Fall in love with the British Isles all over again by discovering our pick of the best places to drop the hook.
Portelet Bay, Jersey
The coast of Jersey boasts some of the most fabulous beaches and bays in the British Isles.
Portelet Bay is one of those places that we almost don’t want to tell you about as then everyone might start coming and spoil all our fun.
From the beach there’s a steep walk up through lush woodland which prevents the beach from becoming overcrowded. Once up there are lots of walking options – head towards St Brelade’s Bay, another anchorage with shelter from the north and west.
Watch out for
The complex system of tidal streams that affect the island
The crystal clear water is ideal for swimming, and there is a lovely pub, the Old Portelet Inn, at the top of the walkway
‘Summer Loving’ appeared in our August 2009 issue. Buy the full article here.