Insider’s Guide to the Channel Islands

St Helier, Jersey

In the English Channel, just a few miles off the coast of Brittany, lie the Channel Islands, comprising the islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Herm, Sark and Alderney. As bailiwicks, these self-governing British Crown Dependencies retain a form of government that has been in force for 1000 years. The Bailiwick of Jersey is a separate entity, while the three smaller islands are parts of the Bailiwick of ... Read Full Article

Lovely Little Herm Island

After reading a beautiful little book called The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, my two daughters and I chose to spend the summer holiday in the Channel Islands. Nothing inspires travel quite like a good book. In the English Channel, off the coast of Brittany, are the islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm. One day, while roaming about in Guernsey’s diminutive ... Read Full Article