The beautiful island of Jersey is the jewel in the crown of the Channel Islands. One of the most rewarding places to take a holiday in the whole of Europe, it offers an enchanting combination of golden beaches, charming harbours and fascinating historical attractions.
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.
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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
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
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
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.
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!)
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 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
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
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