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Explore the Islands of Guernsey with Condor

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Explore the Islands of Guernsey by Ferry

Begin your Guernsey adventure by booking ferry, travel, plus hotel accommodation with Condor Ferries. Discover stunning landscapes, delicious food, island hopping fun and more.

Ferry travel plus hotel accommodation to Guernsey with Condor Breaks

 

The greatest adventures to the islands of Guernsey start at sea. The dreamy landscapes, delicious local gastronomy and unique experiences are just some of the things that make Guernsey a must for your next holiday. 

Travelling by ferry to Guernsey is such a wonderful way to start your trip, offering stunning views along the way which you’ll only see when you go by sea with Condor Ferries. We have now partnered with some of the top hotels in Guernsey to offer you a great new service - you can book your travel and hotel together and leave all the arrangements to us. It is excellent value and includes return high-speed sea travel with your car, and hotel accommodation.

Guernsey is right on our doorstep, just off the coast of France and getting there is easy from Poole in the UK. Going by ferry means you won’t have to deal with any baggage restrictions, making your life even easier. Pack up all your holiday favourites and get your car ready to go to Guernsey in the dreamiest way. 

Condor Ferry on its journey from the South Coast

Setting off from Poole by ferry gives you such unique views of the journey out of Poole harbour. Head up to Condor Liberation’s observation deck to take in the amazing seascape as the ferry makes its way past stunning landmarks like Old Harry Rocks and Brownsea Island. And, the backdrop of upmarket Sandbanks will definitely give you the most memorable holiday photos, all while surrounded by that refreshing sea breeze! Three hours later and you’ll be arriving into Guernsey’s St Peter Port, the most surreal way of getting into the island thanks to its must-see charm and quintessential scenery. You won’t be able to contain your excitement as you head back to your car and get ready to drive off the ferry to start exploring every foot of the island.

Once you drive off the ferry at St Peter Port, a short car ride just under 10 minutes away will take you to the Little Chapel in Les Vauxbelets. The shrine is made ornate with pebbles and broken china and its intricate décor is something truly unique to see during your stay in Guernsey. You’ll discover its fascinating history, all starting with Brother Deodat who came to Guernsey from France in 1904. And, the breath-taking view of the valley in which it’s located creates a stunning backdrop for your holiday photos.

 

The Little Chapel

There are so many amazing places to stay across the island, especially when you opt for the flexibility that comes with taking your car and going by sea. Fall in love with Guernsey’s rustic charm and stay at one of the boutique hotels across the island or be in the midst of it all at one of the hotels situated right near the bustling capital St Peter Port. Condor Breaks works with some of the top hotels in Guernsey, so you can be assured that you will have a relaxing holiday away. We are a Member of ABTA which means you have the benefit of ABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct.

What better way to explore the coastline of this charming Channel Island than by kayak? Whether you’re travelling as a pair or a group of family and friends, kayaking is a fun and adventurous activity for any skill level. You’ll get to take in gorgeous sea views and explore every nook and cranny of Guernsey with this activity. And, you can even go on a guided kayak exploration to make your way to the protected puffin sanctuary at Herm island where you can get a close-up view of these distinctive birds.

 

Kayaking around Guernsey's coastline

Exploring Guernsey doesn’t stop once you’ve reached its stunning coastline. Spend some of your time day tripping to the other surrounding islands of Guernsey. A short 20-minute boat trip will take you to car and stress-free Herm where you can explore white sandy beaches with the kids or go on a starry-eyed walk along its impressive cliffs. 50 minutes by boat in a slightly different direction will get you to Sark where there won’t be a single car in sight, leaving unspoilt scenery to explore and plenty of space for a biking session. If you have a bit more time, a short 15-minute flight takes you to Alderney, the 3rd largest Channel Island. Here you’ll find a haven of peace and relaxation with plenty of nature to take in and camping grounds aplenty. 

 

Island Hopping

For a truly wondrous experience, wait for the lowest tides to reveal a causeway, which if followed, will take you to Lihou island. This tiny island is a RAMSAR wetland site which means there are more than 150 bird species to look out for and 200 species of seaweed to explore when you go rock pooling. If you’re feeling brave, head to the Venus Pool to take a plunge into the natural rock pool. And, don’t forget to visit the Priory ruins which date back to 1114 while you’re there. Just make sure to leave enough time to get back over the causeway before the tides rise again!

Lihou Island

After a day packed full of fun activities and lovely walks in the stunning outdoors, you’ll be ready to get off your feet and get some food. You mustn’t leave the island without trying some of the glorious local flavours. Being a collection of islands, the most obvious and delightful choice is seafood. Take advantage of the restaurants’ menus showcasing an enticing list of freshly caught, local fish and give your taste buds a flavour of the Guernsey waters. For a mid-day treat, try a famous Guernsey afternoon tea, served with local Guernsey cream. And, on a hot summer’s day you need to have a local Guernsey ice cream made with Guernsey cow milk to leave you refreshed. If you’re visiting a local coffee shop, you’re likely to find Guernsey gâche, a fruit bread and a local favourite you should give a try alongside your tea or coffee. There are so many more flavours to explore in Guernsey, leaving foodie travellers more than satisfied.

 

Dining in Guernsey

Going by ferry to Guernsey allows you to take your own car and explore the island at your own pace. You’ll be able to pack everything you need to make for a relaxing couples’ short break or fun camping and self-catering holiday with the whole family, even the dog! Leaving from Poole, fast car ferry Condor Liberation will get you to Guernsey in just 3 hours. Turn it into a holiday by booking travel and hotel together with Condor Breaks, let us do all the leg work and book your Guernsey holiday with us today. 

Kick off your Guernsey holiday with a seat upgrade in the Horizon Lounge where you’ll have access to an exclusive bar and truly stunning panoramic sea views at the front of the ferry. On the way back, treat yourself to the ultimate onboard experience in Club Class where you can relax in a luxury table seat, with steward service, a complimentary Wi-Fi allowance and more. And, wherever you choose to sit, our gastro pub style menu will keep you satisfied throughout your sailing. Don’t forget to head into the Duty Free shop to browse our collection of travel exclusives and your favourite brands at amazing tax free prices.

Perfect for a romantic couple’s holiday, the magic of Guernsey will have you coming back year after year. Book your holiday to Guernsey by ferry plus hotel accommodation with Condor Breaks and get ready for your adventure to begin.