Our bi-monthly event - Girls Night In, has proven successful in 2011 and we are happy to announce that it will continue in 2012.
£25 for a night full of fun spent with your favourite girls. Price per person includes cinema entrance, two course dinner in the Valley Restaurant, wine on arrival at the Cinema and popcorn.
In 2012 we will be showing the latest box office releases you cannot miss!
Girls Night In 2012 Series:
Tuesday 24th April The Descendants
Tuesday 8th May The Iron Lady
Tuesday 22nd May The Sitter
Tuesday 5th June The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Tuesday 19th June Carnage
Tuesday 2nd October Extremely loud and Incredibly close
For more information or to make a booking call (01481) 213 281 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Vista Hotel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Coates as the new Commercial Director replacing Yvonne Scott as the head of hotels, who has now left the company.
Tim will lead the head office and general management teams at the Fermain Valley, Le Chalet and Sunnycroft Hotels in Guernsey, and Braye Beach Hotel and Divers in Alderney.
After gaining a degree in Business Administration at Plymouth University, Tim returned to the island to work for Wallace Barnaby, then one of the leading advertising agencies. Here he gained over two years of valuable account management experience in advertising and marketing before deciding to undertake an MBA at Bath University. On returning to Guernsey he joined KPMG for four years, where he obtained his ACA qualification. Prior to joining Vista Hotels, Tim was employed in a business development capacity at Schroders Private Banking at their offices in Guernsey.
Derek Coates, Chairman of Vista Hotel Group says: ‘I believe that Tim has all the right skills to lead the hotel group, which already has an established, professional management team. He has the ideal mix of experience and qualifications combined with the energy and enthusiasm to drive the business forward into the future.”
Tim said: ‘I am delighted to have been given this opportunity to build on the present success of Vista Hotels both in Guernsey and Alderney. I’m thrilled to be working with such a strong management team in an already thriving business. It is a very exciting time to be joining the company while it is actively investing in further new hotel developments.”» Click here to learn more
BBC Countryfile team visited Guernsey, to chat with local residents about the life on the island.
Ellie Harrison visited the Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Matt Baker spoke to Ray Watts about the iconic Guernsey cow and its importance to island's economy.
It was not the first time, Guernsey featured on BBC Countryfile programme, in January 2011 James Wong visited the island to learn more about Hedge Veg stalls, so popular in Bailiwick.
Programme aired on Saturday, 29th January. If you missed the show you can find more about Guernsey you can read more on BBC Countryfile website.
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The Venue at Fermain Valley Hotel launches the Sunday Movie Series. Another great way to spend a Sunday Afternoon.
Start at 12:00pm with lunch followed by one of the cinema classics.
£25 per person package includes cinema entrance, a glass of wine and a lunch conveniently served in the cinema lounge and popcorn during the movie.
The series commence on Sunday 18th March. Below you can find a full list of the Series:
Sunday 18th March 2012 - Burlesque
Sunday15th April 2012 - Pink Floyd, The Wall
Sunday 20th May 2012 - The Godfather Moviethon*
Sunday 17th June 2012 - Australia (beers and BBQ)
For more information or to make a booking, contact our Events Team on 213 281 or email email@example.com
*Moviethon session commence at 10:00am and runs 3 movies
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Yesterday, Guernsey celebrated 67th anniversary of island’s liberation from German occupation during WWII. Despite poor weather, Liberation Day festivities were a called a success. Visitors could get engaged in charity activities, listen to live music and dig in to grill’s all favourite burgers. As every year, Liberation Day celebrations closed with a beautiful fireworks show at the Castle Cornet.
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Alderney and Guernsey may be only stone throw away but some may find it challenging to travel between those two beautiful islands. Local ferry provider, Bumblebee, has launched a new connection between St Peter Port, in Guernsey and St Anne, in Alderney. Now, you can get away from it all in a short, 1 hour and 10 minutes, boat ride.
To visit Bumblebee website, click here.» Click here to learn more
A great review on Mary Ann Shaffer's and Annie Barrow's book 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society', telling a story of an English author learning about island's life during German occupation.
