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SPRING 2018

What’s On. The official visitor guide to Jersey

THIS SEASON

Top 10 attractions Our ‘not to miss’ guide.

Local’s view

A park ranger’s perfect weekend.

Meet the guide

And learn about our National Park

in partnership with

Things to do

Places to see

WELCOME TO #THEISLANDBREAK

Events & Maps

Attractions

Food & Drink www.jersey.com


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Discover our Island story JERSEY MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

Unique exhibitions

Uncover the stories of Jersey’s people, places and its unique history.

MONT ORGUEIL CASTLE

Escape & unwind

A fine example of a medieval fortress. Climb to the top for a breathtaking view.

LA HOUGUE BIE

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jerseyheritage.org

Visit one of the ten oldest buildings in the world and uncover the biggest coin hoard ever discovered.

MARITIME MUSEUM & OCCUPATION TAPESTRY

Discover Jersey’s maritime past at this exciting interactive museum.


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

ELIZABETH CASTLE

Awesome adventures

Accessible by foot or by ferry (at high tide), Elizabeth Castle defended Jersey for over 400 years.

HAMPTONNE COUNTRY LIFE MUSEUM

A warm welcome

Get a unique insight into Jersey’s rural life. Enjoy our new playground and meet the resident animals.

JERSEY ARCHIVE

Reveal the past

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

UNLIMITED ACCESS TO 4 ATTRACTIONS FOR THE PRICE OF 3 WITH OUR JERSEY HERITAGE PASS. Available from 21 March at all our attractions.

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WHAT’S ON

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

BOUÔNJOUR

Welcome to the Spring edition of What’s On, the official tourist gudie to Jersey in association with Visit Jersey. Our pocket sized format is designed to be kept with you at all times during your visit to Jersey. We’re here to show you the best of what our island has to offer this season; whether that’s events, tours or the great businesses we’re lucky enough to have and utilise as islanders. Read some first hand recommendations, learn a bit about our local culture and search our categorised listings for something that takes your fancy. Our handy fold out map will help you orientate yourself as you set out to discover the best of Jersey and remember, show us your experiences by hashtagging #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 ‘My Listings’ portal. Register at www.mylisting-jersey.com

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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. Rebecca Coley Principal Drift Retreats.

Places to check out

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I love the wild west coast of Jersey. St Ouen’s Bay is home to me and after a stint in London, I couldn’t wait to be back by the sea. I think some of my happiest times were when I was running a surf school and the beach was my office every day. Iti’s amazing how everything changes all the time as the tide rolls in and out, and nothing stays the same for long. Walking on the sand dunes with my little dog Earl is one of my favourite things to do. I love sea swimming and catching up with my swimming gang of friends. It keeps life interesting as you have a little mini-adventure and it makes you get out and explore a different bay or another part of Jersey. The cup of tea and a catch up are an important part of the ritual for me, as I spend a lot of time working alone. I love how close everything is in Jersey, we are so lucky that you can be with friends or family so quickly if you want to be. Jersey’s coastline never gets boring. I love the juxta-position of these old buildings from different eras in Jersey’s history dotted around this natural landscape looking so out of place and yet what makes it so uniquely Jersey. Kempt Tower is a classic example, where we do Drift Retreats. This historic tower has been restored so lovingly by Jersey Heritage with all the mod-cons and is now such a magical sanctuary, right on the beach. Quite different to its original purpose.

Jersey National Park

Exploring the Jersey National Park, which encompasses most of the island’s coastline, is incredible and there’s a lot of wildlife to see if you know where to look. There are many ways to explore, whether its paddle boarding, swimming or walking. Cycling around Jersey with friends is definitely a favourite thing to do when the weather warms up – all these different bays are actually pretty close when you cycle and I love the freedom of jumping on a bike. There are loads of great places to eat in Jersey, great country pubs, cafés and restaurants all around the coast to keep you fuelled up along the way.

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CONTENTS

Get Set

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Be A Local

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48 Hours

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Events

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Visit

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See

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Do

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Walks and Tours

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Maps

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Eat and Drink

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Buy

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Orientate yourself with the essentials

Local Customs / Local Dialect

My perfect weekend: Julie Allen, Park Ranger

What’s On This Season

Attractions & Destinations

Nature / Beach Guide / Heritage

Ten under a tenner / Experiences / Activites

Meet the guide / By foot, by bus, by sea, by little train!

50 places to see around the island / In St Helier

Spring Seafood Top Ten / Eating listings

Buying Genuine Jersey / Retail listings

Willkommen! Wir hoffen, dass Sie sich in dem englischsprachigen Führer gut zurechtfinden. Auf Seite 98 haben wir einige Tips speziell für Sie zusammengestellt.

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CONTRIBUTORS

Julie Allen

Mike Stentiford

Proprietor Drift Retreast

Park Ranger aMaizin! Adventure Park

Environmentalist

An award winning filmmaker and surfer, Rebecca established her business to share a passion for surfing and yoga with visitors to the island. In our introduction this month, Rebecca shares her island favourites with us

In her role as a Park Ranger, Julie introduces the island’s children to nature and animals at the park. Passionate about the natural environment, Julie shares with us her perfect 48 hours. Unsurprisingly it involves quite a lot of the great outdoors!

A veteran wildlife expert and campaigner, Mike has been fascinated with Jersey’s natural habitat his whole life. A former president of the National Trust for Jersey, he worked to help establish the Jersey National Park that he introduces us to in this edition.

Favourite.. Breakfast?

Favourite.. Breakfast?

Favourite.. Breakfast?

Belle Gourmand

Driftwood Cafe

Rebecca Coley

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Big Vern’s

followed by a visit to the Wetland Centre and a glorious stroll across the sands of St. Ouen’s Bay.

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Journey to The Atlantic... and escape to a special place With breath-taking views over St Ouen’s Bay, the award winning Ocean restaurant is a sublime blend of classic and contemporary, the perfect backdrop for the innovative modern cuisine of Executive Chef, Will Holland, featuring the very best of Jersey’s world class produce.

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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. www.jerseyairport.com | 01534 446000

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. www.ports.je 01534 446000

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Questions? Visit the Official Tourist Information Centre at Liberation Station from 16th April or call 01534 859000


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 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 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. Why not buy the Discover Jersey Pass? The multi–journey passes give you unlimited travel for the duration indicated on the ticket purchased, so you can really get to know the island better. Call Liberty Bus on 01534 828555 or visit www.libertybus.je for more details.

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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

SCOOTER HIRE Sovereign 01534 608062


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Discover. #theislandbreak

We’ve moved. Start your island adventure at the Tourist Information Centre.

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Find us at Liberation Station from 16th April or visit jersey.com


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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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This is Grosnez Castle in St Ouen, but you can call it ‘grow-nay castle’ (oh, and it’s in ‘saint one’)

Decoding the dialect Whilst English is the most widely spoken language here in Jersey, if you find yourself interacting with some of the purest of locals you might notice a distinctive intonation that’s likely a remnant of our Norman roots despite sounding closer to a South African twang. They’re hard to find these days but they’re definitely out there, mostly hidden away in the rural parishes. I should know, I’m descended from them and occasionally find myself pronouncing an ‘arn’ sound as ‘on’ in a way that’d likely disgust the Queen. The example sentence above sums this up

relatively succinctly. If you find yourself talking to somebody who pronounces words like this there’s a good chance they’ll be able to give you reliable directions. Just make sure you’re pronouncing the place names properly. To give you a head start we’ve listed a few page right.

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If you refer to a road on a map as, for example, the B12, the vast majority of us locals will have absolutely no idea where it is. Your best bet? Tell us where you’re trying to get to and we’ll use landmarks to guide you. Here are a few commonly mispronounced place names and how to say them so that nobody stares at you in complete and utter bewilderment. Good luck!

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Drives & Rides West is best. People who live on the east of the island will contest it, but when it comes to road infrastructure the west just flows better. Which is perfect for driving or riding... Whether you prefer to travel on two wheels, four wheels (or even three) and enjoy twisting a throttle, turning your feet on the pedals or putting the pedal to the metal there’s a little scenic route along Jersey’s west coast that can’t be beaten on a warm summer evening.

There’s rarely a time of day where there’s no traffic here, but good things come to those who wait Skip this bit and keep to the main road, there’s a 20mph zone down there and nobody likes one of those. Except maybe pedestrians. Be patient, these traffic lights take an eternity to change Take this scenic loop and visit Corbiére Lighthouse (it’s lovely at sunset)

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Continue down to the Five Mile Road for three miles of coastal scenery...

Combining climbs with descents, stunning coastal scenery, long straights (remember the 40mph limit though) and some technical twists and turns it really doesn’t matter what your weapon of choice is, you’re bound to enjoy owning your own little part of the road whilst you soak it all in.

...But if you fancy a little detour go up here So that you can drop into the bay from under the cover of trees and steer your way through a few twisty bends back towards the sea Take a left and continue around the coast There’s a nice twisty bit here, remember to behave yourself! Keep to the coast and stop for a cuppa at Portinfer or Plémont bay to soak it all in The open road awaits!


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FIRST PERSON

my perfect weekend

JULIE ALLAN

PARK RANGER, AMAIZIN! ADVENTURE PARK

They say never work with kids or animals. Julie Allan is clearly stronger than most; spending a lot of her time working with both in her role as a Park Ranger. Whether helping nurture rescued or rehabilitated animals or greeting the children who come to see them, Julie has a job that puts her in touch with the environment; giving a real appreciation of our beautiful island home. As she says; “It’s about finding nature, and in Jersey nature is all there to be found”.

