Amanda Johns – Silver Accredited Tour Guide – offers a variety of guided tours around the island of Guernsey.
Check out her website www.toursofguernsey.com for up to date details on tours, availability and pricing. Bespoke tours can be arranged, tailored to guests’ requirements.
NEW Highlights of Guernsey (4 hours) – semi-private vehicle tour
You will be picked up from the tender/Albert pier by your accredited guide and separate driver, from where we will start our amazing adventure. Drive past Victor Hugo’s House to see where this famous writer once lived. Travel through the parish of St Martin before arriving at the unique and beautiful Little Chapel where you will have time to visit inside. A short drive will then take us to The German Underground Hospital, the largest construction in the Channel Islands during the Occupation. Then onwards to The German Occupation Museum, explore with us a private museum which we consider to be the best in Guernsey. On leaving the museum, drive through the beautiful countryside and out to the coast to view some of our amazing beaches before returning to St Peter Port.
Batterie Mirus (1.75 hours)
Join us for a guided tour around part of the Batterie Mirus site, including a visit inside gun emplacement number one. Hear about how these extraordinary guns were transported to the island and eventually to the site, see exclusive photographs from a private collection, experience a guided tour inside the largest gun emplacement on the island. This site is not usually open to the general public.
Batterie Scharnhorst (1.25 hours)
Join us for a guided tour around Batterie Scharnhorst which is situated on private land. View two gun emplacements together with ammunition stores and personnel shelters. Hear how this emplacement was used during the Occupation and what eventually happened to the guns housed there. This site is not usually open to the general public.
Town Walk and Castle Cornet Tour (3 hours)
Join us for a guided walk through the streets of St Peter Port. Take in the beautiful scenery, hear about the rich and interesting history of both the town and the island. Onwards to Castle Cornet which dates back over 800 years and up until the late 1800’s was separated from the town of St Peter Port. Watch the firing of the noonday cannon and then come with us for a private guided tour inside the Castle. At the end of the tour feel free to explore the Castle and various museums at your leisure.
Town Walk (2 hours)
Join us for a guided walk through the streets of St Peter Port. Take in the beautiful scenery from many different viewpoints, hear about the rich and interesting history of both the town and the island.
Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Walk (2 hours)
Inspired by author Mary Ann Shaffer’s trip to Guernsey in the 1970’s. The book is a fictional tale depicting life in Guernsey both during and after the Occupation of WWll. Have you seen the movie based on the book, staring Lily James which was released in the UK in April 2018 and on Netflix in the US in August 2018? Join us for a walk within the parish of St Martin from where the writer took her inspiration, taking in fantastic views along the route.
L'Eree Coastal Walk (2 hours)
Come with us for a ramble around the headland where you will hear about the history of the area including the German Occupation, Neolithic burial chambers, folklore, shipwrecks and much more.
We can arrange walking and/or vehicle tours customised to guests requirements for groups of any size. Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your requirements.
Please note there are minimum and maximum numbers for each public tour.