Guernsey Airport is only airport in Guernsey. It is located in a parish 2.9 miles south west of Guernsey’s capital St. Peter Port which also serves as the island’s main port.
Guernsey, officially known as the Bailiwick of Guernsey is a dependency of the British Crown.
Things to See and Do in Guernsey
Rent a car and drive over to Castle Cornet; a large island castle in Guernsey and former tidal island. It is also known as Cornet Rock or Castle Rock which has been part of one of the breakwaters of St Peter Port's harbour. There are guided tours of the castle most days or you can follow the self-guided trails around the site.
The Fort Hommet is a fully restored gun casemate that was part of Fortress Guernsey constructed by Nazi Germany forces between 1940 and 1945. The surrounding area is also a rich habitat including stabilized sand dunes, wet meadows and heathland. Rare species of plants, butterflies and birds can be found locally.
Drive over to the capital city St Peter Port; park up and begin exploring the city with many local restaurants and bars offering fresh local produce along with seafood. Do some shopping at any one of the small independent stores or just relax and enjoy the views from the seafront and watch the ships come and go.
Also at St Peter Port there are a number of opportunities to go on a boat tour of the island, take a day drip to one of the other islands or even France. Do some fishing off the coast or take a fishing trip out at sea.
With several golf courses located on the island such as the St. Pierre Park Hotel and Golf Course, go for a drive around the island and soak up the scenic views. There are plenty of opportunities to stop off and visit the many sights and attractions here.
Day Trips From Guernsey
Why not also explore Jersey? Hop on a ferry and hire a car from Jersey Airport or St Helier. Jersey offers beautiful beaches with clear blue waters, great scenery along with various attractions, sites and things to visit. Why not head to Elizabeth Castle or La Hougue Bie, it’s a historic site with a museum.
Alternatively you could travel to mainland France. There are regular ferries running from Guernsey to locations such as Saint Malo and Cherbourg for example. Car hire is readily available at both locations making this the perfect way to begin exploring the sights of these historic coastal towns.