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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.


Simply Citrus: Joyce Hardy's Vinery Revival

Joyce Hardy has given one of Guernsey's old glasshouses a second lease of life, growing an incredible range of citrus including the mandarin limes used to produce Wheadon’s Gin mandarin lime and hibiscus infusion here at the Bella Luce. We joined Joyce for a tour of her vinery to learn more.

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The Old Number 11 Bus - Vintage Tours

As part of this year’s Channel Islands Heritage Festival passengers can once again board the historic Number 11 bus for a journey back in time. Find out more about bus 1787 and how it finally returned to Guernsey, before travelling aboard the original Watson Brothers' 1954 Albion Victor from St Peter Port out to the west coast and back.

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Wildlife Watching on Guernsey: Spring Forward

As spring arrives in Guernsey, bringing with it waves of beautiful migrating bird species, we welcome local bird and wildlife guide Chris Bale of The Bird Box gallery in St Peter Port to share with us a taste of what it might be possible to spot around the Bailiwick this season, illustrated by his incredible photography.

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International Chef Exchange: A Tale of Two Islands

The Bella Luce's Head Chef and Channel Islands Chef of the Year, Simon Mckenzie, headed to St Lucia in February for the return leg of the International Chef Exchange that started at the Guernsey International Food Festival last year.

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Guernsey's Day Boat Fishermen

Guernsey is an island surrounded by productive fishing grounds, and we are proud to serve locally caught fish and shellfish on our menu. Most of Guernsey’s fishing fleet are small day boats such as Handy Man, skippered by Keith, who supplies much of the crab and lobster that we serve here at the Bella Luce.

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In Admiration of Admiral James Saumarez

Admiral James Saumarez was an 18th Century naval hero, and one of Guernsey's most famous sons. Read the story of his rise, from humble midshipman to Nelson's second in command and eventually a Vice Admiral who was knighted and made a Baron for his victories at sea.

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