Activities

For a small island, Alderney has an incredible range of activities to suit everyone.

Whether you’re looking for an invigorating adventure or the perfect family experience, there’s always plenty of things to choose from.

Cycling

Hop on a bike to explore our beautiful island!

With our quiet roads Alderney is a cyclist’s paradise and the perfect place to hire a bicycle to explore the island on two-wheels.

Our recommendation? Download a copy of our cycle map and plan a route, with a picnic stop along the way.

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Sports

Whilst Alderney enjoys a more relaxed, slower pace of life the island is home to many sporting clubs that are open for those who choose to be more active during their time here. From tennis to sailing, running to golfing - which will you choose from?

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Fishing

Alderney is a magnet for anglers and there is never a bad time to fish from our shore. You can catch Mackerel, Bass, Ballan Wrasse, Grey Mullet, Black Bream and Garfish, depending on the season, or if fresh water fishing is your thing carp fishing available at Corblets Reservoir.

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Birdwatching

Bring your binoculars and go bird watching!

Alderney is one of the best places in the British Isles for birdwatching with its wide range of habitats from the coastal cliffs to sandy coastline, to heathland and woodland to inland ponds. It is a great choice for those who love the outdoors - not only for those who are a novice birder but it can be a fun activity for the whole family. 

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Rockpooling

Alderney is surrounded by craggy rocky shores and sweeping sandy beaches, which are bursting with marine life and waiting to be explored anytime of the year. Take a day out and try a bit of rockpooling finding starfish and sea urchins or take a stroll beachcombing the island’s strandlines hunting out shells and shark eggs. 

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Great for Surfing!

Corblets Bay is the best bay for surfing and body-boarding, with a sheltered north facing horseshoe bay that picks up swell on big days.

E
ven when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. 

Geocaching

There are over 50 Geocaches round the island.

This is high-tech treasure hunting game can be enjoyed by people from all age groups and is an different way to discover the most hidden parts of Alderney!

Discover more at www.geocaching.com