When your holiday is booked, the next step is planning on how you will spend your summer in Guernsey – here’s our guide to inspire you!
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In this guide, we will explain how the island’s cultural significance matches that of all the other Channel Islands, and how those who wish to can immerse themselves in it when they visit.
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. 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.
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.
In this guide – and with the help of a few experts – we will look a little closer at why the novel ‘The Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society’ became an unexpected but huge success, some further information regarding the upcoming film adaptation, and how you can get closer to the action by visiting some of the places mentioned in the story.
History buffs going on a Guernsey holiday this year can learn about how the island’s position was perfect for smugglers and ship-building, as well as the role the island played during the war.
There is, in Guernsey, an incredible mixture of folklore and traditions, and of tales and religion. Most sites of pagan worship became sites for churches after the arrival of Christianity and the strong spiritual activity led to a high density of churches, built throughout the centuries. Many of them have a quirky little story to add to their name; take your time as you discover them at your leisure.
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!