Articles in Guernsey ( 33 )

33 Articles of interest in Guernsey

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  • Guernsey

    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…

  • Sark

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Jethou (/ʒɛˈt/ zhe-TOO) is a small island that is part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey in the Channel Islands.

  • Lihou

    Lihou (/ˈl/) 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

    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

    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.

  • Torteval, Guernsey

    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

    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).

  • Guernsey Railway

    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

    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 …

  • Ladies' College

    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…

  • Saint Peter Port Harbour

    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 Corbet Field

    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…