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Eat Do Sleep Guernsey, Channel Islands

Hop over to Guernsey, the foodie Channel Island, for the best in slow-travel. It?s perfect for a weekend escape, as well as a family break. What’s more, Guernsey offers the greatest luxuries of all; stunning nature, great food and an unhurried, relaxing pace of life.

These picturesque islands, close to France, include the Bailiwick of Guernsey, which comprises Alderney, Sark, and the tiny islands of Herm and Lihou.
My recent trip to Guernsey and its neighbour Alderney might just have started a new love affair. The islands were absolutely charming; so easy to get to, and in my experience offer impressive quality in terms of artisan food, smart restaurants, and sophisticated hotels, writes Andrew Forbes (@andrewaforbes)

Little wonder that this archipelago inspired an international bestseller novel, ?The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society?, which was also released as a film, starring the fabulous Lily James, and directed by Mike Newell (who made Four Weddings and a Funeral). If you haven?t seen it yet, then I recommend you do, it?s on iTunes & Netflix (depending upon where you live in the world).
Following my recent visit to the islands, I realised that Guernsey and Alderney have really emerged as foodie destinations.

Think slow food; organic and healthy slow-reared animals; family dairy farmers; and artisan food producers making superb cheeses (my favourite was Fort Grey, a soft blue cheese, handmade with Guernsey milk by cheese maker Fenella Madd...
Source: theluxuryeditor