Royal Yacht Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... housed Charles II for a while before he was declared king, in Jersey. There is an outcrop of rock on which the hermit St. Helier is purported to have lived around 550 AD - not sure about that at all. The rock is now at the end of a breakwater. There was also a demonstration of how to fire a flintlock musket and prime and fire a cannon, which was very interesting, not to say amusing, as several men in the audience were 'volunteered' to ...
... person so I got a one-on-one tour. I heard about Guernsey's history right from the time of William Rufus (William the Conqueror but before the Battle of Hastings) up to the German Occupation in WWII. This is still very much thought about, and they have a holiday on May 9, the anniversary of the day they were liberated by the British. This year was the 70th anniversary and I think they went overboard on it. I also learned a bit about the Bailiwick of ...
An over night sail and we arrived in Guernsey early morning so we had plenty of time to wander round this lovely town. A great place and felt just like Cornwall. Had to spend 3-4 hours having brunch as we needed to download charts before heading off again for the UK so brunch turned into afternoon beers. Feeling very bold ...
... enjoyed a lovely afternoon playing on the beach. However the highlight was a scrumptous afternoon tea of banana splits and chocolate crepes. Yum!
A fantastic time was had on the beach building sandcastles and then trying to race the fast flowing incoming tide as well as watching the crazy French kids going for a dip in the very cold ocean. Well, it was cold for us but as we are in the middle of summer it was obviously not ...
... we headed off. Blainville is a lovely seaside town which is well known for its oysters and mussels.
Well, the fishing did not go to plan as someone had stolen the water! Well, the tide was out and when we say out, we really mean out! So instead, we decided to have some fun catching crabs amongst the small pools of water caught around the oyster fields and watching the procession of tractors coming in from the oyster fields further out ...