• Home

Explore Jersey.

  • Home
Inspire me. See all
History & heritage

Delve into the island’s colourful past.

People & culture

Uncover the island's pride and passion.

The great outdoors

Get back to nature in the island break.

Local food

Food from the heart to feed the soul.

Itineraries & trip ideas

Discover all that Jersey has to offer.

Things to do. See all
Attractions

Unique places where adventure awaits.

Events

Soak up island vibes and feel alive.

Tours

Experience the island like a local.

Food & drink

Tuck into a serving of island life.

Outdoor activities

Explore the great outdoors in Jersey.

Indoor activities

Explore the great indoors in Jersey.

Shopping

Designer brands and unique local finds.

  • Home

Outdoor | Participant

Geowalk: Following the Neanderthals

Join us on an exploration of La Cotte de St Brelade, one of the most important Neanderthal sites in North-west Europe and discover a story of climate change, migration and archaeology.

  • Seasonal opening
  • Free entry
  • Booking needed

More Information

Journey across the beach, and if the tide and conditions allow scramble over the foreshore, to the foot of La Cotte de St Brelade to find out about the Neanderthals who used this site for almost 200,000 years, hunting Woolly Rhinoceros and Mammoth across the now hidden coastal plain.

This Geowalk starts in Ouaisné carpark.

Geopark Guide: Nicky Mansell
Directions: https://w3w.co/temper.imagination.dilution
Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours
Difficulty: Medium to Difficult
Extra Details: This route follows rough paths, steep steps and the beach. Please wear sensible footwear such as trainers as we will be walking over uneven beach and rocky surfaces.

Opening Information

We are open:
April

Key Features
  • Outdoor

Location

Ouaisné Carpark
Le Mont du Ouaisné
Jersey
JE3 8AN

You might also like

Jersey Heritage

We are Jersey Heritage, our charity is dedicated to protecting Jersey’s unique culture and heritage.

Free entry