Holidays to Guernsey 2016/2017
The more southerly of the two main Channel Islands, Guernsey is a beautiful island which combines the climate of northern France with a distinct British flavour - and stunning scenery which everyone will appreciate.
With 27 beaches scattered around its coastline, it's no wonder that package holidays to Guernsey are so popular, as they afford anyone a chance to drink in all that's best about the most southerly part of the UK. Guernsey islanders are especially proud of their cuisine which makes great use of local produce such as fruit, vegetables and the rich variety of seafood caught just off its shores.
Guernsey holidays can be taken in a wide range of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets which range from four-star luxury to self-catering options designed to suit those looking for low-cost holidays on Guernsey. Due to its proximity to the UK mainland, flights to Guernsey are short and generally nice and cheap! Flights are available from many UK airports, with some great deals available from Birmingham and the London airports.
The island also offers a tremendous variety of entertainment with lots on offer whether you're looking for excitement or a relaxing holiday on which all the family can unwind. There is also an extensive network of Ruettes Tranquilles, or quiet back roads which can be used to take relaxing drives to explore less-often visited parts of the island.
The main town on Guersney is the islands' capital, St Peter Port. It's a bustling cosmopolitan town with a wide variety of shops, bars and restaurants.
Accommodation on Guernsey comes in all shapes and sizes, and the amount of friendly, hospitable establishments available ensures that even if you're looking for late deals to Guernsey, you're likely to find something that suits you perfectly.
Take a look around and check out what's available for your preferred dates - then be sure to book your Guernsey holiday with us for the best service, at the best choice of locations and accommodation.
Booking Ahead – Guernsey Holidays 2017/2018
If you’re looking to save money, then why not book ahead? Great holiday deals and packages are now available for Guernsey holidays in 2017/2018.
Booking ahead for your 2017/2018 holiday to Guernsey has many advantages - especially for families who are looking to save money. Parents can book holidays in advance so they can reserve the time off forthcoming school half term and summer holidays.
Book an all-inclusive Guernsey holiday for next year and save money now.
Guernsey - Holiday Destination Information
Key Information: Guernsey is located in the English Channel by the coast of Normandy and is the second largest of the Channel Islands. Guernsey is brimming with natural wonders and has a quiet environment. A holiday in Guernsey offers beautiful beaches, breath-taking sea-cliffs and a multicultural capital.
Ideal Time to Go: Guernsey has one of the sunniest and mildest climates in the British Isles. If you are looking to get the most out of the sunny weather, then you should consider booking a holiday to Guernsey in July or August. These are the hottest months and provide consistent sunshine with gentle breezes. For those who are looking to book cheap holidays to Guernsey, you should consider visiting between December and February. Although the weather may be colder and milder, you can be sure to get great value for your money as the hotel rates are much cheaper.
Weather: Guernsey’s Mediterranean climate means you can expect dry and warm summers with cold and mild winters. The hottest months are July to September with temperatures reaching a warm 22°C. The coldest months are December to February with temperatures reaching as low as 3°C.
Flight Time: Direct flights to Guernsey can take around 1 hour.
Time Difference: Same time as the UK
Currency: Guernsey Pound (£)
Fun Fact: Guernsey is well-known for its high quality dairy products, such as butter, milk, ice cream and cheese.
Top Tip: You can use the British Pound Sterling in Guernsey without any problems as they are worth the same. Just remember to exchange your Guernsey Pounds into Sterling before you leave.
Places to Visit on Your Guernsey Holiday
This island provides a great amount of entertainment, whether you are looking for excitement or relaxation. You’ll be spoilt for choice for activities.
St. Peter Port – this is the cosmopolitan capital of Guernsey and is the main port. This small town is reminiscent of its historical heritage and culture with its signature landmark - the 800 year old Castle Cornet. This town offers spectacular sights and breath-taking scenery.
Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery – this is a permanent exhibition of Guernsey’s history and a beautiful art gallery. There’s also a dainty gift shop and café which are housed within the Victorian Candie Gardens.
Candie Gardens – this is a historical, public flower garden which offers spectacular views over the capital, St. Peter Port and the other nearby islands. Access to the Candie Gardens is free and they also have a refreshing café.
Herm Island - A short ferry ride from St Peter Port, the beautiful island of Herm is a must-see when visiting Guernsey. With stunning beaches, fantastic coastal paths and amazing views, Herm is the perfect place to spend a relaxing day (or more if you pre-book a camping spot!).
How to Get There
Direct flights and connecting flights are available at airports across the UK. Manchester, Birmingham and London offer direct flights to Guernsey, whilst Glasgow and Dublin airports offer connecting flights.