Fort Grey

Known locally as the "Cup and Saucer", Fort Grey is a Martello Tower built in 1804 to defend Guernsey's west coast. Many vessels have come to grief on this beautiful but treacherous coast, and the Martello Tower now houses the Shipwreck Museum with a surprising variety of objects recovered from the wrecks. The information panels tell the gripping stories surrounding the disasters which date from the HMS Sprightly in 1777 to the Vermontborg in 2003.

From April to September, meet the Militiaman on alternate Tuesdays at 11.15am. check the Guernsey History in Action website for details

Admission: Adults £4, seniors £3, children 7+ and students £1.50, family £10, accompanied children under 7 years FREE

Discovery Pass £16 - an annual pass that gives you unlimited seasonal entry to Castle Cornet, Guernsey Museum in Candie Gardens and Fort Grey - all accompanying children go free.

Open daily, from Fri 20 March - Sun 1 Nov, 10am - 4.30pm. Ticket purchase, shop, café, toilets and parking all at Guernsey Pearl.

Perry's guide reference: Page 20 A5

Accessible using the following bus routes: 11, 61, 91.

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