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Castel, Guernsey Tourist Information

Castel is the largest parish in Guernsey. Due to its central location, Castel is an ideal place to stay when visiting Guernsey.

Must See and Do Tourist Attractions in Castel, Guernsey

Castel hosts the annual "Battle of Flowers" in August, as a part of the North Show. The North Show is a great family event, which provides entertainment for adults as well as children. The climax of the show is the Battle of Flowers, where locals display colourful floral floats and the best one wins the "Prix D'Honneur" award. It is held at Castel's Sausmarez Park.

A list of further tourist attractions can be found below:

  • Fort Hommet Gun Casement, Vazon, Castel, Guernsey, Channel Islands
  • Fort Hommet Headland, Rue d'Albeque, Castel, Guernsey, Channel Islands
  • Sausmarez Park, Castel, Guernsey, Channel Islands
  • Sausmarez Nature Trail - in Sausmarez Park
  • Port Soif Nature Trail (designed for disabled people so it has good wheelchair access), Castel, Guernsey, Channel Islands
  • Castel Parish Church, Castel, Guernsey, Channel Islands
  • Le Petit Pré - in the Talbot Valley
  • National Trust of Guernsey Folk Museum, Sausmarez Park, Castel, Guernsey, Channel Islands
  • Ron Short Walk (in the Talbot Valley), Rue des Bergers, Castel, Guernsey, GY5 7AP, Channel Islands
  • Telephone Museum, Cobo Road, Castel, Guernsey, GY5 7RZ, Channel Islands

Family Days out in Castel, Guernsey

Castel has several beaches including the popular Cobo Bay, Grandes Rocques and Vazon Bay. Cobo Bay is great for family holidays as the beach is both sandy and safe for children plus it is great for windsurfers. Grandes Rocques is one of Guernsey's award winning sandy beaches and numerous rock pools. Vazon Bay is a popular surfing beach and is one of Guernsey's biggest beaches from which you can see the impressive Fort Hommet.

Sport in Castel, Guernsey

Castel contains La Grande Mare Golf & Country Club, which is a golf course in Vazon Bay. The golf course is located near the seaside, so it guarantees you a great view during your golfing holidays.

You can also find one of the King George's fields in Castel.

Shopping in Castel, Guernsey

Gift shops and supermarkets in Castel provide all the amenities you need.

You can shop VAT free on the Channel Islands. Duty-free goods can be bought at the ferry or plane to and from Guernsey.

Nightlife in Castel, Guernsey

Pubs in Castel include The Sports Bar and The Rockmount at Cobo Bay.

Transport in Castel, Guernsey

Guernsey Airport (GCI) is easily accessible from all over Guernsey, and gets you comfortably to and from the island. The following passenger airlines operate at Guernsey Airport: Air Berlin, Aurigny Air Services, Blue Islands, Flybe and VLM for Cityjet.

There are buses running across the island to bring you to almost every destination on Guernsey.

Ferries operate between Guernsey and Jersey, the UK and France.

Official Tourism Office for Castel, Guernsey

Castel Parish Information

Castel Douzaine Room

Beaucamp Road

Castel

GY5 7PE

Guernsey Tourist Board

North Esplanade

PO Box 23

Guernsey

St Peter Port

Channel Islands

GY1 3AN

http://www.visitguernsey.com/