British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Platte Saline Beach

St Annes, Alderney

Notable for allowing dogs all year round, the Platte Saline is a recognised naturist area consisting of a wide shingle beach facing north into the Channel. The beach is backed by houses and tennis courts and overlooked by Fort Doyle.

Beach Type



The fort is available for hire


Walking on the beach and sea fishing from the rocks are the popular past-times at this beach

Nature and Wildlife

The shoreline has abundant sea kale and sea and there are many wild flowers behind the beach.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs are allowed on the beach all year.

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: Alderney
Latitude/Longitude: 49.7046, -2.20654


Access to the beach is via a rough road stretching from Fort Doyle to the junction leading to Clonque Bay.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Annes