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An island shaped by its giant tides, Jersey became home to some of the first Neolithic hunter gatherers, who arrived to farm the fertile soil nearly 6,000 years ago. Using stone axes, Jersey’s landscapes would have been cleared to create fields for grazing sheep and cattle and to grow crops. Discover how the spectacular scenery of Jersey's modern coast was shaped by the forces of ice and sea during the island's Ice Age past.
 

WIN an epic escape in Jersey for two.

With flights and a stay at the historic Pomme D'Or Hotel to celebrate its 100 year anniversary.
Little discoveries. Big meanings.

Follow a trail back to the ancient past.

While Jersey’s first inhabitants have long gone, traces of their life - and death - live on. In Jersey, you’ll find some of the best-preserved prehistoric sites, dolmens and burial mounds in the world, including a building that’s older than the Egyptian pyramids. Looking for more details? Download the Jersey Heritage Dolmen guide from this link.

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Little coast. Big impact.

Walk in the footsteps of mammoths.

Stone circles, standing stones and burial chambers - explore Jersey’s ancient history at these atmospheric sites and discover how the spectacular scenery of Jersey's modern coast was shaped by the forces of ice and sea during the island's Ice Age past.

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Little glimpses. Big past.

Explore an ancient wonder.

One of the ten oldest buildings in the world, La Hougue Bie was built long before the Pyramids. There’s a whole ancient landscape to explore around this prehistoric mound and dolmen, where you can explore Europe’s finest Neolithic passage grave, built to align perfectly with the equinox. A deeply spiritual place, a visit here is always thought provoking.

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DISCOVER OUR BIG ISLAND STORY. 

Discover traces of our ancient past.

Little secrets. Big reveals.

Tucked away in secret places, Jersey has an ancient past that stretches back further than the Pyramids and Stonehenge. About 7500 years ago, when Jersey was cut off from the French coast by rising sea levels, the Neolithic communities of farmers were the first people to leave their mark all around the Island with megalithic dolmens, burial sites and standing stones. Discover how and why these megalithic ruins were built.

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