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Explore the scenery of Jersey and Guernsey on a May Walking Week

20th April 2012 Print

Put a spring in your step this season and take a holiday with a difference - try a walking week in Jersey or Guernsey to explore the stunning scenery through Channel Islands Direct.

The Guernsey Spring Walking Week takes place on 5 to 13 May. The island is renowned for its excellent walking routes that include coastal hikes with dramatic cliff views, walks in the countryside and strolls along quaint country lanes.

Visitors who book during the Guernsey Spring Walking Week through Channel Islands Direct and quote 'walking' at the time of booking receive a free walking map, a comprehensive walking routes book and an Ormer travel card for use on local buses.

A four-night stay at the four-star St Pierre Park, on the outskirts of St Peter Port, Guernsey, costs from £224 by sea or £290 by air per person. Prices are based on two adults sharing and include accommodation with breakfast, hotel transfers and travel from the UK. Sea departures are from Poole and air departures are from Gatwick with flybe. Regional departures are available at a supplement and terms and conditions apply. For further information visit

Alternatively, discover the natural beauty of Jersey via a series of free guided walks designed for all ages and walking experience, during the Jersey Spring Walking Week from 12 to 19 May.

The 'Around Island' walk is completed over the course of five days and covers the island's entire coastline. Transfers are included to take you to and from the starting point each day. The cost of the 'Around Island' walk is a mere £20, while all other walks featured in the programme are free.

Enjoy four nights at Jersey's Beachcombers hotel from only £165 per person and if you book a minimum of seven nights in May you'll receive free half board. This recently refurbished boutique hotel is in Grouville, on the south-east coast of Jersey, next to the Royal Jersey Golf Course and the beautiful bay of Grouville. A short walk behind the hotel takes you to Queens Valley, a haven for nature lovers and walkers. Prices include accommodation with breakfast, hotel transfers and the ferry from Poole. Air travel from London Gatwick starts from just £254 per person. To see this and other offers, visit