From golden sand beaches, rugged coastline and wild seascapes and surf, to a history that spans medieval castles and Nazi Occupation, and even a foodie’s dream with local delicacies from the sea and land; Jersey really does have it all. Fit everything into one, long island break with this ultimate itinerary and guide to everything Jersey.

Highlights

  • A taste of Jersey delicacies.
  • Sunset beach BBQ.
  • Vast network of tranquil cycle lanes.
  • Take to the seas on a RIB or yacht.
  • Explore our castles and dolmens.
Duration
14
Days
Transport
Day
1

Jersey Surf and Safari.

Overview.

The best start to your holiday? Breakfast on the beach. Le Braye cafè offers seasonal flavours, all day dining and breathtaking brunch views over St. Ouen’s Bay. Inhale the sea air and the caffeine whilst the children play in the sandpit and watch the surfers and kite-boarders breeze by.

Stops: Three.

Transport: Driving | Boat.


Stops: 1 2 3

1. Surf

Try something new. A stone’s throw from your breakfast at Le Braye; ride the waves on a group or private surf lesson. The surf school caters for all abilities

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2. Safari

Stay west and explore Jersey’s National Park. Go on a bug safari or just have fun playing in one of the largest single dune systems in the British Isles. Treat it as high intensity interval training or take a casual walk to reach the top of the dunes and take in that breathtaking view over St. Ouen’s Bay. Either way it will take your breath away.

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3. Sleep with wildlife

The jewel in Jersey’s Crown, Jersey Zoo was the world’s first ever conservation-led zoo. 60 plus years later, Gerald Durrell’s 32 acre-park is host to some of the world’s rarest and most endangered animals. Book luxury camping on site; this is as glam as glamping gets. With log burners, fridges and private bathrooms under geodesic domes this really feels a lot more than a normal camping experience. The Zoo café is right next door to the camp and offers great Thai food and delicious wood-fired pizzas. Doze off to the sounds of the lemurs and tamarins, whilst feeling like you are in a luxury hotel.

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Day
2

Endangered species followed by spa heaven.

Overview.

Explore the endangered species that are taken care of at Jersey Zoo, Gerald Durrell’s own conservation park. After a day out of keeping up with the wildlife, unwind and relax at a luxurious spa.

Stops: Two.

Transport: Driving | Walking.


Stops: 1 2

1. Wake up to wildlife

Wake up to the sounds of wildlife and, after al fresco breakfast in the sunshine, make your way in to Jersey Zoo to meet your neighbours. This stunning, 32-acre park is home to some of the world’s rarest animals. Time your visit to each of the animals alongside their feeding times to hear from the keepers about their personal insights into the lives of the animals, and their quirky habits!

Where else in the world can you roll up your sleeves and work with a world famous conservation site, where they manage breeding programmes before releasing endangered species back into the wild? The “Keeper for a Day” experience involves working with the keepers to prepare and even hand-feed some of the animals. The keeper experiences allow you to get up close to see the animals in all their awe-inspiring beauty. The zoo is home to Gorillas, Orangutans, Meerkats and Andean Bears, amongst so many others and the sights and sounds you’ll experience whilst working with the animals will create memories that will last a lifetime. Short of time? See the best bits in two hours.

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2. Wind down for wellbeing

After all that hard work, you deserve a little pamper. The Ayush Wellness Spa is located at the Hotel de France, situated on the outskirts of St. Helier. Start with a sauna, steam, jacuzzi or swim in the hydrotherapy pool before the main event. Built on the foundation of Ayurvedic healing therapies, Ayush is actual spa heaven. Your treatment starts with a consultation with the resident Ayurvedic physician and finishes with you floating out the door.

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Day
3

Jersey Royalty.

Overview.

Spend the day living like royalty and exploring Jersey’s two iconic castles, Mont Orgueil and Elizabeth Castle. Pit stop at the Bass & Lobster for some refreshments between castles, and even enjoy an overnight stay at Elizabeth Castle where you’ll be cut off from the tide with the medieval fortifications to wander as you please.