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A trip down to the beach before sunrise whatever the weather, I like the sights and sounds of early morning the birds waking up hearing their call to each other the atmosphere and the sound and smell of the sea. I enjoy taking photographs and can be found often waiting for an hour or more in the same position waiting to capture the perfect splash or ripple of the incoming tide or the rising sun.

Beach Guide

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So Julie... the weekend starts with... Page 58

Favourite beaches for sunrise: Fliquet, Archirondel, Anne Port. And lunch... Stopping off for a coffee at St Catherine’s Breakwater Cafe on the way back. Perfect afternoons are spent... I would head off to Plemont Cafe for a spot of lunch (tasty veggie options) then a perfect afternoon would be a wellies on adventure down on Plemont beach with my family exploring the caves and rocks finishing off with a race back up the 121 steps. To warm up we’d finish off at the watersplash to have a hot chocolate while looking out over the sea watching the sun setting.

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Saturday night is... I love acting so a Saturday night out would often start with a pre theatre dinner at the Jersey Arts Centre followed by a show and finishing with an after show drink in the theatre bar. Or on the lighter evenings a trip down to St Brelades Bay for drinks and dinner at the Crab Shack or Oyster Box watching the tide come in.

Crab Shack

And the morning after...

Greve de Lecq

The morning after we’d be up and out for a breakfast down at Greve de Lecq, they offer a great selection for both meat eaters and vegetarians. Always a warm welcome given to locals and visitors and if we re lucky we get to glimpse the rare sheep grazing on the cliff.

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Queen’s Valley Reservoir Page 67

St Brelade’s Bay Page 61

After breakfast we enjoy a walk around Queen’s Valley reservoir, an ideal place to see kingfishers, red squirrels and herons. It’s pushchair accessible and offers great views over Grouville and out across to the sea. And then...what makes a perfect sunday? We love to head to St. Brelade’s Bay on a Sunday afternoon for a kayak with Absolute Adventures or a ride out on one of their rib trips. If you had relatives visiting what wouldn’t you let them miss? If relatives are visiting with children would take them up to the aMaizin! Adventure Park. They offer lots of indoor and outdoor activities and have a great barnyard where children can interact with the animals (the barnyard lady is great....... (Julie is the barnyard lady!). I would take them on a north coast cliff path walk, taking in the stunning views, maybe finishing off with a cuppa at the Hungry Han down at Rozel. We love to finish a Sunday off with a night time drive with a flask of hot chocolate to star gaze down at Grosnez away from all light pollution. Often the milky-way and shooting stars can be seen. A silly game we often play and visitors would enjoy, especially with children, is jumping in the car and playing the left and right game. Get the children to tell you to turn left or right and it’s amazing the little bays or lanes you can end up at, always an amazing view to be seen and it’s impossible to get lost! Visit Julie at the aMaizin! Adverture Park

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aMaizin Adventure Park Page 54

The Hungry Man Page 101

Grosnez Castle Page 64


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02-MAR

20:00 > 22:00

Psychovertical: A Higher Education

Top British mountaineer, big-wall climber and winter expedition specialist, Andy has soloed the most difficult routes in the world. A leading expert on climbing gear, Andy is also an award-winning writer and film-maker with an ability to captivate any audience with his unique brand of humorous and motivational story-telling. Recommended for 16+ Gloucester Street na £10 - £20

01534 511115 boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

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03 - 04-MAR

10:30, 13, 14, 16, 18:00

Mischief and Mysteries in Moomin Valley

A brand new children’s theatre show .Open a book and discover a world where anything is possible. Be sure to pack your imagination and join us on an unforgettable journey to Moomin Valley where everyone is welcome, nature thrives and adventures are plentiful. Magical puppetry, an ingenious set, original music and interactive play. Gloucester Street na £0 - £10

01534 511115 boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

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09-MAR

19:00 > 21:30

Flambe Evening at Greenhills Country House Hotel

Flambe is a very different way of cooking. Cooked and served at your table, the food, together with a complimenting alcohol, is added to a hot pan to create a burst of flames. It’s quite a sight, and the aromas are amazing! Come and enjoy a unique evening at this AA Rosette Restaurant. Le Mont de l’Ecole St. Peter 8 £40.00

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10:00 > 17:00

Mother’s Day Special

Mums go FREE! Treat your Mum to some outdoor adventure this Mother’s Day. And what’s more, when you book in as a family your Mum’s place is free! Tackle our Aerial Trekking course, fly down the Zip Wire and brave the biggest swing in Jersey. Just £120 for a family of 4 or £70 for a family of 3. Different activities or full days are available. La Mont a la Brune 15 TBC

01534 638888 info@valleyadventure.je

www.valleyadventure.je


11-MAR

14:00 > 15:00, 16:00 > 17:00

Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children

Jay Foreman is an award-winning musical comedian whose songs have been heard on BBC Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra The One Show, and Dave Gorman’s UK/Ireland tour. Jay provides a devilishly cheeky hour of songs, poems and comedy for children of all ages in this family friendly show which regularly sells out its entire runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Gloucester Street na £0 - £10

01534 511115 boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

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17 - 18-MAR

10:00 > 17:00

Simply Spring 2018

Simply Spring welcomes the change in seasons with a celebration of colour and vibrancy. Featuring over 30 local artisans, live music, delicious food and creative workshops, you will not only find those perfect Easter gifts and stock up on handmade chocolates, but also feel uplifted by the community of creative talent this island has to offer. The Barracks Chemin du Catel 9 Free

07797 796720 sarah@thespiraltree.com

www.facebook.com/simplyspringjersey

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20 > 24-MAR

13, 14, 18, 19, 20:00

Jane Austen at 16 New Street

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22 > 24-MAR

14:00, 19:00

Into the Woods & Over the Rainbow

Join the award-winning Natural Theatre Company for an entertaining promenade performance, wittily exploring the literary life, creative ideas and adventures of Jane Austen. Previously showcased at the Jane Austen Festival in Bath, Austen Undone is described as a ‘who’s who’ and ‘what’s what?’ of Austen’s life and works. 16 New Street na £10 - £20

Students from Studio 16 will be taking you on a journey through the woods and over the rainbow with the magic of song and dance. Will Peter catch the Wolf? Will Dorothy find her way home? Let’s all follow The Yellow Brick Road together. We are raising money for Friends of SCBU and Diabetes Jersey. studio16jersey.com Gloucester Street na £10 - £20

01534 483193 catherine@nationaltrust.je

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22-MAR / 19-APR

Wine Tasting Dinner

19:30 > 22:30

A chance to enjoy the finest wines to accompany a specially chosen dinner at this 4* Hotel’s AA Rosette restaurant. The evening will be hosted by a wine expert. Make sure you save the date as tables and numbers are limited. Mont de l’Ecole, St. Peter 8 £20 - £40

01534 724231 events@greenhillshotel.com

29/3

29-MAR

21:00 > 23:30

Talon - The Best of Eagles

Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR’ will once again feature all those classic ‘Eagles Greatest Hits’ from their timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Take It Easy, One Of These Nights and many more. Gloucester Street na £20 - £40

01534 511115 boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

www.seymourhotels.com

www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

30/3

30-MAR > 02-APR

10:00 > 17:30

Easter Eggstravaganza

31/3

31-MAR > 01-APR

19:30 > 23:30

Rewind to the 80s School Disco

Enjoy an Easter weekend full of family fun. Try the Tractor Eggspress, enjoy the Easter egg hunt, create a masterpiece at the Easter craft sessions or giggle at a bit of Barnyard Banter. Make the most of your visit and leave plenty of time to enjoy the fun, the children won’t want to leave. No extra charge for attending any of the Easter. La Grande Route De St Pierre, St Peter £0 - £10 9

Step back in time for an 80s School Disco. Enjoy your free bubbles on arrival, treat yourself at the 80s tuck shop, grab a glow stick and enjoy a retro dance-off. Dress for the occasion in your best 80s outfit, we’ll be giving prizes for best dressed on the night. Over 21s Only. All money raised will go towards protecting Jersey’s Heritage. Le Rocquier School, La Grande Route de St Clement na £10 - £20

01534 482116 contact@jerseyleisure.com

01534 723 971 info@jerseyheritage.org

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www.jerseyleisure.com

www.jerseyheritage.org


02-APR

14/4

14 > 15-APR

10:00 > 16:00

Bouley Bay Hill Climb

The first hill climb was held in 1920 when the road surface was concrete. Today the club organises a number of hillclimbs a year and has a membership in excess of 500. Demanding, technical and challenging are just a few of the descriptions used by the UK competitors who visit each year for the British National Hillclimb championship. Bouley Bay, Trinity 4 TBC

01534 852952 secretary@jerseymotorsport.com

10:00, 16:00

La Fete du R’nouve

Join us at La Hougue Bie to welcome in the season of renewal. Get involved in our uplifting mini festival and celebrate the start of Spring with music, food, artists, creative activities and an unrivalled community atmosphere. Meet under a canopy of trees, bring a rug, hang out and look forward to warmer weather together. La Hougue Bie, La Route de la Hougue Bie 13 £0 - £10

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2/4

01534 723 971 info@jerseyheritage.org

www.jerseymotorsport.com

www.jerseyheritage.org

14/4

14-APR

09:00 > 15:00

Islands ‘Genuine Jersey’ Market

This regular artisans’ market takes place in the pretty harbour village of St. Aubin in front of the parish hall. There will be local wares on display, including goods from producers and craft workers. All goods sold by Genuine Jersey Members will have been crafted, brewed, baked or processed by the stall holder. Parish Hall, St. Aubin 12a, 14, 15 Free www.genuinejersey.com

