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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 Guernsey Tom: A History of Guernsey’s Tomato Growing Industry

If you've visited Guernsey and wondered what was once grown in all of the greenhouses that cover the island, the answer is tomatoes - known affectionately as the Guernsey Tom.

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The Saints Bay Shipwreck

Guernsey has seen more than its fair share of shipwrecks over the years. In 1967 the cargo ship President Garcia famously ran aground at Saints Bay, just a short walk from The Bella Luce.

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Guernsey's Loophole Towers

History is in plain sight all over Guernsey and nowhere more obviously than around our coastline, which is punctuated by fortifications. One such set of fortifications are the loophole towers that can be found overlooking many bays.

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The Bella Back in Time: Occupation

History is everywhere you look in the Bailiwick of Guernsey; it is woven into the fabric of our islands and in some cases, built over them. Arguably the most important period in the history of the Channel Islands is the relatively recent chapter concerning the German Occupation during World War Two. We have been researching the history of The Bella Luce to uncover our building’s history and Occupation story.

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La Longue Veille

The Longue Veille is a traditional celebration entirely unique to Guernsey that takes place on December 23rd, and gives islanders and visitors a welcome excuse to begin their festive celebrations a day early.

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Les Hanois Lighthouse

The lighthouse that stands tall on the rocks at Les Hanois is both a local icon and an important building in the history of lighthouse engineering. Read the fascinating story of why and how it came to be, here.

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