Discover a bountiful floral kingdom of fynbos with unique views of Cape Town
The trails around The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa should not be missed during your next visit to our remarkable hotel. Head out onto the slopes of the Twelve Apostles mountain range, with access to this magnificent mountain kingdom available directly from the hotel gardens.
A leisurely 3km walk takes you through the dramatic scenery of the Table Mountain National Park, with marked paths leading through our beautiful gardens and out into the wild. Highlights of this mountain trail include sightings of the indigenous fynbos, Cape botanicals, various animal species, panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and beyond, including Lions Head Mountain, Camps Bay, and Llandudno.
There are miles of stunning walks in Guernsey, but one of the prettiest has to be a walk through Bluebell Woods in March and April. Located at the southern end of St Peter Port, within walking distance of the town centre, you will find Bluebell Woods. Aptly named, in springtime the woodland floor becomes a carpet of blue flowers beneath the budding tree canopy. A wonderful place to walk at any time of year with trails leading onto the cliff paths and wonderful views from the southeast of the island. Don’t forget your camera!
A manageable cliff walk from St Peter Port to Fermain, beautiful all year round but particularly in spring when bluebells pop up in the woods. Fermain Bay is popular for swimming and can also be accessed by bus or car with a short (but very steep) walk down the hill.
The Fermain Beach café offers drinks, ice cream, cakes and sandwiches – the seafood sandwich is a favourite – with chunky chips if you have walked there!
La Carrière Equestrian Centre is the ideal place to be if you are a keen rider. Lessons are available for all levels and ages, and special arrangements can be made for hacks out towards L’Ancresse and Ladies Bay.
There are a number of great beaches for surfing in Guernsey but Vazon offers perhaps the best options for both experienced and novice surfers. Guernsey Surf School is also located here offering lessons for those wishing to learn or improve their skills.
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