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Archirondel Tower

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Archirondel Tower. Image courtesy of Phil Marett

Fort / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 10

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Fort / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Close to St Catherine's woods, the impressive St Catherine's Breakwater and secluded beaches, Archirondel Tower provides a perfect coastal base while you explore the north-eastern corner of Jersey.

Built on a rocky outcrop in St Catherine's Bay in 1792, Archirondel Tower was used as a garrison for artillery soldiers and has been a key defensive point throughout Jersey's history. Linked to the shore by the abandoned southern arm of St Catherine's Breakwater, the Tower has been converted into one of our basic coastal towers and accommodates up to 10 people at any time.

Split over three levels with a large terrace overlooking the tranquil bay of Archirondel, the Tower provides a great base for those looking for adventure, with the sea on your doorstep. The ground floor comprises of a beautiful vaulted-celling dining area with a dining table for six people with a fridge and a kettle. Accessed via an exterior metal stairway a timber door followed by a low steel blast door, installed by occupying German Forces in 1941, takes you to a sleeping area with three basic wooden bunks with canvas mattresses. A further ladder takes you to the second floor with another four bunks. No linen is provided, so this is a back-to-basics camping type experience.

If you enjoy water sports, such as kayaking, then we recommend bringing it with you. The eastern coast of Jersey has many secluded bays to explore and teeming with marine wildlife. There is also a café 100 yards away, which is perfect for those early morning bacon rolls before you go on your next excursion around the Island.

There is no running water or toilet facilities at Archirondel Tower, however guests have 24 hour access to public toilets and showers. The tower has electricity and lighting.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Archirondel Beach 100 m
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Jersey 7 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sea view
Standard Kettle
Utilities Fridge
Rooms 1 bedroom
Furniture Single beds (7)
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The Tower is licensed for a maximum of 10 people at any given time and has limited facilities, there is electricty and lighting but no running water, fridge, kettle, tables and benches plus an outside picnic bench. It also benefits from a private terrace surrounding the base of the tower.

There are public loos and showers located behind the cafe which is situated 200 yards away from the Tower.

7 basic wooden beds are provided with canvas covered mattresses, any remaining guests will need to bring sleeping rolls/inflatable mattresses. All guests must bring sleeping bags/pillows etc.

Local regulations insist that there should be no tents erected on site or in the surrounding area.

Further details

You must be over 30 years of age to book Archirondel Tower. The booking is subject to terms and conditions.

Two night stay minimum, longer stays are only recommended for the adventurous due to limited facilities at the Tower.

Jersey Heritage requires at least two weeks notice of a booking and regrets it is unable to offer refunds for cancellations.

The Jersey region

With its unspoiled landscape and unique blend of British and French influences, Jersey really is a place where you can get away from it all. Relax and enjoy the famed hospitality of its people and lose yourself in the Island's winding lanes or on its breathtaking coast.

Culture vultures will discover history at every turn, walkers will be captivated by the Island's stunning natural beauty, and families can relax without a care on pristine beaches.

St. Martin

Close to St Marin is Gorey with a wealth of places to eat and drink. Local attractions include Mont Orgueil Castle and St Catherine's Breakwater. In St Marin you will find a welcoming local pub and a tea room. Archirondel beach is a popular spot for bathers and a beach cafe offers fresh sandwiches and hot food during the day (summer time only).

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    Kim Bouguard and Deborah Shead O.

    • 8 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:21 Jul 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
    • English
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