Jersey’s compact size makes it the ideal spot for a short shopping break. Bring the car over with Condor Ferries and you’ll have the ultimate freedom to tour some of these local retail gems – and plenty of room to bring your treasures back home with you! From homemade ceramics and home furnishings to antiques and original art, Jersey offers some fantastic shopping opportunities, with plenty of foodie pitstops along the way.
- Immerse yourself in the Island’s largest community of artists
- Discover Inspirational Garden gifts in unique surroundings
- Try amazing wild food
- Explore a Jersey gem of an antique shop
Friday - brimming with garden gems.
Ease yourself into Jersey’s shopping delights today with a leisurely trip to Ransoms Garden Centre and Tearoom and The Potting Shed gift shop, which is just next door. Finish the day with a gentle stroll along the Royal Bay of Grouville.
Transport: Car or bus.
1. Ransoms Garden Centre and The Potting Shed – St. Martin.
Make your way to the eastern parish of St. Martin where you’ll find Ransoms Garden Centre. Family run since 1966, Ransoms is a true Jersey institution. The friendly team know everything there is to know about their stock – from plants to home furnishings, gifts and pet-friendly products.
Just next door is The Potting Shed gift shop. Pop in to browse their fabulous selection of clothing, gifts and homeware, including well-loved brands such as Emma Bridgewater, Neals Yard, Alex Monroe and Jellycat.
Once you’re all shopped out Ransoms Tearoom & Restaurant offers a warm welcome, serving up breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon tea in a buzzing and friendly atmosphere. Try one of their famous cakes or pastries as a well-earned treat after your shopping endeavours!
Opening Hours: Garden Centre Monday – Saturday 09:00 – 18:00, Tearoom Monday- Tuesday & Thursday – Sunday 09:00 – 18:00, Potting Shed gift shop Monday – Sunday 09:00 – 18:00
2. The Hidden Garden - St. Lawrence.
A genuine family business nestled in the heart of the island, The Hidden Garden truly is a hidden Jersey gem. Venture into their garden buildings where you’ll find a stunning selection of garden-inspired gifts, timeless furniture and homewares to help you make the most of your home, chalet or summerhouse. Naturally, they also stock an impressive and varied range of beautiful flowers and plants if your garden requires a little life and colour.
Wild Health also pop up in ‘The Greenhouse’ every Friday and Saturday to provide a fabulous range of drinks and healthy bites, savoury and sweet. With tables inside and out, you can enjoy a light bite, whatever the weather.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 08:40 – 16:00.
Saturday - unique finds and antiques aplenty.
Since a few of our retail gems are closed on Sundays, Saturday is your best opportunity to tick off some of those special independent shops on your ‘to visit’ list if you’re in the island over a weekend. Start the day in St. Helier at fabulous home furnishings store The Loving Chair Company. Next head north to St. Lawrence where you’ll find artisan products and gifts at The Trading Point and a treasure trove of antiques at Stephen Cohu Antiques.
Transport: Car or bus.
1. The Loving Chair Company – St. Helier.
Brought to life by a three-generation, international team, this fabulous troupe of in-house designers, artists and makers hatch new, innovative ideas with a sprinkling of fun to bring love, laughter and colour to your interiors. You’ll find TLC’s own designs housed alongside an eclectic collection of home accessories, lifestyle gifts and an abundance of cushions. A visit to TLC will certainly brighten up your day!
Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 – 17:00
2. The Trading Point – St. Lawrence.
Head north from St. Helier to The Trading Point, a creative hub of local businesses in an historic building, showcasing a wide range of beautiful products. Find handmade ceramics, original art and limited-edition prints, bespoke linen designs, home fragrances, organic skin ranges, French soaps, and local food produce. Browse beautiful things – for yourself or friends! – and enjoy a hot drink from the vintage coffee cart at the weekend. A fabulous shopping experience in the heart of Jersey.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 – 17:00
3. Stephen Cohu Antiques - St. Lawrence.
Not far from The Trading Point is an absolute treasure trove which just goes on and on. A real Jersey gem, they are experienced antique dealers, serving customers throughout the Channel Islands and further afield. Dealing with antiques as far back as the 17th century to the present day you are in for a treat whether you are a dealer, an enthusiast or just an interested shopper. We are sure you’ll find the perfect item for your collection or home. It could take a while though!
Opening hours: Wednesday – Saturday 10:00 – 17:00
Sunday - a day of artful rest.
After a full-on day of shopping yesterday, take today at a leisurely pace. It is Sunday, after all. Make your way to the pretty seaside village of St. Aubin, just a short drive or bus ride from St. Helier, and pay a visit to The Harbour Gallery and Café. Finish your weekend of shopping with a well-deserved drink at The Old Courthouse.
Transport: Car or bus.
1. The Harbour Gallery – St. Aubin's Village.
Nestled in the picturesque and charming harbour of St Aubin, set back from the main harbourside road, you’ll find the Harbour Gallery. Spread over three floors, discover the work of over 100 local artists. There are several artist studio areas too and an exhibition space hosting regular events throughout the year. Wander around exploring the prints, painting and ceramics and then head to the gallery café and deli for a spot of lunch or afternoon tea.
2. The Old Courthouse.
What better way to end a fabulous few days of shopping in Jersey than with a nice cold drink at one of the island’s prettiest pubs? Wander along the harbourside for few minutes and you’ll reach The Old Courthouse. Find a cosy corner inside, or a spot on the terrace overlooking the harbour if the sun is shining and enjoy a lovely local ale or glass of wine to celebrate a weekend well spent, exploring some of the island’s retail gems.