Summer is slowing approaching, a day trip should be on your to-do list for this long holiday. Why not try some adventurous things this summer like getting close to nature, taking out your binoculars to spot birds, travel down a tunnel, get your toes wet while you walk along a white sand beach and explore other activities. The major attractions at Guernsey Island are fit for all ages and fun for all.
Take a day trip to Guernsey island to explore the beautiful island, historical moments, heritage, mouth-watering delicious dishes and the richness of the island.
Things to Do in Guernsey Island
Guernsey Island is a small island with a lot of activities to entertain the entire family. Whether you choose to visit as a weekend break for couples, summer vacation with friends and family, anniversary trip Guernsey Island has something in store for you. If you choose to spend your day on land or water there are many activities to enjoy. Things to do in Guernsey include many tourist attractions, tons of historic places to visit, garden and wildlife, beaches, events and festivals and much other outdoor activities.
Guernsey Tourist Attractions
Learn more about the History and Heritage of the island by visiting the Museum and Art Gallery; it is fun to hear about the history of Guernsey for exhibitions and view the discovery room for arts, gifts and the cafe.
Take a guided tour to Castle Cornet to hear about the historical events, view the garden and 5 other museums:
- The Story of Castle Cornet Museums
- The Maritime Museum
- The 201 Squadron (RAF) Museum
- The Royal Guernsey Light Infantry Museum
- The Royal Guernsey Militia Museum
Houses and Gardens
Take a guided trip to view the houses and gardens such as Hauteville House, Sausmarez Manor, Freesia Centre and Les Cotils gardens. To capture some of Guernsey’s famous myths and legends consider visiting the Vale Castle. It is often used for entertainment. Guernsey is home to the most beautiful gardens. Get involved and enjoy the beautiful scenery and open gardens.
Outdoor activities in Guernsey range from watersports such as kayaking, deep sea diving to motorsport events with motorcycle trials, hill climbs and off road events. You can also visit the countryside by horse, bike or on foot.
Guernsey Beach Life
Enjoy one of the famous beaches on Guernsey. You will find up to 27 beaches ranging from large flat sandy beaches of the north coast to the west complementing the dramatic cliff tops and picturesque of the south. Here you will find white sand beaches, turquoise seas, rock pools, caves, water sports to enjoy and other dramatic scenery with plenty more to offer. Check out the clear sand beach at L’Eree, St. Peter with low tide rock pools and several surrounding cafes. If you are looking for surfing activities then the Vazon Bay, Castel is where you want to be. A surfing school is available on the beach and you will get a chance to see the exciting sand racing events that often take places. Cobo Bay, Vale is perfect for the family with its beautiful clear water, white sands, surrounding bars, village shops, hotels, parking and public toilets.
A number of Festivals are being held right throughout the year. The only thing they are seasonal, so book your day trip on the festival month that you would like to enjoy. Some Festivals are:
April – May: Heritage festival and Spring Walking festival
June, August, October: Flower Festivals
August: Summer Shows
September: Guernsey Air Display
September – October: Autumn Walking Week and International Food Festival
October – November: Tennerfest
December: Christmas Shopping
Be sure to check your calendar and book your day trip around the time of one or more of these festivals; to enjoy your day trip at Guernsey Island. Use this coupon DAYOUT2018 to get half price of foot passenger day trips.