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Situated on Alderney,s sheltered south-east coast is Longis Bay. This wide crescent of south facing sand is bounded to the east by Raz Island which is home to Fort Raz.
This was heavily fortified during World War II and there are also many remnants of the coastal defences along the beach. Most notable of these is the long wall built during the German Occupation which does a good job of sheltering the beach from the wind.
The island and fort are connected to the beach by a causeway which becomes covered at high tide.
There are plenty of rockpools to explore towards the eastern end of the beach and the gently sloping sands make it ideal for paddling.
Type of beach
Dogs friendly beach?
Dogs are banned during summer.
- Good fishing
- Rock pooling
- Pub nearby