Things to do

We've collated some offers and information especially for people visiting the Bailiwick for the Island Games, check back often for new offers!

  • Chill at Beau Sejour

    Chill at Beau Sejour

    Come and chill at Beau Sejour. Have a drink, grab some food to go, watch a medal ceremony and listen to some live music...
  • Games Exhibition

    Games Exhibition

    Games exhibition at Candie Museum View memorabilia from previous Guernsey games in 1987 and 2003
  • Digital Arts Open

    Digital Arts Open

    Items of art submitted digitally from artists in several of our member islands displayed in the Market, St Peter Port.
  • Inclusive Sport and Physical Activity

    Inclusive Sport and Physical Activity

    Sport is important for everyone in our community, so we’re pleased to have a number of Para events running during Island Games week – including a showcase of a popular Parasport called Boccia.
  • Pride House

    Pride House

    We are a welcoming and safe space for LGBTQ+ athletes, supporters and allies throughout the games. More...
  • St James

    St James

    The Island Games Club at St James, in the heart of St Peter Port. More...
  • Spiritual Support

    Spiritual Support

    Guernsey has many churches, representing a wide range of expressions of the Christian faith and many different denominations. We work closely together in our service of the community in Guernsey.
  • Experience Guernsey Tours

    Experience Guernsey Tours

    We book flights, accommodation and fantastic experiences to make your stay on our island stress free and thoroughly enjoyable.
  • Herm Island

    Herm Island

    Herm Island is just a 15 minute ferry journey from the main town of St Peter Port. Herm is a true paradise with no cars, no crowds and definitely no stress.
  • Go Guernsey Land and Sea

    Go Guernsey Land and Sea

    Go Guernsey Land & Sea is an independent, family run outdoor activity company owned by Phil and Trudy Le Poidevin. It started life as an already existing cycle hire company that Phil took over in 2015
  • Petit Train

    Petit Train

    We operate as ‘Turn up and Ride’. Daily departures will be written on the chalkboard on our kiosk on the Albert Pier. Purchase your tickets from the driver.
  • Guernsey Amateur Radio Society

    Guernsey Amateur Radio Society

    Special event during Games Week for live radio broadcasts.
Chill at Beau Sejour Photo

Chill at Beau Sejour

Come and chill at Beau Sejour, have a drink and grab some food to go. The VraicEaters will be running a tented bar area and there will be a number of food units. Several medal ceremonies will be held in the evenings during the week, along with entertainment.

Sunday 9 - Friday 14 July 10am-10pm (closes at 2pm on 14 July)

Games Exhibition Photo

Games Exhibition

This display emphasises the legacy of the Island Games in Guernsey and includes the many achievements of past and present athletes, organisers and volunteers. Guernsey Museum at Candie is open daily 10am-5pm with free entry for Discovery Pass holders and their children.

Sunday 9 July 3-4pm - Guernsey Concert Brass - FREE concert outside Guernsey Museum at Candie

Digital Arts Open Photo

Digital Arts Open

Guernsey Arts ran the Islands Digital Arts Open where artists from the member islands of the Island Games Association were invited to submit digitally reproduced pieces of their work for display during the week. You can see a display at the George Crossan Gallery in the Market Buildings from 9am to 5pm every day. 

Inclusive Sport and Physical Activity Photo

Inclusive Sport and Physical Activity

Saturday 8th July, 2-4pm – Boccia at Market Square

Boccia is an inclusive sport, suitable for those with high support needs. Similar to bowls and pétanque, played with soft leather balls, it’s a hugely popular sport of tactics and skill. Come and watch – then have a go yourself!

Wednesday 12th July, 3-4pm – Boccia at Aztech Centre

If you can’t make the first Boccia session (or you want to play again!) join us at the Aztech Centre for another game. It’s great for getting everyone involved, so bring the whole family.

Thursday 13th July, 12.30pm – Sophie Veron on Para sport, Chamber of Commerce

Prepare to be inspired as well as informed. Come along to the Chamber of Commerce to hear Sophie Veron talk about other Para athletes in Guernsey and share her own journey.

Friday 14th July, 9.15am – Badminton exhibition match at Rohais Badminton Hall

Watch the inspirational Jay Webber, joint winner of the Febrache & Farrell LLP Trophy for the Parasport Athlete with a Learning Impairment Award, take on Medha Vallapureddy.

Pride House Photo

Pride House

A warm welcome from Pride House, Guernsey!
We are a welcoming and safe space for LGBTQ+ athletes, supporters and allies throughout the games. Come and see us at Pride House, Market Buildings in the centre of St Peter Port to watch live action from the games and cheer on team LGBTQ+.
Listen to one of our informative and thought-provoking talks. We are bringing people together from the Guernsey sporting community to share their personal stories and experiences and give an LGBTQ+ perspective.
10 July Liz Taylor-Kerr: LGBTQ+ & ex-Guernsey basketball player
11 July Jeremy Frith, Guernsey Sports Commission on Inclusion in Sport
12 July Tom Suckling shares his unique research into LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Sport
13 July Simon Laurens, LGBTQ+ & former Gold & Silver Paralympian shares his experiences of competing
14 July Blake Wilcocks, local trans athlete joins us for a fireside chat hosted by Dave Wheeler
Take part in our very own Gay Games! Compete in a different sport each day for your chance to win that elusive gold medal! These games will be fun and inclusive for everyone. Join us each night for an exciting schedule of entertainment from 7pm till 11pm. 
If you, or one of your team is a member of the LGBTQ+ community, we would love to hear from you. Please get in touch with our CEO, Ellie Jones
St James Photo

