Posted May 26th, 2011
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Update - July 2011
Guernsey Summer Floral Festival Week9 - 17 July.
Guernsey’s mild climate means that flowers and plants arrive earlier than in the UK, with even exotic sub-tropical plants flourishing on the island. The second Floral Festival of the year finds Guernsey in full bloom.Celebrate its natural beauty with walks to talks and from lectures to workshops. Visit www.floralguernsey.gg
Sark Sheep Racing 22 –24 July.
An ever-popular two-day event: a day at the races, Sark fashion. Just like Ascot, even down to the hats, but here sheep are the stars rather than horses – which, complete with their teddy-bear jockeys, race over a set course! Fun for all the family! Visit www.sark.info
Torteval Scarecrow Festival30 –31 July.
This July the beautiful parish of Torteval, south west of Guernsey, will once again be taken over by a motley crew of scarecrows. Follow the trail and pick your favourite – they come in all shapes and sizes – whilst taking in the natural beauty of the area. Visit www.visitguernsey.com
Guernsey Autumn Walking Festival 3 –11 September.
Discover hidden paths and tracks and learn all about the history of Guernsey with the help of accredited guides. Victor Hugo Trail for the hikers, St Peter Port Trail to visit the capital, RuettesTranquilles to see granite farmhouses and ancient churches, nature trails and coastal walks to experience Guernsey’s rugged coast line… Visit www.visitguernsey.com