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
Guided Walking Tours
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.
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.
Walking in Jersey
Tel: +44 (0)7797 768058
Enjoy Jersey with an expert Blue Badge guide - Remi Couriard. Group, private and bespoke walks are available.
Jersey Walk Adventures
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 Atlantic Hotel
The Atlantic Hotel beautifully blends luxury with the most stunning ocean views over the west coast of Jersey.
Chateau La Chaire Hotel
Château La Chaire is a small, luxurious and traditional hotel which started life as a private home to a passionate gardener in the 19th century.
Greenhills Country House Hotel
The Greenhills Country House Hotel was a beautiful private house back in the 17th century and has retained all the charm of a traditional Jersey home.
Golden Sands Hotel
The Golden Sands hotel opens straight onto one of Jersey’s most beautiful and popular beaches.
La Place Hotel
La Place Hotel is a peaceful country haven to be enjoyed by guests in search of a little bit of everything: a quiet countryside atmosphere, an outdoor swimming pool and terrace, and easy access to the island's south coast.
St. Brelades Bay Hotel
St. Brelade's Bay Hotel presents a slight colonial air with immaculately polished antiques and beautiful artifacts peppered along the walls. The hotel is situated opposite one of Jersey's most popular beaches and features a spa and health club, swimming pool and fantastic sea views.
The Beachcombers is a very pleasant hotel, perfect for enjoying the countryside as well as the beach.
Pontac House Hotel
The Pontac House Hotel is a small and friendly family-run hotel on Jersey's south coast, featuring well-kept gardens, an excellent restaurant and a heated outdoor swimming pool.
The Windmills Hotel is one of Jersey’s most spectacularly located hotels, overlooking the beach and the sea from above St Brelade’s Bay on the south coast of the island.
The Hotel Miramar is a delightful family-run hotel offering traditional accommodation fantastic value close to the popular and picturesque St. Brelade’s Bay.
La Place Country Cottages
La Place Country Apartments are luxurious cottages situated on the grounds of the four star La Place hotel, and are set in a beautiful country location.
Les Ormes Holiday Resort
Within easy reach of Jersey's west coast and close to some of the island's best beaches and stunning countryside, Les Ormes is the ideal destination for fun-filled active holidays as well as relaxing breaks.
Durrell Wildlife Camp
Camping at Durrell offers an experience that is every bit as rare as some of the highly endangered species that Durrell host in their wildlife park.
The Radio Tower
A striking reminder of Jersey's years under German occupation, the Radio Tower is now a stunning and unique place to stay.
Hamptonne Cider Barn Apartment
Nestled in the heart of the island's countryside, Hamptonne is Jersey's country life museum. An original Jersey property, today Hamptonne features a collection of thatched granite houses, stables and meadows.
Newly renovated in 2014, Kempt Tower is an original defensive tower that now offers comfortable and unique self catering for up to 12 people.
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Mont Orgueil Castle
Historically, the Castle protected Jersey against French invasion for 600 years, but it is now open for the public.
Cycling in Jersey
Island-wide networks of cycle paths, coastal routes and green lanes provide an ideal environment to explore on two wheels.
Jersey is among the world's top kayaking destinations, with a wealth of expeditions offering an experience for everyone.