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Disappointing

Half of the businesses have closed down & one or two such as the charity shop were uninspiring! We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IslandMichele007
,
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
via mobile
Walk with a difference

A lovely time to leisurely stroll the Avenue unfortunately some of the small shops are closed and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Keithbath D
,
Chippenham, United Kingdom
via mobile
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This main street in quiet Sark is where you find shops, cafes and pubs.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good31%
  • Average36%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“high street” (7 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Half of the businesses have closed down & one or two such as the charity shop were uninspiring! We felt a sadness in the air as we had seen The Avenue in The Parish TV programme & tourist publicity videos. Sark has seen better days...More

Thank IslandMichele007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely time to leisurely stroll the Avenue unfortunately some of the small shops are closed and empty which is a great shame but those that are there are all worth a browse.

Thank Keithbath D
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

While we were on a carriage ride we went down this row of shops so when we finished the ride, we just had to go back to see them. The Avenue has a variety of very small shops, and we loved The Post Office, which...More

Thank honestlil
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

The Avenue is the main row of shops on Sark. A post office and general store, several art/craft shops, an estate agent or two, and a cafe. However, there are a lot of vacant shops and it felt a little run down.

Thank Huw W
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is Sark's "high street" - a small avenue of tacky tourist shops. Its only use is to take up some time while waiting for the boat to leave and that you walk along the avenue to get to other places.

1  Thank MAR-AM-UK
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Everything, understandably, was closed so not fair to review it. I looked through the win f2f rows of the shops such as they were and they sell typical tourist tac and also have a pottery and Silvers Smith but didn't see any of this.

Thank Lee J
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Some reviews talk about the sad state of The Avenue and it's true, it does look a sorry sight but know that this is not how the islanders want it to be. Visit and find out why. Also remember that The Avenue is only a...More

3  Thank Karen P
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

How disappointed we were in visiting The Avenue. With the exception of Avenue Cycle Hire, the craft shop and the Petit Poule Café, the Avenue was full of tired run down shops, some shut or empty and most selling nothing but 'tourist tat' and -...More

Thank Ian and Helen S
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

The Avenue is the main street in Sark and should be full of bustling shops and other businesses. However due to the long running dispute between the Barclay Brothers who have a large and well guarded house on nearby Brechou, the premises that they own...More

Thank ruralrider2015
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

What a joy to visit this Avenue on Sark, lovely little shops, Cafe's. Post office, Information office, don't forget to take a photo in front of the gold post box. please go.

Thank malcolm22015
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