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Channel Islands things to do

Your destination guide to Channel Islands attractions, events and activities

The Channel Islands have so many things to do, you may just have trouble fitting everything in during your holiday or break! With a great mix of beach life and countryside, heritage and anglo-french culture, the islands will greet you with beautiful scenery, breathtaking views and a warm reception.

Jersey things to do and see

Besides miles of bleached white beaches, cool green lanes and inspiring food, you’ll struggle to choose between land and sea sports, guided walks and golf, ancient castles and museums, country pubs and bistros. The island is the largest of the Channel Islands and yet is still compact enough to cover by bike or by foot. Cliff top walks or rides will reveal breathtaking scenery whilst the islands many varied attractions will keep you busy wanting to know more!

Guernsey things to do and see

According to well known travel journalist Paul Mansfield, “Guernsey is having a style moment” and he’s clearly right. Cream teas, seafood suppers and quaint little cobbled harbours sit side by side with cool new bars and restaurants, exotic gardens and shops brimming with elegant and eclectic collections. Hidden coves, wonderful sandy beaches and rugged cliff top paths delight beach lovers, walkers and sports enthusiasts alike. There’s definitely a new buzz about the place!

Things to do and see on the smaller islands of Alderney, Sark and Herm

If you decide to island hop during your holiday or break or if you choose one of the smaller islands as your holiday destination, you won’t be disappointed. For a complete escape, Sark and Herm are both car free and Herm is even bicycle free! The pace of life here may be gentle but the islands are packed full of wonderful scenery and wildlife. Browse through our pages for ideas for holiday activities, events and festivals for all the islands.