Arthur 6-007

       arthur the blue badge guide                                                                                                    


All rights reserved. Copyright Arthur Lamy 2010

                                                                                      see Jersey with arthur the blue badge guide

Beauport Sign SQWS


 A maritime meander around St.Helier’s vibrant and busy port, which includes a visit to the Lifeboat Station. Built because of the growth in seaborne trade by local merchant traders, most of the harbour was built in the nineteenth century and designed for wooden sailing boats. Today fast catamarans skim the waters between St.Helier and the south coast of England, they dock in the new Elizabeth Harbour and the island’s essentials come by truck on the ferry.Hear about the coming of paddle steamers that transported our first tourists, and the SS Vega that brought salvation to starving islanders during the Occupation. See the Florence and the Jesse: sailing boats given by Jesse Boot, island resident and founder of Boots the Chemist.  





Meeting Point: Liberation Place, St.Helier.  

Difficulty: Easy

Distance: 2.5 Miles (4 kilometres)

Duration: 2 hours







LobsterPotsSQws MarinaBoatSqws

E:          T: + 44 (0) 1534 853525         M: + 44 (0) 07797713592

LoRes Guild Logo BoatagroundSQws ChainSQws Elizabeth Castle and Boat SQWS

                             Maritime Meanders walking tour

1279 ECO Event Logo RGB