British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Arch Bay Beach

St Annes, Guernsey

A sandy bay separated from Corblets Bay at high tide by a rocky promontory and connected to the Saye Bay Camp Site by a tunnel with an arched entrance. Backed by grassy areas and sheltered by rocks, the bathing is considered relatively safe.

Beach Type



Access is easier than for neighbouring Corblets and the beach is close to Saye bay campsite
The grass provides an alternative area for a picnic


Exploring rock-pools

Nature and Wildlife

Lots of rock-pools and coastal walks.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs are banned during summer.

Tourist Information

ALDERNEY TIC States Office. Queen Elizabeth II Street Alderney. Channel Islands GY9 3AA Tel: +44 (0) 1481 822994


Nearest town: St Annes
County: Guernsey
Latitude/Longitude: 49.7216, -2.20654


Situated on the North East coast of the island.

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Hotels and Guest Houses in St Annes