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Charity Shops in Guernsey

Updated: May 26

Who doesn't love a good rummage in a charity shop!

For such a small Island, we sure do have a lot of charity shops here in Guernsey. But really... who doesn't love a good rummage in a charity shop!

Charity Shops in Guernsey

Buying pre-loved not only saves people money, but it also prevents perfectly usable items from sitting in landfill. Clothing items can be found in all charity shops here in Guernsey. The clothing items available do tend to be more for ladies, but I guess that's because we just buy more in the first place! Charity shops do also stock a range of men's, baby and children's clothing. Most charity shops here in Guernsey even have a changing room where you can try on your new outfit before you take it home. Posh eh!

And it’s not just clothes that can be found in the charity’s shops. Each store is a treasure trove of used books, toys, games, DVDs, video games, and household items. Many items you find in a charity shop are brand new and all are in good condition. A charity shop won't accept any broken or damaged items, and (most) electrical items are tried and tested before arriving on the shop floor. So you can pretty much guarantee that you've just grabbed yourself a bargain!

Donations to Guernsey charity shops

And of course, if you're having a clear out, consider donating your old stuff to a charity shop. It's often a good idea to call the charity shop before you load up your car as sometimes the charity shops can get overwhelmed with donations and they simply don't have the space and storage to take any more donations.

Also, sometimes the charity shops cannot accept particular items as they already have too many. So give them a quick call before you load up the car to check if they're open and if they are happy to accept what you want to donate.

Here's our round-up of the local charity shops here in Guernsey -

St Peter Port based Charity Shops

British Red Cross

British Red Cross Guernsey

Rohais, St Peter Port

The British Red Cross charity shop is located in the Rohais opposite the Browhill Nursing Home. All money raised helps people in crisis in the local community and around the world. 

This charity shop sells a range of preloved clothes, mainly women's fashion with a rail for men and an increasing range of children's. They also sell bric-a-brac items including ornaments, crockery and glassware. There's a nice craft section that often has various interesting items and usually a few kids crafty bits there too. There's also a range of jewellery available and lots of lovely handbags!

charity shop bric-a-brac

Opening Hours: Daily 9am-5pm except Sunday 10am-4pm

Telephone: 01481 723088

Cancer Research

37 The Pollet, St Peter Port

Cancer Research Guernsey

The Cancer Research charity shop is located in the Pollet (just along from the High Street) in St Peter Port. They sell a range of items including clothing, shoes and accessories, books, bric-a-brac and homewares. They also sell a range of brand new items...

Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-5.30pm

Telephone: 01481 723712

Cancer Research Charity Shop Guernsey
Cancer Research Charity Shop Guernsey

Citizens Advice

Mont Arrive, St Peter Port

Citizens Advice Guernsey

Citizens Advice Guernsey provides a free advice and information service largely due to the money raised by its charity shop. The Citizens Advice charity shop is located in the Mont Arrive complex - the one down the track by the nursery, next to Jan's Fitness Studio.

The charity shop offers a range of books, bric-a-brac and clothing. Loads to choose from!

charity shop books and clothes

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10:30 am until 3:30 pm , Sundays TBC

Telephone: 01481 727707

Health Connections

Market Square, St Peter Port and Smith Street, St Peter Port

Health Connections Guernsey

Health Connections provide two charity shops located in the heart of St Peter Port. The larger of the two is located in Market Square and a smaller shop is located in Smith Street.

Both shops offer a range of 'pre-loved' items including many higher value pieces of clothing, homewares and furniture. You can expect the price tags to be a little higher here as the Health Connections pricing policy takes into account an item’s real value whilst trying to price each item fairly and appropriately.

Health Connections Guernsey Market Square
Health Connections Guernsey Market Square

Each shop has developed its own identity, but both offer the same superb quality clothing, shoes and accessories for all the family as well as classic, retro and vintage homewares and furniture. What you can’t find in one shop, you are likely to find in the other, so make sure you visit both regularly.

The shops also offer a range of locally designed and produced art and craft.

Opening Hours:

Telephone: 01481 227470

The Ron Short Centre

Beau Sejour, St Peter Port

Ron Short Centre Guernsey

The Ron Short Centre is run by a local charity called the Guernsey Society for Physically Disabled People. The charity shop is located on the grounds of Beau Sejour at Amherst by the main car park.

Opening Hours: Mon, Weds + Fri 2pm-4pm. Tues + Thurs 10am-4pm. Sat 11am-2pm.

Telephone: 01481 724333

Ron Short Charity Shop Guernsey
Ron Short Charity Shop Guernsey

The Relate Charity Shop

24 Smith Street, St Peter Port

The Relate Charity Shop is located at the top of Smith Street in St Peter Port. It sells a variety of donated items, including clothes, accessories, linen, books and homewares.

