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Eight Great Restaurants in Guernsey for Seafood Lovers

Eight Great Restaurants in Guernsey for Seafood Lovers From hand-rolled sushi to locally caught lobster, Guernsey is a paradise for seafood lovers. With wonderful views over St Peter Port harbour, our very own Brasserie Restaurant at The Old Government House Hotel and Spa offers some of the best seafood on the island, or head over to The Duke… [read more]
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Five Beautiful Guernsey Gardens

HEADCandie-Gardens_Visit-Guernsey_Credit-Chris-George A haven for nature enthusiasts and keen horticulturalists, The Channel Islands offer the perfect climate for garden promenades. Guernsey in particular is known for its abundant flora and fauna, with an impressive array of early plant varieties and unusual cultivars found in many Guernsey gardens. Ideally located in the heart… [read more]
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A Guide to the Channel Islands’ Birds

Stonechat_UrosPoteko_thinkstock header Known for its abundant natural wildlife, Guernsey is the perfect place to discover hidden reserves, puffin colonies and hundreds of different Channel Islands’ birds. Embrace your wild side and ignite a newfound interest in bird watching, or simply take the opportunity to capture some impressive wildlife snaps around Guernsey’s scenic… [read more]
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Best Beaches in Guernsey

Picturesque views from Guernsey's pretty coastline © Visit Guernsey Picturesque views from Guernsey’s pretty coastline © Visit Guernsey Visiting the Duke of Richmond or The Old Government House Hotel puts you within easy reach of the best beaches in Guernsey and the beautiful natural landscape of the island. There are a staggering 27 beaches in Guernsey, so you certainly… [read more]
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The Best Restaurants in Guernsey

OGH_DouglasAndDarymple_008_resized Inside the Brassiere Restaurant © Red Carnation Situated in the heart of Guernsey, The Old Government House Hotel is the perfect place to set about exploring the Island’s incredible culinary scene. There’s a wealth of great restaurants in Guernsey located right in the centre of St Peter Port. None more… [read more]
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Drink Trends for 2014

CrownClub The Crown Club is Guernsey’s latest and most discerning bar, having established itself as a firm favourite with locals and leisure and business travellers alike since its opening in the summer of 2013. Head Barman Gino, real name Karl Jein, has become a sought after man in Guernsey. Known for… [read more]
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Guernsey – a walker’s paradise

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Andrew Chantrell, General Manager of The Duke of Richmond and The Old Government House Hotel, shares with us his love of exploring the cliffs of Guernsey. With 30 miles of cliff paths to explore in Guernsey, taking to the cliffs is the perfect opportunity for me to get back to… [read more]
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Top 10 attractions in St Peter Port – Guernsey

guernsey With its cobbled streets and picturesque seafront marina, it is easy to see why St Peter Port is considered one of Europe’s prettiest harbour towns – and there’s plenty here to keep you busy for several days. 1. The harbour You could easily spend half a day wandering around the… [read more]
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Discovering Victor Hugo

Statue of Victor Hugo We are so lucky in Guernsey to still have the home of Victor Hugo more or less as he left it in 1870 and to be able to see where he stood to write and complete Les Miserables. You might wonder what one of the most famous French writers was… [read more]
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The perfect mulled wine recipe

Mulled Wine One of the great things about winter is that as the nights get colder and darker it’s the perfect time to have a glass of mulled wine to keep yourself warm. The team at The Old Government House Hotel, finds there is nothing like the aroma of a good mull… [read more]
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