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WELCOME TO #THEISLANDBREAK

WINTER 2017/18 FREE EDITION

What’s On. The official visitor guide to Jersey THIS SEASON

Jersey on two wheels Routes to explore the island under your own steam

A skipper’s view Meet the guide; Richard Stevens

La Fête dé Noué Jersey’s festive programme of events.

Pamper yourself Picks of six; Jersey’s spa menu.

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Things to do

Places to see

Events & Maps

Attractions

Food & Drink www.jersey.com


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Discover our Island story JERSEY MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

Uncover history

Discover Jersey in the 1980s with our popular exhibition ‘Bergerac’s Island’ and reminisce about this BIG era.

MONT ORGUEIL CASTLE

Escape & unwind

Visit one of the finest examples of a medieval fortress and climb to the top for a view that will take your breath away.

MARITIME MUSEUM & OCCUPATION TAPESTRY

Make memories

Absorb yourself in exhibits, understand the tides & learn how to design and float a ship.

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For opening times, prices and getting there, please see listings.

JERSEY ARCHIVE

Reveal the past

Holding collections recognised by UNESCO, uncover stories and records of your ancestors at Jersey’s official document repository.

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS MARKET

Unique events

HAMPTONNE COUNTRY LIFE MUSEUM Saturday 2 Dec | 10am - 7pm Sunday 3 Dec | 10am - 4pm

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE Start your journey here. Speak to someone about the best places to visit and how to get there, or pick up a leaflet to help you on your way.

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LIBERATION SQUARE JERSEY MUSEUM WEIGHBRIDGE PLACE

See Jersey Museum lisiting for opening times.

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PUBLISHER’S NOTE WELCOME TO #THEISLANDBREAK

WINTER 2017/18 FREE EDITION

What’s On. The official visitor guide to Jersey THIS SEASON

Jersey on two wheels Routes to explore the island under your own steam

A skipper’s view Meet the guide; Richard Stevens

La Fête dé Noué Jersey’s festive programme of events.

Pamper yourself Picks of six; Jersey’s spa menu.

in partnership with

Things to do

Places to see

Events & Maps

Attractions

Food & Drink www.jersey.com

BOUÔNJOUR

It’s the time of year when islanders swap flip flops for warm hats for our trips to the beach. The season brings with it dramatic waves and swirling sand, as the low winter sun casts long dancing shadows of friends, walking in groups, breathing in the fresh bracing sea air. Whilst some of our summer attractions take this time of year to take stock, there are plenty of events and Winter attractions on offer. If you’re planning on doing some seasonal shopping, St Helier hosts the Fête dé Noué in December with festive markets and activities. Check out that and other festive events in our listings and meet some more locals and learn about their island experience. Share your experiences with #theislandbreak

G E T I N TO W H AT ’ S O N . Listings Inclusion. As the official guide to Jersey, our listings are drawn predominanty from Visit Jersey’s ‘MyListings’ portal. Register at www.mylisting-jersey.com

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Footnote fact this edition; Look closely at many of the older houses in Jersey, and you may notice a stone that juts out of the house’s gables. It’s known as a witch’s seat, and islanders believed that providing a seat for passing witches to rest on would prevent them from falling foul of evil spells.

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Welcome

WHAT’S ON

Each edition, we ask one of our island ambassadors, selected by Visit Jersey from a cross section of island life, to introduce you to Jersey.

To my island.

Winter in Jersey can, for some, be a time to hibernate and avoid its cold grip. Living on an island we are at the mercy of Atlantic weather that can sometimes unleash its fury, but there are also Photographer magic days where it’s crispy and cold with not a breath of wind. & President of the Jersey Surfboard Club These days are just simply beautiful.

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For me it’s a time of an ever changing landscape that can be rewarding both as a photographer and a surfer. Every day is different. The sunrises and sunsets are just stunning. Walk along the north coast or southwest paths and there’s a picture around every corner. Dramatic winter low light offers different photographic opportunities for the keen photographer as the light bathes the stunning cliffs and beaches. The very next day Jersey could be smashed by force 8 gale winds and again the photographic opportunities change. You just need to see it. Winter is a surfer’s dream. My lifelong passion along with photography has been surfing. In fact, I’ve been surfing for over 40 years! I have run the Jersey Surfboard Club for 15 years and am now in charge of the Channel Islands Surfing Federation. From home I can hear the surf, so when a big swell arrives, a thunderous roar echoes up Mt Matthieu straight into my kitchen. Winter is a great time for surfing as there’s more chance of scoring big surf. A time to get your bigger boards out and surf with a handful of your mates. Ice-cold easterly winds groom the marching lines of waves that approach St Ouen’s Bay lighting up the reef breaks that have been dormant all summer. When the ‘Bay’ is on, it’s absolutely mesmerising.

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If there’s no surf then the Ferguson family jumps on the bikes and cycle. There’s a great new cycle path in St Peter’s Valley. We all stop off along the way at different spots to take in the environment. To top it off we all jump in the sea on Christmas day for the annual Jersey Surfboard club swim raising money for Jersey Hospice Care. 3 mins in the sea, no wetsuit.

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Absolutely refreshing! Visit Jersey ‘The Sea is in Our Blood.’


Natural white topaz shine around a single Freshwater pearl, set perfectly in black rhodium, rose gold plated silver and sterling silver. Rings ÂŁ125. ST HELIER | ST OUEN | GOREY

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CONTRIBUTORS

William Davies

Sally Minty Gravett

Greengrocer Jersey Ambassador

Swimmer Jersey Ambassador

Captain / Operator Jersey Seafaris

Bill Davies is not only an ambassador for the island, but also for its produce. A greengrocer for many years, he’s now helping daughter Grace with an initiative to nurture the island’s next generation of farmers. When he’s not selling great ingredients, where does he eat? Find out on page 106

Sally is certainly a well known face among the island’s swimmers. Awarded an MBE in 2016 for her services to sport, she is also a seven-time cross-Channel swimmer. She did so over four different decades too. The only person to have done so. We ask her how she spends her perfect weekend. Page 26

As an ocean captain and guide, Rich has an enviable position that sees him taking hundreds of people a year to our outlying islands on his RIBs. As one of the island’s most talented dophin spotters, he’s at home on the water but we this edition we ask him about what he gets up to when he’s back on dry land. Page 86

Rich Stevens

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Get on your Bike

Self Guided Walk

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My Perfect Weekend

Top Ten Eat Picks

Meet local channel swimmer Sally Minty Gravett.

Local greengrocer Bill Davies lets us know where he eats!

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Relax

Fete de Noue

Take a look at the brilliant cycle tracks that stretch around Jersey.

Take time out for yourself with a trip to one of our relaxing spas.

Our yourself for a self guided walk along our north coast.

Here over the festive period? Don’t miss this great event.

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Meet the Guides

Cosy Pubs

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Meet Rich Stevens, skipper and operator at Jersey Seafaris.

Stop off for a pint at one of our country locals.

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WHAT’S ON CONTENTS / SECTIONS

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Eat & Drink

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See

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Buy

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Orientate yourself with the essentials. Live like a local and learn to talk the talk. A full listing of regular and one off events this season.

Attractions and destinations not to miss during your stay.

Be at one with nature on our beaches and at heritage sites.

Get active and embrace our experiences and activites. Ways to tour the island; by sea, by vehicle or on foot. A full directory of the best eating and drinking venues.

A selection of places to get a late night drink or cockail.

Buying Genuine Jersey and a directory of retail destinations.

Fold-out map with 50 places to see islandwide / in St Helier.

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Royal Square Royal Square St Helier, JE2 St Helier, 4WA JE2 4WA T: 01534 722184 T: 01534 722184

La GrandeLaRoute Grande Route de la Cotede la Cote St Clement, St Clement, JE2 6EP JE2 6EP T: 01534 854924 T: 01534 854924

The Waterfront The Waterfront Centre Centre St Helier, JE2 St Helier, 3WF JE2 3WF T: 01534 789431 T: 01534 789431

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La Rue a laLaDame Rue a la Dame St Saviour,StJE2 Saviour, 7NH JE2 7NH T: 01534 726278 T: 01534 726278

St Aubin’sSt Harbour Aubin’s Harbour St Aubin, St JE3Aubin, 8AB JE3 8AB T: 01534 746433 T: 01534 746433

14-16 Weighbridge 14-16 Weighbridge Place, St Helier, Place, JE2 St Helier, 3NF JE2 3NF T: 01534 858220 T: 01534 858220


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The Dicq St Saviour, JE2 7PD T: 01534 730423

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EVENTS NEXT SEASON

Christmas Spirit in Jersey

La Fête dé Noué

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Christmas Shopping Hours Late Night Shopping Every Thursday to 9pm 23rd November to 21st December

EVENTS THIS SEASON

Experience a real Jersey Christmas in St Helier with traditional markets, dazzling parades and many more seasonal delights. Our local Fête dé Noué event packed mid-winter celebration derives its name from the local Jersey Norman-French language and translates as ‘The Christmas Festival’.

Sunday Shopping Every Sunday 10am to 5pm 26th to 24th November Free Parking Daily from 5pm & all day Sunday in selected town centre car parks

La Fête dé Noué delivers a variety of heart-warming, festive and family celebrations, and this year promises to be the best yet. Events and activities on offer include the Christmas Lights Switch On, Genuine Jersey Spirit of Christmas Market, the Norman-French Market, Ice Skate Jersey, St Helier Angels and much more!

SEASO N AL SH OP P I N G St Helier’s shopping centre has an excellent mix of well-known high street stores, independent local boutiques and department stores. In the run up to Christmas a large number of retailers will be open until 9pm on Thursdays and 10am to 5pm on Sundays. The ‘Sunday Shopping Experience’ is a rare occurrence in Jersey where there is limited trading permitted on a Sunday.

M A R K E TS The Central Market & Fish Market Beresford Street Usual opening hours apply this season plus 10th, 17th & 24th December 10am – 4pm 14th & 21st December 7.30am – 8pm Don’t miss the Victorian covered markets, filled with a wealth of glorious goodies at this time of year. The Central Market has holly wreaths and mistletoe, clementines, chestnuts, and warming spices while the Fish Market across the street is filled with locally farmed and caught fruits of the sea.

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Le Marchi Nouormand (Norman-French Market) Weighbridge Place 14th – 17th December Free Entry The visiting Norman-French market offers traditional festive treats from homemade crepes and biscuits to saucisson and Normandy cider. Genuine Jersey Spirit of Christmas Market Royal Square 7th – 10th Dec & 21st – 24th Dec Free Entry Come and experience the true ‘Spirit of Christmas’ in the Royal Square. With the Genuine Jersey Spirit of Christmas Markets bringing the centre of town to life over eight days of festive celebration. Twenty local traders will be selling seasonal food, locally produced art and craft items at each of the four day events. Shoppers can browse candlelit stalls,

laden with homemade Jersey crafts. Enjoy mulled cider and sausages, cupcakes, hot chocolate and other delicious fare as you soak up the festive atmosphere in the beautifully lit Royal Square in the heart of St Helier. The perfect place to find a unique gift at Christmas.

PA R A D E S The Jersey Battle of Flowers Christmas Parade View Points: Maritime House, Aquasplash, the Overpass, Liberty Wharf, Pomme d’or, Liberation Square, Esplanade 10th December From 4.45pm | Free Event A delightful Christmas spectacle with many floats forming a colourful procession through the streets of St Helier. The floats are festooned in twinkling lights, and include people and children dancing or walking in costume.

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A Family Christmas at 16 New Street 9th, 16th & 23rd December 10am – 4pm | 16 New Street Visit the Georgian House this Christmas for storytelling in the attic, Christmas crafts and a festive quiz.

Admire the traditional decorations, meet Louisa the housekeeper and stock up on presents for family and friends in the National Trust gift. Christmas Window Competition Awards Ceremony 14th December 6pm – 7pm Royal Square Celebrating the creative talents of St Helier’s retailers everyone is welcome to join the Christmas Window Competition Awards Ceremony. With mince pies, dancing from the Jersey Lilies the event is set to be a fun filled celebration. Don’t forget to vote for your favourite window go to www.sthelier.je/whatson/christmaswindowcompetition

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Street Food Thursdays 12pm – 9pm | Every Thursday Charing Cross, Don Street, Brook Street, Halkett Street Street food vans can be found in the town centre every Thursday. With plenty of flavours to excite the taste buds, choices range from Vietnamese, Mexican, pizza and vegetarian to cupcakes and bubble waffles. Why not combine al fresco dining with late night shopping. Plenty of retailers remain open to 9pm on Thursdays for Christmas shopping.

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GET SET! > THINGS TO KNOW WHILST YOU’RE HERE Where are we?

Jersey’s a lot closer to France (around 14 miles at the closest point) than it is to England (closer to 100 miles) and surrounded by four other main Channel Islands and a handful of smaller inhabited and uninhabited islands.

Arriving and leaving

If you arrive by air you’ll be one of 1.4 million passengers per year to use Jersey Airport in the west of the island. Served by buses and taxis for onward travel right outside the arrivals hall, hire car services are also available inside the arrivals hall. Foreign exchange and postal services, including posting excess baggage are available in the departures hall.

If you’re wearing your sea legs, you’ll have arrived in St Helier, Jersey’s capital, in the southeast of the island. Like the airport, buses and taxis are available outside the arrivals hall although central St Helier is only a short walk away. Scheduled ferries operate from here between the Channel Islands, England and France and for those with their own boat Jersey Marinas offer a whole host of services for which they’ve earned ‘5 Gold Anchor’ status, an internationally recognised accolade. For more information: www.ports.je 01534 446000

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Think of Jersey’s climate as being like the UK, but generally warmer and sunnier. That’s what being slightly closer to the equator gets us and that’s just fine with both locals and visitors alike!

Population

Since the last census in 2011 it’s estimated that our population has grown to around 102,500. You’ll find most of us in and around St Helier leaving most of the northern, easterly and westerly parishes unspoilt and rural in nature.

Money

Pounds Sterling is the legal tender but we also have our own banknotes and coins which are classed as accepted tender elsewhere in the UK, people can take it, but they don’t have to - so don’t forget to spend your last few pound notes on souvenirs before you leave. If you forget though, a pound note also makes a great souvenir. Also, if you hold one of our bank notes up to the light you’ll not see Queen Elizabeth II’s image in the hologram but the image of one of our own royalty.

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Driving

If you get lost, it’s worth bearing in mind that most locals won’t know where the A6 or B12 roads are, because all of our roads bear their own names in addition to these classifications. Your best bet? Point on a map or tell someone where you’re trying to get to! If you’re renting a car you’ll notice that the registration plate bears a white ‘H’ on a red background which denotes it as a hired vehicle. You’d best not flag down one of these for directions as they’re probably lost too.

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Climate

Like the United Kingdom, we drive on the left hand side of the road and all speed limits are posted in mph. The maximum permissable speed limit anywhere is 40mph, with a large number of 30mph and 20mph zones. In the rural parishes you may also notice signs denoting ‘Green Lanes’ where the maximum speed limit is 15mph and right of way is given to those walking, cycling or riding horses. You’ll likely also come across a local driving phenomenon known as filter in turn. As you approach one, priority is given to traffic on your right. After they’ve made their move it’s your turn and traffic on your left will yield to you. It’s a great way to keep traffic flowing and once you see it in action it’ll all make sense. The mini roundabout at the bottom of Beaumont Hill is a prime example. Don’t panic, you’ll be fine!

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Parking is only free on Sundays unless otherwise stated, Check out the signs before you leave the car. Paycards (shown right) are available in different denominations, instructions for their use are printed on their rear or use the new app.

Parking

On street parking requires the use of either a yellow disc or Paycard (available from convenience stores and hire car pick up points) to be displayed inside the car as signposted (They look like the image below and to the right). PayByPhone parking is a cashless parking service that allows you to pay for parking using your mobile phone. It is available in all paying public car parks. Search the Apple or Android app store for ‘PayByPhone’. Parking on yellow lines is prohibited at all times. Multi storey car parks also require Paycards with the exception of the Sand Street and underground Waterfront car parks which have ticket machines that accept both cash and cards as payment.

Taxis

There are taxi ranks at the airport, harbour and around St Helier where you’ll find a driver awaiting a fare at almost all times of the day and night. Different tariffs apply depending on whether it’s day or night as well as on public holidays and payment is in cash. Private hire cabs are also available to hire if you’re not near a taxi rank.

Buses

Buses operate throughout the island to and from Liberation Station in St Helier. Listed beaches, landmarks and attractions have the route number in their listing. Call Liberty Bus on 01534 828555 or visit www.libertybus.je for more details.

If you need special assistance...

Then our local Shopmobility (01534 739672 | www. shopmobility.org.je) and Beachability (07797 935088 | www.beachability.org) services may be able to offer help when it comes to getting around.

CABS Liberty Cabs 01534 767700 Luxicabs 01534 887000

CAR HIRE Avis Rent-A-Car 01534 519100 Falles 01534 519100 Europcar 01534 747770 Hertz Rent-A-Car 01534 636666 Sovereign 01534 608062 Zebra Hire 01534 736556

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BE A LOCAL

A LITTLE MORE ISLAND KNOWLEDGE

History The earliest evidence of human activity in Jersey dates to about 250,000 years ago and it was only 6,000 years ago that Jersey was part of mainland Europe before rising tides cut us off and made us an island. During the American Wars of Independence, two attempted invasions of the island were made. In 1779, the Prince of Orange William V was prevented from landing at St Ouen’s Bay and on 6 January 1781 a force led by Baron de Rullecourt captured St Helier in a daring dawn raid, but was defeated by a British army led by Major Francis Peirson in the Battle of Jersey. Jersey was the

fourth-largest ship building area in the 19th-century British Isles, building over 900 vessels around the island. Jersey was occupied by Nazi German troops between 1940 and 1945, with the Channel Islands being the only British soil occupied during World War II. This period of occupation saw about 8,000 islanders evacuated, 1,200 islanders deported to camps in Germany, and over 300 islanders sentenced to the prison and concentration camps of mainland Europe. Many islanders remained and the island was liberated by British troops on 9 May 1945, now celebrated as a public holiday locally.

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Language The native language, which you’ll see displayed in a few locations around the island such as the airport and harbour is called Jèrriais but you’ll probably not hear it spoken unless you find yourself in the deepest, darkest of rural parishes such as St Ouen, where 8% of parishioners speak it according to the results of a 2012 survey. English is the most widely spoken language. Passports Jersey has an interesting relationship with both the UK and Europe in that it’s a Crown Dependency, meaning that despite having our own independent government, locals answer to the Queen and the British military support our interests should the need arise. Despite being part of Great Britain, Jersey is not part of the United Kingdom. We’re also not part of the European Union but are a member of the EEC. Confused? You’ll fit right in! Honorary Police In addition to the States of Jersey Police force, who serve islandwide, each of Jersey’s twelve parishes has its own police service that only have jurisdiction within the boundaries of their own parish, also known as the Honorary Police, who are headquartered at each of the parish halls.

Economy The local economy thrives from a combination of offshore finance, tourism, digital and agriculture. Bathe at our beaches, enjoy our local attractions, dine on our fresh produce including world famous potatoes and dairy products from the herds of local Jersey cows.

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People Mostly a mix of Norman French and British settlers, Jersey’s community has also been enriched by the influences of the number of Europeans who also call Jersey their home. If you hear anybody referring to a Crapaud (French for toad) or a Jersey Bean they’ll be talking about one of the natives.

Tides Jersey’s tidal range is one of the largest in the world with a range of around 12 metres. We’ve also got some of the cleanest water in the British Isles, which is a winning combination when it comes to keeping our beaches great. It’s worth noting that because of the huge tidal range that the sea level does rise quickly and it’s easy to get caught out so be mindful that if you stray too far from the shore there could be a risk of tides cutting you off and leaving you stranded. Pay close attention to the signs and know the dangers. Safe Swimming The RNLI have lifeguards stationed at popular bays who provide cover between the red and yelow flags. For more information: www.rnlijersey.org.je/

Seyiz les beinv’nus à Jèrri (That’s Jèrriais for ‘Welcome to Jersey’)

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FIRST PERSON

my perfect weekend

SALLY MINTY-GRAVETT MBE SWIM COACH & MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER As the only person to have swum the English channel five times in five different decades, to say Sally is an ocean lover is somewhat of an understatement. As the island’s most prolific sea swimmer and swim coach, she received an MBE in 2016 for services to swimming. When she’s not in the water, Sally can be found walking, enjoying beachside eateries and catching the odd movie, or Jersey’s epic sunsets.

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What do you love about living in Jersey? I’ve lived in Jersey since 1960 when we as a family, were evacuated out of the Belgian Congo where my parents were working since 1953. The weather here is changeable but always warmer than the UK, which is lovely. The rise and fall of the amazing tides makes Jersey so unique because the beautiful and rugged (and unspoilt) coastline Is forever changing, which I love. I have lived in the UK and Vancouver BC and have travelled extensively for swimming and holidays. Vancouver had skiing, as an added extra but Jersey is my home, my heart is in the ocean. I can swim here in the sea every day whatever the weather, and in a different bay every time if I want to! The weekend starts with... One of my favourite things about winter is enjoying sunny crisp days and chilly sea swims with like-minded swimmy friends. If high tide is early, you’ll find us at Archirondel where we’ll start with a lovely swim just after the sun has risen then go into the Driftwood cafe for a lovely coffee and breakfast. I then go home, shower and collect my husband, Charlie.

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And then where would you head for lunch? We head out to St Ouen for a lovely beachside walk and then lunch at El Tico. The tide is going out now so the beach is changing and expanding by the minute. I drop my Hubby off to watch his football team play on the big screen in the pub, and I head to the cinema to watch a movie with friends and their children. If you were taking guest out, where would you head? Jersey Heritage sites are AMAZING... I love the Maritime Museum, ..see if you can find me in there! I also love the castles and La Hougue Bie too. The Roman coin hoard is incredible and not to be missed. In winter I like to head to Cineworld to watch a movie with friends and their children. Otherwise, we would enjoy a family meal with great wine, cheeses and a selection of Jersey’s divine shellfish. If we’re going on a night out I would go and collect my husband and, if the sun is still up, head out west for a drink and snack at the Watersplash to watch the sunset. It is Idyllic.

