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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.


Local Artisan Producers: Fresh Guernsey Herbs

Here on Guernsey we’re incredibly lucky to have access to some of the finest herbs available, grown locally in a former tomato vinery in St Sampsons by Fresh Guernsey Herbs.

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Local Artisan Producers: Rocquette Cider

Guernsey has a centuries old connection with apples and cider which has been re-established in recent years by Rocquette Cider, produced by James Meller and his family on their farm in the Fauxquets Valley using apples from their own orchards and collected through a local apple swap scheme.

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Local Artisan Producers: Raymond Evison’s Guernsey Clematis Nursery

If you purchase a clematis plant from a garden centre in the UK, then there is around a 40-50% chance that it started life at Raymond Evison’s Guernsey Clematis Nursery. From this nursery in St Sampson some of the finest clematis in the world are created, produced and shipped to garden centres in the UK, Europe and North America.

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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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Guernsey Oysters

If you really want to taste Guernsey, then try a Guernsey oyster. There aren’t many foods whose flavour is so determined by the environment in which it grows as the oyster, and as an island of 25 square miles Guernsey has an unbreakable bond with the sea that surrounds it.

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Guernsey Cans: Coppersmith Trevor Rogers-Davis

The traditional Guernsey copper milk can is an island icon that was in daily use for almost a thousand years. Trevor Rogers-Davis is the last remaining coppersmith in the Channel Islands, working out of his atmospheric workshop behind Sausmarez Manor.

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