St James

From Monday 10th July until Thursday 13th July, the Island Games Club will be open from 2pm until midnight offering athletes, visitors and locals a place to share their experiences, grab a drink, watch live streams and highlights, enjoy live music, and grab some tasty, freshly-prepared BBQ food from 5pm. St James has a fully stocked bar, multiple screens and plenty of spaces to sit inside or outside. Entry Free. 
Find out more at

Spiritual Support Photo

Spiritual Support

We extend a warm welcome to all who will be visiting Guernsey for the NatWest International Island Games 2023.

We are distributing a leaflet listing a selection of the churches and their Sunday services to all the hotels and other accommodation where competitors and officials will be staying.

The Town Church, near the Albert Pier in St Peter Port, will be the focus for the spiritual support which the churches will be offering to our visitors. A team of volunteers will be in the church during Saturday 8 July to greet visitors and offer support. The church will be open throughout the Games week, offering a space for people to sit quietly, say a prayer, or light a candle.

We will also be able to introduce visitors to the other faith communities represented in Guernsey.

More information, and contact details, can be found at

Church of England

Methodist Church

Catholic Church

Salvation Army

Church of Scotland

Baptist Church

Experience Guernsey Tours Photo

Experience Guernsey Tours

To all Island Games 2023 supporters, welcome to Experience Guernsey Tours. We are Guernsey's island based tour operator. We book flights, accommodation and fantastic experiences to make your stay on our island stress free and thoroughly enjoyable. Click through to our website and email or call us today with any questions and requests. We are only too happy to discuss your trip and provide quotes and are very much looking forward to hosting you and showing you the best of our beautiful island in 2023.

Herm Island Photo

Herm Island

Herm Island is just a 15 minute ferry journey from the main town of St Peter Port. Herm is a true paradise with no cars, no crowds and definitely no stress. It is the perfect place to stay for a truly relaxing holiday in the British Isles. Ideal for families and anyone wanting to get away from it all.

SPECIAL OFFERS AVAILABLE Guests can telephone 01481 750000 stating that they are booking for NatWest International Island Games week and confirm the hotel, cottage or tent they wish to book. Minimum occupancy is required in all accommodation.

Go Guernsey Land and Sea Photo

Go Guernsey Land and Sea

Warro from Go Guernsey Land & Sea!  We are pleased to offer a 10% discount off cycle hire to all members, supporters and spectators of the Island Games 2023, please quote GOGAMES2023 when booking.  

We have a massive range of bikes and accessories for any cycle hire booking, including brand new e bikes and e cargo bikes. Let's GO!!!

We also have a wide range of sea-based activities, please visit our website for information.

  • Pre-booking and payment within 48 hours is required for discount. 
  • Cancellation must be 48 hours in advance 
  • Not to be used with any other Go Guernsey discount
  • Includes breakdown service, delivery and collection (one delivery location per booking)
  • Please see full T&Cs on our website
Petit Train Photo

Petit Train

Daily tours of St Peter Port depart on the hour from 11:00 til 15:00. (Earlier if a cruise ship is in) We have a full, insightful commentary highlighting the Towns history and way of life on Guernsey.

In the evenings we can travel a little further afield and can spend more time exploring. Our popular live guided Ghost Train and History tours circle town. Themed food events, trips to the West Coast, Pirate adventures, Quiz specials, Sing-Along’s and of course our annual Christmas extravaganza,  we ensure an enjoyable and memorable excursion for all! keep an eye on our calender and Facebook pages for up to date details.

Guernsey Amateur Radio Society Photo

Guernsey Amateur Radio Society

From the 8th to the 14th July, Guernsey will once again host the Island Games, and members of Guernsey Amateur Radio Society will be running special event callsign GB5IG.

The call will be active from Friday 7th to Saturday 15th July, on 80 to 10m, SSB, FT8/FT4, and some satellite work, including QO-100. There may be some CW activity too.

QSL will be via LoTW, or direct only to GU8ITE

We invite all amateurs to make contact, especially those from the 24 competing islands.

The islands involved this year are Aaland (OH0, EU002), Alderney (EU114), Bermuda (NA005), Cayman Islands (NA016), Falkland Islands (SA002), Faroe Islands (EU018), Froya (LA, EU036), Gibraltar, Gotland (SM, EU020), Gozo (EU023), Greenland (NA018), Guernsey (EU114), Hitra (LA, EU036), Isle of Man (EU116), Isle of Wight (EU005), Jersey EU013), Menorca (EU004), Orkney (EU009), Sareemaa (ES, EU034), St Helena (AF022), Sark (EU114), Shetland Islands (EU012), Western Isles (EU010), and Ynys Mon (Anglesey, EU005).


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