is the primary mode of transport on the island, making it safe and fun.

Explore these unique islands in a large splash of green and blue and get ready to be amazed!

Terrain

Rides on this holiday are gentle and flat. There are no tough climbs. Ride through villages and along coastline.

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DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

 

Day 1: Arrival in Jersey

Arrival on the Jersey island. Private transfer from the airport to your hotel.

Explore St. Helier's harbours and see some of the historical locations that have shaped the harbours both old and new. During this walk enjoy fantastic views of Fort Regent, Elizabeth Castle.

According to your arrival time, possibility to have a first ride to the eastern coast via Ste Catherine's bay and Gorey Harbour. (32 km)

You stay at Hotel Royal.

hotel details

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Hotel Royal, St Helier - Jersey

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TV
Tea/coffee


This graceful hotel, established in the 1840's, is open year-round. The contemporary restaurant, TWENTY SEVEN David Place serves a bistro type classics menu offering good value. 'The food is prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good-quality ingredients.”

Extra nights: Please contact us for details.

Day 2: Jersey : The Northern Coast (38km/23.6mi)

Today's ride leads you to the northern coast . Along your way is Greve de Lecq, one of the most fascinating bays on the island. Continue to Sorel headland that stretches out into the sea in a spine of different coloured rocks. Then, Bonne nuit village invites you for a stop : this quiet and peaceful mooring, is a small natural harbour nestled in the north coast and is sheltered by the cliffs. At low tide, a small sandy beach appears below the pebbles which is a perfect spot to enjoy a picnic.

You stay at Hotel Royal.

hotel details

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Hotel Royal, St Helier - Jersey

HOTEL WEBSITE      TRIP ADVISOR

Mastercard
Visa
AmEx
Hairdryer
WiFi
TV
Tea/coffee


This graceful hotel, established in the 1840's, is open year-round. The contemporary restaurant, TWENTY SEVEN David Place serves a bistro type classics menu offering good value. 'The food is prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good-quality ingredients.”

Extra nights: Please contact us for details.

Day 3: Jersey : The Southern and West Coast (46km/28.6mi)

Head south of the island, towards the Pointe de Corbiere and its famous lighthouse. Your route continues to the western coast via St Ouen's Bay a sun kissed headland with soft sandy beaches where the western shoreline offers up some of the island's most magical locations, a long stretch of golden sand and views over the Atlantic Ocean.

On your way back to St Helier, stop at Plemont Bay, one of the Jersey's most beautiful beaches. Plemont has a natural enchanting beauty all of its own. A sandy cove with many rock pools, fascinating sea caves, and even a fresh water waterfall.

You stay at Hotel Royal.

hotel details

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Hotel Royal, St Helier - Jersey

HOTEL WEBSITE      TRIP ADVISOR

Mastercard
Visa
AmEx
Hairdryer
WiFi
TV
Tea/coffee


This graceful hotel, established in the 1840's, is open year-round. The contemporary restaurant, TWENTY SEVEN David Place serves a bistro type classics menu offering good value. 'The food is prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good-quality ingredients.”

Extra nights: Please contact us for details.

Day 4: Guernsey (27km/16.8mi)

Transfer and boat crossing to Guernsey. Arrive at Saint-Peter's-Port, the capital of Guernsey, its scenic harbour and its historic gardens. Ride south to Jerbourg Point where you can enjoy the most spectacular sea views with all the Channel Islands and France on display. Entering the Moulin Huet valley where the beauty of the woods and the murmur of the nearby streams can be enjoyed.

Further on, the route progresses along the Icart Peninsula towards the point, which provides the ideal platform from which to view the jagged beauty of the south coast cliffs.

You stay at Duke of Normandie.

hotel details

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Duke of Normandie, St Peter Port

HOTEL WEBSITE      TRIP ADVISOR

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Visa
Hairdryer
WiFi
TV
Tea/coffee


Located in central St Peter Port the Duke of Normandie offers a warm welcome and modern facilities with a gastro pub.

Day 5: Discover Sark (13km/8.1mi)

Today, you board for one of the smallest Channel Islands: Sark. Considered the crown jewel of the Islands, Sark is a wonderful place to escape to. With no cars and unpaved roads, you can step back in time to unspoilt landscape. Today's route leads you from 'big Sark' to 'little Sark' and the crossing of the Coupee, a spectacular rocky ridge overlooking the sea. It will be one of the highlights of your program. Boat back to Guernsey. Please note that there is no ebike option in Sark - On that day, we have planned an easy terrain route.

You stay at Duke of Normandie.

hotel details

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Duke of Normandie, St Peter Port

HOTEL WEBSITE      TRIP ADVISOR

Mastercard
Visa
Hairdryer
WiFi
TV
Tea/coffee


Located in central St Peter Port the Duke of Normandie offers a warm welcome and modern facilities with a gastro pub.

Day 6: Guernsey (39km/24.2mi)

Today's ride leads you to Pleinmont headland on the south west coast. Then, follow the coastal route via Rocquaine bay on the cycling lanes network 'ruettes tranquille' until St Peter.

You stay at Duke of Normandie.

hotel details

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Duke of Normandie, St Peter Port

HOTEL WEBSITE      TRIP ADVISOR

Mastercard
Visa
Hairdryer
WiFi
TV
Tea/coffee


Located in central St Peter Port the Duke of Normandie offers a warm welcome and modern facilities with a gastro pub.

Day 7: Leave Guernsey

Transfer from your hotel to Guernsey airport.

Potentially, an extra night in Guernsey will allow you to explore another island : Herm !

Extending your holiday

If you'd like to extend your trip with extra hotel nights we recommend: Duke of Normandie, St Peter Port; Hotel Royal, St Helier - Jersey.

hotel details

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Duke of Normandie, St Peter Port

HOTEL WEBSITE      TRIP ADVISOR

Mastercard
Visa
Hairdryer
WiFi
TV
Tea/coffee


Located in central St Peter Port the Duke of Normandie offers a warm welcome and modern facilities with a gastro pub.



Hotel Royal, St Helier - Jersey

HOTEL WEBSITE      TRIP ADVISOR

Mastercard
Visa
AmEx
Hairdryer
WiFi
TV
Tea/coffee


This graceful hotel, established in the 1840's, is open year-round. The contemporary restaurant, TWENTY SEVEN David Place serves a bistro type classics menu offering good value. 'The food is prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good-quality ingredients.”

Extra nights: Please contact us for details.

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These tour only prices are based on two people sharing. Single supplement from $306.

These flight inclusive prices are based on two people sharing. Single supplement from $306.

TRAVEL DETAILS

Call now to speak to our specialist team at 0044 1606 720199 or email us at sales@headwater.com for enquiries or to book your trip.

REVIEWS

Really knowledgeable, nice and engaging.
Letting us know options to extend our stay and finding a flight near where we live.

Good communication.
With Megan Wyatt

Nina Thomas, 1 Mar 2024

I haven’t had the holiday yet so this seems a bit premature….!

But so far I’m pleased with the friendly service from Stephanie

Guy Wilkins, 17 Feb 2024

Helpful and efficient customer service when booking.

24 Jan 2024

Helpful, friendly, efficient

18 Oct 2023


Self-guided cycling

6 nights,
twin centre

Level: 1+
Leisurely plus

Headwater
Navigation App

6 nights from $2150

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Call: +44 1606 720199

 

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