As the only hotel on the Island, The White House Hotel works hard to make sure your stay is as relaxed as possible. Without televisions, telephones or clocks, time washes over you as you enjoy a book by the log fire in the lounge, or a glass of wine in the garden. To feel more at one with Herm’s nature why not try out one of the campsites? The Mermaid is a must for seasoned campers! If you are travelling as a group then you may prefer to stay at one of the
20 holiday cottages situated on the Island.
With its cheerful atmosphere The Mermaid Tavern is the social centre of Herm.Set around a courtyard the pub offers traditional pub lunches and a variety of locally brewed beer. For a more formal dining experience, try the Conservatory restaurant at the White House Hotel with a daily changing menu. For a less formal environment, try the Ship Inn Brasserie with its abundance of seafood.
The gift shops in the Harbour Village have a reputation for providing good value and interesting items. The shops are set in a Mediterranean style piazza, which was built by a team of Italian builders and craftsmen in the 1950’s. As well as this, the Manor Village area is a cluster of islander’s homes. Here you’ll find Herm school and St Tugual’s Chapel built in the 11th century.
On an island so small you would think there would be only so many places you could walk. Well you would be wrong, Herm has a multitude of different paths to help you explore the island. Each walk brings a new beach, plant or animal that makes getting lost part of the experience. One of the most popular walks takes in the Harbour, the Common, Shell Beach, Belvoir Bay, The Manor Village and the tree-lined walked back to the starting point.
Herm is situated just three miles from the coast of Guernsey. Hop on the Trident ferry by the Cambridge Steps situated close to the main ferry terminal, for the short 20 minute journey across to the island. Herm is ideal for day trips from Guernsey.
For more information about getting to Herm and Island accommodation please visit www.herm.com