St Saviour’s is the floral capital of Guernsey because of its horticultural heritage. It is the most colourful parish, in Spring there are glorious blooms amid the rolling fields. Roadside stalls sell bunches of flowers alongside the famous ‘hedge veg’.
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SCHOOL CATCHMENT AREA
- La Houguette Primary School
- La Mare de Carteret High School
In the network of small country lanes there are many protected monuments, including the large parish church, and the 14th Century St Apolline’s Chapel. Other points of historical interest are the Napoleonic era artillery batteries, several Neolithic sites, and numerous Second World War German fortifications.
“Situated on the West Coast, St Saviour’s offers some fantastic off the beaten track walks including the ‘Millennium Walk’ around the island’s picturesque reservoir which captures views of the recently renovated Le Mont Saint Windmill. The parish has excellent amenities, including the award winning local ‘Perelle Butchers’ who provide the prizes for some of the classic local pub meat draws.”
— Scott Ingrouille, Local Market Negotiator
This rural parish, which is up the hill from the Castel and borders St Andrew’s, is home to around 2,800 islanders.