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Maritime Museum page 55 Hougue Bie Opens again in April Cineworld page 57 The Watersplash page 119

The best thing about Sundays for you are... A sea swim in the morning, followed by a coffee somewhere. After that I’d wisit our friends in the pub to pay our thrift. Then it’s home for a shower. I check out the whole coastline at different

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FIRST PERSON

my perfect weekend

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It’s Sunday afternoon and you fancy a family lunch, what do you do get up to? I do the best roast lunch!! We usually eat late afternoon or early evening to take advantage of the daylight. If it’s wet, we will eat earlier with family or friends with some nice wine. I don’t often head out but I believe the Pomme d’Or do a great Sunday roast! If it’s the right season, I’ll try and get some seafood. Jersey has the best seafood and shellfish in the world!

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If it’s a long weekend, what’s not to miss? If you are a walker there are the most wonderful cliff path walks here and plenty tour guides to show you the best of one. Jersey War Tunnels are also an incredible piece of our past. If you are sea swimmer - get in touch! I can point you in the right and safe direction of where to swim, and possibly and safer with others too!

Jersey War Tunnels

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EVENTS THIS SEASON We’re hoping it will be like the Mos Eisley Cantina

01/02 DEC

7pm (1st) / 3pm (2nd)

Star Wars Concert

Last year saw the inaugural Jersey Premier Brass and Jersey Garrison Star Wars concert. Working together to go bigger and better, Jersey Garrison and Premier Brass have so much more Star Wars fun packed in this truly spectacular event. This is definitely not to be missed! Tickets available from Bean Around the World and JSSK Les Quennevais Parade.

La Grande Route De St Clement, St Clement

We got love for you, Jim

01-DEC - 31-DEC

09:00-17:00

Bergerac’s Island - Jersey in the 1980’s Be the first to see the brand new exhibition about Jersey in the 1980’s, the decade in which TV detective Jim Bergerac became an Island hero. Normal admission prices apply. Free for Jersey Heritage members.

The Weighbridge, St Helier

01534 633300

info@jerseyheritage.org jerseyheritage.org

07797 720435

t.pritchard@lqs.sch.je tpritchard7.wixsite.com/jerseypremierbrass

01-DEC - 31-DEC

09:00-16:00

Storymakers - Where People Make History

This community exhibition celebrates people’s passion for the past and the ways in which they engage with Jersey’s heritage. Whether that is making a pilgrimage to Elizabeth Castle on St Helier’s Day or taking part in a reenactment of the Battle of Jersey in the Royal Square.

The Weighbridge,St Helier,Jersey JE2 3NG

01534 633300

01-DEC - 03-DEC

10:00-20:00

Christmas Market at Jersey War Tunnels

A Christmas Market held up stairs in the visitor centre at the Mange Tout Café. Expect loads of Festive stalls, entertainment, delicious cakes and Santa’s postbox with children able to write their letter to Santa with Santa collecting their letters everyday at 4pm. The Nest Art Studio will be open to paint that unique gift for Christmas. Open until 8pm on the Friday.

Les Charrieres Malorey, St Lawrence.

info@jerseyheritage.org jerseyheritage.org

01534 860808

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EVENTS THIS SEASON

Casual at Christmas; Russell Watson

01-DEC - 02-DEC

20:00-22:30

Russell Watson - Songs from the Heart The UK’s best-selling classical crossover artist of all time returns to the stage with ‘Songs from The Heart’ featuring a stunning collection of our best loved songs along with tracks from his new studio album ‘True Stories’. Russell Watson has sold more than seven million albums and performed for Her Majesty the Queen, The Pope and two US Presidents. Captivating to watch and echanting to listen to.

Gloucester Street, St Helier

Photography deconstructed

01-DEC - 23-DEC

17.30 - 19.00

Hautlieu School Photography Exhibition This exhibition brings together work by Hautlieu School A-Level Photography students including their responses to a series of inspirational workshops, masterclasses and lectures delivered by Archisle International Photographers in Residence 2017 Tanja Deman and Jonny Briggs.

Phillips Street, St Helier

01534 700444

enquiries@artscentre.je artscentre.je

01534 511115

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

01-DEC - 07 JAN

10.00 - 15.30

The Harbour Gallery Christmas Exhibition

Make Christmas 2017 a year to support your local art and craft workers, over 100 exhibiting in The Harbour Gallery this Christmas. There are also lots of fun and exciting workshops throughout November and December. Make it an arty crafty one this year. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

The Harbour Gallery, St Aubin

01534 743044 theharbourgalleryjersey.com

02-DEC

16:30

Light up a life Service of Remembrance Light up a life brings family and friends together and many find comfort in sharing their memories with others. For many, coming along and seeing a written dedication in our book of Remembrance can be a wonderful way of showing that just because someone has gone, they are not forgotten. The book is in reception and you are welcome to come and view this at anytime.

Clarkson House, Mont Cochon

01534 876555 jerseyhospicecare.com

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EVENTS THIS SEASON Get something creative and locally made at Hamptonne

02-DEC / 03-DEC

10:00-19:00 / 16.00

Hamptonne Christmas Market

Think candlelight, carols and roasted chestnuts. Make Christmas shopping a pleasure by enjoying the beautiful surroundings of Hamptonne Country Life Museum, taking the time to explore the beautiful buildings and discovering Genuine Jersey artisans, food and entertainment hidden in every cosy corner. In conjunction with Genuine Jersey / National Trust for Jersey. £1 entry/ Under 6; free.

What excuse do you need to do some chocolate making?

02-DEC

Bouncy Castle, face painting and games for the children and Christmas Stalls for the adults. Various Jersey Bean Crocks and Soup will be on offer as well as Mulled Wine and Mince Pies. Santa will be visiting courtesy of the Jersey Round Table at 15:40, finishing off with a firework display at 17:30. The official switching on of the Christmas lights in St. Aubin at 17:30. All monies raised to go to Charity.

La Neuve Route, St. Brelade

La Rue de la Patente, St Lawrence

01534 863955

info@jerseyheritage.org jerseyheritage.org

02-DEC

14:00-17:00

Chocolate Making Workshops

Spend three hours in chocolate heaven! Free your creative spirit and revel in the joy of mixing flavours of syrups, fruits, extracts and textures. Learn the skill of tempering chocolate for super smooth chocolate cases and mould work. Make a luscious ganache paste using Jersey cream and use your unique artistic flair to decorate these delicacies before taking them home to your loved ones to sample.

12:00-17:30

St. Brelade’s Community Christmas Fayre

01534 741141

po.davey@posb.gov.je parish.gov.je

03-DEC

10.00 - 15.00

Jersey Hospice Care Christmas Market As well as some lovely Genuine Jersey stalls selling Christmas goodies, you can try your hand at our raffle and bottle stalls or sample some home made cakes and refreshments.

Clarkson House, Mont Cochon

01534 876555 jerseyhospicecare.com

Greve de Lecq Barracks, St. Mary

01534 769165

info@purejersey.com purejersey.com

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EVENTS THIS SEASON

Rave kids and their rave kids; reach for the sky

03-DEC

14:00 – 16:30

The Awakening Club Christmas Family Rave/ D.I.S.C.O

Looking for a reason to dance your heart out during the day? Don’t miss out on Jersey’s only Family Rave! Optional festive dress up: Christmas Jumpers, glitter, any thing that sparkles! Kids’ tickets are priced at £5 for mini ravers and ravers at £10.

The Arcade 13-15 Halkett Street, St Helier

07700 329626

theawakeningclub@yahoo.co.uk

Sleigh parking must have been a nightmare...

03-DEC

09:30-12:00

Variety Santa Fun Run 2017

The 5km fun run leaves from La Fregate Cafe, participants can run, jog, walk or crawl as far as the Kiosk burger bar at Bel Royal and back. The entry fee is £10 and all proceeds go to Variety children’s charity and Women’s Refuge. The event is open to all ages and participants are encouraged to dress up in festive fancy! There will be prizes for the race winner and best fancy dress. Registration is 09:30am

Le Fregate Cafe Jardin de la Mer

01534 856937

admin@varietyjersey.org.je varietyjersey.org.je

03-DEC

10:00-15:00

Jersey Hospice Care Christmas Market Start your Christmas shopping with us. As well as some lovely Genuine Jersey stalls, selling beautiful Christmas goodies, you can try your hand at our raffle and bottle stalls, or sample some home made cakes and refreshments. Or why not buy your Christmas Cakes, with amazing decorations from the Sugar Art group.

04-DEC

17:30-19:30

St Ouens Youth Club table top Sale

The old school cafe will be selling homemade soup and hotdogs. Tables available at £8 each, contact Katie Brittain. (only 10 available)

La Grande Route de St. Ouen, St. Ouen

01534 484816

KatieBrittain@jys.je

Clarkson House, Mont Cochon

01534 510349

marinabrockbank@jerseyhospicecare.com jerseyhospicecare.com

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EVENTS THIS SEASON Mulled Cider; an integral part of a Christmas market!

05-DEC

Soup Kitchen

Reindeer interlopers at a Santa dash are encouraged.

05-DEC

10.30

The Shelter Trust for the Homeless in Jersey will be holding its annual fund raising soup kitchen, with over 40 different soups on offer. For a minimum donation of £3 you get soup of your choice plus French bread. Serving starts at 10.30 and will continue until the soup runs out.

19.00

Sing and Sign - It’s Christmas

Sing and Sign - It’s Christmas is the next step for those who have already done a Sing and Sign session. Emily will show you some simple rhymes and songs with a Christmas theme that you can take back to your setting and use with the children you care for.

Le Geyt Road, St Saviour

The Royal Square, St Helier

01534 629901

01534 730235 shelter.org.je

07-10 / 14-17 DEC

Genuine Jersey

10:00-20:00

Spirit of Christmas Market

Come and experience the true ‘Spirit of Christmas’ in St. Helier’s Royal Square. With the Genuine Jersey Spirit of Christmas Markets bringing the centre of town to life over 8 days of festive celebration. Some 18 local traders will be selling seasonal food, locally produced art and craft items at each of the four-day events which will be free to enter. The perfect place to find a unique gift this Christmas.

The Royal Square

01534 859000

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john@genuinejersey.com genuinejersey.com

07-DEC

12:00-13:00

Santa Dash for Jersey Hospice

Dash for a good Clause! A fun festive dash around the streets of St. Helier in fancy dress, raising money for Jersey Hospice Care. Santa suits will be provided but all fancy dress is welcome! Individuals and teams can enter, meeting at Liberty Wharf first for a warm up with Father Christmas. Refreshments will be provided afterwards

Liberty Wharf

07797 770236

marinabrockbank@jerseyhospicecare.com jerseyhospicecare.com

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EVENTS THIS SEASON

Dig out your gloves for some ice skating

07-DEC - 14-JAN

Ice Skate Jersey

15:00-21:00

Skate at Jersey’s fabulous indoor ice rink, whether you are a complete beginner or accomplished skater. The rink will have a dedicated children’s/coaching area with penguin skate aids for the youngsters. A professional coach will be on hand if you wish to further your skills. Live DJ sessions Friday and Saturday evenings. Closed Christmas Day. Open 2-6pm Boxing Day & New Year’s Day.

Queen’s Hall, Fort Regent iceskatejersey@gmail.com iceskatejersey.co.uk

The fairies, the little people, Les Petits Faetchieaux, who have haunted Channel Islanders’ imaginations for centuries. As nineteenth century folklorists recorded these stories we gained a glimpse into another world. There are legends of fairy invasions, moving churches, haunted dolmens, magical springs, headless pouques and fairy swarms attacking farms. No booking required

je.library@gov.je gov.je/library

19:00-21:30

This Christmas, travel to the magical land of Narnia with Jersey Arts Centre for an extraordinary musical adventure! When the Pevensie children are evacuated from the dangers of war-time London, little do they know that meeting kind Professor Kirk and hiding in the wardrobe that sits in his spare room will open the door to a world unlike any other.

Phillips Street, St Helier enquiries@artscentre.je artscentre.je

13:10-13:50

01534 448700

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

01534 700444

08-DEC

Talk on Channel Island Fairy-Lore by Francesca Bihet

Halkett Place, St Helier

07700 878351

08-DEC - 23-DEC

It’s a amazing what you find in Wardrobes...

09-DEC - 17-DEC

09:00-19:00

St Peter’s Church Christmas Tree Festival

13th Annual Christmas Tree Festival. There will be over 80 fully decorated and lit Christmas Trees exhibited by various organisations, schools and individuals. This is a real sight to see. On the evening of 9 December a Concert will be held at 7.30pm. The event culminates on Sunday 17 December at 4.30pm with the Christingle Service. Open 10 am-7 pm entrance free. Donations appreciated.

St. Peter’s Church

01534 481805

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EVENTS THIS SEASON Learn to make millions of toys with the elves.

09-DEC

10:00-16:00

Father Christmas at 16 New Street

Christmas in Jersey wouldn’t be complete without a special visit to see Father Christmas at 16 New Street. This year the Trust has extended the range of activities at The Georgian House to include storytelling in the attic, Christmas crafts on the first floor and a festive treasure hunt around the house.

16 New Street

01534 483193

catherine@nationaltrust.je nationaltrust.je

The Battle of Flowers Christmas parade.

09-DEC

20:00-22:30

Locrian Ensemble: Vivaldi by Candlelight

Britain’s best-loved classical touring ensemble, the Locrian, present a musical tribute to the great Venetian composer, Antonio Vivaldi. Attired in lavish period costume, performing in front of a stunning classical set, these charismatic musicians perform Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, a composition which depicts 17th century Italian rural life in a wonderfully inventive manner.

Gloucester Street, St Helier

01534 511115

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

09-DEC - 24 DEC

The Elf Workshop

Various

The children will spend some time with the Elves and meet with Mrs Claus for a drink and a cookie before taking a sneaky peak at the Elf workshop. While visiting the workshop they will get the chance to create something special to take home for the Christmas Tree. This family activity is suitable for children aged two to eight and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fort Regent

10-DEC

A delightful Christmas spectacle with many floats forming a colourful procession through the streets of St Helier. The floats are festooned in twinkling lights, and include adults and children dancing or walking in costume to help spectators get into the Christmas spirit. Viewing points: Maritime House, Aqua Splash, Overpass, Liberty Wharf, Pomme d’Or, Liberation Square and the east side of the Esplanade.

Parish of St Helier

01534 449600

active@gov.je fortregent.je

16:45-18:00

Battle of Flowers Christmas Parade

01534 730178

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EVENTS THIS SEASON

The progressive school of music

10-DEC -

14.00 / 16.00 / 18.00

A Confection Of Christmas Cheer

The Progressive School of Music Presents more than 300 students, from adorable babies of just nine months in our Music with Mum class, to our (equally adorable!) adult pop/rock/gospel choirs will entertain you with vignettes of Christmas themed entertainment! See Seasonal Snippets

in these entertaining and varied short, one hour shows. Gloucester Street, St Helier

19.45

Jersey Reds vs Dragons (B&I)

Head up to St Peter to support our Jersey Team as they host an afternoon of Rugby action. The Barclays Pavilion Bar adjacent to the Clubhouse will be open to all supporters from 12 noon, offering full bar, including ‘Jersey Pride’ on handpump, plus food such as ‘special of the day’, ‘posh dogs’, pasties, burgers etc. It gets busy in the hour leading up to kick-off.

Rue des Landes, St Peter

01534 499929

11-DEC

Sing Street

20.00

Jersey Film Society 70th Anniversary: This funny, joyously uplifting treat is a loving homage to the 1980s. Conor, the new kid at a Dublin school, musters the courage to talk to beautiful Raphina. He asks her to front his music video and she agrees ‚ the only problem is, he’s not yet in a band.JFS Members only 70th Anniversary drinks and nibbles in the Maria Ritchie Room from 6.30pm

Phillips Street St Helier

01534 511115

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

12-DEC

Teenage angst in JFS’s showing of Sing Street

01534 700444

enquiries@artscentre.je artscentre.je

12-DEC

18:00-19:30

Candlelit Tour of 16 New Street

As the nights draw in, experience 16 New Street in a totally different way. Explore this magnificent Georgian building by candlelight, guided by costumed actors who will introduce you to members of the household. The tour ends with mulled wine and mince pies in front of a roaring fire.

16 New Street,St Helier

01534 483193

catherine@nationaltrust.je nationaltrust.je/events

enquiries@jrfc.je jerseyreds.je

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EVENTS THIS SEASON Get your French goodies to pimp up Christmas dinner

13-DEC

19.00

St Aubin on the Hill Church Christmas Carol Concert

Nestled among the houses of St Aubin on Mont Les Vaux, is St Aubin on the Hill (Anglican). Chances are, if you’ve been to the Island, you’ve probably driven past this wonderful Victorian church. Just down the hill from the church is the centre of the pretty village of St Aubin, with its friendly shops and restaurants. Drinks and canapes at 6pm followed by carols from 7pm.

Milton Jones is out there. And so is his hair...

13-DEC

Milton Jones is Out There, no really out there this time and he’s holding up the mirror of truth to society, and he can see right through it, which means its probably just a window. In his brand new show he’ll be putting his foot down and lifting the lid on the pedal bin of media lies. Milton will be talking about his life so far, the ups, the downs and why buying his own see-saw was the best decision he ever made.

Gloucester Street, St Helier

St Aubin on the Hill Church, St Brelade

01534 511106

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

01534 481391

14-DEC - 18-DEC

20:00-22:30

Milton Jones is Out There

12:00-12:00

French Christmas Market at the Weighbridge

Come and visit the traditional French market and breath in the sights and smells of Normandy, with everything from pies, saucissons, calvados, cider, wines, sausages, crepes, waffles, cashmere jumpers, cheese, biscuits and sweets, vegetables and more. Soak up the al fresco atmosphere at this special time of year.

The Weighbridge, St Helier

14-DEC

St. Paul’s is a familiar, if unassuming landmark on New Street, with its blue railings and thought-provoking posters. 200 years ago when the first service was held on 14th December 1817, St. Helier was a very different place, without cars, electricity or international businesses. This event is a service of celebration and thanksgiving for 200 years of ministry. Members past and present, friends and all islanders are invited.

New Street, St Helier

01534 280110

info@maisondenormandie.com maisondenormandie.com

19.30

O Praise The Name

01534 511115

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EVENTS THIS SEASON

Queen for a day

15-DEC

Killer Queen

15-DEC

19.30

Killer Queen formed back in June 1993. Their first public shows were at London University, following in the footsteps of the real Queen who had played their first shows there 21 years earlier. By 1995 Killer Queen’s UK popularity had grown to such an extent they secured a residency in London’s Strand Theatre attracting nationwide BBC coverage - the first tribute to have a show in the West End.

Gloucester Street, St Helier

01534 511115

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

15-DEC - 17-DEC

Andy C. On one hand, drum; on the other, bass.

18.00 / 19.45

A Christmas Carol Curtain up Theatre

This fantastic Touring Version of the all time Dickens classic is full of fun, drama, laughter and audience participation! Join them and get into the true Christmas Spirit with Scrooge, Fezziwig, Cratchit, Marley, plus superb carol singers. Let your imagination take you to times past…to Christmases past then on to a wonderful Christmas 2017.

17.30 - 19.00

Andy C and Tonn Piper

Vanguard DNB return with the World’s No.1 Drum and Bass DJ for an Xmas Special event. With 40+ awards to date, DJ sets that see him play mainstages from EDC to Global Gathering, and a reputation as the go-to remixer for the likes of Major Lazer, Rudimental, London Grammar and beyond, Andy C’s list of achievements grows by the week.

The Watersplash

07797952882 www.watersplashjersey.com tickets at eventbrite.com

15-DEC

22.00-16.00

The Magic of Christmas

Discover the Magic of Christmas at Jersey Museum with festive crafts and a trail and even the chance to meet Father Christmas at Merchant’s House. Children can make their very own Christmas decorations to take away with them and Royston South will be performing a magic show. Jersey Heritage Members go free.

Gloucester Street, St Helier

Jersey Museum and Art Gallery, St Helier

01534 511115

01534 633300

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

info@jerseyheritage.org jerseyheritage.org

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EVENTS THIS SEASON Ealing; coming to Jersey for your rugby watching pleasure

16-DEC

19.45

Jersey Reds vs Ealing Trailfinders

Head up to St Peter to support our Jersey Team as they host an afternoon of Rugby action. The Barclays Pavilion Bar adjacent to the Clubhouse will be open to all supporters from 12 noon, offering full bar, including ‘Jersey Pride’ on handpump, plus food such as ‘special of the day’, ‘posh dogs’, pasties, burgers etc. It gets busy in the hour leading up to kick-off.

Rue des Landes, St Peter

A whole lot of bounce.

16-DEC

The Ultimate Christmas Party, Part 2! Join Jersey’s biggest and best show band for the non-stop festive fun with a few surprises along the way. They are joined by the No. 1 National and International Michael Buble and Neil Diamond tribute artist, Michael Clews. His sensational voice and mannerisms make him the most authentic tribute artist on the circuit.

Gloucester Street, St Helier

01534 499929

enquiries@jrfc.je jerseyreds.je

17-DEC

19.30

Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Christmas in Vienna

Join the orchestra for an evening of wonderful music that is sure to delight with composers such as Richard and Johann Strauss, von Suppe and Lehar. Our internationally renowned Conductor Wolfgang Heinz will lead us through the Blue Danube, Champagne Polka, Radetzky March and so much more. Stefan Dohr, the fantastic principal horn of the Berlin Philharmonic is our guest soloist.

Fort Regent, St Helier

01534 511106

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

18-DEC - 22-DEC

09:00-17:00

Christmas Kids Craft & Food Workshop Pure Jersey offers your child the opportunity to get creative by joining our craft and foodie delights workshops during the Winter months. On cold, wet weather days enjoy designing your own unique gift for the home in the cosy surroundings of our craft workshop by the seaside. Indoor workshops include: Chocolate truffle making, festive tree baubles, pine cone garlands, jewellery creations, Christmas lanterns and tea lights, reindeer fudge.

18 Havre Des Pas, St Helier

01534 879737

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lindakirkjersey@hotmail.com fortregent.je

19:30-22:30

The Jersey Bounce with special guest Michael Clews

07700 777006

info@purejersey.com purejersey.com

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EVENTS THIS SEASON

One bear is out of shot, obviously.

