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Cycling in Channel Islands

The Channel Islands In A Nutshell

The home of Bergerac and a rich man's paradise so long as your paradise doesn't include decent weather.

When I Went To The Channel Islands

12th - 14th April 2012. I didn't tour the Channel Islands. I merely visited Jersey and therefore what little information there is here is solely related to Jersey. Sorry, Guernsey folk.

Channel Islands' Scenery

You can't see a lot of the scenery for all the soddin' oversized hedgerows. When you can see it, it's pleasantly English. Pretty bays dot the coast.

Channel Islands' Road Quality

The surfaces are fine but two things made navigation difficult in the east of the island where I stayed: an almost total lack of road signs and ten-foot-tall hedgerows along the sides of narrow lanes. No idea if this is the same in the rest of the island or the rest of the Islands.

Channel Islands' Accommodation & Costs

My campsite, Beauveland, cost 7 per night.

Language

English

Reasons To Go To The Channel Islands

A homage to Bergerac, to break up the ferry ride to France

Your Opinions & Questions

Have you cycled in The Channel Islands? Tell me what you think and I'll include your comments here. Also, if you have a blog, web site or Facebook page that includes an account of your trip, send me the URL and I'll include a link below. Include your name if you want your comment to be attributed to you. Or do you have a question about The Channel Islands? Ask me and if I can answer it I'll add the information to the page.




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