21/4

21-APR

20:00 > 22:30

Hats Off to Led Zeppelin

Experience the power and the passion of a Led Zeppelin concert played by the official UK No.1 tribute to the gods of Rock and Roll, Hats Off to Led Zeppelin. Managed by Warren Grant - his father Peter was Led Zeppelin’s manager. They have played with such greats as Queen, Ray Davies, Iron Maiden, Gerry & the Pacemakers. Gloucester Street na £10 - £20

01534 511115 boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

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26/4

26-APR

20:00 > 22:30

An Audience With The Rev Richard Coles

Join Strictly’s latest dancing star as he recounts his experiences both on the dance floor and backstage with the stars. With judges verdicts ranging from ‘a fantastic surprise’, to ‘full of heavenly delights’ and ‘The falling petals had more grace.’ Gloucester Street na £20 - £40

01534 511115 boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

28/4

28-APR

20:15 > 22:00

Dylan Thomas: Clown in the Moon

Clown in the Moon (the title of a poem written when Dylan Thomas was 14) is a dramatic portrait of the poet’s chaotic, frequently hilarious, and all too brief life. Located in a BBC studio, it sets some of Dylan’s famous broadcasts and iconic works alongside vivid reminiscences of his clownish antics in pubs, bars and parties. Gloucester Street na £10 - £20

01534 511115 boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

28/4

28-APR

10:00 > 14:00

Elizabeth Castle Free Open Day

Love Your Castle this Spring and join Jersey Heritage and Lloyds Community Bank for a free day out at Elizabeth Castle. Join in a series of exciting tours and explore the castle with our immersive living history. The event is completely free thanks to sponsor Lloyds Community Bank. All funds raised will go to the Elizabeth Castle Restoration Fund. Elizabeth Castle, St Aubin’s Bay na Free

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www.jerseyheritage.org

28/4

28-APR

20:00 > 22:30

The Cavern Beatles

On 9 February 1961, The Beatles made the first of their 292 appearances at the now legendary Cavern Club in Mathew Street, Liverpool. Fifty years on, The Cavern Beatles, a band fully endorsed and licensed by the same club, will now take you on a Magical History Tour through the works of the greatest pop music phenomenon. Gloucester Street na £20 - £40

01534 511115 boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk


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GERMAN & CIVILIAN MEMORABILIA GIVING AN INSIGHT INTO THE GERMAN OCCUPATION OF JERSEY.

TRAVELLER REVIEWS “The best value museum in Jersey” “Wow what an undiscovered gem” “Great insight into Island life”

CI Military Museum La Grande Route Des Mielles, St Ouen

Stop on bus routes 12 and 22

Admission £5 adults, £3 children.

07797732072

‘The Channel Island Military Museum’

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5/5

05-MAY

20:00 > 22:30

Wayne Denton’s Celebration of John Denver

5/5

05 > 07-MAY

10:00 > 17:00

Barclays Jersey Boat Show 2018

One of the first artists to sell over 10 million copies alone for his Greatest Hits album in 1973 John Denver is a unique artist who has inspired a generation. Releasing over 300 songs and penning some of American Folk Rocks most memorable hits he is a true musical legend. Join the renowned Wayne Denton and his talented musicians. Gloucester Street na £10 - £20

The Barclays Jersey Boat Show is the largest free-entry event in the Channel Islands and gets the boating season off to a great start. The 3-day show takes place in and around St Helier Marina and adjacent Weighbridge Place. It offers a variety of Jersey lifestyle features as well as activities both on and off the water, food and entertainment. St. Helier Marina, New North Quay na Free

01534 511115 boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

01534 505926 info@jerseyboatshow.com

www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

www.jerseyboatshow.com

5/5

05-MAY

09:00 > 15:00

Islands ‘Genuine Jersey’ Market

This regular artisans’ market takes place in the pretty harbour village of St. Aubin in front of the parish hall. There will be local wares on display, including goods from producers and craft workers. All goods sold by Genuine Jersey Members will have been crafted, brewed, baked or processed by the stall holder. Parish Hall, St. Aubin 12a, 14, 15 Free www.genuinejersey.com

9/5

09-MAY

09:00 > 17:00

Liberation Day Celebrations

The Channel Islands were the only part of Britain to be occupied by German forces. The five-year occupation came to an end on 9 May 1945. Liberation Day, an event still celebrated in Jersey with an annual Bank Holiday will once again bring that historic time to life, with events taking place at various locations in and around St. Helier. Liberation Square, St. Helier na Free

01534 859000 info@jersey.com

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www.jersey.com


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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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EVENTS THIS SEASON

9/5

09-MAY

13/5

13-MAY

10:00 > 16:00

Bouley Bay Hill Climb

The first hill climb was held in 1920 when the road surface was concrete. Today the club organises a number of hillclimbs a year and has a membership in excess of 500. Demanding, technical and challenging are just a few of the descriptions used by the UK competitors who visit each year for the British National Hillclimb championship. Bouley Bay, Trinity 4 TBC

01534 852952 secretary@jerseymotorsport.com

8:00 > 17:00

The Durrell Challenge 2018

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is delighted to announce the return of ‘The Durrell Challenge 2018’, a 13k road race from St. Helier to Jersey Zoo and the Superhero Stroll, which invites all children under the age of 16 years to complete an interactive lap around the zoo Peoples Park, Pierson Road 3 £20 - £40

01534 505926 info@doitfordurrell.com

www.jerseymotorsport.com

www.doitfordurrell.com

18/5

16-MAY > 20-MAY

Jersey Figaro Rally

09:00 > 18:00

Keep your eyes out for a troupe of these quirky little retro styled cars. The club first visited Jersey in 2012 and returns by popular demand. Founder Kevin Fagan explains, “Our members always talk about Jersey with fond memories as the island’s roads and speed limits suit our little cars perfectly. We’re used to people stopping to wave and smile when they see our rallies and I know that our Club members will get a real Jersey welcome here with lots of waving as we pass”. Say Hi! Island wide

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07895 097661 figaroownesrclub.com

18/5

18-MAY > 19-MAY

20:00 > 21:30

Patrick Monahan - Rewind Selector 90s

Patrick Monahan compares life as an Irish/ Iranian teenager in 90s Cool Britannia to today’s Teen Brexit Britain. Rewind Selector 90s is about identity, fitting in and enjoying the decade. ‘Drink and drugs and rock n’roll’ was the trademark saying of the 1990s but for the tea total and drug free Monahan it was ‘cake and tea and R n’B!’ Gloucester Street na £10 - £20

01534 511115 boxoffice@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk


26-MAY

20:00 > 23:00

Whitney Houston Tribute Night at The Merton Hotel

After her previous show-stopping performances and standing ovations in the Star Room, the brilliant Nya King returns with her incredible tribute to the late great Whitney Houston. Prepare to be starstruck by all the hits. Three course buffet dinner in the hotel’s restaurant and show in The Star Room for £32.00 (£16.00 for 12 years and under) Belvedere Hill, St. Saviour 1 £20 - £40

27/5

27-MAY

13:00 > 00:00

Sunshine: A Little Music Festival

Following on from the huge sell-out success of last year, 2018 sees the return of the Sunshine event and this time Stocked Music are giving you a chance to see more new emerging artists. A night of awesome live music across two stages. The Watersplash, La Grande Route Des Mielles, St. Peter 12a £10 - £20

EVENTS THIS SEASON

26/5

01534 859000 info@stokedmusic.co.uk

01534 724231 events@mertonhotel.com www.seymourhotels.com

31/5

31-MAY > 03-JUN

10-17:00, 19-22:00

The Jersey International Motoring Festival

The Jersey International Motoring Festival is the largest annual motoring event in the Channel Islands, which includes competitive sprints and hill-climbs for classic & vintage cars and motorcycles. There is a full programme of events for touring cars and motorcycles and the largest static motor show in the Channel Islands. Victoria Avenue, St. Helier na Free www.jimf.je

Add your events. As the official guide to Jersey, our listings are drawn predominanty from Visit Jersey’s ‘My Listing’ Portal so make sure you add your events in time and we’ll have them for inclusion in What’s On. Register and upload at www.mylisting-jersey.com

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VISIT TEN TO TRY - VISITOR ATTTRACTIONS

VISIT / Jersey’s attractions Whether it’s wildlife, history, fascinating old vehicles, local produce sampling or jewellery making, there is a destination to spend a morning or afternoon to satisfy a variety of tastes. There are many attractions to visit in Jersey, here are a few of our featured attractions, listed from west to east. 1

CI MILITARY MUSEUM Tucked amazingly in a bunker at the end of St Ouen’s bay is a treasure trove of military memorabilia. Uniforms, artefacts and items from the occupation are on show.

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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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CATHERINE BEST

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JE RSEY LAVENDER FARM

St Peters 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 dine al fresco in the gardens. A beautiful family run farm that grows, nurtures, harvests and distils their own lavender. Learn about distilling and explore the gardens, visit the farm and pick up a memento in Sprigs shop and cafe.

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LA MARE

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JERSEY WAR TUNNELS

La Mare Wine Estate, Distillery and Cider Farm is a working 25 acre domain creates wines, ciders and spirits, along with handmade preserves, fudge, chocolates and Jersey black butter.

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A spinechilling reminder of dark times in Jersey’s history. 1km of tunnels dug deep into the hillside by slave workers, it now contains a collection of thought provoking galleries detailing Jersey’s occupation.

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.

PALLOT MOTOR & STEAM MUSEUM

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A veritable treasure trove of historic machines, from steam power through to classic cars to technology and church organs. Plus you can take a steam train ride!

THE ORCHID FOUNDATION

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THE MANSELL COLLECTION

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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.

JERSEY ZOO

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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.