22-DEC

Mackey Gee

22-DEC

19.45

Jersey Reds vs Hartpury

Head up to St Peter to support our Jersey Team as they host an afternoon of Rugby action. The Barclays Pavilion Bar adjacent to the Clubhouse will be open to all supporters from 12noon, offering full bar, including ‘Jersey Pride’ on handpump, plus food such as ‘special of the day’, ‘posh dogs’, pasties, burgers etc. It gets busy in the hour leading up to kick-off.

22.00

Hooked 06 Presents: Skepsis

South London based producer and DJ Skepsis is no stranger to any fan of the UK bass sound. Coming to public attention with a series of heavyweight originals and remixes, his gritty basslines and intricate rhythms have gained him support from both fans and acclaimed artists alike all over the world. With support from John O Connell, Bradley Welsh + Wesley Bowen.

Rue des Landes, St Peter

22 Beresford St, St. Helier

01534 499929

01534 720820

enquiries@jrfc.je jerseyreds.je

22-DEC - 06-JAN

info@rojo.co.je rojo.co.je

19:30-22:00

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Pantomime

The story tells of a little blonde, curlyhaired girl named Goldilocks who runs away from home and is taken in by a Circus and here the adventure begins. Come and be entertained by our magical cast of characters, singing and dancing their way through this fun-filled family pantomime. Christmas isn’t Christmas without a visit to the Green Room Panto! Check website for full dates and times.

23-DEC

22.00

Mackey Gee + Blackley

After appearances at September’s Weekender Festival, these two DJs return to Jersey to set St Ouen on fire at the ‘Splash with some jump up drum and bass. Expect heavy basslines and sweaty smiling people.

Five Mile Road, St. Peter

01534 482885

enquiries@watersplashjersey.com watersplashjersey.com

Gloucester Street, St Helier

01534 511115

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EVENTS THIS SEASON Sure, it’s brisk, but it’s worth if for the kudos

25-DEC

10:00-12:00

Christmas Day Swims for Jersey Hospice

Looking to get out of preparing the Christmas Day meal? The Christmas Day swims take place at various bays across the island. Traditionally held by the Smugglers Inn at Quaisne, the Watersplash, St Ouen, these swims are always very popular. Please check the local press for full details of all swims taking place.

A new year you say.....

31-DEC - 01-JAN

19:00-02:00

New Years Eve - Dinner Party

Ormer will be open on New Year’s Eve to host an elegant soirie inspired with the excitement and glamour of the roaring Twenties. Every detail of the evening has been designed to offer a night like no other. Experience theatrical burlesque, live music and table entertainment with delicious Michelin-star dishes that have been crafted with excellence. Tickets £125 per person.

Various Bays Islandwide

7-11 Don Street, St Helier

01534 510349

01534 725100

marinabrockbank@jerseyhospicecare.com jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

31-DEC - 01-JAN

19:30-02:00

New Year’s Eve ‘Allo ‘Allo Comedy Dining Join ‘Rene and Edith’ in their ‘umble cafe as they try to outwit the Germans, whilst helping the British airmen get back to blightly... All while enjoying canapés on arrival, four courses and 1/2 bottle of wine per person. After the show, join us in the bar for a glass of bubbles at midnight, as you see in the New Year on the dancefloor with our DJ. £85 per person.

book@ormerjersey.com ormerjersey.com

01-JAN

Join your guide Bob Tompkins on a wonderful walk around the small country lanes in St Mary to brush off the Christmas ‘blues’ and perhaps lose a few calories in the process. The walk is free but we will be collecting for donations. Enjoy a tot of Sloe Gin and a chocolate at the end!

The Elms, La Cheve Rue, St Mary

Havre des Pas, St Helier

01534 723493

reservations@ommaroo.com ommaroo.com

12:00-13:30

National Trust for Jersey - Turkey Buster Walk 2018

01534 483193

donna@nationaltrust.je nationaltrust.je

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EVENTS THIS SEASON

John Bishop. In a windy area.

06-JAN

John Bishop

09 /16 / 23 JAN

22.00

Comedy superstar John Bishop is extending his sell out UK tour and bringing his brand-new show to more venues across the UK. Having just bounced through all the arenas in the land John is now loading up the trucks for more fun on the road. This latest show is his biggest, best and funniest one yet!

Fort Regent, St Helier active@gov.je fortregent.je

rachel@rachelstextilesstudio.com rachelstextilesstudio.com

19.30

The irresistibly anarchic Oddsocks are bringing another classic adventure to life with a hearty dollop of their trademark comedy: new songs, familiar faces and laughs aplenty! In a brand-new adaptation of L Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, they invite you to meet Dorothy as you’ve never seen her before. Join the Scarecrow, Lion and Tin Man as they travel through the weird and wonderful land of Oz! What could possibly go wrong?

Phillip Street, St Helier

These classes will take you through how to wind a bobbin, thread up a machine & help you to become more confident with your stitching. You will complete one or two small projects during the course. The course includes use of the Janome machines, facilities, all equipment & materials & refreshments. There is 10% off any products purchased during the course

01534 878877

Oddsocks: The Wizard of Oz

01534 700444

17.40 - 19.00

Beginners’ Learn to Sew

47 La Colomberie, St Helier

01534 449600

22-JAN - 26-JAN

There’s no place like the Jersey Arts Centre

27-JAN -

19.45

Jersey Reds vs Richmond

Head up to St Peter to support our Jersey Team as they host an afternoon of Rugby action. The Barclays Pavilion Bar adjacent to the Clubhouse will be open to all supporters from 12noon, offering full bar, including ‘Jersey Pride’ on handpump, plus food such as ‘special of the day’, ‘posh dogs’, pasties, burgers etc. It gets busy in the hour leading up to kick-off.

Rue des Landes, St Peter

01534 499929

enquiries@jrfc.je jerseyreds.je

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EVENTS THIS SEASON Orsino and Viola

Meet the jewellery designer Shaun Leane

02-FEB - 4 FEB

World Wetlands Day

All day

Jersey comprises more than 46 acres of RAMSAR area along its coast and on the offshore reefs. The RAMSAR designation provides a framework for protection and wise use of wetlands; good cause for Jersey to celebrate International World Wetlands Day 2nd February. Fascinating coastal walks, talks and other events will continue over the weekend, a great opportunity to join in on family fun and see history come alive by the sea.

Islandwide

09-FEB

19.00

Meet the Designer: Shaun Leane

Shaun Leane is a British jewellery designer best known for his sculptural pieces created for Alexander McQueen. His eponymous jewellery brand is a fourtime winner of the UK Jewellery Designer of the Year award. Shaun will be in store at Rivoli with his new collections.

41/43 King Street, St Helier

01534 601930

shop@rivolijewellers.co.uk www.rivolijewellers.co.uk

07797 853033

jerseytouristguides@gmail.com jtga.org

11-FEB

18.00

Met Opera: L’Elisir d’Amor

The poor country boy Nemorino is in love with Adi na, a confident landowner, but she is way out of his league financially and otherwise. But when he buys a ‚‘love potion’ from a travelling quack, the results are rather more than he bargained for. Charmingly staged by Bartlett Sher, Donizetti’s beloved masterpiece combines deft comic timing with touching emotional depth.

14-FEB

Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love - both hilarious and heartbreaking. Two twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on OIivia, who falls for Viola but is idolised by Malvolio. Enter Sebastian, who is the spitting image of his twin sister. Christopher Luscombe directs.

Gloucester Street, St Helier

Gloucester Street, St Helier

01534 511115

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

19.00

RSC: Twelfth Night

01534 511115

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

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EVENTS THIS SEASON

Get your glass slippers out and get to 16 New Street

16-FEB

10.00 - 16.00

Cinderella and Friends at 16 New Street

To commemorate World Book Day, which is celebrating its 21st anniversary this month, the Trust’s curator has decorated the rooms of the Georgian House to resemble sets from famous children’s fairy tales. Meet Cinderella and her ugly Stepsisters in the Georgian Kitchen and Little Red Riding Hood in the attic - but beware the big bad wolf! Special activities include storytelling throughout the house, a themed quiz and a treasure hunt. Come dressed as your favourite character.

16 New Street, St Helier

Fancy being guided? grab one on the 21st!

21-FEB

International Tourist Guides Day

See Jersey as you have never seen it before! With the passionate guides of the Jersey Tourist Guides Association leave the well known paths and experience the island in a new light. An array of walks in St Helier and around the countryside will take you to hidden corners and open your eyes to often overlooked details.

Islandwide

07797 853033

jerseytouristguides@gmail.com jtga.org

01534 483193

enquiries@nationaltrust.je nationaltrust.je

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EVENTS THIS SEASON La Boheme

Sienna Miller and a man with no top on.

21-FEB - 23-FEB

19.40

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet: Swan Lake Swan Lake is Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, a tragic tale of love and betrayal with an instantly recognisable score. This exquisite performance, delivered in traditional Russian style is mesmerising; an awesome stage setting and perfect orchestral pitch that washed dream-like across the story.

24-FEB

16.00

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet: The Nutcracker The Nutcracker is delightfully festive, as Clara is whisked away on a fairy tale adventure by her Nutcracker Prince. This exquisite performance, delivered in traditional Russian styleis mesmerising; an awesome stage setting and perfect orchestral pitch that washed dream-like across the story.

Gloucester Street, St Helier

Gloucester Street, St Helier

01534 511115

01534 511115

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

25-FEB

18.00

Met Opera: La Boheme

The world’s most popular opera returns with an exciting young cast in Franco Zeffirelli’s legendary production. Povertystricken poet Rodolfo and his artist friends eke out a precarious existence in bohemian Paris, alternately practising their art, laughing, quarrelling, dodging the landlord, and living it up in their local cafe. When Rodolfo meets the delicate Mimi, the pair instantly fall in love. But Mimi is ill, Rodolfo is jealous, and their romance is doomed from the start.

Gloucester Street, St Helier

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

27-FEB

19.00

NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ thrilling revival (New York Times) stars Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney.

Gloucester Street, St Helier

01534 511115

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

01534 511115

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

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EVENTS THIS SEASON

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01534 722239

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VISIT Visit the Jersey Museum for a selection of attractions TEN TO TRY - VISITOR ATTTRACTIONS

VISIT / Jersey’s attractions As we move into the Winter season many of our attractions reduce hours or close for the season. Nevertheless, there are still great options for experience to enjoy on a winter’s day. Visit a museum, learn about jewellery, see a tamarind or make a splash. 1

JERSEY MUSEUM

Taking you from 250,000 years ago when the first people arrived in Jersey on the journey that has shaped our unique island. The present ‘Bergerac in the 80s exhibition is a great trip down memory lane! 2

JERSEY ZOO

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CATHERINE BEST

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Gerald Durrell’s legacy extends far beyond its walls, but the Jersey Zoo to which he dedicated so much offers an amazing range of animals and conservation projects to marvel over.

St Peter’s Windmill is where Catherine’s unique jewellery designs are displayed. View the manufacturing process and receive advice from craftsmen about jewellery. Take a tour, purchase gifts and eat in the onsite restaurant.

JE RSEY PEARL Now available around the world, Jersey Pearl’s original showroom at St Ouen showcases the work of a family who have spent 30 years working with designers to create unique pearl jewellery, sourcing pearls directly from pearl farmers.

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MONT ORGUEIL CASTLE An all year round castle attraction that protected Jersey against the French invasion over 600 years ago. Explore the network of staircases and secret rooms, discover hidden treasures and see breathtaking views.

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THE MANSELL COLLECTION

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The Story of Nigel Mansell’s battle to become one of the world’s greatest racing drivers, told via detailed interviews, pictures and exciting video footage, his actual trophies and racing cars are on display too.

MARITIME MUSEUM

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AQUASPLASH

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THE ORCHID FOUNDATION

A treasure trove of indoor entertainment that fills young minds with experiences drawn from Jersey’s relationship with the sea. Activities, dressing up and interactive installations all make for a full and fun day out. You can’t really miss Jersey’s waterfront pool if you arrive on the ferry. Complete with slides, a wave machine and an indoor/outdoor pool for youngsters and families. There’s even a sauna, if you can get a minute to yourself. Eric Young’s Orchid Foundation is world renowned. A passion for orchids sees them inspire and spread the word around the globe with talks and lectures. They also open their doors to visitors in Jersey.

TEN TO TRY - VISITOR ATTTRACTIONS

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CINEWORLD If you’ve had a winters day on the beach and need something to do in the evening and love the big screen, Jersey offers a multiplex style cinema with 10 screens that shows all major films. It also has Saturday kids’ matinee shows.

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VISIT

Catherine Best

St Peter’s Windmill, home to award winning jewellery designer Catherine Best, was the last surviving working tower mill in Jersey. This beautiful historic landmark dates back to 1837 and is built from Jersey granite. The weighbridge and millers office where grain used to be delivered to the Windmill for milling also survived and has become a handy site for buses to stop. The Windmill is part of a complex that includes a jewellery manufacturing workshop, the Catherine Best jewellery showroom and a restaurant and wine bar. It is set in rural Jersey and has tranquil, manicured gardens where visitors can relax with a drink and something to eat, whilst taking in the surroundings from which Catherine draws her inspiration. www.catherinebest.com 52 What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey

ATTRACTION

01534 485777 jersey@catherinebest.com

St. Peter Les Chenolles JE3 7DW On the boundary between the parishes of St Peter and St Mary. 322 feet above sea level! free Daily 08:00 - 17:30 8 (and number 28 in high season)


VISIT

We are passionate about this most extravagant of all flowers & are proud Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medalists. Whatever time of year you visit you will be sure to see something different & amazing.

The Harbour Gallery Jersey CULTURE The Harbour Gallery, located in St Aubin, is the largest exhibiting and working gallery in the Channel Islands. Nestled within the picturesque, charming harbour of St Aubin, it features the work of over 100 local artists and craft workers. St. Brelade Le Boulevard, St Aubin, JE3 8AB On Le Boulevard alongside St Aubin in the harbour. Daily: 10 - 17:30 12,12A,15 Free of charge

01534743044

CULTURE The Jersey Opera House Built in 1865, Jersey’s Opera House is one of the island’s iconic landmarks - the theatre as it stands today was re-opened by Lillie Langtry in 1900, after it had been destroyed by a fire. A host of cultural events take place throughout the year from music and dance to comedy and talks. St. Helier 3 Gloucester Street, St Helier, JE2 3QR

01534 511115

boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

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info@theharbourgalleryjersey.com www.theharbourgalleryjersey.com

Wed-Sat • 10am to 4pm www.ericyoungorchid.org

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Jersey Pearl

Jersey Pearl are proud to present the most exciting collection of pearl jewellery for your delectation and delight. Hosting a full range in the original Jersey Pearl showroom in St.Ouen and leading collections in boutiques around the island. They source pearls directly from pearl farmers and work with Britain’s brightest design talent to offer the perfect combination of value and desirability. With a fantastic café inside they’re the perfect addition to a days tour of Jersey.

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ATTRACTION

01534 862137 lovepearls@jerseypearl.com

St. Ouen Five Mile Road JE3 2FN Northern end of the 5 mile road, Grande Route des Mielles Free of charge 09:30 - 17:30 12a, 22


HERITAGE

VISIT

Jersey Museum

Jersey Museum and Art Gallery, Merchant’s House presents history from 250,000 years ago when the first people arrived in Jersey and continues through the centuries to explore the factors that have shaped this unique island and the people who live here. St. Helier The Weighbridge JE2 3NG Next to the Royal Yacht Hotel

01534 633300 info@jerseyheritage.org | www.jerseyheritage.org

Monday – Saturday 9am – 4pm / Sunday 10am – Under 6 go free, Child & Student £5.55, Adult 4pm. £9.95, Senior £8.80

Mont Orgueil Castle

HERITAGE

History comes to life at Mont Orgueil Castle which protected Jersey against the French invasion over 600 years ago. Explore the network of staircases and secret rooms, discover hidden treasures and see breathtaking views over the east of the island and towards France. St. Martin Castle Green, Gorey JE3 6ET Cycle routes 1 and 3 to Gorey Village

01534 853292 info@jerseyheritage.org | www.jerseyheritage.org Friday -Monday 10am – 4pm Under 6 go free, Child & student £7.40, Adult £12.20, Senior £10.95

Maritime Museum

ATTRACTION

Discover all about Jersey’s Maritime past in this uniquely interactive museum where you can see, touch, hear and even smell the exhibits! The Maritime Museum is all about seafaring, navigation and the elements, told through the stories of Jersey people. St. Helier New North Quay JE2 3ND A short walk toward the Harbour from Liberation Station

01534 811043 info@jerseyheritage.org | www.jerseyheritage.org

Sundays only 10am – 4pm Under 6 go free, Child & Student £6.15, Adult £9.80, Senior £8.65

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Jersey Zoo

ATTRACTION

Jersey Zoo is home to over 1,000 wild animals. Visit the zoo to see them scampering, jumping, swinging and flying through their 32 acres of stunning parkland. Founded over 50 years ago by famous writer and conservationist, Gerald Durrell, Jersey Zoo began as the first ever conservation themed zoo. Today Gerald Durrell’s pioneering work and mission to save species from extinction continues through the international charity, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Be sure to save time to visit the Firefly café. www.durrell.org

01534 860000 info@durrell.org

Trinity Les Augres Manor, La Profonde Rue, JE3 5BP By car; B31, cycle routes 3a,1 or 1b or Durrell shuttle bus. £16 Adult-£14 Senior-£13.50Child-£11.50 Daily: 09:30 - 17:30 3,13,21 or Shuttle

The Mansell Collection

St. Helier La Route de St Aubin, JE2 3SD On the inner road at First Tower.

ATTRACTION

Hear the story of Nigel Mansell’s battle to become one of the world’s greatest racing drivers. Told via detailed interviews with Nigel over the years, magnificent pictures, exciting video footage and his actual trophies and racing cars on display. If you’re lucky, you might just meet the man himself.

07797 730888 leo@themansellcollection.co.uk | themansellcollection.co.uk Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 17:00 £0 £10

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VISIT

Eric Young Orchid Foundation

A centre dedicated to orchids and proud Chelsea Flower Show gold medallists. Whatever time of year you visit, admire the sheer diversity of this most extravagant and flamboyant of all flowers in their purpose built display facility. Trinity La Rue du Moulin de Ponterrin, Victoria Village JE3 5HH Victoria Village, Trinity.

01534 861963 admin@eyof.co.uk | www.ericyoungorchidfoundation.co.uk Wed - Sat: 10:00 - 16:00. Closed 18/12/17 - 31/1/18 21 £5 Adult, £4.50 Senior, £2 Child

HERITAGE Jersey Archive Jersey Archive, established as part of Jersey Heritage in 1993, is the island’s national repository holding archival material from public institutions, private businesses and individuals. St. Helier Clarence Road, JE2 4JY Tue - Thu: 09:00-13:00/14:00-15:00 Late night on the last Thursday of the month. Sat 09:00-13:00 on third Saturday Free of the month

CULTURE The Link Gallery The Link Gallery at Jersey Museum hosts a rolling programme of local artists exhibiting their latest work. These exhibitions are always free to access. St. Helier Merchant’s House, JE2 3NG At Jersey Museum & Art Gallery Daily: 10:00 - 17:00 Free of charge

01534 633300

info@jerseyheritage.org www.jerseyheritage.org

01534 833300

info@jerseyheritage.org www.jerseyheritage.org

Occupation Tapestry Gallery HERITAGE The award-winning Jersey Heritage attraction, the Occupation Tapestry was woven by islanders to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the liberation from five years occupation by the German armed forces during the Second World War. St. Helier New North Quay JE2 3ND Maritime Museum, St Helier Harbour Daily: 10:00 - 17:00 £0 £10 01534 811043

info@jerseyheritage.org www.jerseyheritage.org

Grève de Lecq Barracks HERITAGE Grève de Lecq Barracks, constructed in 1810, is the only surviving barracks left on the north coast of the island. Visitors can learn about the living conditions of the soldiers and officers, the defences of the island and the beginning of tourism in Jersey. There is also a souvenir shop. St. Mary Grève de Lecq, JE3 2DT Fri - Sun: 10am - 4pm until end of Free September 01534 483193

catherine@nationaltrust.je www.nationaltrust.je

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VISIT TEN TO TRY - VISITING WITH KIDS

VISIT / family favourites We all encourage our kids to get outdoors for fresh air, even in the Winter but if you’re after somewhere more sheltered, head to one of these locations. Here are a top four; 2

AMAIZIN ADVENTURE PARK

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VALLEY ADVENTURES

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An extensive amusement park full of unique entertainment from towering toboggans, go karts, massive jump ‘pillows’, climbing, water games, a barnyard petting zoo and an amaizin(g) maze! Climbing, zip wires, aerial trekking, archery? This activity centre, tucked away in a beautiful valley in St Brelade, is the perfect place to get them to test their wits and appetite for adventure.

TAMBA PARK Jersey’s newest attraction burst onto the scene in 2015 and has gone from strength to strength. Boasting an animatronic dinosaur park, boating lake and indoor play area, complete with Ruff’s Kitchen, a café with a purpose. TAMBA ARCADE If you’re looking for a bit of Tokyo in St Helier, head to the Waterfront and to Tamba Arcade where retro gaming and competitive ball throwing, rat splatting and games aplenty will have your kids collecting tickets for prizes like crazy!

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VISIT KIDS

aMaizin! Adventure Park is a family attraction and offers a great day out with no hidden charges! Dozens of activities are included in your entrance fee and the park offers both outdoor and indoor activities. Toboggan, gold-mine, go-karts and our barnyard are not to be missed. Go inside and try the scary dropslide, aerial runway, or shoot away with the cannons. All designed for people of all ages to enjoy! Plenty of parking, quality food and regular events. Reduced winter entry rate, seasonal activities will vary, please check online. www.jerseyleisure.com

KIDS Tamba Gaming Arcade Tamba Gaming Arcade is Jersey’s premier arcade with over 50 top of the range games! The first of its kind in jersey; play your favorite original and recent games alike, collect your tokens and pick form the fantatsic prizes on offer! St. Helier The Waterfront Centre, St Helier, JE2 3WF Daily: 11:00 - 22:00 Free of charge

01534 482116 contact@jerseyleisure.com

St. Peter La Hougue Farm, La Grande Route De St Pierre, JE3 7AX Through St Peters village towards St Ouens on the right hand side. £10.50 Adult/Child £7.80 Toddler/Senior Daily 10:00 - 17:30 9,28

KIDS Fish & Beads Fish ‘n’ Beads is a quirky bead and art gallery/shack in St Brielade’s Bay. Local artist Tina has created a special place for you to be creative and you can design and make your own jewellery. A great activity for all ages with a beautiful selection of beads; funky pirate, surf, grown up and beach babes to name a few!

