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Guernsey and the Bella Luce have so much to offer, whatever time of year you visit us; from fantastic food and drink through to island hopping adventures, wildlife watching, fascinating historical sites and artisan producers. Experience Guernsey like a local with us.


Walk Around Lihou Island

Lihou is a small island off the west coast of Guernsey linked by a tidal causeway, and constitutes the western-most point of the “inhabited” Channel Islands. Designated a RAMSAR wetland conservation site in 2006, the walk over to and around Lihou Island may be relatively short however the unique location and abundance of marine flora and fauna as well as the number of seabirds that can be spotted here make it a very worthwhile and enjoyable place to visit.

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Traditional Guernsey Woollen Jumpers

The traditional Guernsey woolen jumper is a famous garment with an incredible heritage, rooted in functionality but now also desirable as a fashion item. It is one of the oldest menswear items still worn regularly today.

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The Story of The First Commando

On the night of Sunday July 7th, 1940, just a week after Guernsey was occupied by Nazi Germany, Guernseyman Lieutenant Hubert Nicolle of the Hampshire Regiment landed back on his home island to undertake an espionage mission. This intelligence-gathering sortie behind enemy lines ahead of the first commando raid, named “Operation Ambassador”, has led Nicolle to be dubbed Britain’s “First Commando”.

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The Wrecks of the West Coast

Guernsey’s west coast has a formidable history of shipwrecks, with many a voyage having come to an abrupt and unplanned end on the treacherous rocks and reefs just a short distance offshore. Learn more this spring on a guided walk as part of the Channel Islands Heritage Festival, or with a visit to the Shipwreck Museum at Fort Grey.

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Recipe: The Bella's Caesar Salad Dressing

If you simply can’t wait for your next visit to the Bella Luce then our recipe series can help you to recreate a bit of the Bella experience in the meantime; whether it be one of our classic dishes, a seasonal special or your favourite cocktail, we’ll share some of the secrets to our best-loved dishes and drinks.

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Pleinmont Headland Circular Walk

This circular walk around Pleinmont Headland is a great option for a relaxed but feature-filled stroll on a clear day, particularly if you’re only visiting us for a short break and are trying to see as much of Guernsey as possible in a limited time, without rushing yourself.

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