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Made up of four islands, the Bailiwick of Guernsey is situated in the English Channel, 50km off the north-west coast of France and 120km from the English coast.


Getting to and from the islands is easy, with regular flights and ferries between Guernsey and the UK and between Guernsey and Alderney. If you'd like to find out more about our links go to

Naturally beautiful, we have award-winning beaches and stunning coastal cliff paths to explore, which all contribute to the excellent quality of life


Add to this one of Europe's most beautiful and historic harbour towns, world-class bars and restaurants and an average commute to work of around 20 minutes and it's easy to see why so many people would like to make Guernsey their home.

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Unique and quirky, we are English speaking, with a French flair. We have our own government, and even our own currency, which is spent alongside the British pound.

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If you are based in the UK and are looking for a change, that's still close to home, or longing to return to the UK, but not to mainland England, Guernsey could be the perfect location for you.

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Find out more about Guernsey on these dedicated websites: and or read our new Living and Working in Guernsey guide: pdf icon Your guide to living in Guernsey [3Mb]  and our Getting to Know Guernsey Guide here.

If you're keen to find out more about Alderney go to:

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