Guernsey Holidays

Mesmerising cliffs drop down to shimmering turquoise waters, charming narrow lanes bristle with cafés and boutiques, and rolling green pastures give way to beautiful sandy coves. Welcome to Guernsey, an enchanting holiday destination suited for romantic wanderers, families in search of seaside fun, and groups of friends looking for a cultural city break.

Whether you're longing for a retreat full of fascinating historical insights or a leisure-filled island escape, this slice of the Channel Islands caters to all. A wonderful blend of the cosmopolitan and rustic, offering an array of affordable to luxurious lodging options, Guernsey certainly promises a memorable holiday. Expect enchanting adventures, relaxed beach lounging, indulgent local cuisine and some of the friendliest locals you'll ever meet.


From fiercely dramatic coasts to verdant rural expanses, and from the picturesque to the historical; Guernsey offers a bounty of enticing destinations. Whether it's your first visit or you're a regular Channel Island globetrotter, let's embark on a tour of the island's finest spots.

St Peter Port

With its quaint, cobbled streets and enviable harbour views, St Peter Port stands proudly as one of Europe's prettiest harbour towns. Besides the charming shops and eateries, the capital offers a wealth of attractions including Castle Cornet, Victor Hugo's home Hauteville House, and the beautifully manicured Candie Gardens.


Achieving a pace of life that many aspire to, the car-free island of Sark provides an idyllic retreat. Renowned for its dark sky status perfect for star gazing, the island’s mix of rugged landscapes and tranquil beaches provides a unique atmosphere sure to leave you smitten.


Known for its white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters, Herm provides the perfect seaside destination. Just 20 minutes by boat from St Peter Port, it's an excellent day trip choice, offering opportunities for kayaking, fishing, or simply soaking up the sun.

Fort Grey

The 'cup and saucer' as it’s locally known, Fort Grey offers a mesmerising look into Guernsey's maritime past. Located within a Martello tower on a rocky outcrop, it’s Guernsey’s surprising and fascinating shipwreck museum.

Castle Cornet

Standing over St Peter Port for 800 years, the imposing Castle Cornet offers a rich historic experience. With five museums and four period gardens to explore, it's a captivating destination.

Where to Stay

From farm cottage hideaways to luxurious beachfront hotels, Guernsey possesses a diverse collection of accommodations catering to every visitor. Allow us to guide you through some of our top picks so you can make the most of your Channel Island escape.

For a family holiday

Venture to the west coast and enjoy a stay in Rocquaine Bay. With Torteval in close reach, families can benefit from the nearby untouched beaches and the enchanting Fairy Ring.

For a couples holiday

Lovebirds will appreciate the seclusion offered by Alderney, the northernmost of the Channel Islands. Simply disconnect from the world amongst remarkably unspoilt landscapes and spend quality time in this untouched paradise.

For a holiday with friends

Bunk in the picturesque St Peter Port, a perfect base for a holiday with friends. Bursting with bistros and chic hangouts, the town is perfect for social gatherings after a day of exploring the island's historical depths.

When to Visit

With balmy summer temperatures and toasty autumn possibilities, Guernsey can be enjoyed all year round. Typically, from May to September, Guernsey achieves the warmest weather and the most predictable sunshine. It's the quintessential time for beach days and coastal walks.

Spring and autumn also prove popular with visitors, providing cooler but still comfortable weather and fewer crowds. Autumn delivers a picturesque transformation in the colours of the flora and fauna that decorate the island.

Meanwhile, in the depths of winter, with fewer tourists around, you'll find a sense of tranquillity and calm over the island, perfect for soul-soothers and solitude-seekers.

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