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1. CI Military Museum 2. Jersey Pearl 3. Catherine Best 4. Jersey Lavender Farm 5. La Mare Vineyards 6. Jersey War Tunnels 7. The Mansell Collection 8. Pallot Steam Museum 9. The Orchid Foundation 10. Jersey Zoo


VISIT ATTRACTION

La Mare Wine Estate, Distillery and Cider Farm La Mare Wine Estate is a 20 acre working estate well known for its wines, gin, cider and Jersey Apple Brandy Cream. La Mare makes some of the islands legacy recipes such as Black Butter preserve as well as its own contemporary produce from the distillery and production kitchens. Tours and tastings of the wines and handmade products are available daily and guests are invited to enjoy the gardens, vineyard walk, cooperage display and onsite cafe offering delicious light lunches and cream teas.

La Mare Wine Estate JE3 3BA St. Mary St Mary countryside, toward Devils Hole.

01534 481178

lamarewineestate.com

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£10 Daily: 10 - 17 7,28

info@lamarewineestate.com

Jersey Lavender Farm Jersey Lavender is a working farm that grows lavender. The oil of which is extracted and used to make a range of fragrant Jersey Lavender products. Wander around beautiful gardens, let the kids enjoy the ‘Discovery Trail’ feed the chickens, relish homemade treats from Sprigs Cafe and find that perfect gift from Sprigs Shop.

01534 742933 | admin@jerseylavender.co.uk

| jerseylavender.co.uk

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St. Brelade Rue du Pont Marquet JE3 8DS By car- B25 from St.Aubin to St. Brelade. 12,12A,15 £3.20 The farm is close to the Corbière Railway Walk Tues - Sun 10 - 17


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£9.50- Adults £8.50Senior Citizens ChildrenFree Daily: 9:30 - 17 1A La Grande Route de Saint-Clement JE2 6QW St. Clement At Samarès Manor

NATURE

The Botanic Gardens at Samarès Manor The Botanic Gardens are a development of gardens created in the 1920s by millionaire ship owner and plant enthusiast, Sir James Knott. Many areas have been restored and new imaginative planting schemes established, introducing unique plant collections which thrive in this exceptionally fertile site. The gardens are diverse in style, extensive and tranquil and peaceful whilst being stimulating, educational and fun. The manor house and a rural life museum are also open to the public.

01534 870551 samaresmanor@gmail.com NATURE

| samaresmanor.com

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 our purpose built display facility.

01534 861963 | admin@eyof.co.uk

| ericyoungorchidfoundation.co.uk

Trinity La Rue du Moulin de Ponterrin, Victoria Village JE3 5HH 21 £5 Adult-£4.50 Senior-£2 Child Wed - Sat: 10 - 16

Victoria Village, Trinity.

Steam Engines Classic Cars tractors Fire Engines steam rollers Retro Technology CLASSIC Organs printing presses Farming Machinery STEAM TRAIN RIDES & MUCH more

PALLOT STEAM & MOTOR MUSEUM A M E M O RY L A N E O F M OTO R S , M O V E M E N T A N D M I S C E L L A N E A

Payment: Cash or sterling cheque – sorry, credit/debit cards not accepted

Rue de Bechet, Trinity | 865307 www.pallotmuseum.co.uk

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Adult £6.50 Seniors £5.50 Child £2.50 Under 5 years Free


VISIT ATTRACTION

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 cafe inside in an ideal location, it’s the perfect componenet to a days tour of Jersey

Northern end of the 5 mile road, Grande Route des Mielles

jerseypearl.com

lovepearls@jerseypearl.com

HERITAGE

Free entry 9:30 - 17:00 9, 12A, 22 Five Mile Road JE3 2FN St. Ouen

01534 862137 Jersey Museum Jersey Museum & 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.

01534 633300 | info@jerseyheritage.org

| jerseyheritage.org

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St. Helier The Weighbridge JE2 3NG Next to the Royal Yacht Hotel Mon - Sat: 8.30 Station £9.95 Aduts-£8.80 Senior-£5.55 Children 17 Sun: 10 - 17


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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.

catherinebest.com ATTRACTION

Free entry Daily 8 - 17:30 8, 28 St Peter’s Windmill. Les Chenolles JE3 7DW St. Peter On the boundary separating the parishes of St. Peter and St. Mary.

01534 485777 jersey@catherinebest.com

Maritime Museum 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.

01534 811043 | info@jerseyheritage.org

| jerseyheritage.org

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St. Helier New North Quay JE2 3ND A short walk toward the Harbour from Liberation Station Fri - Mon 10-16:00 until 8/3 then daily 10-17:00 Liberation Station £9.80 Adult-£8.65 Senior-£6.15 Child


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HERITAGE

Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle is the perfect place to spend a day exploring Jersey’s history. Climb the battlements, explore the turrets and bunkers and discover the Hermitage where St Helier is thought to have lived around 550 A.D.

01534 723971 | info@jerseyheritage.org

| jerseyheritage.org

St. Helier St Aubin’s Bay JE3 3NU By foot at low tide and castle Ferry at high tide departing from 15 £11.25 Adult- £7.70 Child £10.25 Student & Senior La Frigate. 10-17.30 from 21/3 HERITAGE

Mont Orgueil Castle 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.

01534 853292 | info@jerseyheritage.org

| jerseyheritage.org

St. Martin Castle Green Gorey JE3 6ET Cycle routes 1 and 3 to Gorey Villag e Fri - Mon 1, 1A, 2 £8.70 Adult-£7.55 Senior-£5.55 Children 10-16:00 until 8/3 then daily 10-18:00 HERITAGE

Hamptonne Country Life Museum Relax & unwind as you explore traditional 15th century Jersey life in the rolling countryside at Hamptonne Country Life Museum. Explore the orchards and learn about bygone crafts and quirky traditions brought to life with characters from the Island’s past.

01534 633300 | info@jerseyheritage.org

St. Lawrence La Rue de la Patente JE3 1HS 27 10-4pm until 26/5. Daily 10-17.00 after HERITAGE

| jerseyheritage.org At the top of Waterworks Valley. Weekdays £8.70 Adult-£7.55 Senior-£5.55 Children

La Hougue Bie Museum Jersey Heritage is honoured to share with you the tenth oldest building in the world! Learn about life in Jersey’s Neolithic community 6,000 years ago. Ancient treasures are waiting to be found in the geology and archaeology museum on site, including coin hoards, axes, swords and spears.

01534 853823 | info@jerseyheritage.org

| jerseyheritage.org

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Grouville La Route de la Hougue Bie JE2 7UA Towards Five Oaks before Gorey Sun 10-16 until 20/3 then daily 10-17.00 13 £8.95 Adult-£7.80 Senior-£5.70 Child


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ENJOY RELAX LEARN

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Pick up our brochure or visit the website: www.samaresmanor.com


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£16 Adult-£14 Senior£13.50-Child-£11.50 Daily: 9:30 - 17:30 3,13,21 or Shuttle Les Augres Manor, La Profonde Rue JE3 5BP Trinity By car; B31, cycle routes 3a,1 or 1b or Durrell shuttle bus.

ATTRACTION

Jersey Zoo 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.

01534 860000 info@durrell.org

| durrell.org

HERITAGE

£6 Adults - £3 Children Wed - Fri: 10 - 16 from 3/4. Station 16 New Street JE2 3RA St. Helier Located in the centre of St Helier in between Next and De Gruchyês Brasserie.

16 New Street To walk through the front door of 16 New Street is to step back in time and experience life in Regency Jersey. With evocative sounds and smells, you will be transported to a time of elegance when gentlemen smoked clay pipes, ladies drank priceless tea and the threat of French invasion was always a hot topic of conversation. Discover a spirit from the past at the top of the house and let the resident cook tempt your taste buds with Georgian recipes. You can also enjoy a wide selection of gifts in the shop on exit.

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01534 483193 catherine@nationaltrust.je

| nationaltrust.je


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Wed-Sat • 10amto4pm www.ericyoungorchid.org

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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.


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£4 Daily: 10 - 17 9. 12A ,22 La Grande Route Des Mielles JE3 2FN St. Ouen Northern end of the 5 Mile Road, sea side of the road.

ATTRACTION

Channel Islands Military Museum The Museum is housed in a German bunker which sits right on the sea wall dominating the surrounding area which once formed part of Hitler’s Atlantic Wall defences. Within the bunker itself are many rooms full of artefacts both military and civilian which help tell the story of the five long years of German Occupation. There are hundreds of interesting pieces to look at as well as lots to read. There is also a 40 minute commentary of locals recounting experiences of the time.

07797 732072 damienhorn1@gmail.com ATTRACTION

| cimilitarymuseum.co.uk

Pallot Steam and Motor Museum This fascinating museum is managed with the object of promoting the permanent preservation of the Island’s mechanical heritage. Take a step back in time and enjoy at leisure the vast and varied collection of steam locos and other vintage machines.

01534 865307 | info@pallotmuseum.co.uk

| pallotmuseum.co.uk

Trinity Rue du Bechet JE3 5BE Lies between the A8 and A9 main roads, St Johns. open 31st March Mon - Sat: 10 - 17 4,5 £6 Adults - £3 Children HERITAGE Le Moulin de Quetivel Located in one of Jersey’s most picturesque valleys is the only surviving working water mill in the island. Surrounded by water meadows, a visit to the mill will give you a fascinating insight into Jersey’s agricultural and industrial heritage.

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01534 483193 catherine@nationaltrust.je nationaltrust.je St. Peter Le Moulin de Quetivel, Le Mont Fallu JE3 7EF Mon & Tue 10 - 16 from 1/5 £3 Adults £1 Children 8, 28

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. 01534 833300 info@jerseyheritage.org jerseyheritage.org St. Helier Clarence Road JE2 4JY Station Saturday morning from 9-1 on the third Saturday of the month. Free entry


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16 New Street

Georgian House Museum Weds, Thurs, Fri 10am – 4pm Admission £6.00 HERITAGE Occupation Tapestry 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.

