Soldiers’ bay: exploring the military history of Grève de Lecq

Discover the layers of fortifications and installations found here, including the National Trust’s preserved military barracks.

As well as being among the most picturesque of Jersey bays, Grève de Lecq on the northwest coast has a long and deep association with the Island’s defence and the men who guarded our coastline. Discover the layers of fortifications and installations found here, including the National Trust’s preserved military barracks, with historian Ian Ronayne, from Iron Age to Occupation, and learn about the generations of soldiers who lived and laboured in the bay.

Length Two hours/one mile

Grade: Moderate: Walking on roads and pavements, one short steep hill to climb. Suitable footwear and weather appropriate clothing.

Meeting Place: Outside National Trust owned Greve de Lecq Barracks (parking opposite / No 9 bus)

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