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The Best Guernsey Boat Trips

Guernsey-Boat-Trips_Header_Credit-Medioimages_Photodisc_Thinkstock_www.thinkstockphotos.co Always fancied yourself a sailor? Whether you’re an experienced skipper or a complete novice, there’s plenty of opportunity to get out on the water in Guernsey. Guests staying with us at The Old Government House Hotel and Spa or The Duke of Richmond Hotel will be perfectly located in picturesque… [read more]
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A Guide to the Island of Herm

HermGuideHeader_Aerial_Credit-HermIslandLtd_www.herm.com With no cars and seldom any crowds, the island of Herm is the perfect retreat for a day out – and, as an added bonus, it’s just a twenty-minute boat hop away for those staying with us in Guernsey at one of our luxury hotels The Duke of Richmond Hotel… [read more]
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Guernsey Summer Events 2015

Header_Guernsey-Summer-Events_St-Peter-Port-Carnival-Street_Credit-VisitGuernsey With its (almost) tropical temperatures and fantastic al fresco food scene, Guernsey comes alive during the summer months. From aerial displays and flower festivals to outdoor theatre and stand-up comedy, there are plenty of great Guernsey summer events to choose from. And now you can stay for longer and enjoy… [read more]
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A Guide to the Isle of Sark

Guide-to-Sark_La-Coupee_Credit-chris2766_iStock_Thinkstock_www.thinkstockphotos.co Easily accessible by ferry from Guernsey, the isle of Sark offers the perfect day trip for those staying with us at The Duke of Richmond Hotel or The Old Government House Hotel and Spa. With a wealth of natural beauty, adrenaline-fueled activities, and delicious food (you’ve got to try the… [read more]
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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 plenty of restaurants within ambling distance of The Old Government House Hotel and Spa and The Duke of Richmond’s, not to mention a few local treasures tucked within our hotels, there’s no better place to… [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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