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Sometimes we need to look back to move forward and restore our balance. Our little island's unique history has been moulded over time by Ice Age visitors, occupying forces, languages and local traditions. Immerse yourself in Jersey's past and the stories that are waiting to be discovered.

Click the link below and share your details to be in with a chance to WIN a little island break for two in Jersey!

Immerse yourself in history and heritage

Little rock. Big story.

From World War II bunkers to ancient burial grounds, farm houses, castles and caves. Jersey has history on its doorstep so go on a journey back in time, discover many historical sites and uncover our island's history.

Explore the past
History on your doorstep

Little traces. Big past.

In Jersey we are proud to present our heritage story. You don't have to scratch too far beneath the surface to experience a rich and multi-layered history. Reconnect with our island's roots and immerse yourself in the fascinating stories to be told.

Step back in time
Discover Jersey's Occupation story

Little fortress. Big secrets.

The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by German forces in WW2. The five-year occupation came to an end on 09 May 1945 - Liberation Day, an event still celebrated in Jersey with an annual Bank Holiday. Why not go on a journey through the War Tunnels to get a true picture of what life was like in Jersey during WWII? If you want to explore more, join one of our fascinating History Alive or Jersey War Tours to have access to historic fortifications and hands on experience.

Dive deeper
History at your own pace

Little trails. Big tales.

Explore Jersey's history at your own pace with these free heritage experiences. Why not download the free Geotourist App and discover the Occupation and Liberation audio trails? It’s a little journey that will give you a big experience. As you explore Jersey's past, make sure you're on the lookout for hidden secrets waiting to be discovered.

Choose Your Trail
Heritage on two wheels

Little wheels. Big journey.

Hop onto an Evie Bike for a day and explore 10 of the National Trust for Jersey's sites, including 16 New Street, Morel Farm, The Elms, Le Moulin de Quétivel and the Foot Buildings. With plenty of opportunities to stop off for refreshments or a picnic enroute, it is a wonderful way to explore the west of the island.

Discover the trail
Experience the cultural side to Jersey

Little island. Big personality.

Find your perfect balance here in Jersey. Soak up a little culture and learn about our island's colourful history. You will be spoilt for choice on cultural experiences - we have museams and galleries tucked around every corner for you to discover.

Go on a journey

WIN an island break for two with return flights with Blue Islands and a two-night stay at The Ommaroo Hotel with breakfast to restore your mind, body and soul. All you have to do is share your details to be in with a chance to WIN. Good luck!


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