Category Archives: Jersey History

Discover Jersey’s history and the stories that have created our island, from French origins to our modern continental British society.

30 Jersey Essentials: La Hougue Bie

La Hougue Bie is difficult to describe! An essential part of Jersey’s past, the site hosts a fascinating amalgamation of historical vestiges starting with a
remarkable Neolithic tomb and going all the way to the Second World War.

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30 Jersey Essentials: Mont Orgueil Castle

Beautiful, dominant and iconic, the Castle is dear to all islanders least of all for its role in protecting them from invasions from the very neighbouring French.

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30 Jersey Essentials: Jersey Dairy

Beautiful cows with delicious milk is the simple key to Jersey Dairy’s incredible success over the years. In fact since 1763 – that’s over 250 years of breed protection, product development and now international fame.

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30 Jersey Essentials: Jersey War Tunnels

One of Jersey’s top tourist attractions, Jersey War Tunnels is a historical site like no other. Life in Jersey took an eerie turn during WWII, with slaves being brought in from Poland, France, Russia & Spain to dig an underground hospital for the injured German troops.

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Places to Visit in Jersey: 16 New Street

One of the finest remaining examples of Georgian architecture in St. Helier, 16 New Street was built in the 1730s and has undergone extensive changes and various refurbishments throughout its lifetime.

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Upcoming Events: National Trust for Jersey Open Day

The National Trust for Jersey annual Open Day celebrates Jersey’s heritage by offering the chance to explore sites and properties that would normally charge a fee or be closed, for free.

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