01534 858767

info@tamba-arcade.co.uk www.tamba-arcade.co.uk

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St Brelade Towerside, St Brelade’s Bay Daily: 10:00 - 17:00 12, 12a, 14

07797 816486

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aMaizin! Adventure Park


VISIT

Tamba Park

KIDS

Jersey’s newest attraction, Tamba Park, offers a little something for everyone! Set in beautiful natural scenery there are a range of fantastic family attractions available including the animatronic dino trail, boating lake, adventure playground, crazy golf, mini arcade, Quasar a huge indoor Rain Forest themed playzone, gift shop, African sculpture walk and excellent facilities to eat and drink including the Lakeside Café and the fantastic Ruff’s Kitchen Restaurant and so much more!

01534 761233 sales@tambapark.co.uk

St. Lawrence Tamba Park, La Rue des Varvots, JE3 1GX On the border of St Mary and St Lawrence. £0 - £10 Daily: 10:00 - 19:00 7

www.tambapark.co.uk

Les Ormes Fun Zone

KIDS

Fort Adventures

KIDS

The Fun Zone at Les Ormes is an indoor family activity area with Jersey’s biggest bouncy castle, table tennis, basketball, soft play for toddlers, football, multi-tables and giant chess. The Fun Zone is for all ages, under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Fort Adventures is a great indoor location with activities for children and families, children’s parties, holiday activity camps and private functions. Operating the Playzone, the largest indoor soft play area in Jersey as well as their very popular Electric Mini Quads.

St. Brelade Mont a la Brune, JE3 8FL At Les Ormes Resort. St Ouens. daily from May half term Free of charge

St. Helier Fort Regent, Mount Bingham JE2 4UX Fort Regent Leisure Centre Daily: 10:00 - 17 :00 various

01534 497000

01534 858981

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Winter beach walks are something we locals love!

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beachlife It’s part of Jersey’s DNA

No matter how you spend your time on Jersey, you’ll no doubt want to feel either the sand between your toes or breathe in the fresh sea air as you explore our beaches and coves. In the low sun of winter they take on a different persona but are still all beautiful. They each have their own unique personality. Choose the one that’s right for you... Anne Port

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Bonne Nuit

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A quiet and rarely crowded east-facing stretch of sand that catches the morning and midday sun. Bus route 2 to St Catherine (summer only)

A tiny fishing harbour with space to play on the sand, picnic or catch some sun, but not ideal for swimming. Worth visiting for the excellent beach café. Route 4 (summer only)

Archirondel

Bouley Bay

NE

N

This popular beach with an excellent beach café is pebbly at first but sandy at low tide when the water stays shallow for some way out, perfect for paddling. East-facing, Archirondel loses the sun in the late afternoon. Bus route 2 to St Catherine (summer only)

A winding hill leads down to this steep pebble beach with deep water for competent swimmers. The bay is home to one of Jersey’s scuba-diving schools and you’ll often see divers bubbles appearing on the surface here. Route 4 (summer only)

Beauport

Green Island

SW

SE

A local favourite, this sheltered south-facing beach is a real sun trap where soft sand, rock climbing and rock pool adventures await. The tide goes out a long way, so take care with the swift incoming tide and pick times close to high water to enjoy swimming or paddling. Route 1 towards Gorey

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A real sun-trap on the south coast, once you’ve trekked down the steep path from the car park and crossed the pebbles, you’ll reach a sheltered south-facing beach with golden sand and shallow turquoise water, ideal for swimming. Route 12 or 14 to St Brelade’s Bay, then walk along the cliffs


SEE Stand up paddling at Greve de Lecq

Grève de Lecq

A Martello tower looks out over Ouaisne

NW

La Rocque Harbour

SE

The most popular of the north coast beaches, Grève de Lecq’s sheltered sands and rockpools are ideal for families but loses the sun in late afternoon. Don’t miss the excellent cafés and local pubs close by. Route 9

Discover a small sandy beach hidden away with rock pools galore for a natural playground. But caution - take care not to get stranded on the rocks with the incoming tide. Route 1

Grouville Bay / Long Beach

Marine Lake, St Aubin’s Bay

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A long stretch of sand that leads to Gorey harbour, with Mont Orgueil Castle as a backdrop. Plenty of parking, beach cafés and kiosks as well as a childrens’ beachside playground and soft sand make Long Beach a local favourite. Route 1, 1A and 2 to Gorey

This large tidal pool dates from Victorian times and was built as a safe place for sea swimming when the tide retreats. Recently restored, it’s now one of the largest marine lakes in the UK. The sheltered beach and swimming spot is overlooked by Elizabeth Castle, with La Fregate Café at the top of the slipway. Just outside St Helier

Havre des Pas

Ouaisne Bay

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Close to the centre of St Helier, this sandy beach is worth a visit to see the architecture of the art deco pool, filled by the tide each day. The beach is easy to access, and safe for swimmers. Route 1

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This south west facing beach is the wilder contrast to the adjoining St Brelade’s Bay. The beaches are connected at low tide, or cross the pine-rich headland and walk along the sea wall next to the protected Ouaisne Common towards locals’ favourites, The Smugglers Inn or the funky Kismet Cabana. No buses

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SEE Cloudbursts at St Brelade

Rocky northern beaches; Plemont

Plémont

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St Aubin’s Bay

SW

A pristine sandy cove reachable by a long flight of steps, where the intrepid are rewarded with a stunning natural playground of rock pools, sea caves and an excellent beach café perched on the cliffs. There’s safe swimming when the sea is calm, and surfing when it’s wilder, and the beach is completely covered at high tide. Route 8 (with a walk down to the café.)

A crescent of south-facing sand from St Helier to St Aubin, the beach is in full sun for most of the day. With several beach cafés along the promenade front, look out for the softest sand around the Gunsite café, popular with volleyball players, and there is waterskiing and jet ski hire close by (La Haule). Most west-bound bus routes

Portelet Bay

St Brelade’s Bay

SW

SW

Climb down the long flight of steps and you’ll be rewarded with a sunny, sheltered and sandy beach circling Janvrin’s Tomb at the centre. Portelet Bay Café serves excellent pizza throughout the season, and the pub at the top of the steps, the Old Portelet Inn, is a family favourite with an indoor play area. 12A

The beautiful beach at St Brelade’s Bay is one of the island’s busiest, and is a visitor favourite because of its soft sand, safe swimming, beach activities and seaside cafés and restaurants. Voted as number three in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, this stunning south-facing beach is in the sun for most of the day. Route 12 or 14

Rozel Bay

St Ouen’s Bay

NE

This magnificent beach is a natural playground for surfers and adrenaline seekers. It’s where one of the oldest surfing clubs in Europe has its home and makes a stunning setting for beach walks. Swimmers should take care in the strong currents and stick to the flagged zones. The beach is patrolled by RNLI lifeguards during the season. Route 22

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A small fishing village lined with beach huts and harbourside cottages, Rozel is more of a fishing harbour than a place to swim. But at low tide, Rozel’s small stretch of white sand is safe for children to play on, just look out for the Rozel geese! Worth a visit for the excellent restaurants, pubs and the Hungry Man harbour-side beach kiosk. Route 3

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COSY PUBS PICKS OF SIX Just because you’re on holiday doesn’t mean you can’t find the perfect local! The winter season is perfect to seek out a roaring log fire, a pint of ale and some hearty comfort food. If you’re out visiting our attractions or expereincing our great outdoors, call in one one of our Jersey country pubs! ST MARY’S COUNTRY INN

This delightful country inn is situated opposite the St.Mary’s church, which dates back to the 13th Century, is set in a quaint picturesque village. Although the outside looks like your typical archetypal country inn, the interior is contemporary with a modern twist to create a comfortable, relaxed dining atmosphere. Grab a Mary Ann or a cask conditioned, award-winning Liberation Ale. St Mary’s also has a French essence offering wine by half litre carafes which you can enjoy in a fabulous alfresco area by fire pit to ward off the winter chill.

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Still referenced as the ‘place where Bergerac drank’, this harbourside pub with rooms underwent a makeover in 2015 and is now a perfect boutique destination, combining a characterful low beamed pub with an upper floor restaurant with views out over the clinking masts. 15 wines are served by the glass alongside a varied menu. If you’re out West there aren’t many pubs that exude more ‘Jersey’ than the Court House. What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey

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St Mary’s Country Inn 01534 482897 La Rue des Buttes St Mary Bus route 27

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Old Court House

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THE OLD SMUGGLERS INN

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This is a great stop off for cyclists as the pub sits alone on the inner road along the newly built cycle track away from any other refreshment stops. Located in the stunning surroundings of St. Peter's Valley, this locals’ favourite serves homely cooking along with pub favourites like surf and turf. This is, of course, accompanied by a great selection of international beers and wines. Nestled in the corner of Ouaisne Bay is one of the last free houses left on the Island. Steeped in history, the pub dates back to the days when pirates brought ashore their ill-gotten gains! The pirates would enjoy a draft or two of the best ales of the day, a tradition that still lives on with fishermen. A classic pub menu is served for powering up those legs on a winter walk.it’s the perfect spot to cosy up to one of their two blazing log fires and enjoy the warmth, albeit without hoardes of treasure.

The Vic in the Valley

01534 485498 La Vallée de Saint-Pierre St Peter Bus route 8/28

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Old Smugglers’ Inn 01534 741510 La Mont Du Quaisne St Brelade Bus route 12a

THE PRIORY INN

A pub that fuses old with young; one Jersey’s oldest inns, serving a fine selection of food that also has a kid’s party zone. Enjoy winter favourites such as pies and stews with lighter bite options available in the afternoon. You’ll want to work up an appetite as just five minutes walk away is the historic ‘Devil’s Hole, home to some of Jersey’s most unique folk law. The perfect stop on your stroll around the north coast.

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The Priory Inn

01534 485307 La Grande Rue, St. Mary Bus Route 7

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Nestled in one of Jersey's most pristine fishing villages at the foot of a beautiful wooded valley is The Rozel, an old traditional style pub with a wood burning stove perfect for winter months. Enjoy in the bustling bar area with a game of billiards or head up to the restaurant to dine in style with wonderful views. The Rozel is everything a traditional pub should be; a cosy relaxing environment with friendly service and locally sourced, seasonal food.

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01534 863438 La Vallée de Roze Bus Route 3

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We don’t get snow often but when we do The White House looks perfect.

SEE / Ten Winter Wonders Our beautiful island offers incredible areas of natural beauty. If you’re looking for a quiet day then there are drives, views and elements of our heritage that provide relaxation and inspiration. Here are ten to check out this Winter. 1

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THE SAND DUNES Les Blanches Banques is a unique natural habitat offering commanding views over the open coastal space of St Ouen, offering great walks for all levels of rambler. It’s just as pretty in the Winter!

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GROSNEZ CASTLE

Corbiere ‘the place of the ravens or crows’ is the location for the world’s first concrete lighthouse. The light can be seen for 18 miles, warning sailors of the dangers of straying too close in the island’s rough coastal waters and rocks.

If you stand at Corbiere and look to L’etacq, it’s five miles. Ironically, the five mile road is a little shorter. Built to take tourists along our west coast bay, it’s one of the island’s nicest beach-side drives.

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This spectacularly located headland ruin is thought to date from the 14th century. To the south is Le Pinacle, a 200ft (60m} high rock, which featured as an object of worship and a ceremonial site for thousands of years.

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THE DOLMENS The Dolmens are stone graves dating from the Neolithic period usually made up of three or more upright stones supporting a large flat horizontal stone. Jersey’s neolithic sites range over a wide period from around 4800 BC to 2250 BC.

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MONT ORGUEIL Sitting high on the outcrop that looks down over Gorey village Mont Orgueil, or Gorey Castle as it’s more colloquially known, is a great walk around offering commanding views from the top and dressing up for kids.

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ST CATHERINE’S BREAKWATER

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THE WHITE HOUSE or Le Don Hilton, the 18th century guard house and powder magazine that sits on the seawall. Its whitewashed walls and vault give it a distinctive appearance making it an informal daymark for sailors and surfers.

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One of the ten oldest buildings in the world. Enter one of Europe’s finest passage graves and discover Jersey’s neolithic history at this tranquil and spiritual heritage site. Nominated for a Visit England Hidden Gem Award. TEN TO TRY

Originally planned as a harbour for the Royal Navy, to counter the threat of a French invasion, the breakwater was started in 1847 but shallow water meant plans were abandoned. We prefer it like this.

VAL DE LA MARE ARBORETUM

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One of Britain’s most unique collection of trees in an arboretum planted in the 1970s. An eclectic collection of mature trees from North American maples and oaks to Australasian eucalyptus and giant Californian Redwood. Turn over to see providers of all these great things to see

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The White House

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History comes to life at Mont Orgueil Castle, which protected Jersey against the French invasion over 600 years ago. Explore the network of staircases and secret rooms, discover hidden treasures and see breathtaking views over the east of the island and towards France.

Also known as the Le Don Hilton, the 18th century guard house and powder magazine that sits on the seawall. Its whitewashed walls and vault give it a distinctive appearance making it an informal daymark for sailors and surfers. Can be rented for events.

Gorey St. Martin Cycle routes 1 and 3 Friday - Monday 10am – 4pm * to Gorey 1, 1A, 2 Under 6 go free. Child & Student £7.40. Adult £12.20. Senior £10.95.

West St Ouen On the Five Mile Road, Near to the Watersplash Always 12a & 22 Free

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Grosnez Castle

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This spectacularly located headland ruin is thought to date from the 14th century. To the south is Le Pinacle, a 200ft (60m} high rock, which featured as an object of worship and a ceremonial site for thousands of years.

St Aubin’s Fort

BUILT JERSEY

Built in the 1540’s St Aubin’s Fort stands behind the beautiful harbour as protection to the bay during the war. You can explore the fort by walking across the beach at low tide, but be sure to check when the tide is due to turn as you won’t want to get stuck.

North West St Ouen Grosnez, the most northern west point Always 8 Free

South St Brelade A walk down Beaumont Bay Tide dependant 12, 12a, 14

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Jersey has a large number of Neolithic dolmen and passage graves, many of which are free to access. They range over a wide period, from around 4800 BC to 2250 BC. Consult Jersey Heritage to learn more about these historic burial grounds.

Val de la Mare Arboretum

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One of Britain’s most unique collection of trees in an arboretum called The Forgotten Forest planted in the 1970s. See an eclectic collection of mature trees from North American maples and oaks to Australasian eucalyptus and the giant Californian Redwood

All Islandwide 12 locations around the island Always Station Free

North West St Peter Next to Val de In Mare reservoir Always 9 Free

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La Corbiere Lighthouse

La Corbière Lighthouse

BUILT JERSEY

The lighthouse situated on the south west corner of the island, was the first concrete lighthouse in the British Isles. Surrounded by WW2 monuments there are some fantastic guided walks that also take you inside this special landmark.

Jersey Wetland Centre

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Perfectly situated overlooking St Ouen Pond, the centre gives the opportunity to not only view the interesting and diverse bird life found at La Mare au Seigneur, but to learn about the reserves significance to wildlife and the rich history of the area.

South West St Brelade Most Southern West point past St Ouen Tide dependant 12, 12a, 22 Free

West St Ouen On the Five Mile Road opposite ‘Big Verns’ Always 12a & 22 Free

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CHURCH

This beautiful church and graveyard date back to Norman times and the adjacent Fisherman’s chapel is thought to have been built in the 12th century with 14th and 15th century murals. It’s worth a visit for its views across St Brelade’s Bay alone.

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St Brelade’s Church

South West St Brelade On the Western end of St Brelade’s Bay near to Beauport 9.00-16.00 12, 12a & 14 Free

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St Saviours Church

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Home to Jersey’s superstar of the past, Lillie Langtry. The extraordinary woman was born in the rectory, twice married in the church and now rests in the churchyard.

South East St Saviour Up St Saviours Hill away from town towards Five Oaks 9.00-16.00 13,23 Free

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St Matthews Glass Church

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Right in the centre of town, the church is an integral part to the capitals history. This church has beautiful stained glass and original features, parts of the church date back from the 11th century.

This beautiful church is totally unique to Jersey. The glass work including the font, altar rail, cross and pillars, was created by Rene Lalique of Paris and is considered to be amongst his greatest achievements.

South East St Helier Bond Street, short walk from Liberation Station toward Snow Hill 9.00-16.00 Station Free

South St Lawrence On the inner road behind the avenue duel carriageway 8.00-22.00 8,9,28 Free

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St Catherine's Woods; a perfect winter walk.

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NATURE

Driving down the winding hills at either end gives a breathtaking view of St Ouen’s Bay and the drive along the five mile road from end to end is one of the most picturesque beach drives around. A mecca for surfers and beach lovers. Stop at a café and suck in the fresh air! West St Ouen The bay of St Ouens runs down the west coast of Jersey

Coronation Park

PARKS & GARDENS

Coronation Park, which is also known as Millbrook Park was laid out in the 1930's, the land was gifted to the island by Florence Boot, in memory of her husband Jesse, of Boots the Chemist. The park includes a fine rose garden, lawns, a paddling pool, children's play area and a cafe. South St Helier Outskirts of St Helier 8.00-21.30 Station

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Les Blanches Banques

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Sat behind St Ouen’s Bay, Les Blanche Banques (sand dunes) can also be accessed from the fields at Les Quennevais. Designated an SSI in 1996, the dunes are wild and beautiful, they offer an otherwordly walking environment where dogs can run and you can tumble down the sand. West St Ouen Behind St Ouen’s Five Mile Road

Howard Davis Park

PARKS & GARDENS

One of the most appealing of Jersey’s public gardens, the grounds contain colourful displays of trees and plants that flourish in the mild climate. The park is the location of a World War Two cemetery and also hosts events throughout spring and summer including movies in the park. South St Helier Outskirts of St Helier towards Georgetown 8.00-21.30 Station Free

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St Catherine’s Woods

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Also known as Rani Woods. This wonderful woodland is set in a deepcut, steep-sided valley. A stream running through the valley floor has helped develop a wide range of habitats within the woodland. East St Martin Past Gorey Village towards Rozel Always 2 Free

Reservoirs

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There are several reservoirs within the island which can be walked or run around. These include Queen’s Valley and Val de la Mare. Other reservoirs include Milibrook, Grands Vaux, Handois and Mourier Valley. All Islandwide Always Station

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DO / get out there. If you’ve come to Jersey to plunge yourself into something adventurous at this time of year, you’ll no doubt be hardy to the Winter elements. There are plently of ourdoor activities to embrace and a selection of undercover options. 1

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HI KE THE CLIFFPATHS In addition to Jersey’s amazing beaches, the cliff paths that extend in and out of the bays and along the dramatic North coast will get you hungry for a great pub lunch! CYCLE THE GREEN LANES

Jersey’s network of green lanes make Jersey wonderful for cyclists of all standards. With 15 mph speed limits and minimal traffic, it’s a great way to see the island.

SURF There are several surf schools and a Surfing GB and ISA approved centre on the island and one of only three Quiksilver UK surf academies. Head to St Ouen’s bay to get a taste of the action. KITESURF

As the wind picks up then St Ouen, the Bay of St Aubin and Grouville come alive with kites. If you’re thinking of experiencing the exhilaration of being tied to the wind, do it in Jersey!

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Head to the dome at Fort Regent for all manner of active pursuits, from kid’s climbing and activities through to a full range of sports facilities and a gym.

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DIP’N’DINE The Merton Hotel’s Aquadome plays host to a series of events around the pool with barbeque and musical entertainment. One for the family on a Friday evening or Sunday.

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Guided walks including the unique bioluminescence tour. Walk up to two miles off shore to discover Jersey’s wilderness and marine life.

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WALK ON THE SEABED

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TAKE A SEAFARI Over the winter charters are still available for RIB trips in suitable conditions so if it’s flat on the sea, give them a call and take a blast around the island or further afield.

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CLIMB LIKE AN APE Jersey’s only high rope centre offers everything from the ground up! Aerial trekking, zip wire and king swing, archery, climbing, abseiling, paintball and more! Phew!

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Jersey Seafaris

BOAT TRIPS

Jersey Seafaris arrange RIB boat trips around Jersey and its surrounding waters. Destinations include Les Ecrehous and Les Minquiers - incredible offshore islands, great for dolphin and seal spotting and just taking in the amazing scenery. If you’ve a little more time you can also take trips across to France for lunch or dinner; their North Coast RIB Experience visit the specatular caves and cliffs of the island. A RIB trip is suitable for all, whether it’s scenery, wildlife or an adrenaline fix, there is a something for you. For larger groups or something private they can also arrange charters. www.jerseyseafaris.com

07829 772222 info@jerseyseafaris.com

St. Martin St. Catherine’s Breakwater St. Martin JE3 6DD St. Catherines or St. Helier depending on which Seafari you book (Departure point confirmed on booking) Starting from £15 Private bookings over the winter when weather allows. 2 or St Helier

Jersey Walk Adventures

Grouville East Coast beaches

OUTDOORS

Walks to Seymour Tower, Bioluminescence on the beach & oyster trails. Jersey is unique with tidal ranges of up to 12m and the expanse of coast falling dry at low tides. Walk up to 2 miles off shore to discover Jersey’s wilderness, its stunning marine life and history.

07797 853033 info@jerseywalkadventures.co.uk www.jerseywalkadventures.co.uk 1 From £15 adults, £7.50 children

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Outdoor Adventure Activities for ages 5 up!

Excitement from the Ground Up!

