10 things you never knew you could do in Guernsey
1 Tasty walks
Choose from a variety of guided or self-guided strolls for all ages and abilities that combines scenic walks along coastal paths and bays with stops at fabulous food establishments.
2 Woolly jumpers
Island hop over to Sark for one of the strangest yet captivating events around. The annual Sark sheep racing weekend is a unique spectacle topped off with live music and celebrations. /p>
3 Wild about foraging
Enjoy all of Guernsey’s natural produce, from fishing to gathering hedge veg. Foraging can add a unique twist to your visit and you might even save a few pennies. Download a map at www.visitguernsey.com
4 Sealed with a kiss
Novices and experts are drawn to Guernsey’s clear and clean waters for some of the best diving spots in the UK. Scuba Dive the Island’s seas with one of the many certified organisations.
5 Cannon fodder
A tradition dating back to the 19th century, tourists flock to the impressive 800-year-old Castle Cornet to witness Thingsthe 12pm gun fire by the scarlet clad soldiers and enjoy a guided tour.
6 Cliff jumping
Coasteering transforms the Island’s coastline into a playground. Embrace the sea and combine rock climbing, cave exploration and cliff jumping in this increasingly popular water sport.
7 Hugo’s there
Walk in the footsteps of famous author of Les Misérables at his beautiful, Hauteville House in Saint Peter. A guided tour (English or French) will gain you an intriguing insight into Hugo’s exile.
8 Going underground
La Vallette Underground Military Museum is great for those with an interest in WW1 and WW2. Set in the tunnels of the German occupation, exhibitions and memorabilia set out Guernsey’s rich history.
No cars, no neon strips nor street-lamps, make for a dazzling night sky in Sark on a cloud-free evening. This certified Dark Sky Island exposes The Milky Way, constellations and shooting stars.
10 Say a little prayer
Initially designed as a miniature of the grotto and basilica at Lourdes, France. Step inside to admire the Little Chapel - a beautifully decorated attraction and a great photo opportunity.
Find out more at www.visitguernsey.com