There is some clifftop walking, be very careful of loose rocks and do not go to close to the edge. When you do drop down to the beach, be aware of the tides.
There are some road crossings, always be aware of traffic and be sure to use a pavement/sidewalk where possible, where it isn’t walk on the right-hand side of the road,
Some of the ground can be uneven, with steep descents and muddy/boggy ground. Ensure you have suitable footwear and step cautiously where needed, the mud is especially tricky in wet weather.
Tips and hints
Food and Drink
Your best options are picking up lunch in St Helier or stopping in the delightful little town of St Aubin about a third of the way through the day. There is also a small tea shack at the end point of the walk in La Pulente.
Points of Interest
Liberation Square was developed in 1995 to mark the 50th Anniversary of Jersey's Liberation. To the north of the square stands the Pomme D’Or Hotel, which was used by the Nazis as their Headquarters during the Occupation. The hotel's original balcony was the focal point for celebrations when the island was liberated by British forces on May 9, 1945.
At the centre of Liberation Square is Philip Jackson’s sculpture depicting a group holding the Union Flag at the centre of a fountain. Twelve water jets in the pool symbolise Jersey's 12 parishes.
Built on a rocky islet in St Aubin’s Bay, Elizabeth Castle has defended Jersey for more than 300 years. You can take the amphibious Castle Ferry or walk out along the causeway at low tide. Explore Jersey’s history, climb the battlements dating back to the 1590s and experience history coming to life with live demonstrations and gunfire!
Curled around one of the island’s original harbours, the enchanting fishing village of St Aubin is a fascinating tangle of historic houses and steep streets leading to sea view panoramas. The main action is clustered along the promenade - the Bulwarks - where a lazy stroll will take you past restaurants with shaded alfresco courtyards and decks and bars with harbour views where you can enjoy a plate of local seafood washed down with a glass of crisp white wine or a pint of the island’s Liberation Ale.
More info: https://www.jersey.com/360/drift
Sturdy waterproof boots as the path can be slippery and wet in parts.
Walking poles for stream crossing and muddy descents if the weather is wet.