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Guernsey

Phil Wareham | Sunset from Fort Hommet

Sunset from Fort Hommet

Fort Hommet sits on a peninsula between Vazon and Cobo Bays on the west coast of Guernsey. These days there is a Martello Tower that was upgraded during the 19th century and World War 2 bunkers added by the army of occupation.
Phil Wareham | Castle Cornet Sunrise

Castle Cornet Sunrise

The lighthouse at the end of the causeway to Castle Cornet, St Peter Port, Guernsey at sunrise. The island was first fortified in the 13th century and guards the entrance to the harbour.
Phil Wareham | Low tide at Fort Grey

Low tide at Fort Grey

Fort Grey, now home to the Guernsey Shipwreck Museum, is a Martello Tower known locally as the 'cup and saucer'. It is on a small island in Rocquaine Bay
Phil Wareham | St Peter Port

St Peter Port

St Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey with a population of around 18000. It has ferry links to Poole and Portsmouth on the south coast of England and services to St Malo in France and St Helier on its neighbouring island Jersey.
Phil Wareham | Lihou Reflections

Lihou Reflections

Lihou is an island nature reserve off the west coast of Guernsey. For about two weeks each month it can be reached by a causeway at low tide.
Phil Wareham | Early start

Early start

A yacht leaves St Peter Port harbour just after sunrise cutting easily through the calm sea i the soft dawn light
Phil Wareham | Vazon Bay

Vazon Bay

Vazon Bay is on the west coast of Guernsey and low tide reveals a huge expanse of sandy beach and rocky outcrops. Fort Hommet looks across the bay from its peninsula and this image was captured around high tide from the rocks below the fort
Phil Wareham | L Eree Headland

L Eree Headland

Between Perelle and L'Eree Bays is the headland on which Fort Saumarez stands watch over the causeway to Lihou Island. Along with Fort Hommet and Fort Grey, Fort Saumarez is one of three Martello Tower conversion fortifications
Phil Wareham | Fort Hommet Peninsula

Fort Hommet Peninsula

Fort Hommet is a Martello Tower fortification much extended by the army of occupation during World War 2. It sits atop a peninsula between Vazon Bay and Albecq and Cobo Bays. This is a view looking towards Cobo over the top of a small bay on the peninsula
Phil Wareham | Petit Bot Bay

Petit Bot Bay

Petit Bot Bay on the south coast of the Channel Island, Guernsey.