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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.


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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Victor Hugo's Toilers of the Sea

This spring Guernsey will be commemorating the life and work of one our most famous former residents, French author Victor Hugo, whose novel Toilers of the Sea was published 150 years ago.

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Shopping in St Peter Port’s Old Quarter

Guernsey’s capital St Peter Port is a beautiful and historic harbour town less than five minutes away from the Bella Luce, and the boutique shops of it’s small but characterful Old Quarter are a fantastic place to browse away a few hours.

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