When to find the cheapest flights to Alderney
Alderney: a trip to the Channel Islands
|Alderney city centre|
|Alderney Airport (ACI): 1 mi from city centre|
Flights to Alderney: practical information
Cheap airlines to Alderney
Heading to the Channel Islands? Start planning your holiday in Alderney with cheap flights to Alderney AIrport ((ACI), the island's only air hub. There's only one airline however that flies to Alderney and that's Aurigny.com with flights from London Gatwick, Bournemouth, Exeter, Plymouth, among others.
When to book flights to Alderney
Summer is the best time of the year to plan a trip to Alderney. The weather is fab and the beaches are pristine. Tourism pretty much stops after September and it's only locals on the island. Book your flights to Alderney at least three months in advance.
- Peak season: Summer is the most popular time to visit Alderney.
- Low season: Winter.
Direct flights to Alderney take 45 minutes from London.
Experience Alderney: what to see, what to do
Alderney is a small island, only about 3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide with one town, St. Anne's. It's the perfect place to discover the rural goodness of the British islands. It's history is one that must be discovered.
Essentials in Alderney
Arch Bay: This is the perfect beach for swimming, joining up to Corblets Bay. Because of the island's location, strong currents make many beaches unsafe for swimming but not this one. At low tide there are fantastic rocks to climb on and sunbathe on.
Essex Castle: These castle ruins are just above Longis Bay. There is a beach below which is a good spot for some shore fishing. Bring your rods and your tackle and see what you can catch!
Alderney Society Museum: The island's only museum is located on High Street and follows the islands history from pre-historic times to the German occupation during the Second World War.
Find more information on Visit Alderney.
Accommodation in Alderney
There are only a handful of hotels in Alderney but don't let that put you off. Most visitors in the summer will spend their holiday camping in one of the islands pretty and picturesque camp sites.