The largest of the Channel Islands that sit between England and France, compare holidays to Jersey and look forward to visiting this beautiful destination. It has a stunning coastline, famously good food and plenty of history to complement a gorgeous national park.
Holidays to Jersey are perfect if you love spending time outdoors. There’s lots of opportunities for going hiking, relaxing on lovely beaches or getting involved with the best of the island’s activities.
Jersey also has some fantastic historical attractions you can visit, including prehistoric tombs, manor houses and medieval castles. Mont Orgueil Castle is among the best, overlooking the harbour of Gorey and offering over 800 years of interesting history.
You may find the natural attractions most appealing, and Jersey has some superb scenery that you can wander or relax among. Settle down for an afternoon at one of the island’s 27 beaches that include little Beauport and large St Ouen’s Bay, or go hiking in the Jersey National Park. You can visit the Durrell Wildlife Park, which dedicates itself to the conservation of endangered species.
It might be other aspects of Jersey’s culture that you find most attractive, such as the island’s penchant for outdoor pursuits. You can have a go at everything from rock climbing and abseiling to zorbing and blokarting.
Perhaps you'd rather keep things a little more low key, in which case head to St Helier and have a relaxed stroll through the town centre down to the seafront. Take a look at the shiny yachts and more traditional fishing boats docked in the harbour, before settling down to sample Jersey’s fabulous food. There’s everything from laid back beach cafes to upmarket Michelin-starred restaurants which serve up fresh island produce and seafood that’s kissed by the influence of nearby France.