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Channel Island Explorer

Channel Island Explorer

These exquisite islands are proudly independent, and their warm summers and long hours of sunshine make them ideal year-round destinations.

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Located just off the French Coast lie the enchanting Channel Islands, comprising of Jersey, Guernsey, Sark and Herm are a short hop away from Britain. These exquisite islands are proudly independent, and their warm summers and long hours of sunshine make them ideal year-round destinations. Abundant with impeccable coastlines, award-winning beaches, exceptional eateries serving up the freshest seafood and old-world charm, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience.



Escorted by a Skills representative

Return ferry sailings

Coach travel throughout
1 night half board en route

3 nights half board stay in Guernsey

3 nights half board stay in Jersey

Guided tour of Jersey & Guernsey

Excursion to Herm


*Optional excursion to Sark with our representative, including a carriage ride (*Additional £79 per person, please enquire at the time of booking or select option at checkout)


Tour unsuitable for passengers with restricted mobility. Escourted by a Skills Representative.


*Please note: changes in sailing times are possible which may result in changes in pickup times.


Please note: This price does not include our door-to-door, to add this service please tick the option at checkout.


Day 1

We travel to our overnight hotel.

Day 2

We collect our breakfast bags and drive to Poole for our sailing to the island of Guernsey, the second-largest island in the Channel Islands, where we will enjoy a 3-night half board stay.

Day 3

This morning we have arranged for a local guide and coach to collect you from your hotel and whisk you away for a half day's tour of the idyllic island. A great way to get your bearings, this fun and energetic tour will provide you with great information about the island and includes leisurely stops at some places of interest. In the afternoon, we visit Herm. This tiny island measures just a mile and a half long but is steeped in magnificent history. Perhaps enjoy a leisurely walk around its scenic coastal path, the gentle route takes you across the Common (also home to many heritage sites dating back to the 1800s) to the stunning Shell Beach.

Day 4

Home to stunning beaches, particularly along the north coast, rugged cliffs in the south and a lively compact capital of St Peter Port, enjoy free time exploring Guernsey at your own pace today. Or maybe you would prefer to join us on our optional excursion to Sark*? Considered the crown jewel of the Channel Islands, prepare to step back in time on this visit to beautiful Sark. With cars prohibited, our excursion includes a two-hour horse drawn carriage ride so you can explore the Island's unspoilt landscape and charming unpaved roads.

Day 5

Today we sail across to Jersey, for the second half of our holiday where we will enjoy a 3-night half board stay.

Day 6

To help you discover the very best of Jersey, today we have arranged a local guide and coach to pick you up from the hotel and take you on a fascinating full day tour of the island! Lap up the stunning scenery and superb beaches on the largest of the Channel Islands.

Day 7

Jersey is a haven for historians, shopaholics, and beach lovers alike. From magnificent castles and museums to fascinating wildlife, enjoy exploring Jersey at your own pace. Some key sights include the Durrell Wildlife Park and the thought-provoking Jersey War Tunnels, a former WWII underground military base.

Day 8

We retrace our footsteps home, via a return ferry crossing back to Poole.

Saints Bay Hotel ***, St Martins, Guernsey



Named after the picturesque bay, Saints Bay Hotel, located in St. Martins has a highly commended status awarded by the Guernsey Tourist Board. Renowned for its hospitality, the hotel features a bar, restaurant, and a large pool-side patio.


Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Wi-Fi

  • Swimming pool


The Merton Hotel ***, St Saviour, Jersey



Located close to the beach and just a short walk from St Helier, the Merton Hotel boasts a unique Aquadome featuring indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, steam room and hot tub. The spacious bedrooms offer tea and coffee making facilities.


Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift

  • Wi-Fi

  • Indoor pool

  • Sauna

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Mansfield Bus Station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE
Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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