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The full schedule for the Royal Family visit to Bailiwick of Guernsey has been released. Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall will visit Guernsey and its islands on a two day trip between 19th and 20th July. The visit to the Bailiwick forms part of the celebrations to mark Queen's 60 years on the throne.
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Mothering Sunday at Fermain Valley couldn't have gone better... The day started beautifully, the Venue, Rock Garden and Valley Restaurant looked fresh with beautiful daffodils on all tables brightening up the rooms... but all of this was complimented by a great family crowd spreading nothing but happiness.
We have captured this beautiful day on camera, to view photos click here.» Click here to learn more
The annual six week food festival begins today and both locals and visitors to the island can look forward to delicious meals from £10 to £20 at over 180 participating restaurants.
Fermain Valley Hotel is home to two outstanding restaurants, Ocean and The Rock Garden Steakhouse. Both restaurants are offering Tennerfest menus until the 11th November priced at £10 for one course, £12.50 for two and £15 for three courses.
View the Ocean menu here http://bit.ly/1pgxzrM and The Rock Garden Steakhouse menu here http://bit.ly/therockgardensteakhouse_Tennerfest2014
Open for lunch and dinner, Ocean offers a mouth-watering selection from Guernsey scallops, pressed pork belly & apple sauce to Grilled rib-eye steak, French fries & peppercorn sauce.
The Rock Garden Steakhouse serves their Tennerfest menu from Tuesday to Thursday, 6pm to 10pm.
To complement your meals, both restaurants are serving specially selected Tennerfest wine, Stonewalker at just £15 a bottle and the Limited Edition Tennerfest Craft Beer, created exclusively for Tennerfest!
To book a table in Ocean, please call 01481 213283 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To book a table in The Rock Garden Steakhouse, please call 01481 235666 or email email@example.com
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Recently added to the Fermain Valley Hotel’s portfolio, the charming Valley Tea Rooms are the perfect setting to relax in after exploring Fermain and the surrounding cliffs paths.
Offering an assortment of delicious homemade cakes, biscuits, jewel-toned macaroons and sumptuous fruit tarts alongside an extensive selection of teas from Jenier and Teapigs, catch up with friends and family over a nice cup of tea or coffee. Enjoy the view from the bay window or snuggle up in the 'Winter Tea Room' complete with leather sofas, super-soft reindeer hides and period fireplace.
Indulge in the Fermain Valley's signature afternoon tea (£15 per person) and add a glass of champagne for £22 per person.
Open from 10am - 5pm and with outdoor seating, The Valley Tea Rooms is a treat not to be missed.
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Never miss the beautiful view at Fermain Valley with our live HD webcam overlooking Fermain Bay.» Click here to learn more
The stunning area of Fermain Valley is one of Guernsey’s most beautiful locations. Overlooking the picturesque Fermain Bay, on a clear day, the neighbouring island of Jersey often looks just a stone’s throw away.
Enjoyed by hotel residents, visitors and staff alike, the unrivalled view can now be appreciated from your home. Visit the home page and look for the Valleycam tab at the top of the page; this live HD webcam is situated on the highest point of the hotel allowing you to take in the landscaped gardens and outlook down to the sea.» Click here to learn more
Treat yourself or a loved one to an extra special stay at Fermain Valley Hotel. Exclusive to all Bailiwick and Jersey residents, enjoy a discounted rate of just £99* per person until 30th September 2015.» Click here to learn more
It's been a wonderful month for both kitchen and waiting staff in Ocean, as not only has the restaurant been given the much coveted two Fork & Spoon award in the 2015 Michelin Guide, we have also received confirmation from the AA that the restaurant continues to be a Two Rosettes holder.
About 40% of restaurants/hotels within the AA Restaurant Guide have Two Rosettes and it is an honour to be able to share this accolade.
More information about the Rosette awards for restaurants can be viewed here.» Click here to learn more
Ocean restaurant and The Rock Garden Steakhouse have gone macho this November with the launch of a charity ‘Guy Tea’. £2.00 from every meal sold will be given to Male Uprising Guernsey and the charity has praised the initiative as a great way to get guys talking about male health.