Stops: Four.

Transport: Driving | Walking.


Stops: 1 2 3 4

1. Gorey Castle

Aim high. Mont Orgueil, also known as Gorey Castle, sits above the fishing port of Gorey and provides lots of opportunities for you to get your daily steps in! A medieval fortress featuring winding staircases, which lead to secret rooms and breathtaking views, Mont Orgueil Castle also offers visitors the opportunity to learn more about Jersey’s history and unique identity. If you feel like a little afternoon adrenaline rush, book an abseil adventure with Jersey Adventures down the historic walls of Mont Orgueil. Let the views distract you from the drop!

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2. Lunch like Kings and Queens

Take the coast road and stop off at The Bass & Lobster for lunch. Title dishes are served daily alongside traditional classics and local seafood. Huge hand dived local scallops are a firm favourite. Take to the terrace and order a glass of wine with your scallops to build up your strength for conquering your second castle of the day.

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3. Elizabeth Castle

Head back to St. Helier and walk across the causeway at low tide or let the castle ferry transport you across the bay and back in time to Elizabeth Castle. Climb the battlements, explore the turrets and bunkers and discover the Hermitage where Saint Helier is thought to have live around 550 A.D. Meet the 18th Century Master Gunner on the Parade Ground inside the castle. He likes putting tourists (and locals) through their paces before marching off to the cockpit to fire the Black Powder cannon. Kids love him – and the cannon.

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4. Your home is your/our castle. Literally.

If you fancy being the King or Queen of your own castle for the night, you can book to stay in the apartment at Elizabeth Castle. Once the last boat leaves you really are cut off from everyone and everything, with a Tudor castle to explore. Enjoy a picnic supper underneath the stars. Crowns optional.

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Day
4

Set sail on the high seas - a day on the water.

Overview.

Spend your day on the water spotting dolphins on a RIB trip, or a chartered yacht and explore the reef systems of Les Ecréhous or the Minquiers. You can even book in some yoga time on one of the sand banks and be one with nature, before enjoying your own private beach BBQ away from it all.

Stops: Six.

Transport: Boat | Walking.


Stops: 1 2 3 4 5 6

1. RIB trips

Play “spot the dolphin” on a rib trip to The Ecréhous or The Minquiers; two separate groups of islands just six miles from the coast of Jersey. Groups of ten can charter a RIB boat and most local RIB providers have a number of boats at their disposal for group bookings. Dolphin spots have increased over the last year with one of our local companies claiming they see dolphins on 40% of their trips.

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2. Luxury Charter

If you would rather take a boat than a RIB you have a number of options including a luxury charter service from Go-Sail who offer private, skippered charters or a motor yacht experience with Royal China Charters who offer their own brand of laid back luxury. Head to one of the local offshore reefs to explore your private beach for the day with a picnic for everyone on board.

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3. Passenger Boat Charter

The Jersey Duchess is the largest passenger boat available for private charters; she can hold up to 80 passengers and can offer BBQ’s on board. The Duchess has her own dance floor so fun loving groups can book a DJ for a party boat and go for a swim once the boat is anchored in the bay.

Whichever mode of transport you choose to whizz you across the water, there are some quirky and unique options to choose from to make your boat trip extra special

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4. Sandbank Yoga

Take one of our local yoga instructors from Island Yoga with you on the trip and take part in a group yoga session on a sunny sandbank. Crystal clear waters and miles of uninterrupted views will make you feel another world away and most definitely help you find your centre.

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5. Your very own private BBQ Chef

Local company “The Good Stone” offers a BBQ service and will accompany you on board, fire up the BBQ and have it ready for your group when you have finished exploring or by the time you have mastered your downward facing dog.

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6. Hit dry land and head to the pub

Once back on dry land, head to the Royal Bay of Grouville, home of the Jersey Oyster. Wander along the Oyster beds to the Seymour pub where groups can choose from a menu featuring local produce in the cosiest of settings, just a stone’s throw from the oyster beds.