PRE BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL Call 01534 638888 Absolute Adventures

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Splash Surf Centre

WATERSPORTS

Absolute Adventures offer kayaking, coasteering, blokarting, Inflatable rides, Wake boarding, Water-skiing, Abseiling, Surfing and more. Absolute has been operating since 1999, mainly from St Brelade’s Bay. They’re a strong and experienced team who, when not working, you’ll find at the beach!

The Splash Surf Centre operates from the iconic Splash surf shak which is at the heart of Jersey surfing. The professional, friendly team offers lessons and coaching to everyone who wants to learn to surf.

Call this season 07829 881111 St. Brelade from £20pp, rentals from £8. info@absoluteadventures.je www.absoluteadventures.je

Daily 9.00-18.00 07829 878878 St. Peter starting from £8 info@splashsurfcentre.com www.splashsurfcentre.com

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Valley Adventures

OUTDOORS

Excitement from the ground up! Jersey’s only high ropes adventure centre with much more! Set in a secluded and stunning natural valley, the Valley Adventure Centre offers a fantastic range of adventure activities for families, individuals and kids parties - all year round. Test you head for heights on the aerial trekking, get your adrenaline fix on the zip wire and king swing, take aim and fire with archery, try their climbing and abseiling or battle it out in paintball. Valley also run week long Holiday Adventure Camps during every school holiday. Book the whole week or individual days. www.creepyvalley.je

Island RIB Voyages

BOATING

Take a RIB to indulge in delicious French cuisine in Carteret, wonder at the local Dolphin and Seals, swim in crystal clear waters within our offshore reefs Les Ecrehous and Les Minquiers and explore the beautiful Islands of Sark, Herm and Chausey.

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01534 638888 sales@valleyadventure.je

St. Brelade Valley Adventure Centre La Mont a La Brune JE3 8FL Starting from £6 pp Daily 09-21:00 15 Pre-booking is essential so please call to book now.

Splash Surf Centre

WATERSPORTS

The Splash Surf Centre operates from the iconic Splash surf ‘shak’ which is at the heart of Jersey surfing. The professional, friendly team offers lessons and coaching to everyone who wants to learn to surf. Daily 9.00-18.00 07829 878878 St. Peter starting from ¬£8 info@splashsurfcentre.com www.splashsurfcentre.com

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Dip n Dine at The Merton Hotel Wave goodbye to boring Friday nights & dull Sunday lunches. Enjoy a swim in The Aquadome’s great pools with lazy river, flumes, giant waterslide and spa pools. Then head over to the Merton Hotel for a delicious three course meal plus lots more fun! On Fridays try your skills on the FlowRider™ Surf Wave ( extra £5.00). After dinner, enjoy our live family entertainment and music in the Star Room on selected nights. On Sundays be entertained by the Jersey Big Band, followed by a delicious carvery lunch. The kids can burn off some more energy with our Bouncy Castle and Kid’s Disco Available every day during October Half Term !

Bouley Bay Dive Centre

WATERSPORTS

The only PADI dive centre located on the island. Offering PADI courses for the absolute beginner from an introductory dive all the way up to instructor level courses and boat trips available. Wed/Fri/Sat/Sun 10-6. Daily dives, booking required 01534 866990

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info@scubadivingjersey.com www.scubadivingjersey.com

SPORTS

01534 724231 events@mertonhotel.com

St. Helier Belvedere Hill St Saviour JE4 9PG Located on the edge of St Helier – an easy walk. Large car park. On bus routes. Under 5: Free, 5 - 11 £9.75, 12+ £19.50 Fridays 18.00 Sundays 11.00

FunZone Activity Centre

ACTIVITY

Les Mielles Fun Zone is a great place to bring the family for a day of outdoor activities. Choose from Miniature Golf, Spaceball Gyroscope, Giant Inflatable Slide, Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting and Bungee Trampoline.

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Get active this winter. Jersey is famed for its outdoor adventure options but in the colder months or in adverse weather, there are still plenty options with a variety of indoor and alternative things to do this season.

Indoor Options Aquasplash

SPORT CENTRE

A swimming pool thats got it all; 25m x 6 lane pool, leisure pool with wave machine, outdoor pool with lazy river, two flumes, one tyre ride, wave rave, health suite and swimming lessons.

Caesarean Tennis Club

Daily 5:30-19:00 Sat 12-20:00 Sun 8 -20:00 01534 734524 St Helier From 2.85 reception.aquasplash@serco.com www.aquasplash.je

Fort Regent Leisure Centre

SPORT CENTRE

Tennis for all! Two indoor tennis courts housed in dome and eight outdoor courts including four all weather and four hard courts. Booking required 01534 789321 St Helier

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BOWLING

Fort Regent is Jersey’s biggest leisure and entertainment venue. Sport activities available from badminton, basketball and boxing to five a-side football, martial arts clubs and squash courts.

The island’s only indoor tenpin bowling centre, 18 lanes with automated scoring system, arcade games including pool table, indoor play area, bar with large screen projector, perfect for sports.

Mon-Fri 06:15-21:00 Sat-Sun 08:15-17:00 01534 449600 St. Helier Starting from £4 pp active@gov.je www.fortregent.je

Daily 09:00-23:00 Saturday 09-23:45 01534 490444 St. Peter Starting from £5 Claudia@jerseybowl.com www.mfabowl.comjersey

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Springfield Stadium

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A modern purpose centre with all the latest facilaties including a 25 metre swimming pool, comprehensive gym complete with cardiovascular suite and free weight area cafe, squash courts and sports hall.

The centres hosts seasonal football fixtures and provides the central focus tor the Muratti football tournament. It has a fully equipped gym, exercise and dance classes, badminton courts, five-a-side and table tennis.

07:00-21:00 01534 449580 active@gov.je www.active.je

07:00-21:00 01534 449615 active@gov.je www.active.je

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BOATING

Angling trips year round! They also have over 25 years experience and have caught many record and specimen fish during this time. 09-17:00 01534 888552 St Helier

Skydive Jersey

SKYDIVE

A 30 minute flight to take in the view of all the Channel Islands and France. Climb 10,000ft then experience free fall for 30 seconds at 130mph before your instructor opens the ‘chute!

BOATING

The Jersey Sailing Trust is a sailing club with a fleet of tour yachts for use in the waters around Jersey. The use of these yachts is open to all and anyone who is prepared to subscribe towards their maintenance will be welcome Free

From £115

Jersey Pétanque Club

PETANQUE

Anyone who is interested in a game of pétanque is invited to head along and play on some of the 17 pétanque areas in Jersey. See their website for more details. Wednesday 14:00 01534 481225 Islandwide

Free

www.thejpa.co.uk GOLF

26 bay driving range with automatic tees and hire clubs available for all ages. Tuition from PGA qualified professionals available by appointment and snacks on offer for you hungry drivers. From

La Moye Golf Club

GOLF

An 18-hole links type course of approx. 6,664 yards from the medal tees presents a fair challenge for golfers of all handicaps. It is recommended that visitors book a tee. 07:30-20:00 01534 743130

St Brelades

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08:00-19:00 01534 519922 St Clements £40 longuevillegolf@gmail.com www.longuevillegolfrange.co.uk

AERO

Take a trial flying lesson with the Jersey Aero Club. Handle the controls under the watchful eye of an experienced Instructor and enjoy the wonderful scenery around Jersey and the Normandy coastlines.

info@jerseyaeroclub.com www.jerseyaeroclub.com

Jersey Sailing Trust

Longueville Golf Range

Jersey Aero Club

Booking required 01534 743980 St Peter

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Booking required 07829 842916 St Helier admin@jerseysailingtrust.com www.jerseysailingtrust.com

CINEMA

If it’s a dingy day, there’s always room for a movie. Our Cineworld Cinema on the St Helier waterfront has ten screens, an upstairs bar, a small arcade and a pretty decent pick’n’mix selection. 09.00 to 23.00 0871 200 2000 St. Helier www.cineworld.co.uk

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ISLAND MAP ISLAND OR I E N TAT I ON If you’re in St Helier, it feels like you’re in the middle of the island. In fact, you’re a litte bit to the east. Considering you’re on an island nine miles by five, you’re not too far from anywhere though! Whether you choose to head to the southern fishing villages; St Aubin in the West or Gorey/ Rozel in the east, the western beaches or the northern cliffs, the island is as diverse as it is beautiful so try and take in a little bit of every corner.

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The Priory Inn The Rozel The Watersplash Colleens Cafe Faulkner Fisheries Corbiere Phare Crab Shack El Tico La Braye Portelet Bay Cafe Sands Cafe Bar Pizza Express The Treehouse The Boathouse The Salty Dog La Belle Gourmande Mark Jordan at the Beach Farmhouse Ransoms Hungry Man Feast Bass And Lobster Sumas L’Horizon Spa The Cottage Garden


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TOWN MAP ST HEL I E R OR I E N TAT IO N Liberation Square is the anchor-point at which most people find themselves. Here you’ll find the Liberation Statue and fountains. The bus station and TIC (Tourist information Centre), located at the Jersey Museum are both a short walk away. Head down Conway Street and you’ll find yourself on King Street and the centre of St Helier’s main shopping area. From there, use the lists above to find something that takes your fancy!

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Richard Stevens SKIPPER AND OWNER | JERSEY SEAFARIS

Special Talent: Eagle eyed dolphin spotter!

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> Since then he’s expanded and invested in bigger craft to satisfy the

needs of our Island visitors and expanded his repertoire with culinary trips and collaborations with restaurants. He’s also built a healthy Instagram following as videos of paradisical ocean landscapes and jumping dolphins capture the imagination of locals and visitors alike. It’s quite a skill to tour and pilot your RIB, how did you end up with this multifaceted role?

When you aren’t guiding others around the island, where do you like to take yourself? When I’m not out on the water you will typically find me nearby! I love to explore the gullies of the South east coast at low tide, walking out to Seymour and Icho Towers is always brilliant, the fact you can’t do it everyday makes even more special. The west of the island is bad either, a St. Ouen’s Bay sunset takes some beating, walking down the sand dunes to Le Braye for a beer and some grub will put a smile on anyone’s face!

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I grew up on the water and quickly learnt to love the sea and so many of the secret spots around our island. We are so lucky to have such incredible spots on our doorstep. To become a commercial skipper and guide you need plenty of qualifications but by far the most important is experience. It takes a long time to learn the waters of this island especially the offshore reefs, the tides are strong and big there are so many rocks and gullies you need to know. I will never know them all, I keep learning new stuff everyday! The waters around Jersey are some of the most dangerous waters to navigate in the whole world. If you could take guests to just one area in Jersey it would be... I’d take them to the hidden sand banks in the midst of Les Minquiers, a group of islands and rocks, about 15 km (9.3 mi) south of Jersey.

Do you have any Jersey Facts that not even our islanders might know? The French invaded Jersey in 1993 and 1994! Invaders from Normandy landed on the Ecrehous and pulled down the Union Jack and raised Norman Flags! Police from Jersey came out to Les Ecrehous to guard the flagpole, the French returned to France after having lunch Fort Regent was built from the rock quarried at Les Minquiers.


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What is one thing that you think everyone who visits Jersey should experience? Jersey’s north coast is easily the most spectacular bit of coastline. On foot it is a lot of ups and downs; hard work. But the views more than make up for it. If you get the chance you should try to explore it by sea, it gives you a different perspective – marvel at the huge cliffs, secret beaches and incredible caves. Going deep into Devil’s Hole is a definite highlight!

Especially that of the Polka and the Superb. Firstly the Polka sank near the Minquiers after a leak, and the Captain managed to get everyone ashore, where they spent a night with little food before luckily getting rescued the next day. Two days later the Captain returning to Jersey on another ship the Superb went to show passengers aboard where the Polka sank, this time they struck rocks, the boat foundered and up to 20 people lost their lives. 

Best relic from one of your tours? I love the small fisherman huts at Les Minquiers, built in the granite from the area, the most southerly buildings in the British Isles.

What makes doing a guided tour in Jersey so much more enriching than going it alone? Heading out to Les Ecrehous or Les Minquiers without a boat is a rather big swim! In all seriousness, we know the waters extremely well and tend to be pretty successful at spotting the odd dolphin. This year we have seen dolphins on over 200 occasions!

Jersey is rife with folklore, what’s your favourite story? Some of the shipwreck stories at the Minquiers are fascinating.

Jersey Seafaris has been running RIB trips and charters around Jersey and its surrounding waters for 6 seasons. Over the winter they do private charters on request and the odd seafari if the weather is looking good last minute so keep an eye out! www.jerseyseafaris.com

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It’s easy to set out on your own and explore the island on foot. Once you’re on the trail, you can use our green lanes to ramble through farm and field or find hidden bays and secret coves. You’re never far from a public bus or friendly local to point you in the right direction. Rest up over a hearty pint of Liberation Jersey Ale and tuck into delicious Jersey seafood before venturing out once more with a spring in your step. This season, why not head to our impressive north coast!

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SELF-GUIDED WALK

The north coastline As one of the most rural of Jersey’s twelve parishes, Trinity is pretty and has a strong sense of community. This walk is just under 5 miles long and varies between lanes and cliff paths. Start at the local pub and sample some local beverages before embarking on your journey past the parish church and a number of characterful bays and caves: Giffard Bay, La Belle Hougue, Petit Port and Bouley Bay. Indulge in the beautiful scenery of cliffs and sea along the way before returning to your starting point. Distance: 4.5 Miles/ 7.2 km Grade: Moderate Getting there: Bus 4 Start point | finish point: Trinity Arms. Pit stop: Also Trinity Arms!

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Feb 21 Various times International Tourist Guides Day

See Jersey as you have never seen it before! With the passionate guides of the Jersey Tourist Guides Association leave the well known paths and experience the island in a new light. An array of walks in St Helier and around the countryside will take you to hidden corners and open your eyes for often overlooked details.

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Dec 2/30 Jan 27

22:00-00:30

Full-Moon-Walks to Seymour Tower

Grouville Leave the lights of Jersey behind and stroll beneath the full moon to Seymour Tower, one mile off shore. The receding tide reveals a seascape where the reflections of stars twinkle in the rock pools. Perhaps catch a glimpse of a shooting star while our figures Confirmed when you book. £21. 2.5-3 hours. cast moon shadows. Wellington boot hire £1. Easy-moderate terrain. 3 miles (4.8km). groups. Note. Bioluminescence is harder to see on full moon £20 - £40 walks. Book online. 07797 853033 | info@jerseywalkadventures.co.uk | jerseywalkadventures.co.uk

Dec 17/23 Jan 6/20 Feb 3/4/16 Mar 18/30

Seymour Tower Seabed Walk

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GUIDED WALKING TOURS: SPECIFIC DATES/DAYS

10:45-13:45

Grouville Walk on the seabed. Explore gullies and rock pools as you walk to Seymour Tower (1 mile offshore). Discover Jersey’s very own wilderness and walk in Europe’s largest inter tidal rocky area. Our walks are also called ‘Moonwalks’ because of the lunar like rock Advance booking is formations. You may get your feet wet. Wellington boot hire: £1. essential. The departure point is confirmed at the time of booking. Easy-moderate terrain (3 miles/4.8 km £10 - £20 2.5-3 hours. £16 adults, £8 children. Bus: 1 Book online. 07797 853033 | info@jerseywalkadventures.co.uk | jerseywalkadventures.co.uk

Monday & Thursdays in Dec / Sunday & Thursdays in Feb/March*

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Behind Enemy Lines Walking Tour

St. Helier Jersey, the oldest possession of the British Monarchy left undefended, deserted and on its own. Turn the clock back 70 years and learn the truth behind the German Occupation that will surprise and shock. During November the tour needs to be booked by 9am on the day. * except 25/12, 1/1, 25/2, 25/3 Liberation Square, located next to the central bus station in St. Helier. £0 - £10 07797 713856 | petewebb@localdial.com | jtga.org

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St. Helier’s Old Quarter Walking Tour

St. Helier Secrets from the nooks and crannies of St Helier’s Old Quarter expose history, art, culture, immigration, architecture and the reformation with burnings at the stake. A surprising English expansion of the town, nearly doubling it in size within a French speaking Island - this illustrated tour goes beyond the simple pleasures of food, drink and shopping. Booking Essential by 9am on the day. * except 26/12, 23/2, 23/3, 27/3 Liberation Square, located next to the central bus station in St. Helier. £0 - £10 07797 775696 | petewebb@localdial.com | jtga.org

Dec 9/10 Jan 12/13

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Bioluminescence on the Beach

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Grouville As night descends and the ocean recedes, star-like shapes of luminous green begin to twinkle and sparkle in a few special spots at low tide. Experience the uniqueness of bioluminescent creatures and other marine life on this ‘moonwalk’ across the seabed. Expect to get your feet Confirmed when you book. Book online. £10 - £20 wet. Wellington boot hire £1 07797 853033 | info@jerseywalkadventures.co.uk | jerseywalkadventures.co.uk


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WALKING TOURS: SPECIFIC DATES Jan 4 Feb 2 Mar 4

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Karame: Seabed walk to the End of Jersey

Grouville Walk into a world of remarkable colour as you head almost two miles across the seabed beyond Seymour Tower to Karame Beacon and the Violet Bank. Discover the lunar-like terrain, which has given the walk its title Moonwalk. On an extreme low tide you’ll reach the edge of Jersey’s wilderness where only squawking seagulls, the sound of the ocean Confirmed when you book. Book online. £10 - £20 and stillness surround you.

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Walk on the Seabed to Icho Tower

Price Parish

St. Clement Discover a marine world that is hidden beneath the ocean and only appears on the lowest tides of the year. Also called ‘Moonwalks’ our walks are in the daytime and the seabed is more than just a barren lunar-like landscape. Venture into Jersey’s very own wilderness, which is covered by some of the highest tides in the world. You may get Confirmed when you book. Wellington boot hire £1. 3 hours. 3 miles/4.8 km. Easyyour feet wet. £10 - £20 moderate terrain. £16 adults, £8 children. Bus:1 Book online

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Sea Foraging & Oyster Trail

Grouville In the past, Jersey folk called it low water fishing. Today it’s called foraging. Whatever the name, join us on a marine wild food foray as we stroll down to the largest oyster beds in the British Isles. We’ll reveal what you can forage from the sea and share stories Advised when you book. Bus 1. of the 19th century Oyster fishing, Jersey’s gold rush. Grade: 2.5 hours (1 mile/1.6 km). Easy terrain with frequent stops to explore. Wellington boots supplied. Advance booking is essential. £34.50. Includes 6 natural/grilled Jersey Oysters & a glass of wine or beer at £20 - £40 Seymour Inn.

Feb 14

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Family Walk on the Seabed to Seymour Tower

Grouville A discovery tour in a seaweed jungle and marine mini-zoo, as we ramble towards Seymour Tower (1 mile offshore). Wade through gullies and rock pools to observe tiny mini-beasts. Don’t forget a bag; we always find pretty shells. For families with Advance booking is essential because we walk youngsters from 4+. Expect to get wet feet. in small groups. The departure point is confirmed when you book. £16 adults, £8 children. 2.5 -3 hours £10 - £20 .moderate terrain. Bus 1. Book online.

Feb 14

10:30-13:30

Family Walk on the Seabed to Seymour Tower

Grouville A discovery tour in a seaweed jungle and marine mini-zoo, as we ramble towards Seymour Tower (1 mile offshore). Wade through gullies and rock pools to observe tiny mini-beasts. Don’t forget a bag; we always find pretty shells. For families with Advance booking is essential because we walk youngsters from 4+. Expect to get wet feet. in small groups. The departure point is confirmed when you book. £16 adults, £8 children. 2.5 -3 hours duration with lots of time to explore and discover marine life over easy/moderate terrain. Bus 1. Book £10 - £20 online. 07797 853033 | info@jerseywalkadventures.co.uk | jerseywalkadventures.co.uk

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Bunkers at Night St. Helier An evening tour of WWII bunkers and research sites, all of which are not usually open to the public. They will show you how Jersey was made into an impregnable fortress and help you appreciate what the Third Reich was able to create with slave labour. The tour is also a perfect compliment to understanding the history of the D-Day invasion, which took place less than 30 miles away. 19:30-22:00 Run on request Steam Clock St Helier £30 07797 869882 | info@jerseywartours.com | www.jerseywartours.com History at Night - Photography Tour St. Helier Learn how to take amazing night-time, sunset or moonlit photos. Or perhaps just allow Phil and Kimberley to be your guides for the night, taking you to some outstanding locations for photography. The guides also have plenty of spare kit for travelers who have packed light. Steam Clock St Helier £30 19:30-22:00 Run on request 07797 869882 | info@jerseywartours.com | www.jerseywartours.com

WWII Bunker Hunters Day Tour

St. Helier

A full day or evening tour of their research sites, all of which are bunkers not open to the public. They will show you how Jersey was made into an impregnable fortress and share with you stories from the battles, raids, escapes and resistance. The tour is a perfect compliment to understanding the history of D-Day, which took place less than 30 miles away. Handle real WWII weapons and artefacts. 9:00 – 14:00 Run on request at weekends St Helier £60 07797 869882 | info@jerseywartours.com | www.jerseywartours.com

Corbiere Lighthouse Tours

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St Brelade The iconic Corbiere Lighthouse is a must see for any visitor, so why not join Blue Badge Guide Sue Hardy on a unique guided tour, which will take you inside Jersey's famous Lighthouse. Cross the causeway from the dramatic headland and hear tales of tides, shipwrecks and stormy weather. Learn about the building of the lighthouse tower, and the men who kept watch for over 100 years before automation. Climb the spiral stairs to Corbeire Lighthouse, La Rue de La Corbiere, St. Brelade. Bus route 12 & enjoy spectacular views. £10 - £20 01534 722536 | hardysue@hotmail.co.uk 12a.


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MOTORISED TOURS Whilst there aren't scheduled tours in the Winter Season, many providers do tours on demand for groups so it's worth a call to check!

History Alive!/Jersey Military Tours

07797 969818

Passionate about Jersey’s History and Military History, so join them on driven guided tours around our scenic Island with historian and battlefield guide Marc Yates and discover what other tours don’t offer. Private and group tours on request this season. Group tours a speciality. info@historyalive.je www.historyalive.je

Jersey Military History - 3000 years plus Easy-mod 7hrs Fridays/Private

MILITARY Explore 3000 years of military history from the Iron Age to the 20th century. Jersey’s fabulous history is all around layer upon layer. Iron Age forts dot the landscape on the north coast, British castles, forts and towers are a reminder of 700 years of garrisoned troops and a large militia, and the scale of the German concrete legacy is quite astounding!