CULTURE The Harbour Gallery 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.

01534 811043 info@jerseyheritage.org jerseyheritage.org St. Helier New North Quay JE2 3ND Station Daily 10-5 Sun: 10 - 16 £4.85

01534 743044 info@ theharbourgalleryjersey.com theharbourgalleryjersey.com St. Brelade Le Boulevard, St Aubin JE3 8AB 12,12A,15 Daily: 10 - 17:30 Free entry

Le Moulin de Quétivel Watermill & Tearoom Mon & Tues 10am – 4pm Admission £3.00

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KIDS

aMaizin! Adventure Park A family attraction offering dozens of activities from toboggan ride, gold-mine, go-karts, jumping pillow and tractor rides can be used by all ages and our indoor area is also designed to be used by all members of the family. Try the scary dropslide, aerial runway, or shoot away with the cannons. Plenty of parking, quality food and regular events.

01534 482116 | contact@jerseyleisure.com

| jerseyleisure.com

St. Peter La Hougue Farm, La Grande Route De St Pierre JE3 7AX Through St Peters village towards St 9,28 £10.50 Adult & Child -£7.80 Toddler & Senior Ouens on right hand side. Daily 10 - 17:30 KIDS Tamba Park Set in beautiful natural scenery theres a range of fantastic family attractions including the Dino Trail, Boating Lake, Adventure Playground, Birds of Prey Center, Mini Arcade, the new indoor Rain Forest themed Playzone offering a little something for everyone

KIDS Les Ormes Fun Zone 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.

01534 761233 sales@tambapark.co.uk tambapark.co.uk St. Lawrence Tamba Park La Rue des Varvots JE3 1GX 7 Daily: 10 - 19 £3.95 Adults-£4.95 Children

01534 497000 activities@lesormesjersey. co.uk lesormesjersey.co.uk St. Brelade Mont a la Brune JE3 8FL 8.00-22.00 Varies dependant on activity 12, 12A

KIDS Fish ‘n’ 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, you can design and make your own jewellery. A great activity for all ages with a beautiful selection of beads for you to make unique creations,

KIDS Fort Adventures Fort Adventures is the perfect location with activities for children & families children’s parties, holiday activity camps & private functions and the Playzone, the largest indoor soft play area in Jersey as well as very popular electric Mini Quad bikes.

01534 742348. fishnbeads@googlemail.com facebook.comfishnbeads St Brelade Le Mont Sohier JE3 8EA. 12,12a,14 Daily 9-17.00 Free entry

01534 858981 info@fortadventures.com fortadventures.com St. Helier Fort Regent, Mount Bigham JE2 4UX Station Daily: 10 - 19 Varies dependant on activity

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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.

01534 880606 | leo@themansellcollection.co.uk

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St. Helier La Route de St Aubin JE2 3SD Route de St Aubins (St Helier end) First Tower. Mon - Sat: 9 - 17 8, 15, 22 £10 Adults £7.50 Senior

Jersey War Tunnels

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Jersey War Tunnels is a poignant reminder of the German Occupation of Jersey During World War II. It is now home to a series of exhibitions that detail Jersey’s occupation history from resistance to eventual liberation.

01534 860808 | info@jerseywartunnels.com St. Lawrence Daily 10 - 18

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Les Charrieres Malorey JE3 1FU JWT Shuttle from Liberation Station. 8, 28 £12 Adult-£11 Senior-£8 Children

01534 638888

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Adventurous Outdoor Activities for all ages from 5 up! valleyadventure.je

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SEE / Ten visual 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 Spring. 1

THE FIVE MILE ROAD

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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, including those that want to run down the sand!

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CORBIÈRE LIGHTHOUSE

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BEAUPORT BAY

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 visitors along our west coast bay, it’s one of the island’s nicest beach-side drives.

Corbière ‘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. A beach for ramblers! Take a short stroll around the cliff paths from popular St Brelade and down the steps to Beauport and enjoy one of the lesser known bays. Perfect for a quiet picnic or beach day. Jump up every step back up if you can...

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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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Whether you arrive from the airport or across the bay, you can’t help but spot this beauty, sat on a rocky islet in St Aubin’s Bay, Elizabeth Castle has defended Jersey for more than 300 years. Walk out along the causeway, at low tide!

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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

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Boats at anchor in the beautiful Beauport Bay


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 cafe. Route 4 (summer only)

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This popular beach with an excellent beach cafe 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)

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Green Island

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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

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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. They each have their own unique personality. Choose the one that’s right for you...

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A locals’ 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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SEE The characterful beach at Grève de Lecq

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A Martello tower looks out over Ouaisne

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La Rocque Harbour

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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

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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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Eating with a beach view at St Brelade’s

St Aubin’s Bay

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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 its 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

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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

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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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Explore our National Park

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Grosnez Castle, Jersey National Park, North West


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Jersey National Park is admired and enjoyed for its natural beauty, cultural heritage and environmental diversity of wildlife species. While the Island’s entire west coast is the largest area of protected parkland, the whole of the north coast, designated parts of the eastern coastline and four major south-facing maritime headlands are also included. Of further National Park significance are the three offshore reefs of Les Ecrehous, Les Minquiers and the Paternosters. You will find miles of unspoiled beaches and headlands, a number of excellent restaurants and eating places plus a wide choice of recreational activities all reached within minutes of each other. Pick up your Jersey National Park activity guide and map at the Tourist Information Centre at Liberation Bus Station. Search for Jersey National Park at www.jersey.com

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Elizabeth Castle

BUILT JERSEY

Elizabeth Castle is the perfect place to spend a day exploring Jersey’s history. Climb the battlements, explore the turrets and bunkers and discover the Hermitage where St Helier is thought to have lived around 550 A.D. St Aubin’s Bay, St. Helier St Helier By foot at low tide and castle Ferry at high tide departing from La Fregate. 10-17.30 15 £11.25 Adult £7.70 Child £10.25 Student & Senior

01534 723971 www.jerseyheritage.org

Grosnez Castle

BUILT JERSEY

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.

Mont Orgueil Castle

BUILT JERSEY

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. Castle Green, Gorey, St. Martin Grouville Cycle routes 1 and 3 to Gorey 10 - 16:00 1, 1A, 2 £8.70 Village Adult £7.55 - Senior £5.55 - Children

01534 723971 www.jerseyheritage.org

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

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The White House

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BUILT JERSEY

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

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Mont Orgueil Castle

Grosnez Castle

St Aubin’s Fort

La Corbiere Lighthouse

The White House

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Elizabeth Castle

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St. Brelade’s Church

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St. Saviour's Church

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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.

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

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

www.stbreladeschurch.com

St Helier Church

CHURCH

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 with parts of the church dating to from the 11th century. South East St Helier Bond Street, short walk from Liberation Station toward Snow Hill 9.00-16.00 Station Free

www.parish.gov.je

Dolmens of Jersey

NATURE

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 groups. All Islandwide 12 locations around the island Always Station Free

01534 633300 www.jerseyheritage.org

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St. Matthew's Glass Church

CHURCH

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

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

www.nationaltrust.je


Le Noir Pré

NATURE

Often known as ‘The Orchid Field’, this unique site consists of two distinct Meadows; Le Noir Pré and Le Cios du Seigneur near to the Wetland Centre. The site is one of the last remaining strongholds of the Jersey Orchid. Cardinal point St Ouen Opposite the beach near to the Wetland Centre Always 12a & 22 Free

www.nationaltrust.je

Les Landes

NATURE

Les Landes is Jerseys largest single expanse of maritime heathland covering 160 hectares and bound by 3km of high granite cliffs. It is designated as an SSI for its landscape, wildlife, archaeology and geological features. West St Ouen Accessible from L’etacq or Grosnez castle side Always 8 Free

St Catherine’s Woods

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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

www.gov.je

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 & Mourier Valley. All Islandwide Always Station

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www.jerseyweater.je/leisure

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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

Les Blanches Banques

NATURE

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 other wordly walking environment where dogs can run and you can tumble down the sand. West St Ouen Behind St Ouen’s Five Mile Road

Coronation Park

PARKS & GARDENS

Coronation Park, which is also known as Millbrook Park, is in Bel Royal on La Route de St. Aubin - it is located on your left when you’re driving to town from the airport along the avenue if you glance away from the sea view. Entrance is from the Inner road. South St Helier Outskirts of St Helier 8.00-21.30 Station

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The Five Mile Road

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www.gov.je

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

www.gov.je

Val de la Mare Arboretum

NATURE

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

www.nationaltrust.je

Samarès Manor

PARKS & GARDENS

The Botanic Gardens are a development of gardens created in the 1920s by millionaire ship owner and plant enthusiast, Sir James Knott. The gardens are diverse in style, extensive, tranquil and peaceful whilst being stimulating, educational and fun. St Clement St. Clement At Samarès Manor 9:30 - 17.00 1A £9.50- Adults £8.50- Senior Citizens Children- Free

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DO / get out there. If you’ve come to Jersey to blow away the cobwebs, you won’t find yourself short of opportunities to get active. Whether you’re looking to get out on the water or do something adventurous or new, there are options everywhere. 1

LEARN TO HANG TEN

St Ouen’s Bay on Jersey’s west coast, locally referred to as the ‘five mile road’ is home to Jersey’s best surf break and surf schools.

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FLY A KITE When the wind blows, Jersey offers a number of great spots to kite surf. Whether St. Aubin’s Bay, St. Ouen or the Royal Bay of Grouville, you’ll see kites flying. Lessons are available.

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SUP IT Stand up paddle boarding has grown phenomenally in recent years. Head to picturesque St Brelade’s Bay to explore while working your core muscles and earning your evening mussels.

