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Avenue Cycles

June 15, 2018 By 0 Comment
Avenue Cycles

Avenue Cycles 01481 832102 avenue.cycle.hire@cwgsy.net website www.avenuecyclessark.co.uk Established for over 20 years. Avenue Cycles has a large fleet of adults’ and children’s cycles and a limited number of tandems, trikes, tag-a-longs, child trailers and child seats during the peak holiday season. It is highly advisable to pre-book these to avoid disappointment. Open Monday to Saturday 8:30am – 6pm & Sundays 10am – 12.30pm & 3.30pm – 5pm

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Midsummer Wild Flowers

June 14, 2018 By 0 Comment
Midsummer Wild Flowers

              With the longest day just a week away our riot of spring wild flowers has been replaced with a whole host of summer blooms. The hedgerows are perfumed with Honeysuckle and dotted with the intense purple-blue of Sheep’s-bit. Ox-eye Daisies and the creamy spikes of Wall Pennywort are emerging on the cliffs and the Bell Heather is just coming into flower. Look closer…

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Rosenheim West

June 9, 2018 By 0 Comment
Rosenheim West

Rosenheim is situated on the east side of the island. The accommodation sleeps 4 guests also has beautiful gardens. Rosenheim is about 10 minutes from the village and Greve de la Ville beach.    

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Sark Summer Festival 2018

June 5, 2018 By 0 Comment
Sark Summer Festival 2018

Live bands from twenty or more artists from varying music genres such as Rhythm & Blues, Reggae, Folk and Country. Family friendly with activities for adults and children. There will also be food tents, bars, local ales and craft stalls. Sark Shipping and Manche Iles will be running late boats throughout the event but if you plan to stay for the whole event, remember to book your accommodation nice and…

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Running in the Sun

June 4, 2018 By 0 Comment
Running in the Sun

A hundred and fifty competitors took part in the 37th Sark Ten cross-country running event at the weekend. Organised by Sark Running Club, the ten mile run included some of best coastal scenery on Little Sark as well as the main island and the event also had a ten mile walk, a five kilometre run and a children’s race. Pictures by Sue Daly The runners set off The junior competitors…

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The Scarecrows Are Here!

May 26, 2018 By 0 Comment
The Scarecrows Are Here!

It was judgement day yesterday for the scarecrow makers of Sark with the annual Scarecrow competition. There were 12 entries in the event that is organised by Sark Community Blooms and was judged by the Speaker of Chief Pleas, Arthur Rolfe. In honour of the royal nuptials, the theme this year is weddings and entries include traditional white weddings and a gay wedding. There is a bride with a broccoli…

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Sark Threads

May 17, 2018 By 0 Comment
Sark Threads

Hand woven items made on Sark.  Contact the designer or visit Coumme Nous.     .

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AJ’s Cafe

May 17, 2018 By 0 Comment
AJ’s Cafe

AJ’s Café is a small, friendly café located in the heart of the Avenue on the Channel Island of Sark. AJ’s is personally run by Mad Guille and her small team of friendly staff, and it is a popular rendezvous for local people and visitors alike. In addition to the tables inside, there is also a secluded, sunny garden area at the back of the café. The garden is filled…

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Easy walks on Little Sark

May 16, 2018 By 0 Comment

Easy walks on Little Sark  (with some suggested extensions for the agile and energetic) Walks 1-7 start at La Sablonnerie Hotel 1 Les Fontaines: From the main Little Sark road take the track to the right just before Duval Farm, then immediately left with the carriage park on your right. Do not go through the gate ahead, but swing around on the track to the right with a stone-built house…

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Hitler’s British Isles

May 15, 2018 By 0 Comment
Hitler’s British Isles

Author Duncan Barrett was on Sark recently to promote his book ‘Hitler’s British Isles, The Real Story of the Occupied Channel Islands.’ Duncan spent three months living on Guernsey to research the book and travelled over to Sark to speak to people here who lived through the Occupation. The book gives a fascinating insight into every day life on the Islands during the Second World War and the surprising challenges…

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