7 things to do this Easter bank holiday weekend in Guernsey
Awesome activities this long bank holiday weekend – from an “Eggstravaganza” to a treasure hunt and more.
1. Fire and forage for families
Something different for the weekend, how about a 2-hour workshop on fire starting, cooking outside and foraging / eating wildfood. To find out more, click here.
2. Spring clean and self storage
With up to 4 days off work, this weekend is a great opportunity free up space at home or at work by putting possessions into storage at 7dayselfstore.com – the island’s best value self storage facility, like for like. Secure and modern, with 24-7 keycode access, there’s also free Wi-Fi and large off-road unloading/parking.
7dayselfstore also offers super value van hire, which comes with free fuel. There’s also a man with a van hire service if you need a hand. Pop in, call us on 01481 727151 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Island explorers’ treasure hunt
Find the clues across historic sites in Guernsey – it’s free, and ideal for young and old. Explorers packs will be available at Castle Cornet between 25 and 27 March, or download the map from the Guernsey museums’ website. Hand completed treasure hunts into Guernsey museum and get a small gift and be entered into a prize draw. Find out more, by clicking here.
4. Shrine of the Sacred Heart
A unique opportunity to visit a shrine made entirely from local seashells in a German bunker on Hommet headland at Vazon. It’s open on Saturday 26 March between 2pm and 4pm. For more information, click here.
6. Cycling tour – Northern shoreline
Suitable for all ages and abilities, this afternoon three-hour bike ride on Monday 28 March along coastal tracks and lanes will visit sites from Le Déhus Dolmen, Beaucette Marina and L’Ancresse Bay. More information is available by clicking here.
7. A stitch in time
Guernsey’s equivalent to the Bayeux Tapestry, the Guernsey bailiwick millennium tapestry illustrates 1,000 years of history in 10 embroidered panels.
You can join the team in making a tapestry to mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Toilers of the Sea, the novel by Victor Huge which was dedicated to Guernsey.
You can add a stitch between 10am and midday every Monday, Wednesday and Friday – with free entry for children under 16. If you’re interested, you can find more details by clicking here.