Nature, animals & parks
The Jersey National Park
Jersey’s unique character of land and sea, coast and countryside unite in the Jersey National Park. It’s a place to reconnect and revitalise. A place to come together in the great outdoors and experience the wild side of the island break.
- Free entry
Where is the park?
The Jersey National Park extends over an area of approximately 30 miles (48km) of Jersey’s coastline, Les Écréhous, Les Minquiers and Pierres de Lecq or Paternosters. Explore all of the things to do, places to eat and activities to enjoy in and around the Jersey National Park.
Things to do in the Park.
There’s always something going on in the Jersey National Park, both on land and sea. From sunset concerts to film screenings, sporting challenges to foodie events, there really is something for everyone to enjoy in these stunning surrounds.
Reconnect with nature on a sea kayak tour. Explore an island shaped by the sea where some of the most astonishing tides in the world circle the coast. Kayak with local guides whose knowledge make this more than just a paddle around the bay. Our expert staff and user-friendly sit-on-top kayaks will quickly get you out exploring and having fun.
Jersey’s leading watersports and adventure centre located in the stunning St. Brelade’s Bay, owned and run by a professional and experienced team who enjoy nothing more than to share their passion for the sea and adventure with visitors and locals alike.
Perfectly situated overlooking St. Ouen’s Pond, the Wetland Centre gives you and your family an opportunity to not only view the interesting and diverse bird life found at La Mare au Seigneur, but also to learn about the reserve’s wildlife and rich history, safeguarded by the National Trust for Jersey since 1975.
Places to stay in the Park.
Dreaming of 5 stars or sleeping under the stars? Choose to wake up under canvas, in a holiday home, hotel or historic tower. You will find the perfect place in the Jersey National Park whether you are a couple, family or large group.
One of Jersey's finest luxury hotels combining breathtaking ocean views with the award-winning Ocean Restaurant. The Atlantic Hotel is set within ten acres of beautiful and extensive private grounds, situated in one of the most stunning locations in the Channel Islands.
Stay in your very own fort! Spread over three levels, this magnificent 19th century fort sits above the picturesque harbour of Bouley Bay and has a private garden and terrace. The guardhouse is converted to the main bedroom with one double bed and two single beds, and a wood burning stove.
Food in the Jersey National Park.
Eat, drink, play, repeat. Fancy a beer and a burger or are you craving champagne and oysters? Check out the wide range of restaurants, cafes and bars the Jersey National Park has to offer, or in the Summer months cook your own and barbeque on the beach. Dress up or dress down, there is a place for you to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Jersey's premier family pub, The Portelet Inn is a 16th century inn with real olde-worlde charm. Grab a table in the loft or the alfresco seating for sweeping views out to sea overlooking Portelet Bay. Cosy up in The Granite Bar with its real fireplace, low beams and comfy armchairs whilst sampling a wide range of cask ales, lagers and wines.
Come and join us for a cool drink or a delicious meal, and enjoy the magnificent views over St. Ouen's Bay from the terrace of our iconic beach bar. For more than 50 years 'The Splash' has been the home of surfing on the island - this is reflected in the relaxed atmosphere and menu that truly offers something for everyone.
A family owned beachside bistro offering simple, fresh and delicious food and drink. The food pays homage to British seaside classics whilst Mediterranean influences nod to the more southern geography. The food is always fresh, locally sourced wherever possible, and consistently unfussy and delicious.
We’re passionate about great food with a range of dining options available to suit everyone. The Westward pub houses two charming bar areas, one of which is made from the original tender to the famous Westward ship. Here you can relax and unwind with classic pub dishes, washed down with a pint of delicious, locally-brewed ale.
In the Jersey National Park you’ll find breath taking scenery, thrilling history, extraordinary things do to, unique places to stay and outstanding local food and drink – and it’s all on your doorstep in the island break.
We are open all year round.
- Family friendly
- Pet friendly