Things to do on Alderney

There are clubs on Alderney for almost anything you can think of.  For a full list and all the relelvant contact details pick up a copy of the Alderney Journal or Alderney Press, both fortnightly magazines which can be purchased from Le Cocqs Stores, Jeans Stores, the Post Office or the newsagents.

 

There are lots of ways to spend your time on the island whether you prefer just being lazy and taking in the scenery or getting out there being an adrenalin junkie...

 

Walking

Fishing

Birdwatching

Cycling

Golf

Tennis

Cricket

Rifle or Clay Pigeon shooting

Surfing

Kayaking

Swimming

Boat Trips

Beachcombing

 

Go Geocaching on Alderney - see www.geocaching.com and search for Alderney

 

Wildlife Trust Activities - The Alderney Wildlife Trust organises a variety of events for you to take part in, eg., guided tours of St Anne, bat walks, educational lectures and many more.  See their website for more information www.alderneywildlife.org or Tel 822935.

 

The Odeon is an old German look-out at the east end of the island.  This german WW2 bunker offers stunning views of the island and the Channel towards Cap de la Hague and Gorey in  France.  Get the key from the Tourist Information Centre in Victoria St.

 

Alderney Railway Society - Alderney boasts the only train in the Channel Islands and a pretty unique one it is too - two london underground carriages pulled by 'Elizabeth' a diesel locomotive.  Trains run from Braye opposite the Moorings, to Mannez Quarry, a stone's throw from the lighthouse, most Saturdays and Sundays through the summer with extras running on Bank Holidays and throughout Alderney Week.  The miniature railway is due to re-open summer 2020.

 

Lighthouse Tours - tours are currently not available as of late 2019.

 

Alderney Museum - A record of Alderney's fascinating history is on display at the museum.  For further information Tel: 823222.

 

Beaches - Alderney has a variety of stunning beaches, all of which have beautiful clear water and most have soft white sand.  Bathing is very safe for children, apart from Platte Saline which has a strong undertow and is therefore not a swimming beach.  Dogs are not allowed on the main beaches from 1 June to 15 September.

 

Take a day trip - During summer months it is possible to do a day trip on The Little Ferry Company or with Aurigny to Guernsey.  For further information contact The Little Ferry Company on 01481 724810 or Aurigny Reservations on 01481 822886.

 

Alderney Cinema shows films on general release in the UK at the Alderney Arts Centre and Cinema in Victoria Street.  Films are shown usually on Monday and Thursday evenings, most weeks during summer but less so dring winter.  For more information please call 824277.

For more information on What's On in Alderney please visit http://www.visitalderney.com/events/diary