The 'Guy Tea' menu, which can be washed down with a bottle of ale, includes miniature portions of classic dishes like Bangers & Mash and Boys' Pork Pie with Stokes Steak Sauce. Other tasty dishes include Chopped Fillet Steak served with Peppercorn Aioli & Fat Chips and to finish a Shipwreck Tart & Boozy Cream.
The menu proclaims light-heartedly that ‘small appetites need not apply’ and the Fermain Valley Hotel’s chefs clearly know their audience. ‘We wanted to do something different to raise awareness of men’s health during November,’ says Commercial Director, Tim Coates. ‘We think the chefs have done a great job of devising this menu and it’s already proving popular. We’d love as many men and women as possible to enjoy the menu and donate to this very worthy cause.’
The special menu is available during November in Ocean restaurant every day from 3pm to 6pm and The Rock Garden Steakhouse, Tuesday to Saturday between 5pm and 7pm.
‘MUG were absolutely thrilled to hear of the Fermain Valley Hotel’s idea. We appreciate their fund-raising efforts and we love the idea of a group of guys getting together over ‘tea’. Anything that gets men talking about health is a good thing,’ says Trevor Kelham who founded MUG.
£20 per person or £23 per person with a bottle of ale.» Click here to learn more
Packed full of information and beautiful imagery of our stunning island and the rest of the bailiwick, please click here to view the Visit Guernsey brochure.» Click here to learn more
If you've missed out on the ever-popular Sark Folk Festival this year, catch three headline acts in Guernsey; Ange Hardy, Kris Drever and The Elephant Sessions.
Starts at 7.30pm
Tickets £15, £13 Friends of St James, £6 students and £8 restricted views.» Click here to learn more
Annie Barrows co-wrote the best-selling book, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society with her aunt, Mary Ann Shaffer which was published by The Dial Press in 2008. Published in 37 countries and in 32 languages, enjoy a presentation in which she discusses her career and introduces her latest book, The Truth According to Us.
All are invited to a drinks reception at 7pm prior to Annie's talk at 7.30pm. Her talk will be followed by a book signing.
Tickets £10 from the Guernsey Literary Festival website.» Click here to learn more
Organised by the National Trust of Guernsey, this annual event proves very popular with locals and visitors alike. A fun evening of traditional Guernsey food and entertainment.
For more information, please contact the Guernsey Information Centre or for hotel residents, please ask at reception.» Click here to learn more
Alan Gough conducts the Guernsey Symphonic Winds in an evening of popular favourites from the band's repertoire. The evening promises to have something to suit all tastes and styles.
Starts at 8pm at the St James Concert Hall.
Tickets £10, £8 senior citizens, £8 restricted view, students under 18 free of charge.» Click here to learn more
On Sundays throughout the summer, St Peter Port seafront is closed to traffic and transformed into a sea of alfresco dining and market stalls. Take part in cookery demonstrations and free tastings of traditional dishes.» Click here to learn more
Enjoy an open garden in the beautiful northern parish of the Vale featuring rare and subtropical plants, along with a collection of around 80 types of Orchid.
The garden is open from 2pm until 5pm and the entrance fee is £3 (under 15's free) in aid of Les Bourgs Hospice. A selection of teas and cakes are also on sale.
Suggested parking at Bordeaux headland or around Beaucette Marina.
Address: Charente, La Rochelle Road, Vale.
Of course you can also always take a wonder around our beautiful gardens at Fermain Valley, with organised tours with our Grounds Head Gardener Matt Trimmer every Tuesday at 11.00am. Just book to make an enquiry at the hotel reception on email@example.com» Click here to learn more
The 2014 Wedding Show at The Venue showcased the very best wedding suppliers in Guernsey. From organising your big day to capturing fun memories in "The Pod" and entering the Win a Wedding Cake worth £300, visitors had the opportunity to discuss their wedding plans from start to finish.
On arrival, guests enjoyed a glass of Bucks Fizz and entered the Win a Wedding Cake worth £300 prize draw by describing their perfect wedding cake in three words. A variety of wedding suppliers were upstairs including the Events Manager at The Venue, Eventure, Save The Date, Chateau Bee, Executive Cars and The Wedding Fairy. Downstairs, beautiful jewellery from Catherine Best was showcased alongside Nick Deprés Photography, florist Blossom & Green, Aloe Bee, Mike Wilkins Photography and Amazing Cakes.
