Charm oozes out of the beautiful little harbour town of St Peter Port – capital of the Bailiwick of Guernsey and home to many secrets. Lose yourself in its cobbled streets and wonder what lies behind the shop fronts and the restaurants.
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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!
Beautiful, edible and elusive ormers have always been high on the menu list in Guernsey’s homes. This sought after mollusk – known as abalone in the rest of the world – is to be found on the island’s shores and can be harvested by hand.
At just over 5 square miles in area, Alderney is incredibly the 3rd largest of the Channel Islands. A visit to Alderney will fulfill, for anyone who ever had it, that childhood dream of discovering a world of its own, full of beautiful scenery and treasures.
The short boat trip to Sark is akin to travelling back in time. A world with no cars, no supermarkets and no sky-scrapers awaits you. Enjoy the peace, the quiet and the beauty of the smallest of the four main Channel Islands.
There is plenty to visit at this time of year in Guernsey, but a stop at Sausmarez Manor is simply a must. The site is beautiful with sub-tropical gardens, and totally intriguing with a rich and fun history.
The Braye Beach Hotel showcases some of the finest views in the Channel Islands, with a panoramic sweep opening onto the picturesque Braye Bay on Alderney’s north coast. The luxury surroundings of this 4 star hotel are perfectly complimented by the excellent dining on offer in the hotel’s restaurant, terrace and bar.
The restaurant at La Barbarie Hotel is one of Guernsey’s foodie highlights; a relaxed an casual affair that is as much about the social enjoyment of eating as it is about the culinary highlights on the table.
Being Guernsey’s only five star hotel, the Old Government House Hotel & Spa naturally creates high expectations. And their dining options do not disappoint.
Now 33 years old and standing proud in one of St. Peter Port’s oldest buildings, Da Nello Restaurant is a haven of Italian fine dining.
Set at the tip of Guernsey’s historic Albert Pier, Pier 17 is a modern restaurant serving up outstanding views of St. Peter Port harbour at Guernsey’s Castle Cornet. Perfectly placed to serve the very best of Guernsey’s daily catch, Pier 17 specialises in Guernsey seafood and local island produce, served in a contemporary European fashion.