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The idyllic Channel Islands are perfect for a short break or a longer stay, their compact nature means that you will really fit a lot into your visit. Discover the fascinating wildlife, inspiring castles, thrilling adventure parks, visit one of the islands stunning beaches and bask in the regions temperate climate, or hike along the windswept cliff-tops in search of wildlife.
The Channel Islands boast such an incredible diversity of terrains that it is ideal for walking, cycling or water-sports enthusiasts, and after a busy day why not explore the regions wealth of pubs, café's and restaurants, many of which have a very continental ambiance.
Scroll down to order Channel Islands travel brochures or view tourist information for the region.
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Take your pick from our 24 award-winning family holiday parks in some of the UK’s best coastal, countryside and woodland locations.
Whether you want to be beside the sea or explore beautiful countryside, splash about in swimming pools or unwind by tranquil lakes, have fun with your whole family or enjoy some quality time for just the two of you, it’s so easy to find the perfect park for your holiday plans.
Choose our England & Wales or Scotland brochure (or both!) and once you know where you want to go… it’s easy to book. Just call our friendly team or go to our website.
Enjoying a mild climate all year round, Alderney is the third biggest Channel Island, offering some of the UK’s most spectacular scenery and glorious countryside. Renowned as a great spot for birdwatching, the island enjoys sightings of many rare and colourful species. Home to beautiful beaches, challenging cycle paths and wonderfully scenic walking trails, the island is also a great destination for fishing, swimming and watersports.
The stunning island of Guernsey combines the spirit of Britain with the heart of Normandy. This is a place where ancient customs blend with global commerce, where there is a fusion of ancient and modern and where cosmopolitan and homespun lifestyles go hand-in-hand. With a distinctly ‘foreign’ feel but the English language and currency, Guernsey provides an ideal short haul getaway with flight times to the island taking as little as 45 minutes.
Here you’ll find accommodation, restaurants, bars and cafés to suit every taste and pocket (many specialising in seafood of course!).
And our beautiful inland scenery and spectacular beaches make for a holiday experience that can be as relaxing or invigorating as you want it to be.
Jersey is packed full of places to explore, from breathtaking beaches to dramatic cliff-top paths, from tranquil country lanes to leafy hidden valleys, from award-winning attractions to awe-inspiring castles, from sophisticated restaurants to stylish shopping. Add a mild climate, easy travel by air or sea from the UK and great-value offers, and you’ve discovered Jersey.
At just a mile and a half long, Herm Island is a visitor’s paradise, comprising unspoilt, clean beaches, lush woodlands and stunning coastal gardens. Located just three miles from the coast of Guernsey, the island is the perfect destination for rest and relaxation. With no cars and no crowds, a stress-free holiday is guaranteed. When exploring the area’s sandy beaches, it is usually possible to find a private spot, even in the height of summer.
When choosing where to stay, visitors will be spoilt for choice. The island has an excellent selection of self-catering cottages, in addition to a ‘rent a tent’ facility and areas for camping. Alternatively, why not treat yourself to a night in the White House Hotel? The only hotel on the island provides a unique pampering experience, with no telephones, televisions or clocks in the building.
The ideal destination for anglers, Herm Island is full of popular fishing spots, from the tranquil beaches to the north of the island to the magnificent cliffs and rocky outcrops to the south. The island also provides opportunities for plenty of relaxing activities, from crabbing and rock pooling to swimming and snorkelling. Island Rib Voyages offer enjoyable sea trips on purpose built rigid inflatable boats, whilst the island’s beautiful, award-winning gardens are full of colourful flowers and exotic plants.
Premier Cottages (Postage to UK only)
Premier Cottages represents over 880 holiday cottages in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, the Isle of Scilly and the Channel Islands. Premier Cottage is not just a booking agent, but a passionate organisation of professional, independent, luxury self-catering holiday cottage owners, working together to combine the highest quality accommodation with the very best holiday experience.
Contrary to popular belief, it isn't always raining in Britain! In fact, summer temperatures frequently exceed 30 degrees celsius, providing the perfect climate for discovering the UK's fantastic beaches and spectacular coastline.
VisitBritain is the national tourism agency, working with the official tourism bodies for London, England, Scotland and Wales. An extremely diverse and progressive nation with a strong culture of social integration and tolerance, Britain was the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, and played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy, in addition to contributing towards advancments in literature and science.
Whichever part of the United Kingdom you decide to visit, from the thriving centre of the London capital to the friendly hospitality of the Northern Irish people, you will be guaranteed to experience an unforgettable holiday.
Farm Stay UK
Wake up to the country with Farm Stay UK! If you are seeking a holiday that offers fresh air, scenic views, a wide range of local attractions and great tasting, locally produced food, then Farm Stay UK is the holiday provider for you. As the Farm Stay UK sign is only found outside working farms, small holdings, rural enterprises and true country properties, when choosing holiday accommodation with Farm Stay UK, you are guaranteed that the host of your holiday has direct involvement in the countryside, and is able to provide in depth knowledge of the local area.
Taking a flexible approach to booking your holiday, Farm Stay UK finds the perfect holiday accommodation to suit your needs, by helping to find the ideal location for your weekend break or extended holiday, helping to choose properties offering the facilities you need, and allowing you to review your choices by providing comments and feedback ratings awarded to the properties by other guests. As Farm Stay UK is a farmerís co-operative, and a not for profit operation, this means that the organisation does not pay big mark ups to agents, thus ensuring that the price of your holiday remains as reasonable as possible.
Stilwell's Holiday Cottages
Stilwell’s Holiday Cottages provides the perfect UK holiday accommodation for you. With thousands of self-catering holiday cottages and B&B accommodation to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect place of residence for your holiday, whether visiting England, Scotland, Ireland or Wales.
Parkdean Holidays (England & Wales)
Awarded the title of ‘Best UK Holiday Park Operator’ in both 2010 and 2011, Parkdean Holidays is a UK focused self-catering holiday park operator, offering choices of twenty four award-winning family holiday parks. Working across the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire and Norfolk, in addition to parts of Scotland and Wales, Parkdean Holidays offer an excellent range of caravans, lodges, camping opportunities and chalets to cater for all of your holiday needs.
Parkdean’s holiday parks are equipped with all of the facilities needed for a fantastic family holiday, including fun kids’ clubs, swimming pools, great bars and high quality restaurants. Parkdean also offers pet friendly holiday accommodation, as well as accommodation that is suitable for wheelchair users.