Guernsey holidays provide a peaceful environment for relaxing. Guernsey’s winding lanes reveal rolling pastures, tree filled valleys, dotted with traditional Guernsey farmhouses constructed from local granite and lead to dramatic cliff views and glorious sandy beaches – there is a surprise around every corner!
Travel by Condor Ferries to Guernsey
Guernsey is an island of rich natural beauty, punctuated by gentle reminders of its often turbulent past. Guernsey remains self-governing, whilst remaining loyal to the Crown. The island is a magnet for walkers, water sports enthusiasts, nature lovers and gastronomes.
A Family Favourite
The Guernsey Aquarium, housed in La Vallette Tunnel, is the location of forty-seven separate displays, ranging from local sea fish to tropical marine fish, as well as frogs, toads, terrapins, snakes, basilisks and even lizards!
Another popular family favourite is the Tasty Walk trails. With 15 self-guided walks you can really make the most of what the island to offer. Get the kids outside and exploring; whether it’s the rugged south coast cliff paths, the long sweeping bays of the west or uncovering the historic past of the island’s capital, the island has much to offer in just 25 square miles.
There are a wide a range of sporting and other activities available throughout Guernsey including paddle boarding, coasteering, diving, angling and sailing. The islands west coast can also provide excellent surfing and windsurfing conditions.
Guernsey can easily be explored by bicycle, with a choice of 6 designated cycle routes across the island. There are also plenty of opportunities for scuba diving, kayaking, horse riding and golf, and many more!
Fine Dining and Food Festivals
There are a huge variety of culinary styles available from all over the world, as well as the more traditional restaurants. St. Peter Port also has a good choice of lively pubs and bars where you can soak up the atmosphere, along with a few cocktails or locally brewed ales.
During October and November, Guernsey is the location for the ‘Tennerfest’ festival, offering mouth-watering menus from just ten pounds.
Superb Unspoilt Beaches
With over 100 miles of coastline, and host to the cleanest beach in the UK, Guernsey has a wealth of sandy beaches and dunes, secret coves and rock pools, rugged harbours and endless, beautiful cliff walks. From the long sandy sweeps on the west coast to secluded caves in the south, Guernsey has more than 25 beaches.
Three of Guernsey’s beaches, L’Eree, Grandes Rocques and Port Soif, have recently won Good Beach Guide recommendations for water cleanliness.
Tax Free Shopping
St. Peter Port offers a mixture of well known high street stores and an abundance of eclectic boutiques. Many of the retailers in Guernsey offer low duty free prices on a range of items. Big savings can be made on jewellery, photographic and electrical goods. A range of antiques and exclusive boutiques can be found in the Old Quarter of the island.
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St Peter Port