So close. So different The tiny island of Alderney is the perfect Channel Island holiday destination; free from excessive tourism and filled with local cordiality.
When you visit Alderney, you can enjoy Channel Islands charm with a unique Alderney flavour. Alderney lets you experience its warm and welcoming surroundings and offers a peaceful escape from the stresses of modern life all year around. It has a rich natural heritage of wild flowers, tranquil green spaces and remarkable birds; miles of soft golden sands and sheltered crescent bays. There are active pursuits such as walking, cycling, fishing and sailing and a fascinating 5000 year history written into this Channel Island’s landscape and architecture.
Alderney is ideal if you like to travel your own way. Stay comfortably in various accommodation choices: luxurious privately-owned hotels, delightful guest houses, cosy self-catering establishments or even Fort Clonque (owned by The Landmark Trust) or Fort Corblets. Lovers of camping will enjoy Saye Beach Campsite, just over the sand dunes from the bay. Enjoy fresh seafood feasts through to pub BBQs and homemade sandwiches.
This northernmost Channel Island offers peaceful relaxation and invigorating leisure throughout the year. Holidaymakers enjoy the familiarity of England with a dash of French style. Absorbing history combined with enjoyable indulgence.
Alderney is the third largest of the Channel Islands. It is just one and a half miles wide and three and a half miles long. Visit us and find out what our two thousand friendly and welcoming inhabitants love about Alderney. Like Guernsey and Jersey, the island enjoys a mild climate and independence, with its own government and a fledgling off-shore finance and e-commerce sector.
Alderney. So close, so different.