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If you’re nautically inclined, head to St Brelade’s Bay to hire yourself a dinghy. Mastering the art of wind and water whether with a pico, topper or racing taz.

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WALK THE HIGH WIRE Become Tarzan for the day, aerial trekking in a secluded and stunning natural valley. Challenge your powers of coordination and solve puzzles in mid-air. JET SKI Fancy something with a throttle? Challenge friends to laps in St. Aubin’s Bay or take a guided Jet Ski Safari around the coast to Jersey’s iconic Corbiere lighthouse. BLOKARTING If it’s windy in Jersey, we make the most of it. Explore our beaches at speed in a state of the art wind powered sand yacht. It only takes five minutes to master! KAYAK Explore caves, arches and remote beaches, keeping your eyes open for dolphins and seabirds as your guide takes you on an expedition to discover what lies beyond the headland. TAKE A RIB BLAST Get an adrenalin rush and sea air cleanse as you take off on a high powered RIB for a trip to one of Jersey’s outlying islands to see amazing landscapes and do other activities. Turn over to see providers of all these great active options!

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COASTEERING Don your life jackets and helmet to explore Jersey’s northern coves, climbing and jumping through caves and gullies. Feeling brave? Jump off the Rhino.

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1. Splash Surf Centre 2. Windmadness 3. Absolute Adventures 4. Jono’s Watersport 5. Jersey Adventures 6. Valley Adventures 7. Jersey Seasport Centre 8. Pure Adventure 9. Jersey Kayak Adventures 10. Jersey Seafaris


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Starting from £6 pp Daily 9.00-21.00 15 Creepy Valley Adventure CentreLa Mont a La Brune JE3 8FL St. Brelade

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Valley Adventure Centre 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 your 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. They also run week long Holiday Adventure Camps during every school holiday. Book the whole week or individual days.

01534 638888 info@creepyvalley.je SPORTS

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Les Mielles Golf and Country Club An “American style parkland” 18 hole golf course along with 18 holes of mini golf and an 18 hole crazy golf course too. Les Mielles Golf Acadamy with PGA teaching and practice area, golf shop, restaurant and bar.

01534 482787 | golf@lesmielles.co.je

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St. Peter La Grande Route des Mielles St Ouen’s Bay JE3 7FQ Located in Jersey’s Starting from £9 National Park on the Five Mile Road, St Ouen’s Bay Daily 7.00-18.00

Les Mielles Golf & Country Club

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Jersey Seafaris

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BOATING

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.

07829 772222 | info@jerseyseafaris.com

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St. Martin St. Catherine’s Breakwater St. Martin JE3 6DD St. Martin or St. Helier Starting from £30 depending on which Seafari you book Daily 7.00-22.00 WATERSPORTS

Jersey Kayak Adventures Never stop exploring! On daily kayak tours reach magnificent caves, remote beaches and see wildlife with experienced local guides. User friendly sit-on-top kayaks are ideal for novices and families, high performance boats for the more experienced paddler.

07797 853033 | info@jerseykayakadventures.co.uk

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St. Clement Meeting point is confirmed when you book. Daily guided tours at 10.00, 14.00 & 18.00 Various

WATERSPORTS

Island wide starting points From £27

Jersey Sea Sport Centre The Jersey Sea Sport Centre has waverunners for hire and coastal tours. Also offering wake boarding and water-skiing , banana and tube rides and speedboat trips, sometimes you can see dolphins! All the great water sports rolled into fun!

07797 738180 | info@jerseyseasport.com

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St. Brelade La Haule Slip St Aubin JE3 8BS Located on the beach at La Haule slip, just Daily 9.30-17.00 9,10,12,12a,14,15. Jet ski £90 by St Aubin’s Village

Jersey’s beautiful coastline by sit-on-top kayak with a fully qualified instructor. No previous experience needed. Daily tours from locations island-wide. All equipment provided. Individual & group bookings for all ages.

or book online: www.jerseykayakadventures.co.uk

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WATERSPORTS

Splash Surf Centre The Splash Surf Centre operates from the iconic Splash surf ‘shak’ which is at the heart of Jersey surfing. A professional, friendly team offering lessons and coaching.

07829 878878 | info@splashsurfcentre.com

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St. Peter Splash Surf Centre Watersplash, Grande Route des Mielles St Ouens Bay In front Rental starting from £8 of The Watersplah on the five mile road, St Ouen Daily 9.00-18.00 BOATING Jersey Sailing Trust 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.

BOATING Go Sail A private Skippered Charter allows you to enjoy all the benefits of sailing or motorboating in waters with a qualified local, knowledgeable skipper in command.

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

Booking required 07797 7 92858 St. Helier info@go-sail.je jerseywatercharter.co.uk

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Jersey Yachting

BOATING Explore Jersey’s beautiful coastline and its surrounding waters aboard our catamaran. Choose a whole enchanting day or enjoy a short sail across the bay, safe in the hands of our experienced and friendly crew. Booking required 07797 792858 St Helier info@jerseyyachting.co.uk jerseyyachting.co.uk

From £30 pp

On request

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. Daily 8.00-22.00 07829 777090 St. Martin From £35 info@islandribvoyages.co.uk islandribvoyages.je

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BOATING Alfie Buoy Treat yourself to a trip aboard a Sunseeker luxury motor yacht available for bespoke charters throughout the Channel Islands and beyond. When they’re not cruising you can find them in the Sunseeker Office at Castle Quay.

BOATING Anna 2 Fishing Trips Fancy a slower pace of entertainment? Angling trips year round. They also have over 25 years experience and have caught many record and specimen fish during this time.

On request 07797 788342 St. Helier india@alfiebuoy.com alfiebuoy.com

9.00-17.00 01534 888552 fishingjersey.co.uk

from £1,550

What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey

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Absolute Adventures

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. Their lives are defined by the ocean and the outdoor environment!

07829 881111 | info@absoluteadventures.je

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St. Brelade Route de La Baie, St Brelades Bay, JE3 8EF St Brelades Bay 12, 12A, 14 Lessons from £20pp, rentals from £8. 9.00-18.00

Daily

Active Island Sports WATERSPORTS Active Water Sports offers kayaking, windsurfing, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, sailing, fishing, coasteering, dinghues and much more. Providing friendly, qualified water sports instruction and equipment for hire.

WATERSPORTS Jersey Surf School The only Surfing GB and ISA approved centre on the island, and are 1 of only 3 Quiksilver UK surf academies. They offer a full range of equipment to hire and to buy, and will make certain you get the correct equipment for your requirements.

07797 7 17564 St Brelades jono@activeislandsports.com activeislandssports.com

Open Daily 07797 716055 St Ouen info@jerseysurfschool.co.uk jerseysurfschool.co.uk

From £30

Absolute FUN Inflatables

Kayak Coasteering

ST BRELADE’S BAY

absoluteadventures.je

07829 881111

info@absoluteadventures.je

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OUTDOORS

Jersey Walk Adventures Walks to Seymour Tower, Bioluminescence on the beach & Oyster Trails. Jersey is unique with tidal ranges of up to 12 m 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.

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SKYDIVE Skydive Jersey is one of the most unique Skydiving locations in the world. A 30 minute flight, allows you to take in the view of all the Channel Island’s and France. as you climb 10,000 ft. Experience free falling for 30 seconds at 130 mph. before your instructor opens the parachute. Booking required 07797 813 944 St Peter £330 info@skydivejersey.net skydivejersey.net

DIVING Bouley Bay Dive Centre The only PADI dive centre located on the island. They offer PADI courses for the absolute beginner with an introductory dive all the way up to instructor level courses and boat trips.

BOWLING MFA Bowl Jersey MFA Bowl Jersey is the island’s only indoor tenpin bowling center. Equipped with 18 lanes with automated scoring system, arcade games including pool table, indoor play area, bar with large screen projector, perfect for sports, a la carte restaurante and Thai takeaway. Daily 9.00-23.00 Saturday 9.00-23.45 01534 490444 St. Peter from £5 Claudia@jerseybowl.com mfabowl.com/jersey

OUTDOORS Jersey Adventures Offering a full range of outdoor pursuits specialise in large groups for mobile operations in stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, coasteering and blokarting as use many sites for abseiling, rock climbing and bush craft

SWIMMING Aquasplash A swimming pool that has it all; 25m x 6 lane pool, leisure pool with wave machine., outdoor pool with lazy river, 2 flumes, 1 tyre ride, Wave Rave, Health Suite and swimming lessons.

SWIMMING Merton Aqua Dome This exciting subtropical paradise pool with slides, fountains, sauna and steam room offer hours of fun whatever the weather. The pool has a water slide, lazy river, cascade fountains and spa pools. Find the flo rider outside near to the outside pool which has it’s own fountain and spa! Daily 8.00-19.00 01534 767 774 St. Saviour aquadome@mertonhotel.com mertonhotel.com

Daily 5.30-19.00 Sat 12-20.00 Sun 8 -20.00 01534 734524 St Helier From 2.85 reception.aquasplash@serco.com aquasplash.je

Shop open 9.00-17.30 01534 866990 Trinity info@scubadivingjersey.com scubadivingjersey.com

Daily 9.00-20.00 07797 727503 St. Martin john@jerseyadventures.com jerseyadventures.com

What’s On. The official Visitor Guide to Jersey

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BIKE Jersey Cycle hire Their cycle depot is in St Aubin and they have a cycle and Funbike site at West Park, for use on the sea-front promenade and cycle tracks.