As the day drew to a close, Head Chef Mark Snelling chose the winner of the prize draw, many congratulations to Linda Leyendecker.
A great day was had by all and we'll keep you posted on the next Wedding Show at The Venue.» Click here to learn more
With an area of around two square miles and a population of 600, Sark is approximately one hour from Guernsey by boat.» Click here to learn more
A day at the races, in true Sark style!
A fun day out for all the family and one of the most popular events in Sark's calendar, there are plenty of events for children and adults alike, as well as the main event - sheep racing.
Ensure you book your boat travel in advance, as places do get booked up. Buy your tickets at the Sark Shipping office at the harbour or enquire at hotel reception.
17th July - 19th July.» Click here to learn more
Alderney is the second largest island in the Bailiwick at three square miles and a population of around 2,000.» Click here to learn more
Cycling is a great way to explore Guernsey and discover rural lanes and the beautiful views hidden from the main roads. We now offer a bike hire service to our guests at an exceptional rate of just £12 a day. No deposit is required and a helmet and lock are also included.
It's extremely easy to arrange the hire of your bike during your stay, please contact our friendly reception team by calling 01481 235666 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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If you're stuck for ideas on what to buy a friend or family member for a special occasion, why not top-up a Fermain Valley gift card so your loved one can spend it on whatever they choose within the hotel?
Starting from £20, their gift card could treat them to afternoon tea on the terrace, a romantic dinner for two in The Rock Garden Steakhouse or a relaxing getaway in one of the hotel's beautiful bedrooms.
Gift cards can be used anywhere within the hotel including The Venue's private cinema and are easily topped up.
To order your gift card, please contact Hotel reception on 01481 235666 or email email@example.com
Gift cards can either be collected at reception or paid with a credit card over the phone.
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Take the stress out of booking and let our Fermain Valley Hotel reservations team arrange your 7 night break inclusive of flights, 3 meals and transfers (subject to availability) from Guernsey airport.» Click here to learn more
Take the stress out of booking and let our Fermain Valley Hotel reservations team arrange your 3 night break inclusive of flights, one meal and transfers (subject to availability) from Guernsey airport.» Click here to learn more
To meet the rising demand for a safe and secure internet connection for both our leisure and business guests, the Fermain Valley Hotel has recently undergone a complete property Wi-Fi upgrade installed by Resolution IT. The Wi-Fi solution utilises multiple VDSL Super-Fast Broadband circuits providing guests with the fastest access, coupled with state of the art Cisco Meraki Wi-Fi access points throughout the hotel site including The Venue. Pierre Jehan, Client Services Manager at Resolution IT commented:
“Fermain Valley have listened to their clients about the need for a fast and robust Wi-Fi service and invested in a solution that would be difficult to beat in the Channel Islands”.
The hotel is proud to provide secure, reliable and super-fast Wi-Fi throughout for hotel guests, patrons of the restaurants and business clientele who appreciate the ability to connect to the internet wherever they are based.
Timothy Coates (Commercial Director), at the Fermain Valley Hotel, said: “The key criteria cited from the hotel’s guest research, as to which facility is a perquisite to improve their stay experience was a fast, secure and complete WiFi solution. We listened to our guest’s comments and sought the recommended and professional services of Resolution IT. They performed a site review and formulated a robust solution that would fulfil our leisure and business user requirements. For both audiences, the requirement for access to secure, complete and fast WiFi has become the expected traveller essential; whether it be to research local Island information, communicate with friends or loved ones or to deliver a crucial business document on time.”
