Temperatures drop slowly, the air becomes crisper, and the island changes colours gradually. The bright summer palette is replaced by the dramatic yellows, reds and oranges… alluring visitors to an autumn getaway.
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We have put together a selection of guides and informational pieces that give you a real insight into the island of Guernsey. Whether you are wondering how to spend your Summer in Guernsey, looking to find out more about Guernsey’s heritage or just wanting to browse the events calendar for the year, we’ve got a blog on everything that will allow you to #godogreatthings in Guernsey!
Are you visiting Guernsey in the coming weeks? Get ready for the Puffin Parade. A colony of bright-coloured Atlantic puffins has settled on the stunning island of Guernsey. Read all about it here.
The excitement begins to ramp up for the NatWest International Island Games XIX as Guernsey will be hosting the sporting event between 8-14 July after being postponed in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this blog post, we share with you some details about the history of the Games, the sports which are contested during the week-long celebration, and a few of the famous athletes who cut their teeth at this friendly but fiercely competitive event.
Guernsey’s beaches are great for a family day with the kids, a romantic stroll in the sun or a postcard-worthy sunset, spending some time alone by the water with a book, or practicing adventurous water sports. Here are some of GuernseyTravel’s team members favourites.
Need some ideas for your holiday to Guernsey? Despite its small size, approximately 25 square miles, the island has everything you could wish for: great outdoors, miles of cliff paths to walk along, beautiful beaches, historic landmarks that depict the island’s past, and the chance to island-hop around the Bailiwick.
Visiting the Islands of Guernsey for the first time? Return visitor? Either way, you’ll never run out of things to do here! From music festivals that last the entire weekend and sports events to an array of culinary and walking festivals, and from traditional fayres to markets in parks, squares and along the beachfront.
If you’re thinking about visiting Guernsey this summer or you’ve already booked your holiday, our recommendation is to join the Afternoon Tea Week celebrations from 8th to 14th August.
We’d love to highlight some of the most extraordinary women in Guernsey’s history on occasion of Women’s history month. The island has a lot to be proud of, from martyrs during the English Reformation to outspoken leaders during WWII to elite athletes.
Long gone are the days of the Islands simply making products to be picked up by visitors because the word ‘Guernsey’ was printed on the label. Today, spirits are being made in earnest throughout the Channel Islands that rival or even surpass some of the world’s biggest brands!
From small walks on peaceful country lanes to long and challenging rambles along striking cliff paths, you could spend hours walking and enjoying the views each island has to offer. There are many ways to enjoy a walk around The Islands during your Guernsey holiday.