Location of Castel in Guernsey
|Crown Dependency||Guernsey, Channel Islands|
|• Electoral district||Castel|
|• Total||10.1 km2 (3.9 sq mi)|
|• Density||890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+01 (UTC)|
It hosts the North Show and Battle of Flowers in August, annually. It has several beaches including the popular Cobo, Grandes Rocques and Vazon Bay (popular surfing beach).
The parish church of St Marie de Castel is notable for its preserved medieval fresco and for the presence of a pre-Christian neolithic menhir in the churchyard, thought to be carved to represent a female fertility symbol.
The old King George V Playing Fields
- Castel parish website
- King George V Memorial Playing Field Trust