empt Tower In the Sand Dunes

Kempt Tower

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An historic Martello tower on the seafront in Jersey’s National Park

empt Tower In the Sand Dunes
Pricing from £ 20.80pp PP per night
  • Sleeps 12
  • Self catering
  • Dog friendly
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    Great stay but would like more fire provisions

    Wonderful stay but it would be favourable to have ample fireplace needs provided with the price of the booking and not have to provide our own logs and coal for a 3 day stay.

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    A fantastic stay over New Years

    A really lovely stay at Kempt Tower over New Years. The facilities at the Tower encompass all the essentials you need for a few nights, and make it a really comfortable and enjoyable stay. The help in booking from Laura and Marina was fantastic, and the whole Heritage team are lovely.

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    Fantastic for a family adventure

    We stayed at kemp tower just before Christmas, so out side the wind howled and the sea crashed but inside the tower was very snug and warm. In the mornings we had coffee at the top of the tower looking out at the crashing waves, and in the afternoons we walked down the beach to have hot chocolate and lunch at the nearest cafe. The tower is a wonderful place for a family adventure

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    Jersey at its best

    Fabulous week we are Jersey locals having an over flow so booked kemp tower for all the young adults they had a blast.

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    Stay at Kemp Tower

    A group of 9 stayed last weekend. We felt everything was fabulous the location, accommodation and kitchen facilities.

Kempt Tower, originally a Martello tower, is perfect for a family holiday in Jersey, sleeping up to 12 guests in an open-plan living space. The Tower sits in St Ouen’s Bay and dates from 1864. It has been sympathetically restored and boasts an impressive vaulted ceiling and original stonework. It has a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable lounge area with flat screen TV (with Freesat), a spacious dining area and a fantastic roof terrace with 360-degree views across the bay.

The Tower sits in Jersey’s National Park and the beach with restaurants and bars is only a short walk away. If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure, there are several surf schools nearby and you can also follow the picturesque paths weaving through Jersey’s wetland nature reserve and sand dunes.

Kempt Tower


Discover the history of this fort

Jersey has a wide range of defensive fortifications dating from prehistoric times through to the 1940s. St Ouen’s Bay is one of the most exposed stretches of coast in Jersey and was historically vulnerable to invasion.

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How many does this property sleep?

Kempt Tower sleeps up to 12 people in four double bunk beds, with single beds on top in an open-plan bunk area alongside the living area.

Can I hire the property for one night?

The minimum number of nights available for all of our properties (except for guided experience properties) is two nights. Please refer to the pricing section to see the number of nights available for each season.

How do I collect the keys?

Upon confirmation of your booking you will be sent a unique key code, which opens the secure key box on-site.

Does the property have parking?

Yes, there is parking opposite the Tower in a public car park.

What are the bathroom facilities?

There are three toilets and two shower cubicles located on the ground floor.

What heating does the property have and does it have a fire?

Kempt Tower has electric heating throughout and a wood-burning stove, for which logs are provided.  We provide sufficient wood for one fire only.

Does the property have a washing machine or dishwasher?

Kempt Tower has both a dishwasher and a washing machine. You will need to bring your own washing machine detergent, but dishwasher tabs are provided.

Are dogs allowed to stay in the property?

Yes, up to two dogs are allowed to stay at the property with an additional cost of £10 per dog

Is there a garden?

Kempt Tower has a large roof terrace, which is accessed through an internal staircase.


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Kempt Tower Bride and Father walk towards Groom


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