From seasonal markets offering local fare to nautical themed stalls during the summer months, the Market Square plays host to dozens of fun and foodie events during the year.
About Guernsey Market Square
Market Square was built in the 1770s in the then rectory garden of the Town Church. In 1818, the French Halles and surrounding area was expanded to what you see today.
Having undergone full renovation during the last 10 years, the Market Buildings offers a variety of shopping experiences & dining.
Home to HMV, New Look, Holland & Barrett, SportsDirect, Feel Unique, the Co-Op supermarket, a drop in gym and a local Barbers Shop, the Market Buildings also provides the perfect Victorian back drop for whiling away the hours at café restaurants with internal and alfresco tables overlooking Market Square.
Many events are hosted with the pedestrianised area of Market Square. Regular musical ensembles throughout the summer months, photographic displays, the Guernsey Literary Festival as well as the clowns, Punch & Judy and opera singers of the annual Town Carnival, to name but a few, take place here. Market Square is the location for the island’s Fresh Friday market which sees local traders set-up shop selling fresh produce & street food. During the winter months Fresh Friday can be found within the Inner Street of Market Buildings. This really is an area of St Peter Port not to be missed!
Fermain Valley Hotel
Set in a beautiful country location and overlooking the coast, the Fermain Valley Hotel could almost be called the Fermain “Bay” Hotel.
The Hotel Jerbourg is a 3 star hotel featuring unparalleled sea views across to the neighbouring Channel Islands of Sark, Herm and Jersey. The hotel features a popular restaurant, large sun terrace and outdoor swimming pool.
Blue Horizon Hotel
The Blue Horizon is a family-run hotel on Guernsey's south coast, enjoying spectacular sea views and direct access to the coastal cliffpaths.
Saints Bay Hotel
The Saints Bay Hotel offers exceptional 3 star accommodation in a stunning position on Guernsey's south coast.
St. Pierre Park Hotel & Golf Resort
St. Pierre Park is one of Guernsey's premier resort hotels, set in rolling woodlands and gardens and featuring a golf course, a spa and a popular restaurant.
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Hauteville House, located at 38 Rue Hauteville in St Peter Port, once belonged to Victor Hugo during his exile from France (1851-1870).
Candie Gardens sit at the top of St. Peter Port offering panoramic views of other islands in the Bailliwick: Jethou, Sark and Herm.
High Street & Le Pollet
The High Street has retained much of its charm with small boutiques and gift shops jostling for space alongside larger branded stores.