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The Fermain Valley Hotel prides itself as being one of the top hotels in the Channel Islands with the highest grade of professional talent providing the perfect environment for personnel training and development.» Click here to learn more
Explore Guernsey and the beautiful neighbouring island of Herm, just a 20 minute boat trip away.» Click here to learn more
The Fermain Valley Hotel is a luxurious boutique 4 star Guernsey Hotel with fantastic facilities and stunning views. Located just outside of St Peter Port, the Channel Island hotel offers the ideal location for business or pleasure and is only a short journey from Guernsey’s airport and harbour. The hotel complex includes two outstanding Guernsey restaurants, The Rock Garden Steakhouse and Ocean, both of which host award winning menus. The recent refurbishment of the hotel provides an enchanting atmosphere to accompany the spectacular food and superb service. The hotel also features a private cinema, staggering scenery and outstanding hospitality, making the Fermain Valley Hotel one of the best rated hotels in Guernsey, Channel Islands.» Click here to learn more
Ocean restaurant specialises in seafood, that is prepared with passion and care using locally and sustainably sourced produce, where we let the food do the talking. We pride ourselves on first class, informal service, set in a relaxed atmosphere with stunning ocean views from the terrace.» Click here to learn more
After a busy day out sightseeing or shopping in Guernsey's capital, St Peter Port, what better way to relax than by enjoying some "me" time in the comfort and tranquility of the Fermain Valley Hotel. Our facilities allow you to relax however you choose, within the convenience of the hotel's grounds.» Click here to learn more
The Venue has complete facilities to host exacting events and meetings, which include a dedicated meeting room, large dining room, executive bar, a covered balcony, garden terrace, a private 27 seated cinema and 13 beautifully decorated rooms located above the conference centre providing a luxurious overnight option.
Stay connected whilst out of the office with our complimentary super-fast and secure WiFi installed throughout the hotel and Venue buildings.
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Designed to offer incredible value with ATOL protection for peace of mind, let our professional and friendly Fermain Valley reservations team make your booking. Explore your favourite option below:
Summer special offer: For new bookings made before the 31st of July 2015 for all 'flight inclusive breaks' in 2015, receive an additional £50* per couple of dining credit to be used during your stay. Quote GRAZE at time of booking. (Please note this offer is not available on existing bookings).» Click here to learn more
The Fermain Valley hotel is located on the outskirts of St Peter Port, Guernsey's vibrant capital. Situated down a quiet leafy lane, with spectacular views out over the Fermain Valley, you can feel like you are getting away from it all whilst still being close to the main hub making the location a perfect base for island touring.» Click here to learn more
Located in the main hotel building and boasting wonderful views from the balcony over Guernsey's beautiful Fermain Bay, Gold rooms are a treat to stay in.» Click here to learn more
Pairing beautifully cooked, melt-in-the-mouth steaks and other cuts of meat with innovative and classic cocktails stirred up by our mixologists, discover a new taste sensation at Guernsey's most exciting new restaurant, The Rock Garden Steakhouse.» Click here to learn more
Guernsey boasts a spectacular coastline and beautiful countryside, as do the other smaller islands in the Bailiwick: Herm, Sark, and Alderney. With this in mind, there are a huge selection of activities to participate in, benefitting from the crystal clear waters surrounding the islands to exploring rugged coastal paths or pretty, woodland walks.» Click here to learn more
Three different wedding packages are offered to bride and grooms: Silver, Gold and Platinum which can be enjoyed as detailed in the brochures or act as the starting point for a celebration fine-tuned to your taste.