The shop is happy to accept donations but does not sell any electrical goods. There is a convenient unloading bay right outside of the shop for any donations to be dropped off but there is no parking directly outside for customers.

Visit the website:

Telephone: 01481 728525

Le Bourgs Hospice Pop-Up Shop

Smith Street, St Peter Port (old Poundland Shop)

Les Bourg Hospice run a pop-up charity shop located within the old Poundland shop just up from M&S in Smith Street, St Peter Port. It is mainly sells clothing, bags and shoes, both ladies and mens.

Opening hours are usually Fridays 10am-4pm and Saturday's 1-4pm but check Les Bourgs Hospice Facebook page for details before you go!

Telephone: 01481 230085

Les Bourgs Hospice Pop-up shop

St Sampsons based Charity Shops

The Salvation Army Charity Shop

The Salvation Army Guernsey Branch

Nocq Road, St Sampsons

The Salvation Army charity shop has a continually changing supply of good quality clothing, shoes, toys, bric-a-brac and books and the prices are kept affordable.

The charity shop forms part of the the Guernsey Salvation Army Community Centre which also provides a café. The café is open Monday to Saturday each week serving a variety of low-cost meals and snacks. There is a regular daily menu with specials written on the board and homemade cakes are produced on the premises most days.

Salvation Army Guernsey
Salvation Army Charity Shop and Cafe

Telephone: 01481 200216

GO Charity

Southside, St Sampsons

GO Guernsey

GO is a social enterprise that focuses primarily on providing training and support to disadvantaged people in Guernsey but aims to do this in a financially self-sustaining way by providing recycling and retail services.

The GO charity shop has relocated to Southside, St Sampsons. You can find them behind the Bathroom Emporium next to Euromarque. The shop is kept very clean and tidy, and even has a customer loo! They offer a range of bric-a-brac, toys, games, books, etc... but they specialise in furniture including a range of constantly changing secondhand furniture as well as an assortment of beautiful up-cycled pieces all lovingly restored by the GO team.

GO Guernsey Franchic paint
GO are Guernsey's only stockist of award-winning artisan paints for furniture called Frenchic

The GO charity shop also offers a large range of outdoor items including bicycles, golf clubs, gardening equipment. It's a real treasure trove, you never know what you might find!

Opening Hours: Daily 10am-4pm

Telephone: 01481 242234

Guernsey Cheshire Home

Southside, St Sampsons

Guernsey Cheshire Home

The Guernsey Cheshire Home provides care and opportunity for people with serious physical disabilities in as close to a family atmosphere as possible. The Home is a unique facility that has provided a high level of care for islanders for more than thirty years. It provides a home for people who need constant care and are unable to live in their own home.

The Guernsey Cheshire Home charity shop is located on Southside, St Sampsons - next door to the barber's. The shop itself isn't very big, but Doreen keeps it clean and tidy and you can often find a little gem in this treasure chest!

Guernsey Cheshire Home Charity Shop
Guernsey Cheshire Home Charity Shop

Opening Hours: Tues, Weds, Fri and Sat 10am-3pm

Telephone: 01481 720578

St Martins based Charity Shops

Les Bourgs Hospice Charity Shop

Les Bourgs Guernsey

Les Huriaux, St Martins

Les Bourgs Hospice charity shop raises vital funds for Les Bourgs hospice to continue to offer care to patients with life-limiting disease and support their families.

The charity shop is in fact spread over three spaces within the same site. The main shop sells quality clothing all reasonably priced. They have partnered with New Look, a well-known UK and local fashion retailer, which is donating unsold clothes and accessories for the charity to sell with some fabulous clothing items ranging from teens to adult. The main shop also offers a men's clothing section.

In the main shop you will also find assorted bric-a-brac items including ornaments, crockery and cutlery, electrical items, homewares, decorative items, etc. There's also a crafting section which is always fully stocked with knitting needles!

les bourgs hospice charity shop
Les Bourgs Hospice Charity Shop

Across the way there are two conservatories. The larger of the two is the children's charity shop offering a large range of baby, toddler and children's clothing all organised into age groups. The baby section is always stocked with bedding, changing mats, baths, etc... it's a great way to save a few quid when there's a new addition to the family on the way.

The children's section also offers a large range of children's games, books and DVDs all very reasonably priced. There's also a section for toys and they often have a supply of lego! The shop is always tidy, clean and well organised.

The second conservatory which is opposite the main shop and just next door to the children's section is often used for seasonal sales. It's the Christmas shop during November and December and doubles up as the book shop and/ or DVD shop. Although the last time we popped in, there was a large range of jigsaw puzzles. Worth popping your head in, you never know what treats you might find in there!

Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm (Saturday's from 9am)

Telephone: 01481 230085

Les Bourgs Charity Shop Guernsey
Les Bourgs Charity Shop Guernsey


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