St. Peter Port

GuernseySt. Peter Port is the principal town on Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands.


Castle Cornet

It is a delightful little place.

One of the town’s squares

Cobbled lanes reveal boutiques and galleries, as well as the more usual high street shopping.

The high street

Cafes and Brasseries spill out onto pedestrianised alleys.

Cafe society

There’s even a spot to rest your feet and have a good read.

A reader’s haven

The picturesque harbour is guarded by the imposing hulk of Castle Cornet, which is reflected in the still water of a Victorian boating pond.

Castle cornet reflected in Victorian boating pond

The Castle is well worth a visit, and I will do a post about it soon. But the town itself demands equal attention, a delightful place to hang out for a lazy day or two of meandering exploration. We will be back.

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