26 Ways To Enjoy Summer: An A-Z guide of what to do in the Channel Islands

Ever get the feeling there's "nothing to do" in the Channel Islands?

Well, this summer, the ITV Channel team have been tasked with disproving that - despite the woeful weather.

Our presenters and reporters have been trying out some of the quirkier pastimes you can get up to across Jersey and Guernsey.

Each night during our programmes, we'll be spinning our wheel and featuring a different fun activity you can get up to - but might not have previously thought about.

We'll be updating this page regularly as new videos are posted. Here's our A-Z of ways to enjoy your summer:


๐Ÿง˜ Aerial yoga

Phil Wellbrook and Fred Dimbleby took to new heights as they tried aerial yoga.


๐Ÿšฒ Biking

Jess Dunsdon and Alex Spiceley explore the island on a two-wheeled tandem cycle - testing their teamwork in the process.


๐Ÿบ Clay pottery-making

Shireen Jordan gets creative with some clay as she tries her hand at pottery-making.


๐Ÿ•บ Dancing

Keilan Webster takes to the dancefloor to show off his moves, along with some actual dancers to show him the ropes.


๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Events and exhibitions

Clare Burton and Roisin Gauson visit some of the many events going on in the Channel Islands this summer, from sculpture trails to hands-on activities and art exhibitions.


๐ŸŸ Fishing

Tim Backshall spends the day fishing at Queen's Valley Reservoir in Jersey.


๐ŸŽจ Graffiti art

Shireen Jordan has been getting creative with some graffiti artwork.


๐Ÿด Horse riding

Hold on to your horses, as Alex Spiceley re-discovers a former passion.


๐Ÿ› Insects

Fancy meeting some creepy crawlies on a woodland walk? As Jess Dunsdon found out, our islands are bustling with tiny friends.


๐Ÿ’ Jewellery making

No sunshine? No problem. Richard Pallot whiles away a wet morning by going jewellery making with his six-year-old daughter and friends.


๐Ÿ›ถ Kayaking

Katya Fowler has been exploring the scenic sights of Jersey's shoreline by kayak.


๐Ÿ“ฎ Letterboxing

Kate Prout gets stunning views of Alderney whilst trying out a century-old activity.


๐Ÿงฒ Metal detecting

Fred Dimbleby has been rediscovering some of the islands' long-lost treasures.


๐Ÿ€ Netball

Following England's success in the world cup, Hannah Ludlow finds out why netball could be your new favourite sport.


๐Ÿž๏ธ Off the beaten track

Roisin Gauson has been led astray off the beaten track, with the Guernsey Hash House Harriettes.


๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ Painting

Alex Spiceley picks up the brush and tries her hand at painting. The beautiful scenery of the islands makes for a worthy landscape.


โ“ Quizzing

Serena Sandhu puts her trivia knowledge to the test.


๐ŸŽพ Racket sports

'Game, net and match!': Jonathan Wills has been trying out just some of the racket sports you can play in the Channel Islands.


๐Ÿ›• Sandcastle making

Katya Fowler re-discovers the joy of a childhood favourite - with inspiration coming from the castles on our shoreline.


๐Ÿƒ Trail running

Phil Wellbrook has been exploring some of Jersey's lesser-known trails.


โš“Underwater Exploring

Kate Prout puts on her snorkel and meets a number of fishy friends on the seabed.


๐Ÿ Volleyball

Jonathan Wills coaches an ITV Channel volleyball team, though they might require a little more practice...


๐Ÿ Wildlife

Serena Sandhu takes to the water to see if she can spot seals, dolphins and other wildlife


๐Ÿšตโ€โ™€๏ธ X-C (Cross-country) mountain biking

Keilan Webster gets an introduction to an extreme and exciting form of cycling.


๐Ÿง˜ Yoga

Phil Wellbrook takes part in another form of alternative yoga, this time at sea.


โ˜ฏ Zen

Katya Fowler is joined by the ITV Channel office at guided meditation.


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