Find out some interesting facts about Guernsey in the Channel Islands, and enjoy our flag printables with the kids.
- The bailiwick of Guernsey is an island in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy. It includes the islands of Alderney, Sark, Herm, Jethou and Lihou, and, together with Jersey, forms the Channel Islands.
- Guernsey is a British crown dependancy, and has a population of approximately 65,000.
- Guernsey has an interesting history. Originally settled by Britons, it became part of the Duchy of Normany at the end of the 10th Century, was a home to pirates throughout the Middle Ages, and was occupied by Nazi Germany during the World War II.
- With beautiful beaches and a mild climate, Guernsey is a popular holiday destination.
- Guernsey has a maximum speed limit of 35 mph. If you like driving fast, you should avoid the island!