Lily James

About The Film


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Directed by the legendary Mike Newell and starring Lily James and Michiel Huisman, the film follows the story of a free-spirited journalist who forms a life-changing bond with the eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society; a book club that united islanders through literature when German soldiers controlled Guernsey. Ahead of the film release, literary fanatics and film buffs can experience the Guernsey depicted in the novel and the film on themed tours that encompass locations featured in the story.

The film is expected to be released on 20th April 2018.

Come and experience the island that inspired the book with our 3 special film packages.


Discover Guernsey


Discover the places in Guernsey that were the settings for the struggles and the friendships of the characters in the internationally-loved story, ‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’, which is being released as a film adaptation in 2018. Learn more about the context of the German occupation with visits to fascinating historical sites such as the German Underground Hospital to understand what life was really like in Guernsey at that time.


The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Break

Our 5 night package operates throughout the summer. The package includes a half day tour of the island where you visit some of the locations featured in the book and a Potato Peel Pie tour at Sausmarez Manor where you will sample the actual potato peel pie, along with a glass of wine. You will also receive a 2 day bus pass so you can spend time exploring Guernsey at your leisure visiting other locations from the book.

For full details of this package visit Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society Break


Go Do Great Things

It's time to go somewhere different, To go do something different.

To go somewhere that's close to home, but feels a million miles away. To go somewhere that is British speaking, but full of French influences. Somewhere you can spend your English pound, but in a place with European flair.

Get involved by sharing your holiday images, captions and great things using social media. #godogreatthings


How to make Potato Peel Pie

Learn how to make your very own potato peel pie and relive the taste of Guernsey during the German Occupation.

A simple recipe used by islanders during the occupation when food supplies were limited, fuel was scarce and resourcefulness was a key survival skill to keep both body and spirit alive.