The smallest, and least visited of the Channel Islands, Sark is just ten miles southeast of Guernsey. Regular, (and irregular in winter), boat services transport travellers in about an hour, from a mainland dotted with with commercial necessities, to this tiny island, both a step back in time, and an escape from life’s modernities. Sark [...]
Most hotels on Sark have been around for years and in the same families for decades. Just five minutes on a bicycle from The Avenue (Sark’s main street), a dirt path flanked by a field of sheep connect Stocks to the rest of the island from its wooded valley.
Amy Hughes explores the jewels of the Channel Isles
Amy Hughes It’s a hard choice on the Channel Islands. Lobster, crab, bream, brill … that’s just a smattering of what’s caught in local waters. Thankfully, as long as you’re dining with a fellow seafood lover, you don’t have to decide. Most restaurants, including Da Nello, in Guernsey, offer a seafood platter for two. We [...]
“Terribly sorry, Madam, but we’ll have to substitute your crab salad for lobster, will that be alright?” I could get used to hearing that. It’s fair to say, lobster is one of the main dishes in the Channel Islands, and unlike in London, it won’t set you back a pretty penny. But on Guernsey, it’s not just the food that’s luxurious.