Top kids’ attractions to enjoy in Jersey

It’s always fun planning a future family holiday: thinking about where to go, what to see and do, and of course what to pack. But for those that have already settled on a Jersey holiday, you might be wondering about how to entertain the children during your stay. Well, fear not, as Jersey is replete with wonderful kids’ attractions to enjoy and we have made sure to highlight a number of them to help with your holiday planning.

Suggestions from Jersey Heritage

The Maritime Museum

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The spookiest attractions in Jersey

The spookiest attractions in Jersey

Halloween is just around the corner and despite being a small island Jersey is home to a number of spooktacular events.

If you’re going on family holidays in Jersey during this time of year, then you will need to prepare yourself for some scares as there are lots of spooky attractions you can visit on the island. Continue reading

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The top things to do this autumn in Jersey

The top things to do this autumn in Jersey

Autumn has just begun and it is a great time to visit the island. Jersey’s woodlands come to life in an array of colour and lots of other activities add to the seasonal celebration.

If you are looking at going on a Jersey holiday in autumn this year, then there is plenty of rich season produce to indulge in and plenty of great festivals and events you can enjoy during this time of year. Continue reading

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Flying high at the Jersey International Air Display

Flying high at the Jersey International Air Display

For over 62 years, the skies above Jersey have welcomed an annual air display and tens of thousands of people visit the island to enjoy this world-renowned event. Continue reading

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7 Ways to Enjoy Jersey Holidays on a Shoestring

Coco Chanel is famously quoted as saying “The best things in life are free” and there are many examples throughout the island of Jersey where this quote can be corroborated.

Jersey Holidays on a Shoestring - Cliff Walk

The ‘Rock’, as it’s known by the locals, is not only rich in monetary investment, but in culture, landscape and, more often than not, it’s produce. There are often more exciting ways, on your Jersey Holidays, to understand and experience the Island that won’t cost you a penny! (Sometimes they might cost you a penny, maybe even a few pennies but if you’ve read this far then you best continue to find out how you can experience Jersey on a shoestring budget!)

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The Wild Side of Jersey – A Guide to the Island’s Wildlife

When you think of animals roaming around the Channel Islands, chances are that you’re imagining the pretty Jersey Cow. Eyelashes fluttering at you from the south side of a potato field as the smell of seaweed permeates your nostrils and the faint sound of a tractor passes in the distance.

Well, as right as you would be to imagine this picturesque image, the animals that populate our fair island amount to more than just these milk-providing gentle giants.

The Wild Side Of Jersey - Jersey Cows

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Top tips for visiting the Jersey Battle of Flowers festival

Top tips for visiting the Jersey Battle of Flowers festival

The Jersey Battle of Flowers, which takes place on 10th to 11th August, is one of Europe’s most spectacular floral festivals, with parades bringing an eclectic mix of floats, dancers and performers together. Continue reading

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Celebrate the Liberation of Jersey

Liberation Day in Jersey

It was 8th May in 1945 when the Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill, made his famous speech to mark the end of the war in which he said, “Our Dear Channel islands are also to be freed today.” However, it wasn’t until 9th May that Jersey officially realised the war was over when HMS Beagle sailed into St Aubin’s Harbour. Continue reading

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Feed your appetite with Jersey’s local flavours

Local foods in Jersey

This small island is bursting with flavour as local produce ranges from seafood that has literally come straight from the clear waters surrounding Jersey, to the rich creamy milk of the iconic Jersey cow. Continue reading

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30 Jersey Essential: Beach Cafés

Colleen's Café, JerseyDuring 2014, we are celebrating 30 years of bringing customers from the UK to the Channel Islands. As part of this celebration, we will be writing about 30 Jersey essentials, from attractions and outdoor activities to special local food and some lesser-known island treats.

Part 16: Beach Cafés

Jersey features a stunning collection of beaches, many accompanied by a mouth-watering selection of beach cafés and friendly shacks. From north coast harbours and east coast coves to the wide sandy expanses of the west and south, Jersey’s beaches are always busy with locals and visitors looking for their next tasty meal.

Read on to discover our personal favourites…

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