Herm has several fine beaches to choose from for sunbathing, swimming, children
paddling in the rock pools, snorkelling in the clear waters or boating.
Fisherman's Beach and The Bear's Beach
On the east coast and enjoying views of
Guernsey are the Fisherman's Beach and The Bear's Beach. Here children will enjoy the white soft sand and the many
rock pools uncovered at low tide. Along this stretch of coast are the famous Herm oyster beds.
On the north coast you will find another long sandy beach where one is unlikely to
be disturbed by anyone other than the birds.
Moving around to the east coast and normally feeling warmer than neighbouring
Guernsey, is the all time favourite bay Shell Beach. Here millions
of small shells make up the sand, deposited by the Gulf Stream. The shallow water makes it popular for
Nearby is the island's most picturesque bay
of Belvoir. Again with soft white sand, it is ideal for children and popular with visiting boating enthusiasts who
moor their craft in the bay and row ashore.