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The islands of The Bailiwick of Guernsey lie in the Bay of St Malo and despite loyalty to the British crown since 1066.
  • Product Code 75307
  • Holiday Type No Single Room Supplement
  • Grade Grade 5
  • Holiday Duration 7 Nights

Guided Walking Holidays Guernsey

Explore the dramatic coast and picturesque interior of Guernsey and two of the other islands of the Bailiwick, Sark and Herm. The islands lie in the Bay of St Malo and despite loyalty to the British crown since 1066, at only eight miles from the French coast at their nearest point, they inevitably have a ‘taste of France’.

We’ll walk some of the best stretches of the coast, with cliff-top paths and fine views out to sea. Along the coast are many signs of Guernsey’s history, from the WW2 defences built by the German occupiers to fortifications against Napoleon; right back to Megalithic tombs from 3000-2000BC. There are also artistic sights, such as Renoir’s Viewpoint. Inland, Guernsey is criss-crossed with ‘Green Lanes’ through picturesque and varied countryside.

Sark, just three miles by one and a half, is a ferry ride away, where ‘traffic’ consists of tractors, horses and bicycles. We’ll also get the chance to sample the best this wonderful island has to offer. Take the opportunity to visit Herm Island on your free day.

Holiday Highlights

  • Experience great coastal and inland walks.
  • Enjoy the charming blend of French and English influences.
  • Take the chance to visit lesser known islands of Herm and Sark.
  • Immerse yourself in Guerney's history.
The holiday inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What's included in this holiday Items that are covered in the cost of holiday price.

      Half board en-suite accommodation.
      Flights to and from Guernsey from the UK mainland.
      Transfers from individual flight arrivals to the hotel.
      Public bus fares to and from the walks.
      Boat fare to Sark.
Whats not included in this holiday Items that are not covered in the cost of holiday price.

  • Entrance fees to some museums and historic buildings (unless otherwise specified)
  • Personal expenses (such as your bar bill)
  • Discretionary tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Insurance
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Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the outlined itinerary and advertised program, local conditions can change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. This may mean that routes and timings need to be amended or the order of days may change, sometimes at short notice.

This departure: Grade 5

  1. Day 1

    Arrival at Guernsey airport and transfer to The Pandora Hotel in St Peter Port. Dinner each evening is in the hotel restaurant. 

  2. Day 2

    Covering only about 26 square miles, Guernsey is a manageable sized island to get to know in a week. In our explorations we'll get to see the best of this beautiful island, a loyal outpost of the English Crown for the best part of a millennium. 80 miles south east of England and 30 miles from the French coast, the island blooms all year round and is a paradise for bird lovers, photographers and historians. We will explore the magnificent cliff-tops and sandy bays of the coast, two centuries of fortifications, the quiet lanes leading into the island's interior and take the chance to slow down to Guernsey's calming pace of life. 

    Walk on the north coast from Le Dehus to Grandes Rocques taking in coastal fortifications and prehistoric tombs along the way. About 10 miles, 4 hours walking and304 metersof ascent.

  3. Day 3

    A day on the spectacular southern cliff-top path from Petit BÔt Bay to Pleinmont with rugged coastal views from lofty vantage points, the tiny fishing harbour of La Pointe de la Moye and the intriguing WWII range and direction-finding towers. About 9 miles, 4½ hours walking and 457 meters of ascent.

  4. Day 4

    Walking the south-eastern cliffs of the island from Petit BÔt Bay to St Peter Port, passing the picturesque Moulin Huet Bay with its several small ports and Clarence Battery with great views of the neighbouring Channel Islands. About 10 miles, 6 hours walking and 610 meters of ascent.

  5. Day 5

    A free day for your own explorations of the island, to take things easy, go shopping or visit the nearby island of Herm, just off St Peter Port.

  6. Day 6

    We take the ferry to the island of Sark, eight miles to the east, to explore the lanes and paths of this charming island. We'll see as much as we can before sailing back to Guernsey. About 6½ miles, 3 hours walking and 305 meters of ascent.

  7. Day 7

    A day exploring the interior of the island following its green lanes and Ruettes Tranquilles to visit Les Vauxbelets, St Saviour's Church and Reservoir before continuing to picturesque L'Eree Bay and the causeway to Lihou Island. About 9 miles, 4 hours walking and 152 meters of ascent.

  8. Day 8

    Departure after breakfast. A transfer to Guernsey airport is included.

Travel Details

  • Flights: Southampton – Guernsey (c45 mins), Flybe or Blue Islands.
  • Flights are also available from many local airports at a supplement.

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Pandora Hotel

The traditionally styled two-star Pandora Hotel lies above St Peter Port, the capital of Guernsey, within easy access of the shops, harbour, beaches, other attractions of the town and the tranquil east coast. There's a spacious restaurant, cocktail bar and patio and gardens with sea views. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Comfortable bedrooms have bath or shower and WC, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and TV. Many of the rooms have views over the sea or the gardens and the Havelet Valley beyond. You can choose from an extended continental or excellent full English style breakfast. In the evenings there are highly rated dinners and vegetarians are easily catered for.

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