Shell Beach

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Shell beach is Herm’s most popular beach by far. A 5-600 metre stretch of beautiful (but quite coarse in places) sand running north to south. Usable at all states of tide but arguably it its most magnificent on a spring low tide when the sea seems to go out for miles and anchored boats are grounded on the seabed. The northern tip of Shell Beach is Alderney Point which is a fantastic spot to get away from the crowds on a hot sunny day when the tide is up. Watch the sea surface ripple through with tidal stream and listen to the sound of the waves lapping the beach.

A beach side kiosk. Toilets are located half way to Belvoir – a 3 to 4 minute walk south.

In the summer this is a well-used anchorage spot so beware of boats if swimming. Not all skippers are experienced so be prepared for occasional nautical bad manners.

 

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Shell Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 6 beaches around Herm Island, 8 beaches in Saint Peter Port, or check our list of Saint Peter Port Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach Water Quality


No water quality measurement available for Shell Beach.

Weather


Shell Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Herm Island, Saint Peter Port

Today
Expect a temp in the range 14.5℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jun 30
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jul 01
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Jul 02
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Jul 03
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.6℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jul 04
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 16.2℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (NNW)
Tuesday, Jul 05
Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (NNW)


Herm Island weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Tides

Shell Beach tide times.

Where to stay ...


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