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Day
5

The Town Centre.

Overview.

See all that the hustle and bustle of the main town in St. Helier has to offer. Explore the markets situated in the centre of it all, and then take in the seafaring history of the island at the Maritime Museum. Don’t miss out on the best gastro experience the island has to offer by booking the Chef’s table at the island’s only Michelin star restaurant, Bohemia.

Stops: Four.

Transport: Walking.


Stops: 1 2 3 4

1. Play the market(s)

A trip to Jersey is not complete without a visit to the town centre of St. Helier. Wander around the central markets which are bursting to the brim with colour, characters and local produce – they have served the community for over 200 years. Meet Bill the Grumpy Greengrocer, the head honcho of the indoor market. The indoor market is a big, bold, airy space where you can make a wish at the fountain and arrange to send some flowers home. You can also admire the Master Bakers at Vienna bakery as they bake their goods in the bakery station, then buy some to take with you for your BBQ or picnic. Walk directly across the road from the central market to the fish market where you can purchase Jersey lobsters fresh from the pot. Ask one of the market team to shuck you a Jersey Oyster- also fresh and fabulous!

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2. Maritime Museum

Discover Jersey’s maritime past in this uniquely interactive museum. Set by the historic harbour of St. Helier, the Maritime Museum is all about seafaring, navigation and the elements. Through interactive exhibits you can feel the force of a gale, understand the tides and learn how to design and float a ship. Also on site is the Occupation Tapestry Gallery.

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3. CCA Galleries

St. Helier’s commercial art gallery, CCA Galleries International is located in Royal Court Chambers in Hill Street, less than a minute from St. Helier’s Royal Square. Check their website for details of current exhibitions, featuring international and local artists, which are hosted in this modern and light four floor exhibition space.

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4. Chef’s Table

Reserve the chef’s table at Jersey’s only Michelin Star restaurant for a very special evening of local flavours, where you will be sat right at the heart of the action. Contemporary European dishes, abundant with local produce, feature on the tasting menus by Head Chef Callum Graham. Callum retained Bohemia’s Michelin Star for their 17th consecutive year – in his first year in the position. The Chef’s table is a really special, luxury gastro experience.

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Day
6

How very Jersey.

Overview.

Discover the best kept secrets from the locals by having a delicious breakfast at the infamous Hungry Man café sat in the quaint harbour town of Rozel. Take in the flora from the picturesque and well kept Eric Young Orchid Foundation and Jersey Lavender Farm. Explore even further afield on your own with Jersey Geocaching and see parts of the island that aren’t always pin pointed on a map.

Stops: Four.

Transport: Driving | Walking.


Stops: 1 2 3 4

1. Breakfast at the Hungry Man

Head past the brightly painted beach huts along Rozel Pier to the Hungry Man café. A favourite of locals and tourists for a big breakfast or an even bigger burger – try the “double decker health wrecker”!

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2. Eric Young Orchid Foundation

Born in 1911, Eric Young was a pioneer of the orchid community, widely respected and honoured throughout. Now proud Chelsea Flower Show gold medallists, the Eric Young Orchid Foundation is the perfect tourist spot in all weathers. Known as the most extravagant and flamboyant of flowers, this unique centre is dedicated to orchids. Stroll and picnic amongst the flowers. Beautiful.

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3. Jersey Lavender Farm

From the scent of orchids to the perfumes of local lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus and cypress, Jersey Lavender is your next stop. A family business and if you visit during the lavender season you can watch the team dry and distill the herbs to make their world renowned oils. If you are brave enough, try the lavender shortbread in the café. Follow the paths through the lavender and watch out for the naughty chickens. Visitors are encouraged to “Report any bad chicken behaviour to the shop staff, if possible identifying the individual chicken.” Only in Jersey.

