Guernsey offers a fantastic array of activities for kids that will keep them entertained and engaged. From spending the day exploring the scenic views of Le Guet to getting your hands dirty at Guernsey Candles, here at The Old Government House Hotel & Spa and The Duke of Richmond Hotel, we have created a list of fun activities guaranteed to keep the kids entertained and make your stay in Guernsey one you won’t forget.

Oatland Village 

Image from Oaty & Joey's

Discover the wonders of Oatland Village, a haven of excitement which caters to children of all ages. Kickstart your day at Oaty & Joey's: Trampoline Barn, a perfect place for older kids, or delve into the UK's largest Play Barn, an ideal place for the little ones. Extend the fun with a visit to the arcade and wrap up your adventure at Make a Bear, where priceless memories are made as you create a cuddly friend. But the excitement doesn't end there - Oatland Village offers a multitude of other activities guaranteed to fill your day with joy.

Herm Island 

Embark on a delightful excursion to Herm Island, home to nine beautiful beaches. Herm Island is within a 20-minute ferry ride from St Peter Port Harbour, conveniently situated just five minutes away from The Duke of Richmond Hotel and The Old Government House Hotel. Enjoy a relaxed family day at Shell Beach, where you can bask in the crystal-clear waters, build sandcastles, and explore the captivating rock pools. For those seeking a more adventurous day, your children can partake in snorkelling escapades and guided tours to explore the wonders of the water. Conclude your day by heading back on the ferry, where you might even have the chance to encounter some playful dolphins.

Le Guet 

Image from Guernsey with Kids

Exploring Le Guet provides an opportunity to connect with nature and embrace the island's rugged coastal character. Le Guet offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes and the sparkling ocean. It is known for its stunning cliffs and rugged coastline, making it a popular spot for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. It's an ideal place for leisurely walks, picnics, and simply taking in the stunning surroundings.

Guernsey Candles

Image from Guernsey Candles

Unleash your creative side with a unique candle-making course. Family members of all ages will enjoy this activity, but children will enjoy participating in the challenging candle-making process and creating their own colourful keepsakes to remember Guernsey by.

Guernsey Museum 

Image from Guernsey Museum & Galleries

Immerse yourself in the captivating history of Guernsey as you spend a delightful afternoon at the museum. Step into the engaging Discovery Room, where young minds can embark on a journey of learning through a series of interactive activities. Including stimulating puzzles, charming old-fashioned games, and even the chance to dress up in costumes and be consumed by tales of the past. 

Oggie's Afternoon Tea 

Indulge in a luxurious family afternoon tea at The Duke of Richmond Hotel or The Old Government House Hotel & Spa. Children can enjoy the delightful assortment of treats on offer, from delectable finger sandwiches, and freshly baked scones to irresistible cakes, and a choice of a creamy milkshake, rich hot chocolate, or a refreshing soft drink. At The Old Government House, children can enjoy their afternoon tea alongside our esteemed resident bear, Oggie, on hand to make their experience extra special.