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Guernsey Town Walks

St Peter Port, United Kingdom
About Guernsey Town Walks
The ‘jewel in the crown’ of Guernsey is St Peter Port: a photogenic town with as colourful a history as anyone could imagine. It cries out to be ‘explored’. The daily walks will take different routes most days to discover it's fascinating history. Tales of bravery, ingenuity and resourcefulness abound. St Peter Port is Guernsey's capital and has a rich and interesting history from Roman times, smuggling and privateering to occupation by Germany in WWII. The guided walks are daily at 10.30am, also Tuesdays & Thursdays at 2.30 pm. Walks last approx. 1½ hours and start from the Guernsey Information Centre. Please note there are some hills and steps on most walks. Come rain or shine, no booking required but send any enquiries to the email address. Accredited Guernsey Guides on every walk.
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Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

We have visited this lovely island a number of times since honeymooning here in 1973, yet found this walking tour with the very knowledgeable and engaging Mireille something we should have done a long time ago. Her illustrated talk (with a heavy folder of historic...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

Obviously, the quality of a walking tour depends on the specific guide. Unfortunately, our guide was difficult to hear, did not know how to use the headphone device, and was not as informative or entertaining as we have come to expect from walking tours elsewhere....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

Sue gave an overview of Guernsey's early history and then we proceeded to walk around the town looking at various early features and really got a feel of what the town had been like. I have been to St Peter Port many times but never...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019

Very informative and a lot of family experiences pertaining to the war. She pointed out the highlights of the Guernsey potato peel pie society books and movie.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019

Visit here to see the the only part of the British Commonwealth that was occupied by the German army in WWII. Guernsey was under German control for over five years. Visit the castle.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

Our walk with the lovely Marielle was informative,interesting and thoroughly enjoyable. Marielle explained the history of the island and especially St Peter’s port in a clear,knowledgable and engaging manner, The cost was only £8 per person making it a truly good value tour.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

We had the most delightful tour of the town of St. Peter Port with an informative and highly engaging guide. It was so much fun to walk the streets and hear our guide, Viv, tells stories of Sir Isaac Brock, Victor Hugo, and so much...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed our walk with Susie. Have been to the island many many times and know St. Peter’s Port reasonably well. However, learning about the history was really interesting and gave us a better idea of how the port has developed to what we see...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kate C
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Many thanks to Viv initially for arranging and then Jackie for providing a brilliant informative tour of a hilly, medieval town for lady on a mobility scooter. You took the time to check the route and made sure that we could access as many interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sally E
Reviewed October 12, 2018

At first glance this delightful Island seems calm and quiet; but there has been a lot of interesting history and ongoing activity here. Clara took us on a pleasant walk around town (St. Peter Port) and gave us a taste of what life was like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Judy W
August 24, 2019|
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Response from vivw929 | Property representative |
Hello Judy As a couple you are very welcome to join in with the daily guided walk of St Peter Port as part of a group, there is no booking required so you may be the only ones on the walk. If you wish to have a private tour... More
April 27, 2019|
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Response from Kate C | Reviewed this property |
I would advice getting tickets, its a great way to see St Peter Port and I would agree with the 15 minutes comment. The weather should be good too. Its a good walk but not too far. It took about an hour and a half, somthing... More