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4. Jersey Geocaching

Use GPS enabled devices to take part in a real-world, outdoor treasure hunt. Geocaching combines nature and technology and allows those playing the game to find hidden containers (caches) all around the island. Jersey has a huge amount of caches for such a small area. Take in that stunning scenery as you navigate your way around the island.

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Day
7

Take to two wheels.

Overview.

Discover the island’s vast network of cycle lanes on two wheels and see the inner beauty of the island and its green lanes. You’ll no doubt see an honesty box or two on your journey where you can pick up a bag of fresh Jersey Royals. Make sure you have time for some ice cream on your way to the wild west.

Stops: Six.

Transport: Cycling | Walking.


Stops: 1 2 3 4 5 6

1. She’s Electric

Discover Jersey with zero emissions on an electric bike. It is so easy. Download EVie’s Freebike app from the iOS App Store or Google Play Store and register. Find an available bike near you using the map in EVie’s Freebike app. Go to the bike. Rent the nearby EVieBike by opening the app and scanning the QR code you’ll find on the battery beneath the seat. Press ‘Rent Bike’ in the app. Squeeze either brake lever twice, quickly. Park your bike at an EVieBike virtual station (free) using the app map or wherever you want to call it a day for a small rehoming fee.

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2. Green Lanes

Jersey hosts a vast network of cycle routes and our unique Green Lanes, where cyclists have priority and cars must slow down to 15 miles per hour, are the perfect place for cyclists to roam. Rent a bike and pedal your way around the Green Lane network, taking in the sights, including acres of lush fields. Jersey’s cycle routes will take you all across the island, from beaches to visitor attractions.

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3. Honesty boxes

As you cycle the Green Lanes you will pass fields of our famous Jersey Royals, you will also spot some for sale in our local honesty boxes. Pick up a bag to take home.

4. The tracks of steam

For a gentle and kid-friendly cycle route, head to the railway walk cycle track and cycle along the tracks of steam from St. Aubin’s Village to La Corbière Lighthouse along what was once the Jersey Railway track.

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5. Always time for ice cream

After a hard day cycling around our little rock, it is definitely time for a Jersey ice cream. For major instagram points, have yours as the sun sinks over Corbière Lighthouse. No filter needed.

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6. Sunset beach supper

One last burst of energy is required to cycle along the five mile beach to El Tico beach canteen. As the sun slips under the sea, spot the surfers catching the last waves of the day as you enjoy world flavours like fish tacos, ribs and curries; all made using the island’s rich local produce. The perfect spot to watch the sunset.

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Day
8

Stop. Take a day to relax on the beach.

Overview.

Grab a picnic or some grub for a BBQ and set up camp on one of the many, stunning golden sand beaches. Unwind, relax, and feel the soft sand between your toes and the waves lapping at your feet.

Stops: Seven.

Transport: Driving | Walking.


Stops: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

1. Take a picnic

Nude Food offers healthy, fresh food to go from their town centre and St. Aubin cafés. Nutritionally balanced salads sit alongside naughty chocolate brownies for a healthy picnic option.

Takeaway Jersey afternoon tea! Grand Jersey offers afternoon tea to go, with freshly filled finger sandwiches and huge Jersey cream scones and the pastry chef’s sweet selection of the day.

In central St. Helier, Rfresh make fresh hot food, salads and sandwiches and their daily specials include pulled pork and falafel; all wrapped in packaging made of plants not plastic! Delicious food, made daily and in house.

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2. Prefer a BBQ?

Throw some Jersey produce on the barbie. From local fish and shellfish, to Jersey beef burgers and John Hacket’s sought after sausages, you will be spoiled for locally grown and reared choices.

The family run Fresh Fish Company is a great place to pick up locally caught fish and seafood which arrive straight from the boats. Huge hand dived scallops and local MSC accredited lobster are pretty special and perfect for the BBQ.

Jon Hackett breeds pigs on his farm in St. Brelade, at “Me and the Farmer” at Brooklands Farm. He makes pork and other meat products, including sausages, pasties and pies.