MILITARY Unique tours of the German fortifications and bunkers around the Island, with the Occupation story and impact. We are the only tour company to have interior access to at least five different restored bunker complexes so you will see not only what is above ground, but also what is hidden below!

German Bunker and Fortifications of 1940-45

Ancient Jersey – Neanderthals, Dolmens and more!

MILITARY If the mystery of ancient history is your thing, this is the tour for you! We tour the whole island and visit the numerous Neolithic dolmens, as well as some of the other ancient sites like hill forts. A visit to La Hougue Bie Dolmen, one of the largest and best preserved megalithic sites in Western Europe can normally be included. Beautiful scenery and views, and quite magical!

On request. 09:30 OR 10:00 start (Town or hotel pick-up) Islandwide From £40/£25 Adults, £15/10 Children (full/half day) plus any admission charges

Waverley Tours

01534 758360

With over 40 years of experience, Waverley are the local tour specialists. They offer an excellent selection of tours around Jersey’s stunning scenery and popular attractions. Their free hotel collect and return service for all tours is a real plus. Book at your hotel, with your rep, online or by phone. Pick up a Waverley brochure for more details. tours@waverleytours.co.uk www.waverleycoaches.co.uk

The Authentic Island Tour 7hrs Daily 10am - 5pm • £20 Adults £10 Children.

Jersey Bus Tours

01534 285959

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Jersey bus and boat tours have now finished sightseeing trips for 2017, tours will be available again from Easter 2018 onwards. Private tours for groups of 10 people or more are available in French and English by request with private parties and corporate hire available all year. tickets@jerseybustours.com www.jerseybustours.com What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey

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Ancient Jersey | German Occupation | Battle of Jersey | Medieval Jersey

Choose Jersey’s Premier

History & Military Tours

Island wide scheduled and custom tours 5 star luxury vehicles with TVs

BOOK ONLINE AT WWW.HISTORYALIVE.JE

07797 969 818 (ANSWERPHONE)

07797 969 818 or b

ON WALK THE SEABED! Discover the incredible intertidal zone of the south-east coast, an area that is covered by up to 40ft of ocean twice a day. Daytime walks to Seymour and Icho Tower. Bioluminescence walks with the stars at your feet. Oyster Trails with oyster sampling. Moonwalks at night to Seymour Tower.

Walks all year round Call or book online:

Tel: +44 (0) 7797 853033 www.jerseywalkadventures.co.uk


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Tantivy Blue Coach Tours

01534 706706

Jersey’s largest coach and tour company. Established in 1897 and still operating after 119 years. All their uniformed driver/ guides are well versed and provide live commentary about Jersey and its unique history. info@jerseycoaches.com www.tantivybluecoach.com

Limo Bikes

07797 749777

There is nothing quite like a Harley motorcycle. They have two Limo Bikes set up with four way communications so the riders and passengers can enjoy normal conversations on the three and a half hour tour of Jersey, whilst they show you the history of the island

ian.campbell@limobikesjersey.com www.limobikesjersey.com Price

ON THE WATER

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We get perfectly calm days over the winter too and you might be able to take advantage with a private trip or charter, whether by boat or SUP!

Jersey Seafaris 07829 772222

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Jersey Seafaris was established in 2011. It quickly established itself as the largest RIB operator in the Channel Islands and number one tour in Jersey on TripAdvisor. They run regular RIB boat trips, tours and charters around Jersey’s magnificent coastline and offshore islands. Over the winter months they are available for private charters and occasional trips wien conidtions are good so please call ahead. info@jerseyseafaris.com www.jerseyseafaris.com

Ecrehous 3 hour Wildlife Seafari

St. Martin An exciting 15 minute RIB ride out to Les Ecrehous, part of Jersey’s Coastal National Park - great for dolphin and seal spotting! Up to 50 minutes to explore the reef on foot, Ecrehous Seafaris depart from St. chance for swimming, bird watching or having a picnic. £40+ Catherine’s Breakwater.

Sark, Herm, Chausey Seafaris Enjoy full day trips to beautiful outlying islands Dinner/Lunch in France Blast over to visit restaurants in Carteret and Portbail RIB Blast 30 Minute Blast! For those who need a quick fix in terms of speed and sights North Coast or South Coast RIB Experience 1.5 hours north or 1 hour south Minquiers Seafari See the amazing island village and maybe meet a dolphin

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Absolute Adventures, based in St Brelade, is an adventure and activity centre owned and run by a professional and experienced team who enjoy nothing more than to share their passion for the sea and adventure with locals and visitors. Tours by SUP and more. info@absoluteadventures.je www.absoluteadventures.je What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey

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GO W IL D AT JERSEY ZOO

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Jersey on two wheels

Jersey is a cyclist’s paradise. Whether flat coastal paths with ocean views or or steep climbs and exhilarating drops that work their way through wooded valleys, our routes and country lanes combine to give an amazing and varied selection of options for those with two wheels. We may be small, but we pack many diverse, beautiful and challenging cycle routes into our nine miles by five cycle routes are clearly marked and take in miles of rich countryside, coastal tracks and Green Lanes, where life slows down to a gentle 15mph. Whether you ride for pleasure, convenience or fitness, Jersey is a playground for riders of all levels.

New for 2017 The new St Peter’s Valley cycle path was finished this year, allowing a fully off-road route from St Helier through to St Mary. The new valley path is 3km long and the surface is mostly tarmac with some timber bridges, timber boardwalks and short sections of hogging. It links to bus stops, woodland paths and other cycle routes. Give it a go!

Aardvark/Zebra Cycles

BIKE

01534 736556 St Helier From £15.00 zebrahire@gmail.com zebrahire.com

Jersey Bike Hire at Aaron’s Bikes

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01534 280969 St Helier From £15.00 info@aaronsbikes.com aaronsbikes.com

Jersey Cycle hire

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Overleaf we’ve highlighted a selection of cycle routes for reference. Warm up with gentle spins along sandy seascapes or tackle a pulse-raising hill climb to Jersey’s north coast - we have tracks for all fitness levels. For

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CYCLING

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Around Island coastal route (clockwise)

1B

40 miles 64 km 6.5 hours No of hills: 7 Difficulty Difficult Stops Liberation Square, Les Jardain de la Mer, Elizabeth Castle, St Aubin’s Harbour, Corbière Lighthouse, Les Mielles Nature Reserve, Grève de Lecq Barracks, La Mare Wine Estate, St John’s Church, Rozel Harbour, St Catherine’s Breakwater. Mont Orgueil Castle and Gorey Village. Refreshment Stops Old Station Cafe, pubs/ cafes at St Aubin’s, Le Braye Cafe, pubs/ cafes at Grève de Lecq, La Mare Wine Estate, pubs/shops near St John’s Church, pubs/cafes at Rozel Harbour, St Catherine’s Breakwater and pubs/cafes/shops at Gorey Harbour Toilet Stops St Aubin’s Harbour, Corbière, Le Braye, Grève de Lecq, Rozel Bay and Gorey Harbour

1A

Albert Pier to La Fregate Cafe via Les Jardins de la Mer 0.5 miles 0.8 km 7 minutes No of hills 0 Difficulty Easy

Stops The Jubilee Needle, The Marina, The Freedom Tree, Swimmers 2, Refreshment Stops Cooper’s Cafe, Tiffin, The Radisson Blu, Hotel, La Fregate Cafe Toilet Stops None

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Jersey Zoo to St Martin

2 miles 3.5 km 15 minutes No of hills 0 Difficulty Easy Stops Jersey Zoo, St Martin’s Arsenal and St Martin’s Church Refreshment Stops Jersey Zoo and pub/ shop near St Martin’s Church Toilet Stops Jersey Zoo and pub near St Martin’s Church

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Waterworks Valley

2 miles 3.5 km 30 minutes No of hills 0 Difficulty Medium

Stops Millbrook Reservoir, St Lawrence Millennium Stone and Dannemarche Reservoir Refreshment Stops Old Station Cafe and shops en route Toilet Stops Opposite Old Station Cafe

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Gorey to St Ouen

14.5 miles 23 km 2.25 hours No of hills: 5 Difficulty Difficult Stops Gorey Harbour, Mont Orgueil Castle, La Hougue Bie, Eric Young Orchid Foundation, Island Centre Stone, Hamptonne and St Ouen’s Church Refreshment Stops Pubs/shops at Gorey, La Hougue Bie and Oaklands Lodge. Toilet Stops Gorey Harbour, La Hougue Bie and Oaklands Lodge


Victoria Village to Jersey Zoo

6A

1 mile 1.5 km 15 minutes No of hills 0 Difficulty Easy Stops War Memorial and Jersey Zoo Refreshment / Toilet Stops Jersey Zoo

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St Aubin’s Bay to St John

5 miles 8 km 1.25 hours No of hills 1 Difficulty Medium

Stops Tesson Mill, The Jersey War Tunnels, Morel Farm, St John’s Manor and St John’s Church Refreshment Stops The Jersey War Tunnels and pubs/shops near St John’s Church Toilet Stops The Jersey War Tunnels and pub near St John’s Church

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Vallée des Vaux Trinity Hill to Liberation Square 2.8 miles 4.5 km 30 minutes No of hills 0 Difficulty Easy

Stops Springfield Stadium, The Central Market,The Royal Square, St Helier Parish Church,Liberation Square. Southbound one way from Vallée des Vaux Refreshment Stops Shops, pubs and restaurants throughout the town Toilet Stops Throughout St Helier

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St Ouen’s Bay to St Aubin’s Bay

4 miles 6.5 km 45 minutes No of hills 1 Difficulty Medium Stops Val de la Mare Reservoir, German railway bridge and St Peter’s Church Refreshment Stops Pubs/shops near St Peter’s Church Toilet Stops Pubs/shops near St Peter’s Church

St Peter’s Village to Greenhills Hotel

2 miles 3.5 km 30 minutes No of hills: 1 Difficulty Difficult

CYCLING

3A

Stops La Hague Manor, Gargate Mill, Inland German bunkers and Greenhills Hotel Refreshment / Toilet Stops Pubs/shops near St Peter’s Church and Greenhills Hotel

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Victoria Village to St Helier 2 miles 3.5 km 15 minutes No of hills 0 Difficulty Easy

Stops Eric Young Orchid Foundation and Grands Vaux Reservoir Refreshment Stops Shops en route

8

La Hougue Bie to La Rocque 3.5 miles 5.5 km 30 minutes No of hills 0 Difficulty Easy

Stops La Hougue Bie, Grouville Millennium Cross, Croix de la Bataille, Grouville Mill and La Rocque Harbour Refreshment Stops La Hougue Bie Toilet Stops La Hougue Bie and Toilet Stops La Rocque Harbour

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Liberation Square to the Caesarean Tennis Club

1.24 miles 2 km 15 minues No of hills 0 Difficulty Easy

Stops Public Library, The Fish Market, Springfield Stadium. Northbound one way Refreshment Stops Shops, pubs and restaurants throughout the town Toilet Stops Throughout the town

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Railway walk to Jersey Rugby & Hockey Club

1.5 miles 2.5 km 15 minutes Stops Les Quennevais Sports Centre & swimming pool, Jersey Bowl and Rugby Club Refreshment Stops Jersey Bowl and Jersey Rugby Club Toilet Stops Les Quennevais Sports Centre & swimming pool and Jersey Bowl

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RELAX

PICKS OF SIX

R E L A X AT I O N If you’re lucky enough to be staying at one of our spa hotels then venture to the lower floors and you’ll no doubt be met by the relaxing music and the indulgent aromas of their amazing treatment rooms and spa facilities. If you’re staying elsewhere, fear not, most are open to non residents and offer amazing experiences, somethines combined with lunch. Get indulgent. THE CLUB HOTEL & SPA

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The Club’s sleek boutique spa stretches underneath the hotel with an underground salt water pool, salt cabin, herbal steam room and a rasul mud room. A great place to hideaway for a few hours, then head upstairs for a spot of lunch at Michelin-starred Bohemia. There is also a twin treatment room, perfect for couples or friends.The range of treatments includes Darphin, Decleor and the Ayavedic Shankara treatments. The Spa also has a dedicated Manicure and Pedicure area and offers the fantastic GELeration. What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey

Book a treatment!

The Club Hotel & Spa 01534 876500 Green Street, St. Helier


Spa Sirène is another of Jersey’s subterranean spa getaways. Forget the world above with a heated vitality pool, Swedish sauna, aromatherapy steam room, salt steam therapy, and experience showers. Products from Phytomer and Aromatherapy Associates are used. Packages with lunch are available.

GRAND JERSEY SPA

Venture below Grand Jersey for the ultimate cocooned experience, with a range of dual and single treatment rooms, indoor heated pool, sauna and steam room. Experienced therapists utilising Elemis products will make sure you will leave feeling totally relaxed and rejuvenated. There are six treatment rooms, a relaxation lounge, indoor swimming pool and spa pool, sauna and steam rooms.

AYUSH WELLNESS SPA

A 17,000 sq ft haven of peace and tranquility. Ayush offers a portfolio of authentic Ayurvedic therapies and luxurious spa treatments administered by an ayurvedic physician and a team of Indian and European therapists with six treatment rooms available. Beautiful stone and wood combine with open glass walkways to maintain a vast spacious airy element. Also enjoy their infinity pool, hydrotherapy pool with jacuzzi, hot and cold plunge pools, sauna and steam too.

THE SPA AT L’HORIZON

Whilst many of our spas are near a beach, the L’Horizon’s spa retreat can lay claim to being truly beachfront. The team will cater your spa indulgence perfectly to your needs whether it’s a wedding celebrations, girls weekend or a romantic break away. Enjoy a special day reviving mind and body, select an Elemis treatment, reinvigorate tired limbs with a dip in the sea view pool or simply drift away in the sleep room.

Spa Sirene at The Royal Yacht

01534 720511 Weighbridge, St Helier

RELAX

SPA SIRÈNE

Grand Jersey Hotel Spa

01534 722301 Esplanade, St Helier

Ayush at the Hotel de France

01534 614171 St Saviour’s Road, St Helier

L'Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa

01534 743 101 La Route de la Baie, St Brelade

THE COTTAGE GARDEN

Escape to the country house setting of Longueville Manor and experience the sanctuary-style atmosphere at Cottage Garden. This small yet idyllic retreat offers an exceptional spa experience embodying the purity of the location, the natural serenity and the philosophy of all that is Longueville Manor. Most treatments are by REN Skincare, a British brand using exclusively designed massage and pressure point techniques. De-stress, unwind and be pampered!

01534 725501 Longueville Road, St. Saviour

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EAT

MEET & EAT

B I L L DAV I E S Greengrocer

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We’re proud to have a beautiful, traditional covered market in Jersey. Under its beautiful roof you’ll find William (Bill) Davies, a charasmatic greengrocer who supplies the Jersey public and restaurants. He’s one of our island ambassadors so you may see his face around and about!

Enthused by young chefs who value provenance and local produce, Bill also helps his daughter Grace with the Farm School Initiative, getting a new generation engaged and informed about farming. We asked him about his life in Jersey. What do you love most about Island life? Plenty of space with a small close friendly community - everyone seems to have time for one another. You can work in an office and still get to the beach within ten or twenty minutes of walking out the door.

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How do you unwind? I like to take a walk around our farm and, if there is surf, you'll find me out west surfing with my kids. How do you spend family time? On Sundays my lovely wife cooks up a roast for the whole family. Sharing stories and catching up over good food is the best! (We may even have a glass of wine or two). What part of the Island do you live in/spend you most time in and what do you love about it/ do there? I spend time between St. Helier and St. Martin. Most of my time you will find me in my shop in the Central Market. After 45 years working there I still love the charm of the building and the characters who work there. It truly is the heart of our town. The rest of my time is spent in St. Martin (still working!) on our family farm. I love the greenery and the wildlife on this side of the island, most of which is unspoilt. Do you have any interesting Jersey facts for our visitors? The Queen smiles on the Jersey £1 note.

BILL’S TOP TEN EATS.

EAT

What do you love most about the Winter? The smell of clean, crisp and cold days - we also have a bit more time to relax.

1. St. Brelade’s Bay Hotel Superb traditional Sunday lunches and great silver service overlooking one of the best bays on the island. 2. Sumas Modern cuisine, beautifully presented. 3. Vienna Bakery Their snacks and pastries are the best! 4 Y-Not Cafe A simple breakfast spot in town. 5. Big Verns Diner The perfect place for breakfast after a surf. 6. Longueville Manor A lovely place for a spot of lunch or afternoon tea. 7. Portelet Bay Cafe Fresh pizzas which you can work off on the walk back up the hill. 8. Ormer I like to take my boys here for the tasting menu on special occasions. 9. Entwistles An unbeatable fish and chips in the heart of Gorey Village; freshly cooked and local. 10. The Tamarind A great Indian retaurant; try their vegetable dishes!

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01534 744 226

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RELAXED DINING IN THE HEART OF ST AUBIN

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01534 861 697

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EAT

Liberation Group

FEATURED

It would be a crime to visit Jersey and not sample our locally produced, award winning ales. Not only are Jersey’s Liberation Group responsible for a range of them but they also operate a variety of pubs, bars and eateries, where they produce menus to match. Whether you’re looking for a traditional pub lunch at the St Mary’s Inn or an al fresco lunch at Hugos in St Helier to break up your shopping, there’s a venue in the group that will appeal. Each venue serves locally brewed beers and there is something for everyone. The newest addition to the group, The Square, is a new central hub for St Helier. Just off the Weighbridge it offers a modern city feel interior and a wide range of eating styles, including an amazing Chateaubriand if you’re looking to satisfy a big appetite! 1 10

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EAT

01534 764000 info@liberationgroup.com

All Parishes Check website for details of specific venues. Venues are open redominantly 11am-11pm but call to check.


EAT

Boat House Group

FEATURED

If you find yourself in St Aubin you can’t help but notice The Boat House, the commanding venue that sits on the harbour side. With an excellent restaurant upstairs and more casual dining downstairs, The Boat House is the perfect place to take in the view of St Aubin and the harbour. Not only is it the flagship venue for the Boat House Group, it is the identifier for a group of three venues on the island that offer family friendly, characterful meeting places and eating locations. If you’re in St Brelade you’ll find The Tree House, offering wood fired pizzas and great rotisserie chickens. The Tree House has an inviting family atmosphere with a fabulous indoor play area. On the north coast, you’ll find The Farm House which combines the rustic charm of an old pub together with an excellent venue for private hire opportunities.

EAT

01534 744226 admin@theboathousegroup.com

St Brelade / St John The Boat House

01534 744226 12a & 15 www.theboathouse.je

The Tree House

01534 741177 12A www.thetreehouse.je

The Farm House

01534 861697

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EAT

FEATURED

Bohemia

SPECIAL

Bohemia has style in abundance, with chic surroundings and it enjoys vibrant energy from the popular bar. It breaks ranks with the traditions usually associated with Jersey, blending a relaxed yet sophisticated dining experience along with local island produce. Bohemia is ranked as the highest scoring restaurant in the Channel Islands in the Good Food Guide 2016 & 2017 with a glowing score of seven. Bohemia was also named one of top 50 best restaurants in the UK in The Sunday Times Top 100 Food List 2016.

01534 876500 reservations @theclubjersey.com

St Helier Green Street, JE2 4UH Just off La Colomberie Monday-Thursday 10am-Midnight. Friday & Saturday 10am-1am.

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The Boat House

St Brelade 1 North Quay, St.Aubin, JE3 8BS North Quay in St Aubin

VIEWS

The Boat House is the flagship venue of The Boat House Group and is a contemporary restaurant and bar offering modern, stylish and fresh local cuisine. Al fresco dining on their terrace gives that wonderful ‘in the village’ feeling combined with harbourside views.

01534 744226 boat@theboathousegroup.com | www.theboathouse.je Monday-Sunday 09.00-23.00 15, 12A

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Wildfire

A New York grill restaurant featuring the Wildfire Grill, upstairs, offering a wide range of different breeds and cuts of beef cooked over coal. Downstairs enjoy small plates, tapas and dinner options including the ‘Wildfire 16oz T-Bone Board’ served at Cowhide Booths. Cocktail served up and down!

01534 625555 wildfirejersey@yahoo.com | www.wildfirejersey.com mon-sun 12.00-22.00

Ormer

FEATURED

St Helier 14 Mulcaster Street Just off the Weighbridge Square

STEAK

SPECIAL

Ormer has gained an excellent reputation for its food and boasts an exceptional bar, bustling terrace, Moroccan style roof garden and private dining facilities. Ormer is the perfect place to enjoy some of the finest local delicacies. St Helier 7-11 Don Street Town centre

01534 725100 book@ormerjersey.com | www.ormerjersey.com Monday-Saturday 09.00-22:00

Merchant House

MODERN

In the heart of town you’ll find this bustling restaurant and terrace bar: delicious food to warm your heart and delight your palate, from Irish and British meats to local seafood cooked to order.

01534 510069 St Helier The Weighbridge Inside the Jersey Museum and Art Gallery

merchanthouse@dolanhotels.com merchanthousejersey.com Monday-Sunday 11.00-21.00

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The Inn Restaurant and Bar

MODERN

The Inn Restaurant is loved by locals and visitors alike for its excellent choice of dishes and award winning service. With a beautiful modern look and truly delicious food, eating at The Inn feels like a special occasion every time.

ST HELIER

St Helier Queens Road, JE2 3GR A short 10/15 minute walk north from the centre of town.

01534 722239 info@theinnjersey.com | www.theinnjersey.com Monday- Saturday 18.30-21:15, Sun 13:00-20:00 5

Little Thai

ASIAN

Catering for foodies who simply love Thai food! Sit at the noodle bar with a view into the open kitchen to watch the wonderful authentic dishes cooked infront of you from yellow crab curry, duck penang, fried squid and holy basil and Little Thai’s very own secret recipe special ribs. 35 Hill St, JE2 4UA, St Helier 01534 608808

Pizza Express

EUROPEAN

An incredibly popular destination for locals and visitors serving fantastic pizzas all afternoon. Their St Brelade’s branch has al fresco dining and sweeping bay views and in St Helier, they hold the perfect central town location.

