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Walking holiday on The Channel Islands
of Guernsey, Herm and Sark

Enjoy a self-guided “around island” walking holiday on the 44 mile coastal footpath around the Island of Guernsey in the Channel Islands in the UK, with day trips to Herm and Sark.

We offer two diffrent walking holidays on these stuuning channel islands

 Standard Paced
6 days walking averaging 10 miles per day

Relaxed Paced
9 days walking averaging 7 miles per day

This hiking tour offers an amazing variety of terrain, from heath-covered cliffs with views across the sea to the other Channel Islands, sandy bays, and rocky coves.

This wonderful coastal path around Guernsey, the 2nd largest of the Channel Islands, can be walked over 4 or 7 days at about 11 or 7 miles per day. Explore the islands of Herm and Sark to make this holiday into 6 days of great walking. You stay in St Peter Port for the entire holiday and we include daily transfers back to your accommodation.

Guernsey, Herm and Sark are steeped in history with relics dating back to Neolithic times, as well as reminders of the Channel Islands more recent past, including Martello Towers of the Napoleonic Wars and extensive German fortifications from the Second World War.
The coast paths of these islands offer relaxing walking and a great way to unwind and recuperate.

You can combine this walking holiday on The Channel Island of Jersey or another part of the UK or Ireland.

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Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.
The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.
We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.
Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.
We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.
Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest choices of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Standard Paced Itinerary

Guernsey Coastal Path, Herm and Sark
 8 day itinerary Standard Pace
6 days walking and 7 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Optional Day: optional overnight in Poole
Day 1: Arrive Poole or St Malo,
transfer by ferry to St Peter Port, or fly to Guernsey Airport
Day 2: St Peter Port to Petit Bôt Bay              9 miles
Day 3: Petit Bôt Bay to Portelet Harbour       8 miles
Day 4: Portelet Harbour to Le Grand Havre  12 miles
Day 5: Le Grand Havre to St Peter Port         12 miles
Day 6: Day trip to Herm                                 mileage to suit
Day 7: Day trip to Sark                                   mileage to suit
Optional extra days to explore
Day 8: depart by ferry or plane,  optional overnight in Poole

£812pp
dbl/twin

£994pp
single/occ

£1,113pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

including UK/France/Channel Island ferry and inter-island ferries
Seating upgrades available on ferry, just select when booking
£10 reduction in price if arriving by air in lieu of ferry
Extra nights from £50 per person per night

Suggested Tour Duration:
7 nights, 6 days walking
Total Distance:
44 miles
Min/max daily distance:
12/8 miles
Average Daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
moderate/easy
Features:
beaches, second world war relics, castles, boats, gardens, wildlife

This itinerary includes return ferry from Poole or St Malo to Guernsey
and return
ferries from Guernsey to Herm and Sark.

Relaxed Paced Itinerary

Guernsey Coastal Path, Herm and Sark
 11 day itinerary Relaxed Pace
9 days walking and 10 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Optional Day: optional overnight in Poole
Day 1: arrive Poole or St Malo, transfer by ferry to St Peter Port, or fly to Guernsey
Day 2: Walk St Peter Port to Jerbourg Point                                     6 miles
Day 3: Walk Jerbourg Point to Occupation Museum Le Bourg        7 miles
Day 4: Walk Occupation Museum Le Bourg to Portelet Harbour 7.5 miles
Day 5: Walk Portelet Harbour to Cobo Bay                                       8 miles
Day 6: Walk Cobo Bay to La Grand Havre                                         7 miles
Day 7: Walk La Grand Havre to Bordeaux Harbour                          7 miles
Day 8: Walk Bordeaux Harbour to St Peter Port                               7 miles
Day 9: Day trip to Herm                                                                      4 miles
Day 10: Day trip to Sark                                   mileage to suit, max 15 miles
Optional extra days to explore
Day 11: depart by ferry or plane, optional overnight in Poole

£1,160pp
dbl/twin

£1,420pp
single/occ

£1,590pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

including UK/France/Channel Island ferry and inter-island ferries
Seating upgrades available on ferry, just select when booking
£10 reduction in price if arriving by air in lieu of ferry
Extra nights from £50 per person per night

Suggested Tour Duration:
10 nights, 9 days walking
Total Distance:
44 miles
Min/max daily distance:
6/8 miles
Average Daily distance:
7 miles
Grading:
easy
Features:
beaches, second world war relics, castles, boats, gardens, wildlife

This itinerary includes return ferry from Poole or St Malo to Guernsey
and return ferries from Guernsey to Herm and Sark.

What’s included
in your Channel Islands
walking holiday

on Guernsey, Herm and Sark

  • accommodation at a high quality hotel on a bed and breakfast basis
    in St Peter Port
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • return transfer on fast ferry from Poole in the UK or St Malo in France to St Peter Port on Guernsey and transfer to accommodation, or return
    transfer airport / accommodation
  • daily transfer to and from walking route
  • return boat trip to Herm and Sark
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  •  maps of Guernsey, Herm and Sark

Optional Extras
on your Channel Islands
walking holiday

on Guernsey, Herm and Sark

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • visits to France and other Channel Islands, Jersey, Alderney
 

What’s not included
on your Channel Islands
walking holiday

on Guernsey, Herm and Sark

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance
  • The cost of taking your car to the Channel Islands is not included in our price. We can provide a quotation if required, however all transfers are included and so you will find that your car is not required on this holiday.

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays, and additional accommodation arising out of ferry or flight cancellations.

Should ferries or flights included within your holiday itinerary be cancelled or delayed Let’s Go Biking Ltd will endeavour to arrange alternative accommodation which may be subject to additional charges.
We will also assist with arranging onward land transfers (where appropriate) as we deem required to enable you to continue your holiday as originally scheduled.

This is in addition to our existing booking conditions.

How to get there:

  • By Ferry from Poole UK/ St Malo France to Guernsey
  • By Plane to Guernsey

Channel Islands
Circular coastal walks around the islands of Jersey and Guernsey, and day trips to Herm and Sark

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