All packages include the use of our dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator, complimentary menu tasting, exclusive use of The Venue banqueting facilities and surrounding gardens, a Master of Ceremonies, red carpet on arrival, room hire and preferential guest room rates (up to 20% discounted rates).» Click here to learn more
Keen fishermen and anglers can enjoy coarse or deep sea fishing and there are plenty of charter boats available for hire that will take you to fertile waters and ensure a healthy catch for the day.» Click here to learn more
At the Fermain Valley Hotel, we are are pleased to offer our hotel guests a complimentary shuttle service. Whether you need a lift into Town or to the airport, we are happy to assist. We recommend booking this service in advance to ensure our shuttle is available when you need it.» Click here to learn more
Silver rooms are stylish with a double/king sized bed and furnished to the same exquisite standard seen throughout the hotel.» Click here to learn more
Fermain Valley Hotel offers mouth-watering dining options to suit all tastes. Our award-winning chefs have created thoughtfully crafted menus for both The Rock Garden Steakhouse and Ocean Restaurant, inspired by Guernsey and the Fermain Valley itself, to make the most of fresh local ingredients available on our doorstep.» Click here to learn more
In Guernsey, opportunities abound for the adventurous, whether you want to scale our rugged cliffs, get up close and personal with isolated forts and lighthouses or take in some spooky folklore during a guided walk. Guernsey has a wide variety of excursions to offer, you'll be spoilt for choice.» Click here to learn more
Four Venue Gold rooms are located in The Venue, a self contained building located a short walk uphill from the main hotel building through the landscaped gardens.» Click here to learn more
Relax, unwind and experience all that Guernsey has to offer. From cliff walks on the stunning south coast and collecting shells on the island's beaches to taking in some history at our museums and adventurous escapades to the nearby islands, there's something for everyone.» Click here to learn more
There are a good variety of attractions in Guernsey that will give you a great insight into the history and culture of this small, charming island. Regardless of age, there is something to suit everyone.» Click here to learn more
Venue Silver rooms are comfortable, stylish and furnished to the same high standard seen throughout the hotel. Our lovely, personal touches are found in each room.» Click here to learn more
For a small and intimate wedding celebration in Guernsey, The Venue at Fermain Valley is in a stunning location. Situated on Fort Road, St Martins and benefiting from spacious parking, The Venue has breathtaking views of the islands from its rear balcony and overlooks the naturally beautiful landscape of the award-winning gardens and valley down to Guernsey's Fermain Bay.» Click here to learn more
As part of every wedding package, the bride and groom receive a complimentary stay on their first night as a married couple. In addition, we offer complimentary accommodation and breakfast on your first anniversary.» Click here to learn more
The Venue hosts 13 stylishly appointed rooms available at competitive corporate rates, with benefits of fully flexible room transfers for business account holders, FREE transfers, FREE VDSL Wi-Fi the Fermain Valley offers the perfect business solution for discerning corporate travellers.
The rooms are both spacious and equipped with FREE Wi-Fi a large desk space, offer FREE tray charge for room service to ensure support and productivity during your stay.
Guests can take advantage of the facilities at the hotel including Ocean restaurant, The Rock Garden Steakhouse, two comfortable lounges and library, a heated indoor pool and sauna.
For rates or information about joining our Business Plus reward scheme, please contact our Reservations team on 0800 316 0314 or email firstname.lastname@example.org» Click here to learn more
The Venue is a dedicated business and conference centre that provides everything you need to make doing business a pleasure.» Click here to learn more
Guernsey is is well known for its flora and fauna, whether it be found on the cliffs or in the garden, you will be left amazed by the islands sheer beauty. With a large variety of flowers, Guernsey's most popular are freesias, clematis and lilies. The island provides a beautiful display in its own mini Battle of Flowers parade at the island's North Show in the latter part of August, as well as individual flower shows throughout the season. There are a number of gardens to explore - not only in Guernsey but also on Herm.» Click here to learn more
Located a short drive from St Peter Port, The Venue at Fermain Valley Hotel is a dedicated conference, banqueting and events suite providing bespoke corporate hospitality in an environment that is both calming and sophisticated, perfect for business.» Click here to learn more
Fermain Valley Hotel offer a selection of exclusive offers on rooms, late bookings and Guernsey holidays.» Click here to learn more
Fermain Valley Hotel gift cards make the perfect present for your friends and family. Starting at just £20, the card can easily be topped up so they can choose something they'll really enjoy from a delicious meal and some drinks to a relaxing weekend in one of the hotel's beautiful bedrooms.» Click here to learn more
The Fermain Valley Hotel hosts a number of events throughout the year from cinema nights to festive gatherings and active breaks.» Click here to learn more
The Hotel is located in the beautifully unspoilt Fermain Valley with stunning views that look over the neighbouring Channel Islands and down to the tranquil bay below.» Click here to learn more
At Fermain Valley Hotel, we take great pride in offering our guests' the very best in customer service and our staff work hard everyday to achieve this from offering exceptional food in Ocean and The Rock Garden Steakhouse to making sure your holiday is as relaxed as possible, where everything is taken care of.» Click here to learn more