La Moye Golf Club

GOLF This 18-hole links type course of approx. 6,664 yards from the medal tees presents a fair challenge for golfers of all handicaps featuring large sand hills, bunkers, gorse bushes and punishing rough. It is recommended that visitors book a tee time. 7.30-20.00 01534 743130 St Brelades From £40 secretary@lamoyegolfclub.co.uk lamoyegolfclub.co.uk

TENNIS Caesarean Tennis Club Tennis for all! Two indoor tennis courts housed in a dome and eight outdoor courts including four all weather and four hard courts.

Fort Regent

Les Ormes

SPORT CENTRE A 9 hole golf course overlooking St. Ouen’s Bay with coastal views. Fee covers unlimited play Monday to Friday including clubs and shoes.The golf course is not ‘pitch and putt’, and prior golf experience is required. Other facilities onsite include a pool, restaurant and more. Daily 7.00-18.00 01534 497000 St. Brelade £50 activities@lesormesjersey.co.uk lesormesjersey.co.uk BRING WH

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SPORT CENTRE 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.

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BIKE Aaron’s Bikes Discover Jersey like a local. We have a great stock of high quality, well maintained on & offroad bikes fitted out ready for you to tour Jersey. Aaron also now offers electric bikes (bookings in advance only), a great and easy way to look around Jersey. 08.30-17.30 01534 280969 St Helier From £15.00 info@aaronsbikes.com aaronsbikes.com

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Willkommen in Jersey … der größten unter den Kanalinseln – der Bodensee dennoch gut viermal, die Insel Rügen achtmal so groß wie Jersey. Wir haben Trudie Hairon-Trox danach gefragt, was eine Bayerin auf diesem Eiland hält – abgesehen von der Liebe. Die Antwort kam ohne Zögern: das Meer und die Vielfalt der Natur und Kultur auf kleinstem Raum. Seit 1204 lag Jersey im Spannungsfeld zwischen der englischen Krone und Frankreich. Noch 1940–45 litt es unter der deutschen Besatzung, Bunker mahnen als stille Zeugen zum Frieden. Dennoch lebt Jersey Heiterkeit. Die Wetterstatistik bestätigt die meisten Sonnenstunden innerhalb der Britischen Inseln und fast frostfreie Wintermonate. Das Wetter ist also selten zu schlecht für einen erfrischenden Strandspaziergang an der St Ouen’s Bay, und dazu gehört für Trudie ein Brunch im Le Braye Beach Cafe. Regelmäßig lockt sie samstags der Markt in St Aubin. Kurioser Trödel und Produkte der Marktgärtner und Bäcker füllen die Stände in und vor dem Bürgermeisteramt, nur einen Steinwurf entfernt vom pittoresken Hafen. Nicht zu vergessen dort die Harbour Gallery, ein altes Lagerhaus voller Kunst und geschmackvoller kunsthandwerklicher Souvenirs. Ein paar Schritte weiter einladende Lokale und der Strand. Aber, so Trudie, achten Sie auf die Gezeiten. Ihr Schauspiel fasziniert die Geografin jeden Tag aufs Neue, beim Blick aus ihrem Küchenfenster, an der Mole bei La Rocque oder am Strand bei Green Island … Wo Sie Trudie häufig finden: im Watt bei La Rocque als Guide für Jersey Walk Adventures, S. 76

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ST HE L I E R – L’ E TAC Q . Die Buslinie 12a unternimmt eine Inseltour im Südwesten: nach St Aubin, durch St Brelade’s Bay, vorbei am Corbière Lighthouse und entlang der St Ouen’s Bay. Fahrtzeit ca. 45 Min. Köstliches aus dem Meer serviert Faulkner Fisheries bei L’Etacq WAT T-WA N D E R N . Der Klippenweg

im Norden eröffnet das Panorama einer bizarr zerklüfteten Granitküste. Die Dimension der lokalen Gezeiten hingegen erleben Sie im Südosten, wo Sie mit Führern Seymour Tower bei Ebbe zu Fuß erreichen.

BR AC E W E L L’ S , ST AUBI N . Ein behagliches kleines Restaurant in einer schmalen Gasse von St Aubin für leckeren Fisch in maritimem Ambiente. Küchenchef Daniel versteht sich auch auf Gerichte mit Algen – nicht nur in Sushi.

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MEET THE GUIDE

MIKE STENTIFORD ENVIRONMENTALIST

SECURING the future potential of Jersey’s embryonic National Park has become a determined labour of love for local environmentalist Mike Stentiford MBE. As a constant and enthusiastic member of the ‘parks’ interim working group, he shares the responsibility of easing this officially recognised initiative through its early difficult stages. Here, Mike explains why he regards the ‘park’ as being extra special and offers suggestions on how best to gain the maximum enjoyment and benefit from its glorious landscape.

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What makes the Jersey National Park different to other parks? Undoubtedly its modest size: a mere 2,145 hectares. This means that the close proximity of scores of things to do, to see and to experience can be enjoyed without spending a huge amount of time travelling between

them. Whether the interests lie in stunning sea views, a recreational pursuit, historical fortifications, natural history, a good and healthy hike or a visit to a fine-food eatery, all can be accomplished within a comparatively short distance of each other.


Which parts of Jersey’s south coast are included in the National Park? Attaining the criteria demanded of a National Park are the four major headlands of Noirmont, Portelet, Beauport and Gorselands (La Lande du Ouest). What makes each of them a pleasure to visit is their combined status as Sites of Special Interest (SSI’s). As south-facing headlands, each enjoys its fair share of sunshine which, in turn, has a direct influence on the diversity of flora. For recent-history buffs, the WWII German fortifications at Noirmont are remarkably impressive and add greatly to the ‘park experience’.

The National Park has more than its fair share of dramatic coastal scenery - which area would you recommend for a good and healthy scenic walk? Probably the route starting at l’Etacq at the most northernmost tip of St. Ouen’s Bay. On the sharp bend at the base of the steep hill there’s a footpath sign that directs up to the high ground of Les Landes - yet another Site of Special Interest. The easy-to-follow footpaths zig-zag their way to the photogenic ruins of Grosnez Castle. While several German fortifications from the Second World War hug the coastal cliffs, views of our sister islands prove an added bonus.

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What part of the east coast National Park can you recommend for an easy ramble? Certainly exploring the sheltered area adjacent to the little horseshoe bay of St. Catherine shows how coast and countryside can perfectly complement one another. Whenever there, I never resist first enjoying a bracing walk along the half-mile long breakwater. Once satisfied, it’s then south along the narrow shorelinehugging footpaths that lead to an old Jersey Round Tower. Stepping inland across the road, it’s an easy jaunt to the lovely old St. Catherine’s Woods. It’s always very peaceful there although weekends tend to bring out families with young children who, quite rightly, cherish the opportunity of connecting with nature.

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As a naturalist, which part of the ‘park’ do you consider unmissable? The largest section of the Jersey National Park (JNP)w is in St. Ouen’s Bay on the island’s west coast. Sitting centre stage along the inland strip is the largest area of natural freshwater in the Channel Islands; La Mare au Seigneur (St. Ouen’s Pond). Overlooking this impressive stretch of reed-bed and open water is the National Trust Wetland Centre. There’s much to see and to digest inside this all-weather, accessible to all and ‘free to visit’ timber building. Star attraction, the resident Marsh harriers.


TOUR PROVIDERS If you fancy one of the tours listed over the previous pages, simply cross reference the guide listed with our handy list below to see their contact details, get in touch and book!

AA Absolute Adventures 07829 881111 absoluteadventures.je AL Arthur Lamy

01534 853525 arthurthebluebadgeguide.com

Blue Badge

BCT Blue Coach Tours 01534 706706 tantivybluecoach.com WALKS AND TOURS

BN Captain Brian Nibbs

Bronze Badge

07797 717604 ghcjersey.com

HA History Alive!/Jersey Military Tours 07797 969818 historyalive.je JT Jean Trelleven

Blue Badge

07797 839458

JBT Jersey Bus Tours 01534 863624 jerseybustours.com JKA Jersey Kayak Adventures

Bronze Badge

07797 853033 jerseykayakadventures.co.uk

JSS Jersey Sea Sport Centre jetskiadventure.com Difficulty

JS Jersey Seafaris 07829 772222 jerseyseafaris.com JWA Jersey Walk Adventures

Bronze Badge

07797 853033 jerseywalkadventures.co.uk

JWT Jersey War tours 07797 869882 jerseywartours.com Parish

LPT Le Petit Train 01534 746780 littletrain.co.uk LB Limo Bikes 07797 749777 limobikesjersey.com

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MW Martin Walton

Blue Badge

NM Ned Malet de Carteret

01534 853639 walkingjerseyfortifications.com

Blue Badge

07797 720241 jerseyguide.co.uk

NS Neil Singleton 01534 888600 birdingjersey.co.uk Guide

NM Nicky Mansell

Blue Badge

PW Pete Webb M.I.T.G RN Roger Noel SH Sue Hardy

Blue Badge

Blue Badge Blue Badge

TU Terry Underwood

07797 731768 jerseyuncovered.com 07797 775696 jtga.org

01534 481409 jerseyuncovered.com

01534 722536

Blue Badge

07797 717113 jersey.com

RJAHS The RJAHS 01534 866555 royaljersey.co.uk TB Tom Bunting

Blue Badge

07797 780868 tombunting.co.uk

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WT Waverley Tours 01534 758360 waverleycoaches.co.uk


Start your Island adventure THE VISITOR CENTRE AT JERSEY MUSEUM

• FREE WiFi hotspot & seating | Tour guides hub • FREE exhibitions | Jersey gifts & souvenirs shop • Café Expression | The Museum Courtyard Bar & Bistro

WALKS AND TOURS

• FREE ‘Story of Jersey’ film screenings

NEW FOR 2018

Central town location - Jersey Museum, The Weighbridge, St Helier, Jersey

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ONE OFF / SPECIFIC DATE TOURS The below tours happen on the specific dates listed so if you’d like to join, cross reference the guide initials ( JWA) against the list on page 88 and get in touch with the guides by the method listed!

