Walking & Cycling in Guernsey
Guernsey's scenic landscapes invite exploration, be it on foot or by bicycle.
Walking in Guernsey
Guernsey is a walker's paradise, whether you're a seasoned rambler or have recently rediscovered the joy of stepping out in the great outdoors. Whether you crave short walks around peaceful country lanes or hearty hikes along stunning cliff paths, walking is a great way to discover the delights of Guernsey. Choose from self-guided strolls at your own pace, a guided walk in the company of informative guides, or perhaps time your visit with either the Spring or Autumn Walking Festivals.
If you'd like to strike your own route around the island there are a variety of routes to follow, be it along the rugged south coast cliff paths, the long sweeping bays of the west or uncovering the historic past of the island's capital. Check out Guernsey walking routes here.
If you are interested in learning more about Guernsey's heritage and wildlife, let local guides unveil the secrets and hidden places that make Guernsey so special. From April to September a series of walks are offered on a daily basis by accredited guides. Click here for details.
Each year, Guernsey hosts an annual Spring Walking Festival (which in 2022 is from 21 May to 05 June) and an Autumn Walking Festival (with 2022 dates confirmed as 17 September to 02 October). During each festival a range of guided walks show off the wonders of Guernsey, Herm and Sark. From coastal hikes to hidden Ruettes Tranquilles, to exploring the beautiful capital. Each walk starts close to a bus stop and parking area, and all are rated from an easy amble to a more testing hike. Through locally accredited guides, this is such a wonderful way to discover so much about the islands. Learn more here.
Cycling in Guernsey
If a quest on foot isn't quite your cup of tea why not hire a bike or an e-bike - or even bring your own. Pick a direction and pedal off on an adventure with stunning views at every turn.
The Islands of Guernsey are ideally set up for exploring by bicycle. Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or simply enjoy getting out and about on two wheels with the family when in a new place, the Islands offer an amazing cycling landscape. From the coastal roads to the quiet Ruettes Tranquilles country lanes, where pedestrians are given priority, there are 11 official cycle routes designed for a variety of abilities and levels. Discover Guernsey's cycle routes.