Beaches - Alderney has a variety of stunning beaches, all of which have beautiful clear water and most have soft white sand. Bathing is very safe for children, apart from Platte Saline which has a strong undertow and is therefore not a swimming beach. Dogs are not allowed on the main beaches from 1 June to 15 September.
There are a huge number of clubs on Alderney, a full list can be found in the 2 local publications, The Alderney Journal and The Alderney Press which can be bought from Le Cocqs Stores, Jeans Stores, the Post Office or the newsagents.
Finding ways to spend your time while you are in Alderney won't be difficult, a few of the many activities available on Alderney are listed below
Rifle or Clay Pigeon shooting
Alderney Wildlife Trust has year round activities for visitors to Alderney to get involved in, these include guided tours of St Anne, bat walks and educational lectures. See their website for more information www.alderneywildlife.org or Tel 822935.
Alderney Railway Society - Alderney has the only train in the Channel Islands and a pretty unique one it is too - two london underground carriages pulled by 'Elizabeth' a diesel locomotive. Trains run from Braye near to Jeans Stores, to Mannez Quarry most Saturdays and Sundays through the summer with extras running on Bank Holidays and throughout Alderney Week.
Alderney Museum - A record of Alderney's fascinating history is on display at the museum. For further information Tel: 823222.