Guernsey (/ˈgɜ:nzi/, /ˈɡɜrnzi/ GURN-zee), officially the Bailiwick of Guernsey (French: Bailliage de Guernesey, IPA: [bajaʒ də ɡɛʁnəzɛ]), is a possession of the British Crown in right of Guernsey in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy. As…
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33 Articles of interest in Guernsey
Sark (French: Sercq; Sercquiais: Sèr or Cerq) is a small island in the Channel Islands in the southwestern English Channel, off the coast of Normandy, France. It is a royal fief, which forms part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, with its own set of law…
Saint Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey as well as the main port. The population in 2001 was 16,488. In Guernésiais and in French, historically the official language of Guernsey, the name of the town and its surrounding parish is St Pierre Port.
Herm (Guernésiais: Haerme) is one of the Channel Islands and part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, located in the English Channel, north-west of France and south of England. It is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long and under 0.5 miles (0.80 km) wide; orientated n…
Brecqhou (or Brechou; French pronunciation: [bʁɛku]) is one of the Channel Islands, part of Sark and part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. It is located just west of Sark and has a surface area of about 74 acres (30 ha).
Guernsey Airport (IATA: GCI, ICAO: EGJB) is the largest airport in the Bailiwick of Guernsey and is the only airport on the island of Guernsey. It is located in the Forest, a parish in Guernsey, 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) west southwest of …
Jethou (/ʒɛˈtuː/ zhe-TOO) is a small island that is part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey in the Channel Islands.
The GY postcode area, also known as the Guernsey postcode area, is a group of postal districts covering Guernsey, Alderney & Sark.
Lihou (/ˈliːuː/) is a small tidal island located just off the west coast of the island of Guernsey, in the English Channel, between Great Britain and France. Administratively, Lihou forms part of the Parish of St. Peter's in the Bailiwick of Guernse…
Castle Cornet is a large island castle in Guernsey, and former tidal island, also known as Cornet Rock or Castle Rock, which has been part of one of the breakwaters of St Peter Port's harbour, the main one in the island, since 1859.
Les Casquets or (The) Casquets (/kæsˈkɛts/ kas-KETS); is a group of rocks 13 km northwest of Alderney and are part of an underwater sandstone ridge. Other parts which emerge above the water are the islets of Burhou and Ortac.
Operation Basalt was a small British raid conducted during World War II on the German occupied British Channel Island of Sark.
Saint Sampson (Guernésiais: Saint Samsaon; French: Saint Sampson), is one of the parishes of Guernsey, Channel Islands.
Little Sark is a peninsula forming the southern section of the Channel Island of Sark.
Sausmarez Manor is a historic house in Saint Martin's, Guernsey.
Crevichon is an islet off Herm, immediately to the north of Jethou, in the Channel Islands
The Fort Hommet 105 mm coastal defence gun casement bunker is a fully restored gun casemate that was part of Fortress Guernsey constructed by the forces of Nazi Germany between 1940 and 1945.
"Houmet" redirects here, for further information on the placename element, please see "-hou"
BBC Radio Guernsey is the BBC Local Radio service for the Channel Island of Guernsey and the other islands in the Bailiwick - Alderney, Sark and Herm.
Torteval (Guernésiais: Tortévas) is the smallest of the ten parishes of Guernsey, situated in the Western Parishes region. Its name comes from the Guernésiais words for 'twisting valley'. The parish is split in two by the parish of St. Pierre du Boi…
Le Moulin is the highest point in Sark and is also the highest point of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, a British Crown Dependency in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy, with an altitude of 114 metres (374 ft).
The Guernsey Railway opened as the Guernsey Steam Tramway on 6 June 1879 with two steam tram engines, more being added later. It was later converted to an electric tramway, which began working on 20 February 1892. The system closed on 9 June 1934. T…
Fort Grey, colloquially known as the "cup and saucer", is a Martello tower located on a rock in Rocquaine Bay in Saint Peter, Guernsey. The French name of the rock upon which the tower was built is the Château de Rocquaine (Castle of Rocquaine); in …
The ArtParkS Sculpture Park sculpture trail is located in Saint Martin's, Guernsey, Channel Islands, in the grounds of the historic Sausmarez Manor.
Ladies' College is a private single sex secondary school in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands. Originally catering solely for girls, since 1999 lessons in the sixth form have been shared with the school's boys' counterpart Elizabeth Colleg…
The Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre is a public grammar school located in the parish of St. Andrew's in Guernsey.
Saint Peter Port Harbour is located in Saint Peter Port. It was a natural anchorage used by the Romans but it is now Guernsey's main port for passengers. However, a lot of cargo is shipped from St Sampson's harbour.
The Ievoli Sun was a chemical tanker chartered by Napolitan ship-owner Domenico Ievoli.
Bordeaux Harbour is a fishing port and bay in the parish of Vale in the north east of Guernsey.
The Val des Terres Hill Climb is a hillclimbing competition held in St Peter Port, Guernsey. The course is 850 yards (777 m) in length.
St. Michel du Valle is the parish church of Vale, Guernsey.
The Corbet Field is a multi-use stadium in St Sampson, Guernsey. It is currently used for football matches and Crown Green Bowling. Is the home of Vale Recreation FC, Vale Recreation Bowls Club and serves as the home of the Guernsey national footbal…
Castel Primary School is located in Castel in Guernsey in the Channel Islands. It is a mixed gender States school for children up to the age of eleven.