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Lihou Island Nature Reserve

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Fabulous afternoon

Lihou Island is absolutely beautiful. From the moment we started to cross the causeway it was a... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
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guided walk with Gill Girard

thoroughly enjoyed our guided walk with Gill and 20+ others onto the island. meeting place clearly... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Looe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

I visited the island during a brief period when the causeway to it was uncovered by the sea. It was quite fun walking over and back, and safe despite being slightly slippery in places, and popular. The island was quiet and unspoilt, with the only...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Lihou Island is absolutely beautiful. From the moment we started to cross the causeway it was a great adventure with many laughs along the way... our 11 & 7 year olds enjoyed it as much as us 40 something’s... rock-pooling, spotting the beautiful wildlife, finding...More

Thank ChristineH1172
Reviewed 28 September 2017

thoroughly enjoyed our guided walk with Gill and 20+ others onto the island. meeting place clearly marked. Gill was able to give lots of history of Guernsey and Lihou Island in particular. also mentioned the RAMSAR site and especially all the different seaweeds. once back...More

Thank thymetwogo
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Check with Guernsey web site if open as the tides and weather conditions mean that this island is sometimes inaccessible. The slipway at Lihou is covered in slimy seaweed and really slippy, be prepared to scramble the rock pools over the last 100 feet. The...More

1  Thank Buster P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I can really say that we thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the island . The island is small and at a non stop pace you could most probably walk around the island in a very short space of time, but why would you. There are...More

Thank dgm1905
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Opportunity to see a variety of bird life at close quarters and scramble over the Priory ruins with wonderful views across to the Atlantic Be careful with the damaged causeway underfoot and try to avoid the slippery seaweed

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This was definitely one of the highlights of the week that I spent traversing this beautiful island. The island as all the books say, is linked via a tidal causeway to the mainland, and as such is accessible only for a few hours either side...More

Thank June A
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I love islands so a chance to visit one on foot is even better. The causeway is is only useable at low tide and only on foot no cars.between tides there is enough time to explore the whole island which is now a bird sanctuary.

Thank Chilly47
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Firstly make sure you get the times when the causeway will be accessible - from the tourist information in St Peters Port or usually displayed at the top of the causeway. Wear shoes that you don't mind getting wet. It is like a mini adventure...More

1  Thank Maureen1937
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Make sure to check the tide timetables, either on line, or with the notices posted at the entrance to the causeway. The causeway is usually open for about 1.5 hours to 2 hrs depending on the tides and is sometimes closed completely for a few...More

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