There are a number of summer sailing courses offered by the Guernsey Sailing Trust, plus weekly Saturday morning ‘drop in’ sessions in July and August for children aged 5-12 years. Visit www.sailingtrust.org.gg for a full timetable of events. During last summer’s sailing courses, the children were joined by a pod of dolphins!
There are a number of local artists who run classes for adults. Visit www.guernseyartworkshops.com for a list of painting classes and courses. If you’d like to decorate your own pottery, visit the Iris and Dora studio www.irisanddora.co.uk to choose a piece from their extensive selection.
For keen sea swimmers, there are a number of beautiful bays to swim in, as well as the 50m La Valette bathing pools in St Peter Port. There are a number of friendly locals you can join for a sea swim, including : Guernsey Open water swimming : https://www.facebook.com/groups/822350874509034/ , and Guernsey swim adventures : https://www.facebook.com/guernseyswimadventures/ . If you are in Guernsey in the month of June, there is a 30 bays in 30 days swim challenge : http://www.30bays.org/. Guernsey is also home to local sea swimmer Adrian Sarchet, who has completed an amazing six of the seven ‘Ocean’s Seven’ swims. To see his incredible swim from Northern Ireland to Scotland across the brutal North Channel, visit www.seadonkeyfilm.com
There are a number of established walking paths, plus guided walks around the beautiful island of Guernsey. For more details, visit the ‘tasty walks’ section of : www.visitguernsey.com
For early evening cruises aboard the ‘Starlight Sea’ to see the sun set and the island bathed in beautiful colours, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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Our cottage is available for weekly or fortnightly stays from late April until early October. To check the cottage’s availability, please visit the ’52 week vacancy chart’ on : www.cottageguide.co.uk/thedower
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