Programme for 2017



Signature Boat Trip: Puffins, Gannets, Seals, and much more!

We have aimed to provide visitors with an interesting programme of events this year in sports, history and natural Alderney. However, if you wish, you can explore the Island on foot, by bike, or by car. Cycle Hire available from CycleandSurf or Auto-Motion (email: automotion@cgwsy.net or call +441481823352). Booking ahead recommended

Bespoke Activities
We will have individual bespoke booking for some events please indicate your interest on the registration form and we will be in touch to arrange a time to suit you.
Horse Riding (Sunday only)
Tennis
Fortifications Tour: Where else can you find such an intriguing mix of Neolithic, Roman, Napoleonic and German architecture within a single island? As well as the Roman Nunnery tour below we will arrange a expert-guided tour of other sites if there is sufficient interest. 

Friday 23rd June

1200 - 1930
Meet & Greet in the Hangar
Location: Airfield
Note: there is a free shuttle bus to hotels and other accomodation

1900 - 2000
Welcome Reception
Location: Rose and Crown
Note: Free welcome drink but food not provided

2000 
Dinner with  live music at Bumps Bistro
Reservation required. Tel Eddie on +44(0) 1481 823197  or text  +44(0) 7781 107 318 
£23/head
Alternatively, book  for dinner  at any of the restaurants
 here  

Saturday 24th June

1030 - 1230
Historic WW2 Walking Tour of St. Anne’s  
Location: Meet at the Visitor Information Centre, Victoria Street. £ 6

1330-1500
Boat Trip 1.5hrs: Puffins, Gannets, Seals, and More
Location: Harbour; Meet outside Alderney Sailing Club
Price: £22/per head 
Pre-Booking Essential

1400 and 1600 
Birds and History: A guided tour of the Roman Nunnery (The most intact small Roman Fort in the British Isles) and Alderney’s new Bird Observatory with tea and cakes  £ 5 adult  

1500-1630
Boat Trip 1.5hrs: Puffins, Gannets, Seals, and More
Location: Harbour; Meet outside Alderney Sailing Club
Price: £22/per head
Pre-Booking Essential

1400 - 1800
Visit the Tower
Location: ATC Tower, Airfield

1400-1800
Round the Island Scenic Flights
Location: Airfield
Use your own aircraft, why not route to the lighthouse at Casquets as well. Book slot on the day with the Tower

1900 - Late 
Gala Dinner and prize giving
Location: Braye Beach Hotel
Price: £35.00/per head including free welcome drink - 
Pre-Booking Essential with £12 deposit, Pay Bar Live music with The Mad Scatters
Note: there is a free shuttle bus to hotels, campsite and other accomodation departing around 2300hrs

Sunday 25th June

There is a free shuttle bus from hotels and other accomodation to the airfield. Call 07781 428678

0900 - Onwards 
Flight Planning Help Desk
Location: Hangar

0945 for 1000 (Sharp) Clay pigeon shooting
Shoot those pesky Clays in a victorian fort with great views
Location: Fort Albert Booking essential. Call Geof Salt +44 (0)1481 824031
£15pp including equipment and 25 rounds of ammunition (Tuition available)

14:30 & 15:30 
Take the train on the scenic route along the coastline. 
Tickets £5 no 
booking required

15:00
Guided tour of the Lighthouse : £4 (the 14:30 train will take you there) 

            ….more things to do and to discover:

* See the original of our famous Alderney Bayeux Tapestry 'Finale' in the Alderney Library(exhibited  at the Bayeux Tapestry Museum during the summer of  2014 and soon to go to the V&A )   
Weekend opening hours: Sat 1000-1230 & 1700-1900   (Closed on Sunday)

* Visit the award-winning Alderney Museum :    
Elizabethan Wreck, WW2 ….and much more!  
Weekend opening hours: 1000-1200noon

*  Tax-free shopping ... don’t forget your Duty-Free

Or how about  a game of golf at Alderney’s scenic, but challenging golf course? Call 01481 822835 to book (golf clubs for hire)