Woodlands Farm shop offers a real taste of the island and Jersey Beef for your BBQ, perfect with some seasonal salad.

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3. St. Brelade’s Bay

St. Brelade’s Bay has to be at the top of our beach list. Recently voted one of the best beaches in the UK, you can understand why it is one of Jersey’s most popular beaches. Soft golden sands, crystal clear waters and gentle waves await and the views are simply stunning. Accessible by public transport with parking directly across the road from the beach.

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4. Gréve de Lecq

A sheltered, north facing beach, fringed with wooded slopes with enough to keep the little ones entertained all day. Children love building dams in the little stream which runs down the beach, exploring the rock pools and climbing the rocks whilst the grown ups can watch them from the comfort of their deck chairs. Colleen’s café is a firm local favourite and parking is easy to find. The perfect beach for a family day out.

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5. Plémont

Well worth the effort of getting there, Plémont is located on the rugged north coast and via quite a few steps! A sandy cove features the most incredible sea caves and a freshwater waterfall. You’ll feel like you are in a Famous Five novel! If you want to explore some more, take the cliff-path walk across the top of the bay. Be careful and check the tide times as the sand is completely covered at high tide. Once the tide retreats, children love playing in the sand bottomed pools that the tide has left behind.

All of these beaches have public loos, baby changing facilities and cafés. RNLI lifeguards are present in the summer months.

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6. The Crab Shack at St. Brelade's Bay

Wherever you are in Jersey you will not be far from The Crab Shack. A home grown restaurant group, one of the three Crab Shack’s is located out west in St. Brelade’s beautiful bay, perfect for a post beach day dinner. The Crab Shack offers relaxed family dining and a menu packed with local Jersey produce.

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7. Gréve de Lecq pub dinner at Le Moulin de Lecq

Once one of the island’s ancient water mills, the Moulin offers a warm welcome and traditional homemade food and fresh local seafood specials, plus a wide selection of real ales. Set in a beautiful woodland valley there is plenty of room for the kids to roam outside in the playground and work up an appetite for dinner. Less than 5 minutes walk from the beach.

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Day
9

A taste of Jersey.

Overview.

Our food is as fresh as our sea air. Jersey is an island shaped by the sea, where astonishing tides circle the coast and feed the land. Food travels from field to fork in the time it takes for the tide to rise.

Stops: Three.

Transport: Driving | Walking.


Stops: 1 2 3

1. Jersey Uncovered Food Tour

Start the day with a culinary walking adventure with Jersey Uncovered. Tour itineraries are determined by the seasons. Jersey Uncovered and will take you on a culinary journey which may include a behind the scenes tour of a family run dairy farm, a stroll around historic orchards and Jersey’s own vineyard or a visit to a family run fishery. Pack your walking shoes and your appetite for this foodie adventure.

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2. Jersey Foraging

For an altogether different approach to food in Jersey, give foraging a go. Go foraging with Kazz from Wild Adventures and discover Jersey’s wild side. Let Kazz show you wild, edible and medicinal plants using his natural navigation skills then make cordial using plants and trees and create fire by friction.

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3. Jersey Dining

With the food tour and the foraging whetting your appetite, head to Samphire for the ultimate in fine dining. Sit back in one of the deep yellow leather banquette seats, admire the local artwork and prepare yourself for a real treat. Passionately crafted plates, created with the freshest and finest local ingredients are served with a seriously sophisticated flourish. Did we mention the killer cocktail list? Enjoy.

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Day
10

Immerse yourself in history.

Overview.

From Ice Age sites that date back to 250,000 B.C., to a Neolithic dolmen that’s home to one of the ten oldest buildings in the world, to the stunning botanical gardens that take you back to the 1920’s, Jersey’s history spans centuries.

Stops: Three.

Transport: Driving | Walking.