Soy

8-10 Bath Street, JE2 4ST St Helier 01534 720052 soyjersey.com

Cow and Lobster

PREIMUM

A new restaurant on the waterfront. Above KFC in more ways that one, this is Jersey’s answer to the Burger Lobster brand with great burgers and a variety of seafood, cooked under the watchful eye of Michelin starred chef Mark Jordan.

St Brelade’s Bay & 59 Halkett Place 01534 733291 pizzaexpress.com

Unawatuna

ASIAN

An exquisite modern Japanese Fusion restaurant with a beautiful al fresco eating area. Enjoy their homemade sushi section or traditional favourites including hot & cold Fruits de Mer, local‚ Grouville Bay oysters and much more.

The Waterfront St Helier 01534 761261 cow-lobster.com

ASIAN

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Unawatuna offers you a warm, relaxed and informal dining experience in a Sri Lankan inspired environment. Beautiful home cooked meals made with authentic herbs and spice blends, sent over by the owners mother, to take you on a discovery of flavours. 8 Caledonia Pl, JE2 3NG St Helier 01534 888 430 unawatuna.je

The Green Olive

MODERN

From the style and decor to the imaginative menu and wondrous selection of drinks to accompany. Paul and his team are fastidious about food and it shows in every wholesome, healthy, colourful vibrant dish.

What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey

1 Anley Street St Helier 01534 728 198 greenoliverestaurant.co.uk


EAT: FEATURED EAT

T: 01534 725100 E: book@ormerjersey.com 7-11 Don St, St Helier Jersey JE2 4TQ

FEATURED

Tides

Lunch 12-2 Dinner 6:30-10

www.ormerjersey.com

RESTAURANT & BAR OPEN MON - SAT

Breakfast 9-11 (exc. Saturday) Brunch 10:30-2.30 (Saturday only) Bar Snacks 12-10

RELAXED LUXURY FROM BAR TO TERRACE TO DINING ROOM

SEA VIEWS

Sumptuous cocktails, delicious modern British dishes, excellent service and a local favourite: lose yourself in one of the Island’s best restaurants with unbeatable views overlooking St Aubin’s Bay.

01534 741226 St Brelades Mont Du Boulevard, St Aubin, JE3 8AD At The Somerville Hotel

somerville@dolanhotels.com | somervillejersey.com Monday-Saturday 12:30- 13:45, 19.00 - 21:00, Sunday 12:30 - 14:30

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EAT

Sumas

SPECIAL

Driftwood Cafe

CAFE

EAST

Sumas is a chic and contemporary restaurant with an all-weather terrace that offers stunning views of Mont Orgueil Castle and the Royal Bay of Grouville. The menu showcases the best of Jersey’s shellfish including hand dived scallops, Royal Bay oysters, and lobster.

Archirondel’s pretty pebbly beach is home to this popular beach cafe with its Martello Tower views. Tucked away down a small road and opening onto Archirondel Beach on Jersey’s east coast, this cafe is a true summer favourite. Seating indoor and out.

Gorey Hill, JE3 6ET, St Martins 01534 853291 www.sumasrestaurant.com

La Route de La Cote, St Martin, Jersey 01534 852157

Ransoms

CASUAL

The Garden Centre renowned as a coffee and cake spot, has a lot more to offer than just a slab of homemade cake! A simple and fresh menu from super-food salads to fish and chips, Jersey beef burgers, fresh hand-dived scallops and crab and lobster salads in the summer. Faldouet, JE3 6UD St Martin 01534 853668 ransoms.je

Classic Tea Room

CLASSIC

Located at the Classic Farm Shop, this tea room sources many ingredients direct from the farm. A family run affair, the hospitality is genuine and fresh, just like the cream on their popular cream teas.

Feast

Bass & Lobster

Hungry Man

KIOSKS

SEAFOOD

The Bass & Lobster Foodhouse prides itself on two things... local food and service. Established in 2009, this popular local restaurant has been recognised throughout the island for providing fresh local produce.

Manor Farm, La Route du Manoir St Peter 01534 498974 classicfarmshop.com

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A Jersey institution, Kate and her team serve up everything from crab sandwiches to Jersey cream teas, bacon rolls to tasty burgers, ready to eat at the alfresco tables outside. Everything’s homemade on the premises and tastes even better in the fresh air. La Brecque du N, Rozel JE3 5BN St Martins 01534 863227

MODERN

Basking in the picture-postcard magnificence of Mont Orgueil Castle, Feast offers alfresco dining with their simple, delicious, modern menu. From their signature sticky ribs to fresh seafood platters; their top-flight kitchen team also dish up imaginative specials every day. 10-11 Gorey Pier, St Martin 01534 611118 feast.je

Gorey Coast Road, JE3 6EU St Martins 01534 859590 bassandlobster.com

Portelet Bay Café

BEACHSIDE

This family run café is located right on the beach at Portelet Bay. Offering diners an outstandingly beautiful spot to enjoy their very popular authentic wood fired pizzas from. They also offer seasonal fresh fish and salads, using locally sourced produce wherever possible. Portelet Beach St Brelades 01534 728550 porteletbaycafe.com

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EAT

CAFÉ OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK breakfast – lunch – afternoon tea

FIVE MILE ROAD, ST. OUEN, JERSEY, JE3 2FN | TEL 01534 862137

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Greenhills

CLASSIC

The charming Greenhills Country House Hotel stands within delightful gardens, snuggled in a tranquil rural setting at the heart of the parish of St Peter. At The Greenhills restaurant you’ll dine on the very finest locally sourced produce, crafted into stunning menus.

WEST

Le Mont de L’Ecole, St Peter Valley JE37EL St Peter 01534 481042 greenhillshotel.com

Colleens Café

LUNCHES

A busy, relaxed and friendly beach café offering you a wide choice of delicious breakfasts, snacks, sandwiches, salads and good homemade meals. Famous for their fish and chips and delicious homemade cakes. Greve De Lecq, JE3 2DL 01534 481420

St Ouen

Cheffins at The Beaumont

SEAFOOD

Re-opened this year after extensive refurbishment, this beautiful Beaumont Inn now houses Cheffins, which used to be a mainstay of St Aubin’s Village. Tucked away and cosy but with the box fresh new restaurant style, the food is getting great reviews. Route de la Haule St Lawrence 01534 722477 cheffinsbeaumont.com/

Seafish Café

SEAFOOD

Not only do their fish and chips look great but they also taste great, thanks to their use of sustainable cod, and all their fish is cooked to order in their special light crispy batter. As they’re licensed premises this isn’t just a pit stop to satisfy the kids.

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Liberty Wharf, St Helier & St Aubin 01534 510015 seafishcafe.com

More central than west, but on point; Lunch at Greenhills.

The Salty Dog

SEAFOOD

Classic dishes with a contemporary twist make up the eclectic menu with seasonal local produce featuring on their specials menu. This little hot spot is the perfect setting to enjoy truly delicious food that is big on freshness and flavour and an abundance of Genuine Jersey produce. Le Boulevard, St Aubin St Brelade 01534 742760 thesaltydogbistro.com

Mark Jordan at the Beach

SPECIAL

With four AA rosettes and the michelen bib gourmand under his belt, Mark Jordan brings his masterful cooking to the beach side at Beaumont. Sample taster dishes of fresh Jersey sea food, steaks and salads complemented with an extensive wine list and fantastic service. La Plage, La Route de la Haule, JE3 7YD 01534 780180 markjordanatthebeach.com

Corbiere Phare

VIEWS

Picture postcard views from this fully licensed restaurant overlooking Corbiere Lighthouse. With everything from seafood specials to vegetarian meals and classic favourites on the menu, this restaurant is open for lunch and dinner with outside seating in the summer. Rue de la Corbiere, St Brelade 01534 746127 corbierephare.com

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EAT

The Boat House

The Boat House is the flagship venue of The Boat House Group and is a contemporary restaurant and bar offering modern, stylish and fresh local cuisine. Al fresco dining on their terrace gives that wonderful ‘in the village’ feeling combined with harbourside views. St Brelade 1 North Quay, St.Aubin

01534 744226 Monday-Sunday 09.00-23.00

Crab Shack

BEACHSIDE

Just a few sandy paces from the beach is the informal Crab Shack where families can relax over a meal of fresh local seafood or home - made pasta. Allowing kids to add smarties to their ice creams is always a winner and we love the schnitzel. La Route de la Baie, JE3 8EF St Brelade 01534 850855 jerseycrabshack.com

El Tico

BEACHSIDE

It’s Jersey’s original beach café on one of Britain’s original surf spots. The Cantina is a melting pot of food styles and influences from around the world, starting with great breakfast to authentic curries, proper Jersey beef in their burgers with a view to match the stunning food Five Mile Road, JE3 7FN St Ouen 01534 482009 elticojersey.com

Le Braye

BEACHSIDE

The most recent addition to the Five Mile Road’s beach eatery scene, which is undergoing a new extension to better the views and vibe for 2017. Beachside classics served by the Baker family and their team.

BEACHSIDE

Known locally as The Splash it has grown in reputation over the years, becoming one of the most popular venues in Jersey for locals and tourists alike. Serving delicious food all day their menu reflects the relaxed atmosphere of beach dining and everyone is always welcome. Five Mile Road, JE3 7FN St Ouen 01534 482885 watersplashjersey.com

DL’s

DELI

With a menu that includes an excellent smashed avocado, tomato and egg on sourdough, DL’s brings a slice of the sort of hipster deli you’d find in East London to St Aubin. Upstairs at the Harbour Gallery, this bright and airy space offers a great menu and impressive cake array. St Aubins Harbour JE3 8AB St Brelades 01534 743044 theharbourgalleryjersey.com

La Belle Gourmande

DELI

A friendly boutique deli and bistro priding themselves on their friendly relaxed vibe and simple delicious food inspired from travels and local foodies alike. They change their wines regularly offering new and interesting varieties, along with a range of gins and craft beer. La Neuve Route, JE38AF St Brelade 01534 888252 labellegourmande.com Share your time in Jersey with #theislandbreak

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Five Mile Road St Brelade 01534 481395 lebraye.com

The Watersplash

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EAT

Wild and fired. Steaks and Cokctails aplenty at Wildfire

PICKS OF SIX

PRIME CUTS Do you like it blue and still mooing, days aged or dressed to the nines with a bit on the side? We’ve stripped away the fat to highlight five of the best steaks in Jersey. What better way to welcome the chill of winter and the arrival of our seasonal veg than accompanying two of them with a prime cut of beef? WILD FIRE Modelled on the informal style of New York’s Grill Restaurants, Wildfire is a meat lovers hub offering a wide range of different breeds and cuts cooked classically over coal. Relax in the cowhide booths to enjoy sharer plates and deli bites or if you’re feeling hungry, get stuck into the The ‘Wildfire 16oz T-Bone Board’. Wash it down with a cocktail or two downstairs at Fuegos bar or their Moo Moo cocktail and champagne bar.

THE G RIL L at The Royal Yacht Hotel Tucked away on the ground floor of The Royal Yacht, it makes for a perfect lunch spot with an array of changing mixed grills, sandwiches and steak specials starting from just £8. If you’re in for the evening the surf and turf is a must try; rump steak with locally caught scallops and garlic sauce.  .  12 0 What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey

Wildfire 14 Mulcaster St St. Helier 01534 625555

The Royal Yacht Weighbridge, St. Helier 01534 720511


Fronting both Liberation Square and Weighbridge Place and offering a relaxed urban, industrial feel. The “John Stone” Côte de Boeuf for two is well worth a try for date night with an appetite. Try the St Louis Pork Ribs or spice rubbed, smoked, slow cooked brisket, which melts in the mouth, served up with their original Jersey black butter BBQ sauce!

The Square 14-16 Weighbridge Place

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THE SQUARE

01534 858220

BANJO Offering 21-28 day aged rib eye, sirloin fillet, 900g of rib on the bone and, bringing the cows home, the Godfather of all steaks; the Tomohawk. From the creamy, sweet spinach to the perfectly cooked T-Bone, all dishes here are of the highest quality and will not leave you disappointed. After you’ve eaten (or before) you’ll find fine cocktails at the derrière in the The Banjo Bar.

Banjo 8 Beresford St St. Helier 01534 850890

CHEFF I N S Cheffins, has taken centre stage at Beaumont in the newly restored ‘Old Foresters Arms’ which was Jersey’s oldest licensed pub. The recent restoration of this 300 year old historic eatery and free house has retained character and charm. From the grill you can find 35 and 50(?!) day aged sirloin and rump steak all served up with onion rings, creamed spinach, triple cooked chips and cherry tomatoes.

Upstairs STEAK HOUSE GRILL 11 Flame Grilled Steaks

Mojito & Champagne Cocktail Bar

Cheffins La Route De La Haule, Beaumont 01534 722477

Downstairs AUTHENTIC TAPAS 2 COCKTAIL BARS

& 5 Screens for Premium Viewing

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Something for Experience dining with the Dolan Group

refined modern british dining 1

Perfect for: cocktails on the terrace, lunches, afternoon teas, dinners, date nights and special occasions. Location: somerville hotel Mont du Boulevard, St Aubin Price: ££££ Tel:

01534 741226

international casual dining 3

Perfect for: a relaxed lunch, dinner, coffee, glass of wine or cocktail in the centre of St Helier. Location: jersey museum Weighbridge Place, St Helier Price: ££ Tel: 01534

510069

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4 great restaurants to choose from

grill, lounge bar & terrace Perfect for: a light snack and a drink on the terrace or some delicious grilled steak or fish whilst watching the sunset.

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Location: hotel cristina Le Mont Felard, St Aubin Price: £££ Tel: 01534

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quality comfort food Perfect for: a light snack, cold ice cream, refreshing drink or a delicious cream tea after the beach.

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Location: golden sands hotel La Route de la Baie, St Brelade’s Bay Price: ££ Tel: 01534

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ST HELIER

The Petit Fours at Bohemia; The 11th best restaurant in the UK according to the Good Food Guide.

Bohemia

SPECIAL

Michelin starred Bohemia has been ranked 11th best restaurant in the whole of the UK in the Good Food Guide 2018. The restaurant now outranks some of the world’s most famous restaurants cementing Bohemia on the international culinary map. Treat yourself! Green Street, JE2 4UH St Helier 01534 876500 bohemiajersey.com

Banjo

EUROPEAN

Located in a restored former gentlemen’s club, the dining room and brasserie is the perfect place to dine in style. From Jersey oysters to sushi, roast duck and BBQ grills. The Banjo Bar, with its stunning atrium roof is available for drinks, cocktails, bar snacks and lighter meals. 8 Beresford St, JE2 4LJ St Helier 01534 850890 banjojersey.com

La Siesta

EUROPEAN

This is the place to go for Spanish tapas. Enjoy a taste of authentic Spanish cuisine with their fantastic tapas perfect for sharing, or sample an array of main dishes on their à la carte menu.

Longueville Manor

CLASSIC

Andrew Baird’s food is all about the very best of local produce as well as the abundant harvest from his beautiful Victorian kitchen garden. His style of food is all about simplicity and flavour. It’s about celebrating the produce he finds. Longueville Road St Saviour 01534 725501 longuevillemanor.com

No. 10 Restaurant & Bar

SPECIAL

No. 10 is an atmospheric and creative restaurant and bar with a modern approach to British and Mediterranean cooking. Enjoy classic cocktails along with snacks and charcuterie at their beautiful bar or sample their phenomenal menu for seasonality and the best local ingredients. Number 10 Bond St Helier 01534 733223 number10jersey.com

Manos

PORTUGEUSE

Situated in the town centre, this warm and welcoming Portuguese restaurant does a mean espetada along with a varied Mediterranean menu including Italian and continental-style food. It’s a firm locals favourite.

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5/6 West Centre, Bath Street St Helier 01534 727729 manos-bistro.com


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CafĂŠ Bar Golden Sands

Step off the beach into the CafĂŠ Bar - a laid back friendly bar with great service, all day dining and a big choice of cuisine; from fresh crispy salads to sandwiches, burgers and local seafood.

01534 741241 St Brelade Golden Sands Hotel, La Route de la Baie St Brelades Bay

gsreception@dolanhotels.com | goldensandsjersey.com mon-sun 11-21:00 12, 12a

Costa Coffee

St Helier, St Aubin Liberty Wharf, Queen Street, York Street & Bath Street

COFFEE

Costa Coffee is a brand that is passionate about coffee with 40 years in the business. Discovering the finest beans, equipment and techniques to ensure every cup of coffee makes the grade, every single barista, in every single Costa store is also professionally trained in the art of coffee.

01534 601900

www.sandpiperci.com Mon-Sat 08.00-18.00

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The Harbour Room

St Helier Liberation Square

LUNCH / BREAKFAST

An elegant, relaxed restaurant, with magnificent views across Liberation Square to the marina. The Harbour Room offers buffet style service for breakfast, dinner and Sunday lunch with a selection of seasonal dishes. Our friendly and professional team will give you a warm welcome and ensure you are well looked after.

01534 880 110

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ST HELIER

Sample home made macarons at Coco Rico

Relish

DELI

An impressive delicatessen, this centrally located fine food vendor and restaurant is the sort of environment where you find yourself rationalising £4 being a good price for great chocolate. Plus they do amazing platters and themed food evenings. 22 Halkett Street St Helier 01534 618844 relishjersey.co.uk

Moo

HEALTHY

Moo stands for ‘Mostly Organic Origin’ and this little lunchtime eatery offers a spectrum of healthy snacks, salads, hot foods, made on the premesis. The focus is clean food, healthy juices with flavour and flava. 47 New Street St Helier 01534 618396 ilovemoo.com

Pink Panda

HEALTHY

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Established as one of Jersey’s most successful and loved food truck businesses, this season sees the Pink Panda take on a venue in the old, loved site of Flavour. Expect amazing asian inspired street foosd, Bao buns and Vietnamese goodness! 9 Esplanade St Helier 07829 757 513 pinkpandavan.com

CaféJac

CASUAL

From English breakfasts to banana pancakes, they start it early at CaféJac and don’t miss the Saturday brunch with eggs benedict and even breakfast burritos. And did we mention the coffee? Made just the way you like it by a crack team of CafeJac baristas. Phillips Street St Helier 01534 879482 cafejac.co.uk

Nude Food

HEALTHY

Just a year old but a name that’s made a big impact on those that are looking for healthy food and hand crafted goodness. A selection of fresh salads each day with fresh rice paper wraps, burrito and curry bowls, all with a feel good taste. They make a killer coffee too. St Helier 01534 853589 nudefood.je

Coco Rico

HEALTHY

This delightful eatery maintains its passion and respect for French delicacies, authentic ingredients and traditional preperation techniques within their homemade French artisan food. Famous for macarons and their crêpes and galettes are sensational! 33, Broad St, JE1 3PB St Helier 07700 703919 cocoricojersey.com

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Cornish Bakery

The Cornish Bakery is officially recognised as World Champion pasty! Offering a wide menu including authentic handmade Cornish Pasties, the finest viennoiserie from France, a variety of rolls filled daily with unique handmade fillings, as well as muffins and coffee.

01534 722271

sandpiperci.com Monday-Saturday 08.30-16.00

Burger King

St Helier 41 The Parade, JE2 3QQ Near to the Town Hall

FEATURED

St Helier Liberty Wharf, JE23AS In Liberty Wharf shopping centre

FAST FOOD

FAST FOOD

Every day, more than 11 million guests visit Burger King restaurants around the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER, is commited to serving premium ingredients, signature recipes, and familyfriendly dining experiences is what has defined their brand for more than 50 successful years.

01534 872004

sandpiperci.com Monday-Sunday 11.00-00.00

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OUT OUT

TO THE BAR PICKS OF SIX A visit to our fair isle wouldn’t be complete without at least one night where you don your glad rags and go out, out. Here’s our pick of just six of St Helier’s hotspots to get you started on your night out or close out the evening. Places to check out

ORMER

A sophisticated bar that features a new undercover option for the winter season. The perfect place to either enjoy drinks before dining in their restaurant or you are encouraged to drop in for a glass of something any time. Upstairs their roof garden provides the perfect oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the high street, where guests can sit and enjoy a drink when the weather is fine and enjoy wine by the glass or one of their excellent seasonally changing cocktails. They have a new speakeasy ‘The Don’ opening this season too!

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Ormer

7-11 Don Street 01534 725100 ormerjersey.com

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Whilst this central bar has an excellent food offering you can also drink here until 1am. Their impressive back bar will keep you entertained as will the variety of quotes you’ll read on the way up and downstairs to the bathrooms, also be sure to pick up a complimentary toothbrush whilst you’re down there. No really, it’s not a joke! What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey

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The Square

Weighbridge Place 01534 858220 thesquare.je


CE SOIR

This Weighbridge gives you the very best of several worlds, great cocktails, table service and a fantastic calibre of in house DJ’s playing banging tunes and it’s open until 1am. It’s the more public cousin to the Blind Pig (Speakeasy) secret hideaway, which can be found down a back alley around a five minute walk away, ask the team to point you in the right direction.

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Ce Soir

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Places to check out

10 Caledonia Place The Weighbridge 01534 610422 cesoirjersey.com

THE ROYAL YACHT

Whether you fancy sitting outside sipping wine in their large al fresco area under the night heaters, squirrelled away in the Cabin bar (the last remaining part of the original building) or dancing the night away in the Drift there is something for everyone. If you’re going big then consider ordering the Captain’s Chest, it comes complete with fireworks and very, very large straws. You can expect table service and booths can be booked in advance if you give them a call.

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The Royal Yacht The Weighbridge 01534 720511 theroyalyacht.com

MIMOSA / FOX&FIRKIN

This large bar combines indoor nightclub, outdoor licenced ‘lantern courtyard’ al fresco area and an integral pub style bar with big screens and real ale. As one of the island’s larger nightlife venues it attracts quite a cross section of revellers. Within the walls of the Liberty Wharf, this complex is open for early evening drinks outdoors or as somewhere to let loose at the end of your night.

