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Situated on the south-east coast of the island, Longis has a wide, half-mile long sandy beach which is protected from winds by a German 'anti-tank wall' built during the WWII Occupation.

With the longest stretch of sand in Alderney, the bay has a gentle slope, making it ideal for swimming and paddling as well as playing games on the beach. The water is also a great place to get out on a kayak. It is truly impressive at low tide as you can walk out for miles and explore the rock pools.

Don't forget to keep an eye out for the Ice-Cream van, Longis Bay is a popular stop off.

Longis is the most accessible beach for everyone. By The Nunnery Heritage Site end of the beach there is a car park, public toilets and a large ramp down to the beach. A great choice for the whole family or a simple walk with the pushchair to get little one to sleep with the sound of the waves. 

Download the VisitGuernsey App to find out more about the best times to swim, ease of access and much more! 

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