Alderney is the the third largest of the Channel Islands and offers a warm and unique invitation to visitors. Alderney offers tourists and travellers the chance to discover one of the truly unspoiled, natural British Isles. Alderney is one and a half miles wide and three and a half miles long and with just over two thousand friendly and welcoming locals it is a place where you will feel at home as soon as you arrive.
Alderney has a mild climate fantastic unspoilt beaches and a rugged coastline that will leave you breathless. Alderney has its own independent government and a small yet surprisingly important offshore finance and E-commerce industry.
Watching the Alderney Gannet Colony
Incredibly peaceful and totally relaxing despite its close proximity to mainland France (8 miles), Guernsey (23 miles) and Jersey (30 miles) Alderney manages to avoid mainstream tourism it feels remote and is still well connected to the mainland with direct scheduled air links from the UK, Alderney has its own airport and harbour cheduled air links from the UK via Guernsey, and direct from Southampton.
A visitor to Alderney discovers an oasis of ancient and varied history with an abundance of flora and fauna, beautiful beaches and an enviable lifestyle. Spend a week in Alderney and you will understand what visitors and locals call “the Alderney Feeling” a step back in time to better life where the simple things are important.
Flying to Alderney
The adventure in Alderney starts as soon as you board the plane and step into one of the small Aurigny aircraft where you can watch the pilot fly you to the unique British Isle where people still have time talk to strangers, Alderney.