Your Guide to Summer in Guernsey
Are you dreaming of the perfect summer where you have time to relax and participate in entertaining events and activities? There is no better place to spend your summer than Guernsey! In this article, you will uncover the greatness of Guernsey, what summer is like here and what events you could take up in the beautiful sun.
Known for its interesting history, Guernsey is a charming island located in the English Channel. As being a key part of the Channel Islands, Guernsey is an extremely popular location for tourism and migrants. Due to the fact that Guernsey provides a great lifestyle with plenty of amazing opportunities there is no question as to why it is so popular. The stunning island typically provides mild winters and warm summers, which allows you to take advantage of all seasons. With the island being small, the majority of activities and amenities are just a momentary walk or drive away.
The self-governing and independent island consists of 10 parishes, including St. Sampson’s, St. Saviours and Sark. With a stunning coastline on their doorstep and an abundance of fantastic opportunities, the residents of Guernsey have a great quality of life.
Summer in Guernsey
During summer, you can expect temperatures to reach up to 25°c, with the hottest month typically being august. The beautiful climate gives you the chance to visit Guernsey’s stunning beaches, where you can relax while soaking up the sun. At the beach, you can also participate in watersports which is ideal for all ages, meaning if you have children the beach is a great way to spend quality time together.
Each year Guernsey hosts many incredible events during the summer, where you can create amazing memories with your family and friends. These events include concerts, festivals, fairs, air displays and much more! As well as the additional fun provided by these events, Guernsey also supplies many activities that can be taken up all year round such as amazing walks along the beach and cliffs which offer phenomenal views, restaurants, cafes, historic sites, tours, landmarks and more! Not forgetting the main attractions including: The Little Chapel, Castle Cornet, Herm Island and Fort Grey.
Guernsey Seasonal Activities
Guernsey is a great place to live or visit year round however the summer really does bring out the best seasonal activities that all the family can enjoy. Some more of the thrilling things you can take advantage of this summer include:
Kayaking - The Puffin Patrol kayak expeditions at Herm give visitors a chance to see the most southerly puffin colony in Europe, ideal for calmer waters, these experts can help even if you’re a complete amateur.
Jet Skiing - There are guided jet ski tours of the coastlines in Guernsey that you can take advantage of, learn from qualified instructors and explore the clear waters.
Running Routes - Explore on foot with the walking and running routes around the coast and inland, ramble through the countryside and stop off for something to eat in a local cafe or eatery.
Ideal for those who are interested in pushing themselves to enjoy a new set of activities this summer! Picking up a water sport hobby within Guernsey is ideal as there is so much potential to take advantage of the great coastlines.
Holiday Accommodation in Guernsey
Our website currently has only a small number of properties for holiday accommodation, all with great features. With a mix of traditional and modern properties, you will definitely find the perfect holiday accommodation that ticks all the boxes here at Property Skipper. Take a look at some of the stunning properties we have to offer:
Set in a private clos, this charming property has many great features. The ground floor consists of the kitchen, lounge/ diner, cloakroom, bedroom (with one double and one single bed and an en suite shower room. The upstairs includes two bedrooms (both with a double and single bed) and a further single bedroom and bathroom.
This stunning and elevated property offers spectacular views into Braye Bay and the Harbour. The downstairs features an open plan dining area, a kitchen with a breakfast area, a large sitting room with a multi fuel stove and a cloakroom. The upstairs of the property consists of three bedrooms (two double bedrooms one with an en suite and one twin bedded room) and a family bathroom. With a paved seating area and steps which lead up to raised patio outside, you can enjoy the fantastic views with ease.
This traditional townhouse is set opposite the museum. The downstairs of the charming property consists of a hallway, a lounge, a dining room leading to the kitchen, a bathroom, double bedroom and twin bedroom. The upstairs includes a double bedroom and bathroom. The rear of the property has a high level garden and can be accessed via steps up to a lawned area with patio and garden furniture.