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Whole island is a garden!

We went over on the ferry from St Peter Port last Sunday, so couldn't do the actual garden tour. We walked almost all round the island, cutting across the middle to take in the... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Worthing, United Kingdom
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went over on the ferry from St Peter Port last Sunday, so couldn't do the actual garden tour. We walked almost all round the island, cutting across the middle to take in the tiny church, and a drink at the Mermaid. Be aware that only the Mermaid and one (very well stocked) gift shop is open in October, as... More 

Thank IvvieN
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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448 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Lovely tour of the gardens but. Just walking around the Island was a delight on it's own.....so many lovelywild flowers and the scents..divine

Thank Andy K
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Went across on an early ferry and spent the day on the island. After walking from the landing steps we had a coffee at the Mermaid Tavern. After refreshment we walked up a steep hill to the village and visited the church. We continued our walk to the Shell Beach where we had a sandwich at the beach cafe. After... More 

1 Thank David J
Graz, Austria
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69 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We went to Herm on a Tuesday as we knew that the Graden Tour is only then and we really wanted to take the tour. The Head Gardener did not disappoint. It was a joy to listen to his stories and we learned so much about gardening and the life on Herm Island. If you ever have the chance to... More 

1 Thank Andrea G
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Its an educational walk while the colours and smells of the flowers are really refreshing as you stroll through the gardens. I had bought some plants after the tour out of inspiration :)

Thank Steph H
Mission, BC
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Brett was our guide, he's trained in gardening and informed on local life as well, Head gardener for Herm. This little island enjoys a very moderate climate and there are lots of interesting plants from more tropical climes. With only 67, maybe 68 today, the garden attractions are the White House gardens, woodland walk and Manor House gardens. I enjoyed... More 

Thank TravelgalMission_BC
Jersey, United Kingdom
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508 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014

The coast of Herm really has it all, from the cliff paths of the south of the island, to the sand dunes in the north, to the stunning golden sandy beaches along the north & eastern sides. There are also rolling fields that are farmed which you can see from the centre of the island, where you'll find a tiny... More 

Thank JerseyBoy75
Southampton, United Kingdom
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401 reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2012

Thinking about returning to Guernsey and read this review of Herm. It brought me back to our visit last year and so I should like to endorse this review of Herm. A walk around Herm is one of total beauty. Around each corner is another breathtaking view. I totally agree with the thoughts of the Caribbean. The sea was absolutely... More 

2 Thank Janice H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2012

We took the 10am ferry from St Peters Port and we walked around the coast. Shell beach is white sands and blue sea it was just perfect we could have been in the Caribbean. It you like no polution beauty and peace this is the place to be.

3 Thank Angela D

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