Stops: 1 2 3

1. 250,000 BC

One of the most important Ice Age sites in Europe, the Jersey Heritage Ice Age Island Trail weaves its way from Ouaisné Bay to St. Aubin’s Village, via the hunting grounds of La Cotte De St. Brelade, passing through Portelet Bay and the heavily fortified Noirmont point. Palaeolithic cave-living hunter gatherers were Jersey’s earliest residents (250,000 BC). St. Aubin is home to a number of restaurants and cafès so a perfect pit stop opportunity to grab a bite to eat to watch the boats and the world go by.

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2. 4000 BC

La Hougue Bie is a magical and truly memorable experience. The name is derived from the Old Norse of the Vikings: haugr meaning a mound and byr – that’s bound up with a medieval legend of a dragon and a knight, La Hougue Bie is home to one of the ten oldest buildings in the world with the standing stones and burial chambers dating back to 4000 BC, the Neolithic period when  many communities settled in Jersey. Local charitable enterprise Beresford Street Kitchen manages the tea room on site, where they provide training and employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism. Cake with a conscience, surrounded by history.

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3. The 1920’s

Step back in time to the 1920’s and enter the wonderful Samarès Manor with its botanical gardens, where the Manor house dates back, in part, to medieval times. Steeped in Jersey history, it remains the traditional home of the Seigneur de Samares. Lose yourself in the herb and Japanese gardens whilst walking through paths flanked by wildflowers. CocoRico at The Manor offers freshly prepared french favourites, served with a side order of gallic charm from Sebastian.

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Day
11

Embrace Jersey's true beauty.

Overview.

Jersey’s National Park takes many forms from rugged coastline, sandy beaches, dunes and reef systems out at sea. Explore the ecosystems and take part in a birding tour to spot the wildlife that passes through Jersey overhead. Don’t miss out on the magic of a glowing, bioluminescent walk on La Rocque Beach.

Stops: Three.

Transport: Driving | Walking.


Stops: 1 2 3

1. Jersey’s National Park

What could be a better start to the day than a bracing north coast walk along the cliffs? Jersey Uncovered will take you on a guided walk through Jersey National Park, over steep, bracken-clad cliffs which overlook perfect hidden bays. The coast path climbs and dips, almost rollercoaster like and offers some of the most spectacular scenic walks in Jersey. The Park’s new visitor centre – The Frances Le Sueur Centre offers yoga classes with a wild bird soundtrack. Bliss.

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2. Jersey Birding Tours

Walking works up an appetite. Faulkner Fisheries, housed in a WW2 German Bunker at L’Etacq is the perfect lunch spot. Try the oysters and barbequed local scallops with Jersey Royals served up with a side order of sea view. Spend the afternoon with Jersey Birding Tours discovering some of the beautiful birds and wildlife who live and pass through Jersey. From wetlands to sand dunes, reconnect with wide open spaces whilst the Marsh Harriers circle overhead.

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3. Glow worms: a bioluminescence walk

End the day with a firework display at your feet. Meet your guide at La Rocque harbour for the most magical of Jersey experiences; a bioluminescence walk. As the tide goes out, tiny creatures glow in the dark and light up the sand. One of Jersey’s best-kept secrets and a spectacular way to end the day. Pre-booking essential.

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Day
12

Discover Jersey's wartime story.

Overview.

We have a huge variety of events and tours for you to choose from during your visit to Jersey, which allow you to experience the island’s beauty and understand our heritage; shaped by our history of Nazi occupation. Local guides tell the story of locals foraging for food during the occupation and will show you the wild delicacies the Jersey wild has to offer.

Stops: Three.

Transport: Driving | Walking | Bus.


Stops: 1 2 3

1. Towers and History

Towers. They are everywhere. Dotted around Jersey’s coastline, these towers were built between 1779 and 1837 in order to defend the island following the Battle of Jersey. Bring battle history back to life by booking a guided tour with History Alive! which involves interactive guiding, technology and props. There is no one more knowledgeable than your expert guide Marc Yates, who will take you on a journey of discovery of Jersey’s rich history. For a really unique experience you can even book to stay in some of the towers with Jersey Heritage Lets.

