45 miles of beaches and cliff paths, endless country lanes and meadows
Jersey's variety of terrains, beaches and paths makes the island a walking paradise. Whether you're looking for a leisurely stroll across a sunny beach or a challenging hike along our north coast cliffpaths, there's a walk for you. Culture vultures and country explorers are well catered for, with our network of green lanes giving priority to walkers and cyclists.
And if you're looking for a pitstop after a long ramble in the woods or round the rocky coasts, you're never far from a fantastic local pub or cafe!
The Jersey Evening Post with the support of The Insurance Emporium have compiled a list of 24 scenic Island walking routes, covering all 12 parishes, for you to enjoy.
The list is a part of Walk Jersey
Learn about Jersey's environment and history in the company of some of the Island's most experienced ramblers, qualified Blue Badge tourist guides and experts in their field. The escorted walks are leisurely yet informative.
For those who love history, local lecturer Pete Webb has been guiding since 1995 and he has a range of walks across the island with themes including ‘Rags to Riches’ pursued in St. Brelade’s Bay, ‘St. Helier’s Old Quarter’ which is a fascinating town tour, and ‘Behind Enemy Lines’ a hands on presentation of the German Occupation of Jersey. Find out more here.
Jersey Water owns and manages a number of key sites across Jersey.The main two sites that can be enjoyed by the general public are the reservoirs in Queens Valley, and Val de la Mare.
Whether you fancy a gentle stroll around one of our picturesque reservoirs or a more adventurous jog or maybe just want to fish and enjoy the various wildlife that make the reservoirs their home, both sites offer free access all year round to the general public.
There are several walking routes around Queen’s Valley Reservoir, the full circuit is 1.9miles (3.1km). The reservoir has a natural wealth of flora and fauna and is home to many species of birds and wildlife.
Val de la Mare
The reservoir has a natural wealth of flora and fauna and is home to many species of birds and wildlife. Owls are also particularly encouraged at the reservoir – see if you can spot their nesting boxes. An arboretum has also been created at the reservoir. This garden devoted to trees provides a lush and safe environment for wildlife.
Tel: +44 (0)7797 768058
Enjoy Jersey with an expert Blue Badge guide - Remi Couriard. Group, private and bespoke walks are available.
Tel: 07797 853033
Take a walk on the sea bed, discovering the huge Jersey intertidal zone. Visit the website for dates. Day and night time "Moonwalks" available.
The Golden Sands hotel opens straight onto one of Jersey’s most beautiful and popular beaches.
The Beachcombers is a very pleasant hotel, perfect for enjoying the countryside as well as the beach.