Programme for 2016



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.

Friday 24th 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 
£22/head
Alternatively, book  for dinner  at any of the restaurants
 here  

Saturday 25th June

1030 - 1230
Living Islands : Historic WW2 Walking Tour of St. Anne’s   1330
Location: Meet at the Visitor Information Centre, Victoria Street. £ 6

1300-1430
Boat Trip 1.5hrs: Puffins, Gannets, Seals, and More
Location: Harbour; Meet outside Alderney Sailing Club
Price: £20/per head

1400 – 1630 
Living Islands Walking Tour: Longis Bay Layers of History tour: The Roman Nunnery, WW2 Tank Wall and Longis Lines. Coach transport from the bottom of Victoria Street. £ 6 adult  

1330 Afternoon Golf competition
Play Golf on one of Golf Monthly’s top 100 hidden gems
A gentle 9 hole competition with clubs for hire. No handicap 
required 

1445-1600
Boat Trip 1.5hrs: Puffins, Gannets, Seals, and More
Location: Harbour; Meet outside Alderney Sailing Club
Price: £20/per head

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: To Be Announced
Price: £35.00/per head prebooking only, Pay Bar
Note: there is a free shuttle bus to hotels, campsite and other accomodation departing around 2300hrs

Sunday 26th 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

0930 for 1000 (Sharp) Clay pigeon shooting
Shoot those pesky Clays in a victorian fort with great views
Location: Fort Albert
£15pp including equipment and 25 rounds of ammunition (Tuition available)

100? Nordic walk? Tennis?

1100 Guided tour of the best preserved Roman Fort in Britain.
It is also a facinating display of reusing a building through the ages.

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)