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2. Underground Hospital

Heartache, hardship and heroism; the real story of wartime Jersey. Jersey War Tunnels tells this story in the words of the people who were there. An underground tunnel complex, built by slave labour under German command, houses this truly unique exhibition which also includes a war trail and garden of reflection. New additions to the attraction include an Escape Room where you solve puzzles and break codes to find the key to freedom and the Love Bird Pottery Studio where you can paint your own ceramics and textiles.

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3. A Traditional Tour

Charter a coach and book a tour guide to take you on a tour of the island to see those places you have read about online, but haven’t quite managed to visit.

Jersey Uncovered Blue Badge tourist guides offer tailor-made adventures to suit the interests of your group or family. Book in advance and learn something new along the way.

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Day
13

Experience Jersey’s “Big 4.”

Overview.

Jersey has four local delicacies that everyone who visits wants to get a taste of: lobster, oysters, ice cream and Royals. Make sure you take the time to get a flavour of the island.

Stops: Four.

Transport: Driving | Walking.


Stops: 1 2 3 4

1. Jersey Oyster

Jersey has one of the largest tidal ranges in the world, with MSC-accredited, clean and nutrient-rich waters creating the perfect environment to harvest oysters. The Royal Bay of Grouville is host to Jersey’s oyster farms so you can be whisked to the bay to wander around the beds before sampling a Jersey oyster or two. A glass of champagne is the oyster’s perfect partner. Book a behind the scenes tour with Shannon, the Oyster Farmer’s Wife.

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2. Jersey Lobster

Suma’s restaurant is close by and lunch on the terrace, with fabulous views of Mont Orgueil castle and the harbour, is a good way to continue your sampling of local produce. Did we mention that Jersey Lobster is another of our “Big 4” local delicacies? A lobster lunch with a view of the castle is a pretty special lunchtime treat.

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3. Jersey Dairy

Our famous Jersey cows have been making the creamiest ice cream in the world since 1763. We have a guide which shares with you the very best places to enjoy a Jersey ice cream – which are dotted all around the island. Visit Stuart at the ice cream van opposite Gorey Common and take a walk along the Royal Bay of Grouville; known as “Long Beach” by the locals. After impressing Queen Victoria in 1859, the beach gained a royal title and became the Royal Bay of Grouville. Fancy.

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4. Jersey Royals

Jersey restaurant menus are abundant with Jersey Royals when they’re in season. Traditionally served with Jersey butter and a little fresh mint as an accompaniment to just about anything, one of the most unique Jersey Royal dishes is served at Sangria; a tapas restaurant set in St. Helier’s historic Royal Square, scene of the Battle of Jersey in 1781. Their Jersey Royals and braised octopus dish is absolutely stunning. Trust us.

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Day
14

Your last day - make it count.

Overview.

Chill out on your last day with a beach side brunch at the clean-eating cafe, Nude. Afterwards, meander over to La Mare Wine Estate where you can have a guided tour of the vineyards and grab a drink of the local gin and tonic.

Stops: Two.

Transport: Driving | Walking.


Stops: 1 2

1. Brunch on the beach - Nude “Beach”

It’s not what you think. “Nude” is a chain of warm, friendly, clean-eating café’s and this one is situated on the beach at La Haule Slip in St. Aubin. From the freshest of superfood salads to the juiciest of burgers, or plant burgers, everything is served with a view. Let your toes feel the sand one last time before you head home.

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2. La Mare Wine Estate - try our local wine and gin

Take a taste of Jersey back home with you. Before you head to the airport, pick up some last minute gifts from La Mare Wine Estate. If you have time, book the guided tour of the vineyards and orchards or just chill out with the estate’s Royal Gin and Tonic as you take in both the vines and the golden hour sunshine. Exit via the gift shop to take home handmade spirits, preserves and more. We’ll see you soon.

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