Alderney Travel Guide


Alderney is towards the north-end of the Channel Islands, and it comprised as a British Crown dependency. It is division of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. It is the third largest island in the Channel Islands and second largest in the Bailiwick in terms of land area. It is about ten miles to the west of La Hague in the Cotentin Peninsula, Normandy, France, about twenty miles to the north-east of Guernsey as well as about sixty miles from the south coast of England. Alderney is the nearest of the Channel Islands to France as well as closest to England.

The town of this place is referred to as ‘St. Anne’s’, which features a beautiful church and erratically cobbled high street. For its visitors, as well as residents Alderney offers cliff –top walks, white sand beaches and coastal forts in a small community. Here, you can explore some of the most tranquil, peaceful, natural and completely relaxing British Isles. It has mild climate complimenting to the beautiful surroundings. It does not have mainstream tourism and that is precisely the reason for why such exquisite form of nature is preserved. You will feel overwhelmed to see the oasis with varied history and ample of flora and fauna, enviable lifestyle and beautiful beaches with the Alderney feel. There are array of places, where you can dine and enjoy a cuisine of your choice. In addition to this, there are plenty of hotels and other accommodations that can be appropriate for you, while exploring nature at its best.

Hotels in Alderney

Belle Vue Hotels, Chez Andre, The Victoria, Georgian House and many more luxurious hotels can be found in Alderney that would make your stay completely soothing. Most of these are situated near the major attractions to visit in Alderney, so that you can make most of the island life.

Famous Places in Alderney

Alderney is waiting to be explored at your leisure. However, there are some places and major attractions that you should not miss at all. These include St. Anne Church, the Alderney Society Museum, The Alderney Cinema, The Alderney Library, The Alderney Lighthouse,

Night Life in Alderney

There is an exhilarating night life which is enjoyed by many by visiting a large number of pubs, night clubs. It offers live music performances and lots of funds to the visitors.

Entertainment in Alderney

There are seamless sources of entertainment in Alderney with a range of avenues like cinema, pottery, birdhides, lighthouse, museums, country side centres and St. Anne Church. There are some more exciting events including stunning sandy beaches, then there are festivals intertwining the charm of giant village festival, combining the whole island.

Top Restaurants & Bars in Alderney

The top restaurants and bars offer an array of international, traditional British and several oriental cuisines. Here you can also relish a range of sea food at reasonable price.

Where to Stay in Alderney

For accommodation purpose, you can consider staying in cottages, inns, apartment and self catering places, whatever suits you most.

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