Would you be surprised to hear that locals love this curiously Brit…(ish) island? We didn’t think so, what’s not to love? Miles of pristine coastline, a rich and many layered history, food that’s as fresh as the sea air and a hint of British familiarity that gives way to a curiously continental feeling. Every spring, we kick start British Summertime with The Jersey Big Weekend with locals getting out in force test driving all the top things to see and do that will make your Jersey holiday a hit. Discover their findings below and start making your very own Jersey bucket list.
Get ready for outdoor adventures.
Choose your pace and set off for extraordinary exploits. From breathtaking Jersey cliff path walks, exploring the coast by kayak, to taking off on two wheels, the locals have tried it all. Discover their top tips for ways to make the most of the island’s great outdoors.
Get a taste for local food.
Jersey packs a rich and colourful larder into its nine by five food miles and we’re famous for locally grown and reared produce like oysters, lobster, Jersey Royals and of course our dreamy dairy. Let Jersey play on your palate and discover where the locals recommend taking a seat to savour the island flavour.
Get under the skin of Jersey’s past.
Make history on your island escape by delving into the many places that tell Jersey’s fascinating story. From ancient burial grounds, majestic castles, farmhouses to World War II bunkers, the locals have explored it all and it’s waiting to be discovered by you all over again.
Get well and truly rested and rejuvenated.
The locals have been busy slowing down and finding all the ways to reset in Jersey. Whether by reconnecting with nature, stretching into a yoga practice or inhaling relaxing aromas at the Lavender Farm, discover all the ways to come up for air on an island retreat.
Get in on all the family fun.
In Jersey you’re never far away from the next adventure. The island is the perfect size to explore if you’ve got little ones in tow and the locals know all the tips and tricks to ensure a magical time is had by all on Jersey family holidays. Whether that’s tasting local seafood for the first time, exploring wooded lanes by bike, discovering hidden worlds in rockpools or burning energy with fast paced fun, you’ll find something the whole family will love in Jersey.
Where to rest your head after all your island adventures.
Winner of Trip Advisors 2023 Travellers' Choice Award, the Ommaroo Hotel has an enviable seaside location, situated directly opposite the beach and Lido swimming pool at Havre des Pas. It is one of the few Jersey hotels offering spectacular sea views from its bedroom balconies.
The Beachcombers, a refurbished boutique hotel located on the south east coast of Jersey. Only moments from the Royal Jersey Golf course, Queens Valley reservoir and the beautiful Bay. Gorey has a picturesque harbour, with many amazing restaurants and shops, all sat beneath the historic Mont Orgueil Castle.
The Talana Hotel is a tastefully decorated hotel and includes 41 rooms with en suite facilities. The dining room offers pleasant cuisine with varied menus and quiet, efficient service, under the personal supervision of the proprietors at all times. The hotel includes excellent facilities.
This bright and modern one bedroom accommodation, combined with a large garden and a terrace make this the ideal country retreat. The rooms are spacious and well equipped. A couple plus an infant can be accommodated, you can even bring the family dog! This unique holiday choice should not be missed.