Best beaches in Alderney

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Below are a list of the top 12 beaches in Alderney as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Alderney is Braye Bay. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Alderney just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • 1. Braye Bay

    Braye Bay © Andree Stephan | BY-SA

    The beach at Braye Bay is situated on the northern fringes of the Channel Islands. Set near the northern tip of Alderney, the northernmost inhabited Channel Island Braye Bay in turn also faces north with a wide, open channel to the sea. This is one of the most famous and well loved bays in Alderney,…

  • 2. Clonque Beach

    Clonque © | BY-SA

    Lying on the north-western side of the island of Alderney, Clonque Bay has a rural, stony beach with rocky areas. At low tide, a good-sized area of sand is exposed. Children will enjoy exploring the many rock pools which are revealed at low tide, although the rocks in some areas can be quite slippery. Clonque…

  • 3. Longis Bay

    Longis Bay © Colin Park | BY-SA

    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…

  • 4. Saye Beach

    Saye © Ali Thornton

    Saye Beach is actually pronounced 'Soy' and is located on the picturesque Alderney in the Channel Islands. Alderney is the northernmost of these inhabited islands and although there are many beaches dotted around, this is one of the the area's favourites. Saye Beach sits on the North West coast of Alderney and is popular with…

  • 5. Corblets Beach

    Corblets © Colin Park

    This beautiful, sandy beach lies on the north coast of Alderney. At low tide it links up with nearby Arch Bay, whilst at high tide the link between these two beaches is cut off by rocks. When the tide goes out there are plenty of rockpools to explore. Behind the beach, Victorian-era Fort Corblets and…

  • 6. Platte Saline Beach

    Platte Saline © Peter

    Platte Saline is a crescent-shaped, shingle beach on the north-west coast of Alderney. The beach is backed by low sand dunes, a few houses and tennis courts. The beach here is especially popular with sea-anglers who can often be spotted at dawn or dusk. Red mullet, sole, bass, conger and codling are just some of…