If you’re planning on visiting Guernsey this Valentine’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of the best things to do on a romantic weekend.
Share a romantic dinner at one of the island’s many restaurants
Guernsey boasts a host of gastronomic delights with locally sourced meat, seafood and vegetables at the heart of the menus. Island favourites such as La Petit Bistro and Da Nello offer the perfect romantic atmosphere – allowing you to enjoy a perfect night together.
Enjoy a scenic walk
Enjoy a bracing walk along the island’s cliffs and take in the wonderful scenic views the island has to offer – on a clear day you can see for miles and take in the glorious landscape.
Get inspiration in the jewellery shops
If you’re thinking of popping the question or are in the midst of planning a wedding, Guernsey’s many jewellery shops will provide inspiration. Visit the Guernsey diamond museum to explore their many shapes and sizes, origins and how they are set in jewellery or explore the third and fourth generation family jewellers Bruce Russell & Son.
Tour Victor Hugo’s Home and Garden
The author of greats such as Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame lived in Guernsey during his exile from France. He left behind the lavishly decorated Hauteville House and a beautiful garden. Soak up the creativity and romanticism in this wonderful setting.
The Little Chapel
This picturesque landmark is quite possibly the smallest chapel in the world, measuring 16ft by 9ft. It is adorned in pebbles, shells and broken china as well as an impressive mother of pearl. Take in its beauty in the lovely Les Vauxbelets.
La Gran’mère du Chimquière
This 4000 year old statue-menhir is located at the gate of St Martins Parish Church. Legend has it that the statue is thought to bring good luck and fertility to newly-wed couples who place a wreath of flowers around the statues head.
Book a spa day
Relax and pamper yourselves with a selection of treatments at one of the island’s many luxurious health spas – an ideal opportunity to relax and unwind.
Enjoy a horse and carriage tour in Sark
Sark is a small car free island nearby to Guernsey, why not enjoy this picturesque island by horse and cart and feel transported back in time.
Whatever you decide to do, we hope you have a wonderful break in Guernsey.