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Richard Receives the MBE

June 15, 2021 By 0 Comment
Richard Receives the MBE

Sark resident Dr Richard Axton has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours list for his services to Sark’s heritage and environment. Richard first came to the island in 1980 with his late wife Marine to work on the Seigneurie archive during holidays from his position as Fellow at Christ’s College, Cambridge. The work continued for 20 years during which time the couple decided to move to Sark…

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Scarecrow Trail

June 3, 2021 By 0 Comment
Scarecrow Trail
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Children’s Playground Opens on Sark

June 3, 2021 By 0 Comment
Children’s Playground Opens on Sark

Sunday, May 30th saw  the opening of Sark’s new public playground,with an opening day event that brought many local families and visitors together. Picnic mats dotted the grassy playground and the sound of excited children laughing and playing filled the air.This is a welcome addition to Sark’s  community facilities and  the project organisers are very proud that it is now up and running after several years of work behind the…

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Sark Event Specialists – Marquees & Event Equipment Hire

May 18, 2021 By 0 Comment
Sark Event Specialists – Marquees & Event Equipment Hire

Sark Event Specialists – Marquees & Event Equipment Hire From Marquees and Gazebos to Event Furniture and Entertainment Equipment, we are here to help with your event needs. The logistics of getting equipment on and off the island can be difficult and cause unnecessary stress for event organisers! That’s where we come in. With our large range of event equipment for hire and our partner businesses, both on Sark and…

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Sark: The War Years – An exhibition to tell Sark’s War-Time Story

May 15, 2021 By 0 Comment
Sark: The War Years – An exhibition to tell Sark’s War-Time Story

` Sark: The War Years – An exhibition to tell Sark’s War-Time Story Sark was occupied, along with the other Channel Islands during WWII. The German soldiers arrived on 3rd July 1940 & remained for nearly 5 years. Whilst Europe was liberated on 8th May 1945 & Guernsey the following day, Sark was not liberated until 10th May. For nearly 5 years, the locals & the German soldiers had to…

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La Seigneurie Gardens

May 15, 2021 By 0 Comment
La Seigneurie Gardens

La Seigneurie Gardens Set between flower-strewn granite walls and the towers and crenellations of one of the most historic buildings in Sark, La Seigneurie Gardens provide a tranquil contrast to the windswept wildness of the island’s beautiful coast. The walled garden is over-flowing with fascinating flowers and shrubs and the beautiful granite walls shelter many plants that can only survive under glass in other parts of the British Isles. Our planting…

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Hathaway’s, the terrace café/restaurant at La Seigneurie Gardens

May 15, 2021 By 0 Comment
Hathaway’s, the terrace café/restaurant at La Seigneurie Gardens

Hathaway’s, the terrace café/restaurant at La Seigneurie Gardens Hathaway’s is named after Dame Sibyl Hathaway, the current Seigneur’s great-grandmother, and lies just inside the main gates of La Seigneurie Gardens in a beautifully renovated 16th century carriage house. We have a sunny terrace for al fresco dining and a cosy wood burner inside for those chillier days. Hathaway’s i open every day from 9am serving breakfasts (until 11am), lunches, cream…

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Close De La Tour Self Catering

May 13, 2021 By 0 Comment
Close De La Tour Self Catering

A superior selection of 5 boutique holiday homes owned and run by the Mann family. Centrally located and set in private gardens are four 1 bedroom apartments plus 1 open plan Cottage. Graded 4 Stars and Gold Award by Quality in Tourism you can be assured of clean, comfortable, well stocked accommodation. For further details, photos and to book online visit our website at https://closdelatour.gg Tel: 07781 132216 Email: apartments@closdelatour.gg The…

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Puffin Watching on Sark

May 1, 2021 By 0 Comment
Puffin Watching on Sark

The seabird breeding season is in full swing here on Sark, which means that our puffins have returned from their life far out at sea to breed on L’Etac, an islet off Little Sark. The birds rear a single chick, called a puffling, in a burrow and by now one or other of the parents will be keeping the egg warm until it hatches in June. The best way to…

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Sunset Valley Studio Apartment

April 28, 2021 By 0 Comment
Sunset Valley Studio Apartment

  The studio apartment is in a prime location on the west coast of Sark, with sunset and sea views. There’s a harbor, Havre Gosselin, very close by with moorings for private boats. Its in a rural location opposite Pilchers Monument, close to the RAMSAR headland and  the Gouliot Caves. There are no street lamps, light pollution, cars or traffic. Star gazing is highly recommended. The studio apartment has all…

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