Living Streets Tranquility Walk reveals Guernsey’s bucolic charm

July 16th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Fifty-two people took part in Living Street's 2012 Tranquility Walk (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The 2012 Living Streets Guernsey Tranquility Walk began at The Longfrie Inn in St Pierre du Bois shortly after 2.30 pm on Sunday 15 July.

Tom Le Pelley, Living Streets Guernsey Chairman; and Pat Wisher, Secretary; devised the Tranquility Walk route (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The route devised by Living Streets Guernsey Chairman Tom Le Pelley was 4.62 miles long, and including a rest stop at Guernsey Pearl, took about two hours.

Thu-Nguyet Thi Doan-Guilbert tracked the Living Streets Guernsey Tranquility Walk route on her phone (click image to expand)

The Tranquility Walkers descend to the Silbe Nature Reserve (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The Tranquil Mill Pond in the Silbe Nature Reserve (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Barry Duerden enjoys walks along the path next to Mill Pond in the Silbe Nature Reserve (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Two Guernsey deputies enjoy the walk through the Silbe Nature Reserve (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The Living Street Tranquility Walk route went through the Silbe Nature Reserve valley (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The Tranquility Walk route went by La Moulin de Quanteraine (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Portelet Bay on Guernsey's south-west coast (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Views over L'Eree and Lihou Island (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The Guernsey countryside viewed by Living Streets Guernsey Tranquility walkers (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Views over Fort Grey and Hanois Lighthouse (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The caterpillar of The Lackey moth, Malacosoma neustria, spotted by the side of a lane (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Imperial Hotel in Rocquaine Bay, Guernsey (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The Tranquility walkers came across a field with donkeys (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Living Streets Tranquility Walkers had a good view of Fort Grey in Rocquaine Bay (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

A white walled Guernsey cottage against a vivid blue sky (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

A comma butterfly, Polygonia c-album, by the side of the road (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

A peacock butterfly, Inachis io, by the side of the road (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Walking by bright flowers in the afternoon sunshine (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Walking past a Guernsey cottage granite wall (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

A small copper butterfly, Lycaena phlaeas, by the side of the road (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The Living Streets Tranquility Walk route took us passed many Guernsey country cottages (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

St Pierre du Bois parish church (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Pat Wisher, Living Streets Guernsey Secretary and Tom Le Pelley, Chairman (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

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