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September Festivals

Visit Guernsey Food Festival

Flora, fauna, food and walking

Visit the Channel Islands this September and you’ll be treated to the annual Autumn Walking Festivals on both islands followed by the first Guernsey International Food Festival. Both events will guarantee you get to know some of the best aspects of the island. As late summer moves into early Autumn the flora and fauna will be giving its final flourishes whilst locally sourced food is always top of the menu!

guided walk

Guernsey Autumn Walking Festival – 5 – 19 September

Explore Guernsey with the island guides who will be holding a variety of walks covering different aspects of the island during the festival. Walks cost £6 for half a day and are graded amble, medium or ramble according to how challenging they may be. Each day there are daily ‘welcome walks’ around St Peter Port whilst longer themed walks may continue in several parts over a few days. Download the festival programme for more details.

cider and food

Guernsey International Food Festival – 18 – 27 September

Whether you’re a cuisine connoisseur or just enjoy great food, there’s something for everyone at the first ever Guernsey International Food Festival. Guernsey already has an enviable reputation as a haven for food lovers with an array of top chef and celebrity endorsements. The food festival will include guest appearances from Jean-Christophe Novelli, master classes from past Masterchef winner Kerri Moss, themed suppers and pop up tastings. You can even choose to take the Liberation Sausage and Ale Trail or join the Mad Hatter and friends for a literary themed tea party! Find out more on our Guernsey International Food Festival page.

ramsar site walk

Jersey Autumn Walking Week – 12 – 19 September

Jersey’s Autumn Walking Week also promises an exciting and packed programme of events. Many walks are free of charge or participants can opt to pay for the ‘Around the island walk’ which takes place over the course of the week. All aspects of the island are usually covered, from introductions to foraging to guided walks on the lunar like sea bed whilst the tide is out. For further details and to order a brochure go to Visit Jersey’s brochure guide.

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Christina's early memories include boarding a plane to visit Kuwait at the age of two and taking big family holidays in Scotland, Cornwall and France. After enjoying time teaching in London and Holland and marrying into a family spread from Ireland to the Channel Islands and America, it is no surprise that along with husband Julian they trekked around the world when three of their five children were small. Christina now runs the family company and writes and helps with the Travelsmith web and social media sites. Email: