A Guide to the Island Games

Island Games Guernsey Team

The NatWest International Island Games is a unique, multidisciplinary sporting spectacle that is held every two years and is probably best described as a scaled-down version of the Olympics! In this article, we will share 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.

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Guernsey Festivals: What’s on in 2019?

Heritage Festival fireworks Guernsey

If you’re thinking of taking a holiday in Guernsey at some point in 2019, you’ll be pleased to know that there is, as always, plenty happening on the island this year for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

Before you decide when to book your trip, have a look our guide, which will give you more information about many of the most anticipated events that will be taking place in Guernsey over the next 12 months – some of these festivals could be perfect for you and your family!

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The Most Romantic Hotels in Guernsey


If you are thinking about treating your partner to a last-minute Valentine’s Day getaway in a new and exciting destination (but one that also has the familiar feel of home), you should be sure to book one of our wonderful Guernsey holidays packages.

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4 Unmissable Guernsey Landmarks

Hauteville House, Guernsey

Whatever has inspired you to think about booking a trip to the Channel Islands, you should be sure to plan a tour of your chosen destination’s historic landmarks once you’ve arrived. The entire archipelago has a rich and wonderfully-preserved architectural heritage, and we would recommend taking a ferry to Guernsey or Jersey so that you can go exploring with the added convenience of travelling in your own car.

Here, we will introduce you to four of Guernsey’s best-known historic sites, all of which would be well worth discovering on your next visit to this beautiful island.

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How to spend winter in Guernsey

Guernsey winter sunset

Traditionally, the most popular time to take Guernsey short breaks and holidays may be the summer, and it’s easy to see why – from lounging on any of the island’s 27 beaches to trying out extreme water sports or savouring local seafood and a glass of wine al fresco, there are all sorts of activities that make this beautiful destination perfect for enjoying in the warmer months.

In this guide, however, we will aim to show you that Guernsey is also a hugely rewarding place to visit once the weather has turned cold, with the second-largest Channel Island offering lots for guests of all ages, tastes and energy levels to make the most of, whatever the temperature is outside. Guernsey really is a 365 destination…

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4 Best Cycling Routes in Guernsey

Cycling in Guernsey

Guernsey is something of a cyclist’s paradise. The island’s famous natural beauty, modest size, varied terrain and wealth of historic landmarks are elements that combine to make this almost the perfect cycling destination.

Whether you are specifically looking for bike-based Guernsey holidays or are just thinking of adding a trip or two into a more diverse itinerary, this article will introduce you to four of our favourite rides out of the 11 official routes that visitors can take to explore the island.

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What to Do in Guernsey This Christmas

Christmas santa socks

Christmas may not be the time of year that instantly springs to mind when most of us think about taking holidays to Guernsey, with the summer months offering opportunities to explore the island’s beautiful beaches and stunning inland scenery over many long days and in comfortable, warm sunshine.

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Top 10 rare birds spotted in Guernsey

Birdwatching boy

Relaxing, diverse and naturally stunning, the Channel Islands are among the top destinations in Europe for people who love nothing more than exploring the great outdoors in peace and quiet. If you are currently looking into walking holidays in Guernsey and really want to get to know the wildlife when you are on the island, why not have a read of this guide?

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An instagrammer’s guide to Guernsey

Pea Stacks at sunrise in Guernsey

Many people say that if it’s not on Instagram, then it didn’t happen. That’s why millions of people use the photo sharing site to showcase their photography skills and the beauty of the area they live in or are visiting. Continue reading

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A guide to The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Lily James in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Image: Lily James stars as Juliet Ashton

The announcement that the New York Times best-selling novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is to be turned into a film was greeted with joy by the many fans of the 2008 book.

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