The UK has a lot of beautiful islands, but Guernsey is unlike any other. It’s small and compact with an amazing landscape that will make you feel like you’re really on vacation. We will share the best things to do on Guernsey and if being active is your thing then you are in luck because there’s plenty to explore!

The island of Guernsey is a charming island that was made famous by the novel and Netflix movie “Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society” which is set in the WWII era. The island is famous for its cows, potatoes and cream (hence the name).

Where is Guernsey?

Guernsey is a small island,  located in the English Channel off of France with its closest mainland being Brittany (about 25 minutes away).

How do you get to Guernsey?

There are flights from the UK. You can also get there with the ferry service offered by Condor Ferries that travels between France and Britain (we took their route from St Malo via Jersey).

Castle Cornet

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This is among Guernsey’s most iconic structures which was occupied by French, English and German militia at different times in history.

Take a tour on the Petit Train

The Petit train, picks up from the harbor in St Peter port, and is a lovely way to see the town and learn the history of the island.

Coastal Fortifications

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Along Guernsey’s coastline are fascinating fortifications from different eras.You can enjoy these coastal forts as you go to the beach or for a coastal walk.

Jerbourg Point

Jerbourg Point is an amazing vantage point on the southern coast of Guernsey. It has splendid views of the surrounding islands and the Guernsey channel.

Havelat Bay

Havelet Bay is very close to St. Peter Port. After a short walk from the capital, you will reach this magnificent spot where you can unwind and and dive into the sea for a swim.

Eat at the Terrace Garden Cafe

The patio overlooks the marina, the food is delicious, and it is an all-around great atmosphere to dine in.