Fort Grey Shipwreck Museum
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 known affectionately as the "Cup and Saucer". It houses a shipwreck museum and offers spectacular views of the bay and the Hanois Lighthouse.
2023 Season Opening Times:
Open 7 days a week 10am to 4.30pm from 22nd March to 29th October 2023
Fort Grey will be closed on the following days in July, due to the Island Games events taking place nearby: Sunday 9 July, Monday 10 July and Wednesday 12 July
For more information about road closures during the Island Games: Important road event details | Guernsey 2023 NatWest International Island Games
Please buy your ticket at Guernsey Pearl, directly opposite the causeway.
£4.00 - Adults
£1.50 - Children (aged 7-18 years) & Students (with valid student card)
FREE - Children under 7 years
£22 per named adult for 12 months unlimited access during normal seasonal opening hours to ALL FOUR SITES with our Discovery Pass (<-click for details). All accompanying children then go FREE!
No pets are allowed in the Fort but dogs may be walked on the beach alongside - please see the Access section below for information on Assistance Dogs.
We regret that Fort Grey is not accessible to wheelchairs or push-chairs.
The Fort is entered via a staircase and steep steps which those with restricted mobility or impaired vision might find difficult.
There are also steps up to the Shipwreck Museum and within the tower.
We recommend that visitors with special needs visit the AccessAble page on Fort Grey, which gives a detailed description of access - click here.
Assistance dogs are welcome at Fort Grey but we do not accept other pets. We ask that assistance dogs wear the appropriate tabards or harness, so our staff know that they are working animals. If you are in any doubt about bringing your assistance dog, please contact us for more information on (+44) 01481 226518 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Dogs are allowed on the beach beside the Fort.
Activities & Features:
In the building next to Guernsey Pearl Guernsey's Roman Ship timbers are displayed with information on how it came to sink off Guernsey. The ship store is open the same hours as Fort Grey.
Discovery Sacks available for free loan from the Shop. These are bags filled with objects and activities to help children explore the Tower and
An interpretation centre, organised by La Societe Guernesiaise and containing information about the natural history of the local area is located inside a magazine just outside the walls of the fort.
Help-yourself trunk of trails, quizzes and spot-it picture boards available inside the Tower
Dressing up trunk - be a sailor, octopus or pirate!
The Fort is easy to find in the centre of Rocquaine Bay. View map...
There is ample parking at Guernsey Pearl, just across the road from the causeway.
A Bus stop (routes 61, 91, 92, 93, 94 & 111) is at the end of the causeway.
Fort Grey is now on Google Street View. View map here
Fort Grey, Rue de la Lague, St Peters, Guernsey GY7 9BY
Tel: Please call Guernsey Museum on 01481 226518