If you are searching for a staycation with a difference, you don’t need to look any further than across the Channel to the fascinating island of Guernsey. Despite being only a short flight or ferry ride from home, you’ll quickly become aware of Guernsey’s distinctive culture, landscape and activities that make it an attractive and convenient holiday destination.
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Whether you are a nature enthusiast with an adventurous streak or simply want to discover more about Guernsey’s unique environment, you’ll want to hear our recommendations of places to visit and activities to take advantage of during low tide.
Cherished memories are made when grandparents and grandchildren spend time together, so it’s not surprising that there is a new travel trend in skip-generation holidays. As the name suggests, this type of holiday gives parents the chance to wave off their children as they spend quality time with their beloved grandparents, with lots of treats for them along the way no doubt!
We have been dreaming about our favourite things to do and see in this small but mighty place, with the hope that you also feel inspired to join us soon and discover the Islands of Guernsey for yourselves.
As spring begins to shine through, pointing to the arrival of summer, and the number of visitors to the island starts to bloom, the local produce that Guernsey is known and loved for flourishes in our fertile soils. There are plenty of things to do in Guernsey, but a visit to the islands at this time of year wouldn’t be complete without sampling the delicious local food, and luckily there are plenty of ways to do so!
The Channel Islands, of course, are renowned for their abundance of natural beauty, so the more environmentally-conscious holidaymaker may sometimes be worried about whether visiting the area could damage its famously pristine landscape. If you include yourself in this number, however, don’t worry – here, we will show you how your future Guernsey holidays could actually help reduce the island’s carbon footprint.
Before you decide when to book your trip, have a look at our guide which will give you more information on the most anticipated festivals taking place in Guernsey over the next 12 months. Some of the events could be perfect for you and your family!
Anyone who has spent a week or two in Guernsey during the festive season will know that there is a very special atmosphere to be enjoyed in Guernsey during November and December. Here’s some more information about our top choices for things to do in Guernsey this Christmas.
It may be small, but Guernsey is a foodie’s paradise with delicious local food, gourmet dining and food festivals. In fact, the Channel Islands have become so popular in all thing’s food and drink, The Good Food Guide has named them as the number one place to visit for foodies in the British Isles.
Dogs are an important part of the family and taking them on holiday is getting easier than ever, so you don’t have to leave them at home again. From the variety of dog-friendly cottages in Guernsey to several dog-friendly beaches, Guernsey is one of the best destinations to take your dog on holiday.