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Fort | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Lewis's Tower is set in the rugged landscape of the dunes in Jersey's only national park, close to the nature reserve and wetland area withe direct beach access. It makes the perfect base for an active beach trip and is lose to many beachfront cafes and restaurants. Surf schools are close-by and two golf courses are a short distance away. Built in 1835 to help fortify Jersey's coast, Lewis's Tower is one of many Martello Towers, or gun towers, built along St Ouen's Bay at that time.

Split over three levels, the tower is basic coastal tower accommodation meaning there are no mains facilities running to the tower. A public toilet is available 24 hours a day and is located 100 yards away. The fort has three basic day beds, guests must bring their own sleeping bags, etc. The fort can accommodate 20 guests during the day but due to local restrictions only 10 can stay overnight.

Barge Aground, one of Jersey Heritage's self-catering properties, is just a hundred yards away and can be rented in tandem with Lewis's Tower.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach St Ouen 10 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Jersey 5 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, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (3)
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The fort is on three levels with the main bed area on the first floor. A fridge and kettle are located in the basement area. A BBQ is available in the store room the BBQ area is in front of the fort. A steep ladder goes to the 2nd floor and roof where there are views across the bay. There is a local cafe, pub and beach cafe all within a mile of the property (some next door and opposite).

The fort offers complete quiet and is ideal for families or for groups looking to have a relaxing beach base.

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. Ouen

St Ouen is in the West of Jersey. The area surrounding the fort are part of Jersey's national park and are protected areas of natural beauty.

Local sites include Mont Orgueil Castle, Hamptonne Country Life Museum and Elizabeth Castle.

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Nicola Lucas and Kim Bouguard, O.

  • 7 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:12 Nov 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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