Guernsey is an exciting island in the English Channel that boasts a variety of unique attractions, such as the Little Chapel and the Hauteville House. When you visit this spot in the Channel Islands, you can experience a bit of everything, from exploring historic fortresses to strolling through bluebells to wandering the underground tunnels from the German occupation. Whether you want to make memories with the kids, enjoy a romantic trip or sightsee on your own, take a look at the 10 best things to do in Guernsey to plan your adventure.

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    Castle Cornet

    Tour an island fortress

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    Castle Cornet is a 13th-century island castle with a collection of museums that chronicle the fortress's rich history, as well as gardens and an outdoor performance venue. Located on Cornet Rock, the castle served as a defence for the space and a breakwater for St Peter Port’s harbour. Castle Cornet was constructed between 1206 and 1256 and consisted of a keep, courtyards, curtain walls and a chapel. The castle itself is now a museum that illustrates its storied past. Inside, you’ll also find other museums, such as the Maritime Museum, the 201 Squadron RAF Museum and the Royal Guernsey Militia Museum. Each day, a cannon is fired at noon. You can visit the castle to take a guided tour, see the period gardens or attend an outdoor performance in summer.

    Lokasi: GY1 6JN, Guernsey, UK

    Buka: Hours vary

    Telepon: +44 (0)1481 721657

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    Old Government House

    Relax in an historic 5-star spa and enjoy a gourmet meal

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    The Old Government House is a boutique hotel and spa in Guernsey and is the only 5-star hotel in the region. This hotel and spa offers outstanding food at its sit-down restaurants and a unique swimming pool where you can relax all day long. It's also a historic building, full of stunning architecture that dates to 1796. Even if you're not staying here, it's worth a visit to see the historic decor and architecture that’s like taking a walk into the distant past.

    Lokasi: Ann's Place, Guernsey GY1 2NU, Guernsey, UK

    Telepon: +44 (0)1481 724921

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    Bluebell Woods

    Frolic through wildflowers and bluebells

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    Bluebell Woods is a stunning forest that experiences a blanket of colourful bluebells in bloom in the spring, providing a beautiful landscape to explore. The woodlands have numerous hiking trails that allow you to take in the sights of the bluebells and other beautiful, natural scenery, as well as a cliff walk that offers coastal views of sandy beaches and turquoise seas. The trail begins near the Guernsey Aquarium in St Peter Port and travels to Fermain Bay, giving you plenty to see along the route.

    Lokasi: Guernsey GY1 2PW, Guernsey, UK

    Buka: 24/7

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    La Vallette Underground Military Museum

    Explore underground military tunnels

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    La Vallette Underground Military Museum chronicles Guernsey’s military history with artefacts, memorabilia and exhibits on many important moments in the island’s history, from the World Wars to the island militia. Some of the exhibits feature the tunnels that were used by Germany for fuel storage during the occupation, authentic military uniforms, firearms and weaponry, signs and other pieces of wartime memorabilia. The museum also has a gift shop where you can purchase genuine military pieces and collectables from the time period.

    Lokasi: La Valette, Guernsey GY1 1AX, Guernsey, UK

    Buka: Daily from 10 am to 5 pm

    Telepon: +44 (0)1481 722300

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    Victoria Tower

    See the monument to the queen

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    Victoria Tower marks the spot where Queen Victoria stepped ashore from the harbour on her 1846 visit – the island's first-ever visit from a monarch. The spectacular tower monument stands in St Peter Port and is a must-see attraction on your trip. Along with seeing the monument, you can see the Town Arsenal on the grounds, which was once used to house artillery for the Royal Guernsey Militia, and walk the trails in a public garden. Several weapons are displayed in the garden, including 2 German guns.

    Lokasi: Arsenal Rd, Guernsey GY1 1WQ, Guernsey, UK

    Buka: Daily from 10 am to 4 pm

    Telepon: +44 (0)1481 726518

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    St James Concert Hall

    Enjoy a live music performance

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    St James Concert Hall is a lively performing-arts venue in a former garrison church that hosts concerts and other performances. Housed within the former St James-the-Less, the St James Concert Hall offers a diverse mix of concerts, plays, recitals and other performances in a massive auditorium on the island. The hall has several features, including the Whittaker Hall for theatre and concerts, 2 boardrooms, a coffee shop, smaller auditoria and the Bailiwick of Guernsey Millennium Tapestry. The tapestry is a community project that showcases a millennium of local history in vibrant embroidery on canvas, which is on display in the hall.

    Lokasi: College St, St Peter Port GY1 2NZ, Guernsey, UK

    Buka: Hours vary

    Telepon: +44 (0)1481 711360

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    Candie Gardens

    Wander the pathways of a formal garden

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    The Candie Gardens are a set of historic gardens on the grounds of the Candie House that boast an array of plants, flowers and sculptures. The gardens have pathways that travel through a representative Victorian public flower garden that includes a variety of plants from all over the world and historic greenhouses. You’ll find unique attractions in the gardens as well, such as a statue of Victor Hugo and a statue of Queen Victoria, complete with imperial regalia and a sceptre. Near the top, the Priaulx Library offers an incredible collection of books, documents and maps of local history.

    Lokasi: Guernsey GY1 1DA, Guernsey, UK

    Buka: Dawn until dusk

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    Royal Guernsey Golf Club

    Play a few rounds on a pristine course

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    Royal Guernsey Golf Club offers a championship course and game play for all skill levels, from beginner to veteran, and amenities like a restaurant, a pro shop and locker facilities. The course is par-70 links and offers challenging play and stunning views of the surrounding landscape and coastline. The club also features a driving range, a pitching green and putting greens. The Royal Guernsey Golf Club is a premier Guernsey club where you can enjoy a fun golf day on your trip.

    Lokasi: L'Ancresse Vale GY3 5BY, Guernsey, UK

    Buka: Daily from 6.30 am to 10 pm

    Telepon: +44 (0)1481 246523

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    Little Chapel

    See the wonders of a tiny mosaic

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    Little Chapel is a unique attraction that showcases a fully functional, miniature version of the Rosary Basilica and an exemplar of French-influenced mosaic art. Located in the Les Vauxbelets valley, the chapel features a grotto and basilica created from pebbles, seashells and broken china to form a replica image from far away. Up close, the individual materials used to create the look become more evident, which is in the style of pique-assiette, a French mosaic style. All the more impressive, the tiny chapel can fit up to 8 people inside and is non-denominational.

    Lokasi: Les Vauxbelets Guernsey GY6 8XY, Guernsey, UK

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    Hauteville House

    Get a glimpse into the genius of Victor Hugo

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    The Hauteville House was the home of Victor Hugo during his exile in Guernsey and now stands as a museum that holds many of his design touches and personal artefacts. In addition to being the site where Hugo created many of his famous works, the house itself was designed and decorated to his specific taste. Described by Hugo as ‘an autograph on 3 floors and a poem in several rooms’, the house features unique touches and objects, such as a tapestry room, a photography study, a workshop leading to a garden, porcelain ceilings, an oak gallery and Chinese curios. Touring the eclectic and atmospheric home gives you a glimpse into Hugo's creative mind.

    Lokasi: 38 Hauteville, Guernsey GY1 1DG, Guernsey, UK

    Telepon: +44 (0)1481 721911

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