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

Top tips for visiting the Jersey Battle of Flowers festival

If you are considering a family holiday to Jersey and are looking at attending this world-famous festival, then there are a few things you need to consider ahead of your visit.

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Celebrate the Liberation of Jersey

If you are going on a Jersey holiday on 9th May, then you are in luck as the day is also considered as Jersey’s national day and is even a local bank holiday. It is celebrated year after year with parades, re-enactments, singing and dancing just some of the things visitors can enjoy.

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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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