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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.