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Mimosa

Liberty Wharf 01534 877003 libertysjersey.co.uk

ROJO

The bar that spawned the island’s modern cocktail drinking scene, Rojo started as a small underground venue before taking to larger premesis, adding a cocktail bar, nightclub floor and roof terrace. Often host to visiting DJs on floor two, the venue offers a diverse set of options for evening entertainment. Cocktails are still central to the offering with mixologists on the ground floor taking time and attention to satisfy your thirst.

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Rojo

22 Beresford St 01534 720820 rojo.co.je

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LIBERATION SQUARE

Royal Square

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EAT Don’t leave without investigating Jersey’s local produce

The Genuine Jersey Whether it’s food or gifts, we have local produce and crafted items in abundance. John Garton of Genuine Jersey looks at some of Jersey’s Famous local products, and we suggest a few items produced locally to take home. Always look for the Genuine Jersey mark as a sign of local provenence. FO O D P RODU CTION:

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JER S EY C OW S

A few local pick-ups!

JER S EY OYSTERS

LIBERATION ALE GIFT PACK The ultimate present for any beer lover. A 500ml bottle of the award winning local Liberation Ale contained in a deluxe cardboard tube with a genuine Liberation Ale pint glass. £5.99, Victor Hugo, Longueville.

The Jersey cow in its current pure-bred form has been a feature of the island’s landscape for more than 200 years. She is renowned worldwide and revered for her beauty, purity and rich, high quality milk. All Jersey cattle on the island are registered in the Jersey Herd Book, which was established in 1866 to guarantee the pedigree of the breed. Today, there are around 4,000 head of Jersey cattle in the Island, of which 3,000 are ‘in milk’, calving all year round to ensure regular supply of milk to the Jersey Dairy, which has diversified into ice cream, cheese, yoghurt and butter.

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With its huge tidal range and some of the cleanest seawater in Europe, Jersey is the perfect place to farm high quality oysters. The island’s fast-changing and nutrient-rich waters provide an abundance of food which allows filter-feeding oysters to grow quickly and obtain a clean, fresh flavour. As they have been for centuries, Jersey oysters are farmed in the Royal Bay of Grouville in the south-east of the island, which is the largest area What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey


J ER S EY LOBSTERS

Jersey’s coast and seabed is mostly rock, creating many hiding places for lobster to grow and feed in safety. Clear, shallow waters coupled with strong sunshine and a large tidal range also combine to provide an ideal marine environment. But the seas around Jersey are not only rich in seafood, they are also fished responsibly. Since 2011, lobsters caught in local waters and marketed locally and throughout Europe have carried the prestigious logo of the Marine Stewardship Council, giving consumers the guarantee that the lobsters come from sustainable and well-managed fishing grounds. Gaining accreditation was a collaborative effort between fishermen and government in Jersey and their counterparts in Normandy and distinguishes the Jersey and Normandy lobster fishery as the only one in Europe to reach the MSC standard.

J ER S EY ROYA LS

For many, the first Jersey Royal marks the arrival of spring so it is no surprise that the island’s iconic tuber is one of the most longed-for seasonal foods and our principal agricultural export. Besides being unique to Jersey, the Jersey Royal enjoys EU ‘Protection of Designation of Origin’ status in the same way that champagne can only be produced in the French region bearing its name. In the other words, Jersey Royals can only come from Jersey. The variety has been grown on the island since around 1880: the story goes that a local farmer, Hugh de la Haye, developed the small kidney-shaped potato from two giant potatoes that were given to him as curiosities by a St Helier wholesaler. Today, the Jersey Royal accounts for over 70 per cent of all produce grown in the island yet despite being farmed on a large scale, many traditional methods are still used, such as using seaweed as natural fertilizer and hand-lifting the earliest potatoes from steep fields known as côtils.

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of cultivated oysters in the British Isles. Over the two years it takes to cultivate an oyster, its development is closely monitored to ensure its purity, cleanliness and succulent taste. But the success of the industry is built around sustainability as much as it is quality. The largest producer in the island, the Jersey Oyster Company, has gained accreditation under the Aquaculture Stewardship Council certification scheme, thus becoming the first oyster farm in the world to achieve this global benchmark of responsible cultivation.

JERSEY BLACK BUTTER Made using a traditional Jersey recipe, using apples and fresh cider, lemons, sugar, liquorice, mixed spice and cinnamon. £4.38, Maison La Mare, Queen Street.

LUSCIOUS LAVENDER Lavender & Rosemary shower gel, bath foam and gels Invigorating, richly-foaming gel with our fresh, herbal Lavender & Rosemary fragrance. From £6.20, Jersey Lavender, St Brelade.

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TWISTED SISTER TOMATO RELISH The Chilli Kitchen produce a variety of tomato, pepper and chilli relishes using local produce. From £3.50 The Spice House, Central Market.


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SHOPPING GIFTS & MORE Whether you’re browsing, treating yourself or buying gifts to take home, Jersey offers unique shopping experiences. From world class selection of luxury brands within our jewellers and department stores to Genuine Jersey artisan gifts, curated and retailed on both the St Helier high street and in quirky locations island wide. Here are a few places to check out. WATCHES A N D JEW ELLE RY Pay a visit to Jersey's oldest jewellers, Hettich, who offer 117 years of experience and VAT free prices on their world class brands from Cartier to Rolex and their exclusive diamond collection. For a true Jersey touch, keep it local at

Rivoli Jewellers, their latest silver collection is influenced by the castings on buildings, lampposts and street furniture around King Street and the Central Market in Jersey. This local family run jewellers in the heart of St Helier also features a large, Swiss style,

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revolving clock, that chimes playing music as it changes scene every hour to the delights of a gathering crowd. If you’re seeking beautifully bespoke, Catherine Best makes for a designer day out. Browse their extensive showroom with many Genuine Jersey pieces on offer or watch the master jewellers create a bespoke piece to your own design in the open studio. You’ll find beaspoke items with local influence at Aurum too. Offering a completely unique jewellery journey, at Jersey Pearl you can enjoy guided talks or even experience picking your own oyster to discover the gem within. The skilled artisans can then string an incredible range of pieces by hand, made to your own design. Jersey Gems also create unique items, embellished with an array of precious stones and gems sourced from around the world. A full crystal collection is available VAT free at the Swarovski Jersey boutique.

B OUTIQUE S Boutique shopping at its best all in strolling distance from one another (ideal for heavy bag laden arms) Visit Manna for high end quality brands and designs trending a cool air of sophistication and on trend style. From here, you’re a stones throw to Pebble bringing a Scandinavian touch to the French cobbled streets of the Market entrance. Find beautiful homeware, fabrics, interiors, gifts and clothes with personal customisation if you desire. The chic simplicity of Elizabeth Howell’s interior and fashion line offers hand picked affluent high end designer brands. if you’ve a love for homeware and fashion at its most unique, The Loving Chair Company delivers luxury, colour and imaginative design in droves. There’s also plenty out of town shopping to enjoy. Chi Chi in St Aubin injects the western vlilage with an eclectic dose of worldly trinkets, jewellery, bohemian clothing lines and more. 133

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D EPART MEN T STORES If you want it all under one roof, you’re well covered by Voisins and de Gruchys department stores, the ‘Selfridges’ and ‘Harrods’ of Jersey, both located on the main shopping street of St Helier; both have been developed in recent years to create a cutting edge environment behind the traditional facades. Voisins brings a high street edge with concessions like River Island, MAC and Superdry and de Gruchy will also take care of your big brand desires from Ted Baker to Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren. It’s worth a wander through each. LI B ERTY WHA RF For an array of boutique stores in one place, all under cover, Liberty Wharf offers a diverse variety of both local stores and national brands. Visit Eclectic Boutique for unique bohemian clothing sourced from around the world or Hapi for some active or sportwear. This season also sees a number of pop up shops in Liberty Wharf for the festive period. The shopping arcade is not only alive with a variety of stores but you’ll find lunch spots from great coffee at Costa to premium fishn-chips at Seafish Café or a meal upstairs with a view of the barbour at Quayside. There are also familar name such as George and M&S.

Rivoli’s new ‘Centre Ville’ collection

LOCAL G IFT SHOP P IN G If you’re looking for something local to take home, there’s nowhere better to pick up Genuine Jersey products, hampers and hand selected wines than Maison de Jersey on King Street. Try some of our black butter, Jersey fudge or the local wines and ciders. If you’d like to remember Jersey with some art, wander down the bulwalk in St Aubin to The Harbour Gallery. Exhibiting the work of over 80 local artists and craftworkers you can purchase hand made silver, printed canvases and landmark models as the perfect souvenir.

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Shopping in Jersey needn’t be taxing.

The GST Refund Scheme

THE PROCESS

Want to save even more on your jewellery and watch purchases while you’re in Jersey? Jeff Chinn from Hettich Jewellers explains how the GST Visitor Refund Scheme could benefit your visit, with a refund of Jersey’s 5% Goods and Services Tax in addition to Jersey’s VAT-free prices.

YOU MUST GIVE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO THE RETAILER:

If you want to take advantage of the GST refund scheme, which is available to visitors leaving the island by scheduled flights or ferries, and spending a total of £300 or more, then ensure you are buying from a participating retailer.

HOW TO CLAIM A REFUND Once you are back in your country of residence, and within two months of your departure date from Jersey, you should return the retailer's copy of the stamped form to the retailer.

It's not compulsory for retailers to opt in, so ask before you buy. Once purchasing from a participating retailer, the process is simple. Fill out a simple form in store, have it stamped at the airport or ferry port when you leave, and send the form back to the retailer for a refund, less a small administration fee.

After receiving your form, the retailer must process your refund within three months of your departure date. The retailer may charge an administration fee to process your form, but they should tell you this when you buy your goods.

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To find out if you are eligible, visit Hettich or look on the Jersey gov.je website

> Your passport or a form of identification > Details of your arrival and departure flights and dates your name and address


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Liberty Wharf

SHOPPING CENTRE

01534 714700

Jersey’s only covered Shopping Centre, set in a unique historic building at the gateway to the town of St Helier and only a five minute walk from the harbour and bus station.

libertywharf.com

Open seven days a week, the centre offers you an exciting and vibrant way to shop, relax and stroll along the cobbled streets and enjoy major brand stores and unique, independent locally owned boutiques and a wide range of eateries whether it’s for a business breakfast, morning coffee, a light bite while shopping, spa treatments, cocktails or a vibrant night out … Liberty Wharf is the new social hub of Jersey from dawn ‘til dusk.

1 King Street JE2 4WF located between the marina and town centre. Liberty Wharf is just a 3 minute walk from King Street and within a 5 minute radius of 1000 car parking spaces. Mon-Sat 08.0018.00 Sun 09.30-16.00

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Hettich

JEWELLERY

Hettich Jewellers is over a century old, but that’s hard to tell when you step into its stylish and contemporary King Street store. Discover a treasure trove of beautiful jewellery and top international watch brands at VATfree prices, with GST refunds for visitors. With its elegant atmosphere and knowledgeable, friendly staff, Hettich makes jewellery shopping feel exclusive and luxurious. It’s the perfect place to treat yourself or someone special, and make your time in Jersey even more memorable.

01534 734491 info@hettich.je

St. Helier 1 King Street JE2 4WF

STOCKISTS OF

Chopard, Royal Asscher Diamonds and Fope as well as top watch names including Patek Philippe, Rolex, Omega, Breitling, Chopard, Tudor, TAG Heuer, Panerai, Montblanc Mon-Sat 09.30-17.00

www.hettich.co.uk

Catherine Best Jewellers

For over two decades Catherine and her family have worked hard to bring unique jewellery designs to Jersey. You can view the jewellery manufacturing process daily, take a tour around the shop, purchase gifts and eat at the Windmill Inn restaurant.

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St. Peter The Windmill,Les Chenolles JE3 7DW Located on the borders of St. Peter and St. Mary in the West of Jersey.

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Rivoli Jewellers

JEWELLERY

Situated in the heart of St Helier, underneath its famous revolving clock; a haven of quality jewellery, beautiful diamonds and Swiss watches all available at UK tax free prices. Rivoli is a family run business and the friendly in store atmosphere has led to the shop becoming a must visit for new and returning visitors to the island. A stunning collection of quality diamond engagement and eternity rings is available from the experienced and professional team as well as a range of pre-owned Rolex watches. Rivoli Jewellers is part of the GST Refund Scheme for visitors. Ask in store for details.

01534 601930 orders@rivolijewellers.co.uk

St Helier 41/43 King Street, St Helier, JE2 4WF Look for the revolving clock! Mon-Sat 09:00-18:00

www.rivolijewellers.co.uk

Feelunique King St

BEAUTY

Beautiful products from the best in beauty including Dior, Estée Lauder, Lancôme, YSL and Giorgio Armani; and the only place in Jersey to experience bareMinerals, Urban Decay, Chanel Beauté and Clarins BeautyBAR treatments. St Helier Feelunique, 23-27 King Street, St Helier, JE2 4WF

01534 732380

www.feelunique.com Mon – Sat: 9am -5:30pm

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Swarovski

JEWELLERY

01534 722904

Swarovski Jersey is a stand alone Swarovski Boutique in St Helier, Jersey managed and owned by Rivoli Jewellers.

shop@rivolijewellers.co.uk

Founded in 1895 in Austria, Swarovski designs, creates and markets high-quality crystal product collections such as jewellery, accessories, decorative items for the home, ornaments and figurines. Swarovski Jersey has a full collection in store all available at VAT free prices with GST refunds available for visitors.

21 King Street, St Helier, JE2 4WF Located on King Street Mon-Sat 09:0018:00

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www.rivolijewellers.co.uk/swarovski

Jersey Pearl

JEWELLERY

A proudly presented display of pearl jewellery for your delectation and delight can be found at the Jersey Pearl showroom. Hosting a full range in St Ouen along with leading collections in boutiques around the island.

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St Ouens Five Mile Road, Route Des Mielles, JE3 2FN Northern end of the Five Mile Road, Grande Route des Mielles, St Ouen

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Voisins

DEPARTMENT

Founded in 1837 Voisins Department Store in St Helier is the oldest familyrun department store in Britain. Voisins houses over 100 exclusive brands and Cafe 1837 serves breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea with a delicious range of treats from The Naughty Corner. 26-32 King Street JE48NF St. Helier 01534 837100 voisins.com

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An oasis of style in St Helier. The shop has a mix of clothing, jewellery and homewares that are unique to the island. Find continental designs, bespoke pieces and a range of Chlo-bo jewellery. 3 Burrard Street 01534 608888

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Jersey Gems

JEWELLERY

Jersey Gems by name and certainly by nature. This independent jewellery store designs and creates some unique pieces from simplistic silver pendants to gem and stone encrusted delicate bracelets, unique pieces and great prices.

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24 Queen St, JE1 1AD 01534 732014

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de Gruchy

DEPARTMENT

Jersey’s most beautiful department store offering Jersey prices to ensure they are cheaper than any UK High Street store. Loved by all, its stunning beauty hall is second to none and its women’s fashion, accessories and shoe departments offer a relaxed and welcoming experience. 46-52 King Street, JE4 8NN St. Helier 01534 818818 degruchys.com

Loving Chair Company

HOME

The Loving Chair Company creates bespoke, statement pieces of furniture, soft furnishings, home accessories and works of art to add some serious style to your home. Even if you can’t take all of it home in your carry on you have to go and check out their incredible shop. 75 Bath St, JE2 4SU St Helier 01534 867067 thelovingchaircompany.com

La Lihou

KIDS

Specialising in beautiful and unique children’s clothing from exclusive Spanish brand Mayoral, baby gifts and colourful organic clothes from Frugi, traditional Spanish dresses from Dolce Petit, casual clothes from Boboli, party tutus skirts from Angel Face, hair accessories and shoes. Bath Street St Helier 01534 724946 lalilou.co.uk

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Eden By Claire

FLORIST

This gorgeous little treasure trove stocks a wide range of flowers and plants with hidden treasures and trinkets to be found among the stunning arrangements. Daily deliveries direct from Covent Garden and Holland there’s always something unique to be found. Halkett Street, JE2 4WJ St Helier 01534 734111 edenbyclaire.com

CCA Galleries

ART & CULTURE

CCA Galleries International is a stunning exhibition space spanning four floors and showcasing the best of local and contemporary British art including paintings, limited edition prints and sculpture. 10 Hill Street, JE2 4UA St Helier 01534 739 900 ccagalleriesinternational.com

Rococo Art and Gift Shop

ART & CULTURE

Probably the best little gift shop in Jersey. Rococo Art and Gifts was set up by Chantal Gosselin, a ‘Pure Jersey Bean’ in 2011 offering attractive Jersey gifts from the burgeoning art world carrying some 30 plus local artists and designers.

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The Harbour Gallery

Wizards and Woozles

ART & CULTURE

ART & CULTURE

Exhibiting the work of over 80 local artists and craftworkers in their beautiful studio. Art and craft materials and innovative textile materials are all available for purchase. The gallery also hosts 10 major exhibitions each year, events, adult and children’s tuition/workshops. Le Boulevard, JE3 8AB St Aubin 01534 743044 theharbourgalleryjersey.com

Island Music

ART & CULTURE

Island Music are an independently run music shop. The traditional music shop stock a wide range of musical instruments and accessories taking pride that all instruments leave the shop inspected and set up to play the best they can.

14a Liberty Wharf, JE2 3NY St. Helier 07829 801214 rococojersey.co.uk

A unique and magical shop, selling crystal jewellery and beautiful gifts. With plenty to browse, explore the world of Wizards and Woozles from crystals to charms, art work and home accesories.

ART & CULTURE

iQ are our local Apple experts and for over 10 years have continued to provide exceptional advise and knowledge. They are the only Apple Premium Reseller, Apple Authorised Service Provider and Beats Premium Partner in the Channel Islands, with prices cheaper than the UK. 10-14 Beresford Street St Helier 01534 769320 iqjersey.com

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Mother Earth

ART & CULTURE

Mother Earth is a wonderful gift shop with alternative clothing and stunning jewellery sourced from around the world. Find trinkets, treasures and you can also find home accesories in their home store next door.

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Jersey Pottery

GIFTS & LOCAL PRODUCE

43 Halkett Place, JE2 4WG St. Helier 01534 850815 jerseypottery.com

FOODIE

There are two parts to the Fresh Fish Company: a vivier and a retail shop. The shop supplies fresh fish, shellfish, local vegetables, local artisan breads and a wide variety of condiments, many of them locally made for locals, hotelliers and visitors alike to enjoy. Unit 5, Victoria Pier, JE2 3NB St. Helier 01534 736799 thefreshfishcompany.co.uk

The Kitchen Cupboard

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The Chocolate Bar

FOODIE

As Jersey’s only independent boutique devoted to all things chocolate, The Chocolate Bar has a wide range of high quality chocolate your senses will be overwhelmed! The Chocolate Bar also specialises in corporate functions, wedding favors and much more. 10 Conway Street St Helier 01534 730094 thechocolatebarjersey.co.uk

Relish

FOODIE

An impressive delicatessen centrally located offering fine foods from French cheeses to chacuterie, hand made chocolates and a fabulous range of wines to pair your purchases with.

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The Kitchen Cupboard is a family run business, offering specialist food products. Stocking gluten free, organic, dairy free and many other dietary requirement items as well as baking products, fruit, nuts to a large variety of olde fashioned sweets and liquorice. 12 Charing Cross, JE2 3RP St Helier 01534 630337

Classic Herd Farm Shop

This is the only independent dairy in Jersey producing real Jersey milk, butter, creams, cheeses and ice cream. Also producing beef and pork on the farm and stocking a wide range of local healthy natural produce, perfect for gifts to take home or if you’re self-catering. Manor Farm, La Route du Manoir, JE3 7DD St Peter 01534 485692 classicfarmshop.com

Jersey Pottery has been supplying beautiful ceramics, tableware and gifts to customers around the world since 1946. Producing fine, durable tableware and pottery to complement the casual elegance of your home.

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Maison de Jersey

This shop is packed full of Genuine Jersey and handmade goods offering a real taste of the islands heritage. Find a variety of products from La Mare Wine Estate including famous Jersey Black Butter, creamy fudge, chocolates, preserves, wines, ciders and more. 33 King Street JE2 4WF St. Helier 01534 733090 lamarewineestate.com


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Central /Beresford Market

PRODUCE

The Central and Beresford Street Markets are an integral part of Jersey’s heritage serving islanders for some 200 years. Both markets are lively, full of colours and smells and home to a wide range of local produce, crafts, goods and services. Beresford Street JE2 4DA 01534 448180

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Manna

FASHION

Manna is a clothing boutique dedicated to promoting quality brands and designs with an air of cool sophistication. Currently stocking spring dresses from Baum Und Pferdgarten with cosy cardigans from American Vintage. 7 West Centre, Bath St, JE2 4ST St Helier 01534 619985 mannajersey.blogspot.com

Chi Chi

FASHION

A lifestyle fashion and home boutique located in the heart of St Aubin. You’ll find a whole host of beautiful treasures inside from trinkets to stationary, bohemian clothing lines, beautiful accessories and so much more. The Boulevard, St Aubin St Lawrence 01534 490021 facebook.com/chichilifestyle

Roulette Clothing Store

FOR HIM

A men’s fashion boutique over three floors catering to a diverse range of buyers. From streetwear and trainers right through to custom tailoring and formal wear, a considered selection of brands for the style conscious man.

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Pebble

FASHION

A hidden gem, always full of beautiful things you want’ - Pebble is a relaxed store offering stylish and unique collections with personal customisation from beautiful homeware, fabrics, interiors, clothes and gifts to the famous Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. 12-14 Market Street JE2 4WY St Helier 01534 736449 ilovepebble.com

Madhatter Surf & Skate Shop

LIFESTYLE

Working hard in their two stores in town and St Brelade to bring you clothing, surf and watersports accesories that you don’t see everywhere else. Supporting small, independent surf companies and clothing brands they sell what they wear, what they use and what they like. 41 Halkett Place JE2 4WG St Helier Brelade 01534 733388 madhatter.je

Tib Street

FOR HIM

Tib Street stocks the more fashion forward brands such as Carhartt, Herschel and Duck And Cover striving to bring brilliant quality, unique products to the high street.

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