Discover more about Guernsey's rugged West Coast and those who have lost their lives at sea. The Fort is a Martello Tower built on a small tidal islet to defend Rocquaine Bay. It is connected to the shore by a raised causeway and is now known affectionately as the "Cup and Saucer". It now houses a shipwreck museum and offers spectacular views of the bay and the Hanois Lighthouse.
Easter-October 1000-1630 Closed November to March
An Admission charge is made for the Fort , however a free Interpretation Centre is located outside the Fort.
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