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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!

30 Guernsey Essentials: Fort Grey Shipwreck Museum

Known locally as the ‘Cup and Saucer’, Fort Grey Shipwreck Museum is located in a Martello Tower on Guernsey’s rugged west coast. The building dates back to the 19th century, when invasion by the French was a very real threat. Today the tower houses a museum dedicated to those who have lost their lives at sea over the years, as well as offering spectacular views of Rocquaine Bay and the Hanois Lighthouse.

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30 Guernsey Essentials: Cycling in Guernsey

Cycling in Guernsey is fun and safe. Create your own itinerary or follow Visit Guernsey’s cycling routes – brilliantly devised to lead you past most of the island’s attractions and beaches.

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30 Guernsey Essentials: The Little Chapel

Pretty and quirky, the Little Chapel is tiny yet attracts many visitors who come to admire what could be the smallest chapel in the world. Completely covered in local shells, broken glass collected around Guernsey, and other colourful stones, the Little Chapel is as much a curiosity as a work of art and definitely deserves a visit during your stay in Guernsey!

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30 Guernsey Essentials: Explore St Peter Port

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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30 Guernsey Essentials: Eat an Ormer

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.

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Guernsey’s Twin Island Breaks: Alderney

At just over 5 square miles in area, Alderney is incredibly the 3rd largest of the Channel Islands. A visit to Alderney will fulfil, for anyone who ever had it, that childhood dream of discovering a world of its own, full of beautiful scenery and treasures.

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Guernsey’s Twin Island Breaks: Sark

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.

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Places to Visit: Sausmarez Manor

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.

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Guernsey Bite of the Week: Braye Beach Hotel in Alderney

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.

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Guernsey Bite of the Week: La Barbarie Hotel

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.

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