The capital of Guernsey is St Peter Port and it is a bustling harbour town with a good choice of bistros, restaurants and boutiques. If you like walking along stunning coastlines and spending lazy days on the beach then Guernsey would be a great location for your next holiday.
Guernsey is a great destination for a family holiday and there are plenty of tourist attractions to keep you all busy!
Family Days out on Guernsey
Guernsey’s safe beaches and the beautiful scenery impress visitors of every age, and there is a range of family friendly hotels all over the island.
Sport on Guernsey
Guernsey takes part in the Commonwealth Games, which are held every 4 years, and the Island Games, held twice a year. Guernsey has its own football association, which heavily relies on The Corbet Football Field where most of the matches take place. Other popular sports on Guernsey include cricket, horse racing, motor sports, rugby and Gaelic football.
Guernsey is popular for golf holidays as there are numerous golf courses and clubs: Royal Guernsey Golf Club, La Grande Mare Golf Course, Alderney Golf Club and St Pierre Golf Course.
Shopping on Guernsey
The best shopping destination on Guernsey is St Peter Port. There you can find many small shops, but also big stores, like Burton, Marks & Spencer and Warehouse. Mill Street and the Commercial Arcade are a good address when you are searching for designer fashion or artwork during your shopping trip on Guernsey.
You can shop VAT free on the Channel Islands.
Nightlife on Guernsey
Guernsey’s nightlife activities consist of bars, clubs and pubs. You are well advised to have a drink in The Albion House Tavern, The Red Onion, Rogues or Les Folies d’Amour, to name only a few.
Transport on Guernsey
Guernsey Airport (GCI) near St Peter Port gets you comfortably to and from Guernsey. The following passenger airlines operate at Guernsey Airport: Air Berlin, Aurigny Air Services, Blue Islands, Flybe and VLM for Cityjet.
There are buses running across the island to bring you to almost every destination on Guernsey.
Ferries operate between Guernsey and Jersey, the UK and France.
Must See and Do Tourist Attractions on Guernsey
Our Guernsey Tourist Information guide below lists all the attractions in each Parish of Guernsey.
Tourist Information for St Peter Port, Guernsey, CI
- St Peter Port
- Castle Cornet
- German Naval Signals H. Q.
- La Vallette Underground Military Museum
- St Peter Port High Street
- St Peter Port Fish Market
- Victor Hugo House
- Candie Gardens
- Castle Carey
- Clarence Battery
- St Peter Port Harbour
- QE2 Mariner
- Honda GP Powerboat Racing
- Bluebell Woods
- Victorian Shop & Parlour
- Priaulx Library
- Elizabeth College
- Silbe Reserve
- The Guernsey Tapestry
- Guernsey Aquarium
- National Trust of Guernsey
- Beau Sejour Leisure Centre
Tourist Information for St Saviour, Guernsey, CI
- St Saviour Reservoir
- St Saviour Reservoir Millennium Walk
- St Saviour Parish Church
- Bruce Russell & Son – Gold, Silversmiths & Jewellers
- Guernsey Woodcarvers
- New Strawberry Farm
Tourist Information for Castel, Guernsey, CI
- Battle of Flowers
- Fort Hommet Gun Casement
- Fort Hommet Headland
- Sausmarez Park
- Sausmarez Nature Trail
- Port Soif Nature Trail – designed for disabled people
- Castel Parish Church
- Le Petit Pré
- National Trust of Guernsey Folk Museum
- Ron Short Walk
- Rue des Bergers
- Talbot Valley
- Telephone Museum
Tourist Information for St Martin, Guernsey, CI
- Sausmarez Manor
- Sausmarez Manor Sculpture Trail
- La Gran Mere du Chimquiere
- St Martins Point
- Catherine Best
Tourist Information for Forest, Guernsey, CI
- German Occupation Museum
- Le Bigard
- Guernsey Airport
Tourist Information for St Peters, Guernsey, CI
- Fort Grey Shipwreck Museum
- Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery
- St Peters Parish Church
Tourist Information for Torteval, Guernsey, CI
- Fort Pezeries Pleinment
- Batterie Dolmen Pleinment
- German Directional Finding Tower
- Table des Rions (Fairy Ring) Pleinmont
- Pleinmont Headland
- La Folie
- Le Vaux de Monel and La Varde Rock
Tourist Information for Vale, Guernsey, CI
- L’Ancresse Bay
- L’Ancresse Common
- Royal Guernsey Golf Club
- La Grande Pré
- Rousse Headland
- Vale Pond & C.J McCathie Nature Reserve
Official Tourism Office for Guernsey
Guernsey Tourist Board – North Esplanade, St Peter Port, Guernsey Channel Islands GY1 2LQ