The Two Towers Walk: Seymour & Icho Moderate-Hard 5 miles

BEACH

03/03

WALKS AND TOURS

12:00-16:00 4 hrs A rare opportunity to walk on the seabed between Icho and Seymour Tower on one of the lowest tides this year. We weave our way between rocks, sandbanks and huge rock pools on this coastal exploration. Perhaps meet the locals fishing for lobster and shellfish. Book Online Confirmed JWA when booking

Karame - Seabed Walk to the End of Jersey Moderate 5 miles

BEACH

04/03

12:30-16:30 4hrs Walk into a world of stunning colours as we head on an exceptionally low tide almost 2 miles across the seabed. Way beyond Seymour Tower we reach Karame beacon at the edge of Jersey’s intertidal wilderness where only the sound of the ocean and stillness surround us. Book Online Confirmed when booking JWA

Bioluminescence on the Beach Easy 1 mile

BEACH

Difficulty

11/03, 11/04, 11/05, 12/05

Parish

varies by tide 1.5hrs As night descends and the ocean recedes, tiny luminous creatures twinkle and sparkle in a few particular spots. Search for bioluminescence on a guided moonwalk across the seabed where a few hours later the sea will return to cover our footprints. Extra dates can be arranged. Book Online Confirmed when booking JWA

Sea Foraging & Oyster Trail Easy 1 mile

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17/03, 18/03, 15/04, 21/04

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varies by tide 2.5hrs In the past, we went low water fishing. Today it’s called foraging. Join our wild food foray as we stroll down to the biggest oyster beds in the British Isles. We’ll reveal what you can forage from the sea and share stories of the 19th-century oyster fishing. Finish the walk sampling Jersey oysters. Book Online Confirmed when booking JWA

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Walk on the Seabed to Seymour Tower Easy 3 miles

BEACH

18/03, 30/03, 02/04, 15/04, 22/04, 02/05,04/05, 20/05, 28/05

varies by tide 3hrs Explore Europe’s largest rocky intertidal area as we walk 1 mile offshore to one of Jersey’s most iconic 18th c defence towers. The walks are also called ‘Moonwalks’ because of the lunar like rocky seabed. But it is full of fascinating marine life. Extra dates possible. Book Online Confirmed when booking JWA

Full-Moon-Walk to Seymour Tower Moderate 3 miles 27/04, 25/05

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varies by tide 2.5hrs Stroll beneath the full moon to Seymour Tower, 1 mile offshore. As the tide recedes, a seascape is revealed where the reflections of stars and bioluminescence twinkle in rock pools and marine creatures scurry about on nocturnal missions. Extra dates can be arranged. Book Online JWA Confirmed when booking


Dawn Chorus Walk East Easy 1 km

NATURE

29/04

05.00 - 06.30 1.5 hrs As the day begins join us for a gentle stroll at Pont Marquet for International Dawn Chorus Day. An opportunity to experience,enjoy and identify early morning bird song. Turn up Upper car park, NS Queen’s Valley Reservoir.

Walk on the Seabed to Icho Tower Easy 3 miles

BEACH

31/03, 01/04, 16/05

Dawn Chorus Walk West Easy 2 km

NATURE

06/05

05.00 - 06.30 1.5 hrs As the day begins join us for a gentle stroll at Queen’s Valley Reservoir for International Dawn Chorus Day. An opportunity to experience,enjoy and identify early morning bird song. Turn up Elephant Park La NS Petite Route des Mielles.

Family Walk to Seymour Tower Easy 3 miles

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varies by tide 3hrs Venture into Jersey’s coastal wilderness on this marine exploration to Icho Tower. We explore areas of the shore that are normally hidden beneath the ocean and only appear on the lowest tides. Be it sea anemones or sponges, the marine life is as stunning as the granite rocks and the history. Book Online Confirmed when booking JWA

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12:30-15:30 3hrs A fun family ‘moonwalk’ to Seymour Tower (1 mile offshore) at daytime. Discover on the seabed mini-beasts as we wade through rock pools to gather pretty shells. Join us on an expedition in the seaweed jungle. Be prepared for puddles and ponds! Wellington boots available (from adult size 3). Book Online Confirmed when you book JWA

Easter Egg Hunt

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24/3 - 08/4 A fun activity for all the family! Find Easter Egg stickers on shop

windows in St Helier’s Town Centre. Using the form on our website, fill in the names of 20 shops where you can spot an Easter egg sticker and return your completed form to the Town Hall to win a prize. Town Hall Parish of St Helier

Corbiere Lighthouse Guided Tour Easy + steps 1 km

HISTORY

03/04/05/11/17/18&31/03 and 01/02/21/22/28/29/04

times vary according to tides 2.5 hrs A rare opportunity to see inside the famous Lighthouse. Cross the causeway from the dramatic headland. Hear how the concrete tower was built, tales of tides, shipwrecks and stormy seas; the men who kept watch for 100 years. See how technology has developed since 1874. Telephone Corbiere SH

Living with the Enemy -The Local Heroes Easy-moderate 2 km

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10:30-12.45 2.25 hrs Find out about the everyday heroism of islanders during the German Occupation of Jersey. How did they live, what did it take to survive? And learn about the extraordinary courage of Denis Vibert, escapee and Louisa Gould, forced worker protector. No need to book TB Gunsite Cafe, Beaumont


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REGULAR TOURS

Difficulty

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Behind Enemy Lines Easy 2 miles

HISTORY

Every Monday except April 9th & 23rd & May 7th Depart

10.30 to 12.45 2.5hrs Jersey, the oldest possesion of the British Monarchy left undefended and on its own. Truen back the closk 70 years and learn the truth behind the German Occupation that will surprise and shock. Booking not required Liberation Statue PW Liberation Sqare St Helier

German Occupation Coastal Trail Easy 1.5 miles

HISTORY

Guide

Every Monday from May 14th to August 6th

10.45 to 13.15 2.5hrs Against a backdrop of spectacular coastal cliff scenery, walk around Jersey’s dry land battleship, Battery Lothringen at Noirmont. Conclude with a guided visit inside the restored underground armoured Command Bunker, with its two storey exhibition. No need to book but please contact Portelet Inn Bus Stop, St. Brelade. MW

Sunset Sea Kayak Tours Easy Mondays & Thursdays

MARINE

18:00-20:00 2hrs Enjoy the evening light and the rhythm of the sea while discovering secret bays & caves on a user-friendly sit-ontop kayak. Paddle in small groups accompanied by local guides who know the best spots to explore. All kit provided. Novices and families welcome. Book Online JKA Confirmed when booking

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Surfski Kayak Experience Intermediate

MARINE

Tuesdays & Thursdays

10:00 - 13:00 & 14:00 - 17:00 3hrs Go fast, get fit, surf waves on a three hour surfski experience. Select from world famous Epic surfskis or sit inside high performance designs. Previous kayak experience or a willingness to push your limits is advised to get the most from the day. All kit supplied. Book Online Confirmed when booking JKA

Rags To Riches Easy 2 miles

HISTORY

Every Tuesday

A Harbour Master’s History of St. Helier Harbour Easy 1.5 miles

HISTORY

Every Tuesday

10.30 - 12.30 2 hrs Hear about the history, nautical traditions and recent developments on a tour of St Helier Harbour led by a former Harbour Master and Bronze Award Guide. The tour explores some of the lesser known areas of the harbour interspersed with the occasional Maritime anecdote. Phone / email Jersey Girl Suspended Sculpture, next to Liberty Wharf shopping centre BN

St Helier’s Old Quarter Easy 2 miles

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10.30 to 12.45 2.5hrs Encounter mansions and villas and enjoy a morning of famous names and residents and who’s living the dream. Discover too, another type of wealth on this walking extravaganza as you explore a photogenic coastline rich in colour and detail. Booking not required St Brelades PW Promenade outside the Oyster Box Restaurant

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Every Friday

10:30 to 12.45 2.5hrs 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. This illustrated tour goes beyond the simple pleasures of food, drink and shopping in a world class financial centre. Booking not required Liberation Statue, Liberation Square St Helier PW

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SELECTED ON DEMAND TOURS In addition to tours planned on specific dates or days, some providers offer tours throughout the season, often daily. We’ve selected some titles below in case you want to organise something unique.

Bunkers at Night

JWT

WWII Occupation Tours

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3000 Years of Jersey Military History

HA

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Medieval Castles and Battles - Legends & Myths Corbiere Lighthouse Guided Tour

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Heroes & Sailor Prince

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An Adventurous North Coast Walk

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Jet Ski Tours-South West Coast

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Island RIB boat trips, tours and charters Les Ecrehous Tour

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Home of the Fairies - Ancient Jersey

A Taste of Gorey

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Five Jersey Heroes

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Living with the Enemy -The Local Heroes A Taste of St Aubin

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North Coast RIB Experience

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South Coast RIB Experience

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Coastal Tour

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Ride the Petit Train to St Aubin

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SELECTED TOUR PROVIDERS 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 BUS

The Jersey Explorer* 3hrs Mon, Wed, Fri 2pm-5pm £12 Adults £6 Children

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Lazy Sunday Afternoon* 3hrs Sun 2pm-5pm £12 Adults £6 Children

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The Evening Tour - Two inns and a castle!* 2.5hrs Wed 20-23:30pm £10 Adults

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Jersey Sea Sport Centre

07797 738180

WALKS AND TOURS

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

The Jersey Sea Sport Centre is one of the largest and longest established jet ski hire centres in Europe, (since 1983!) and is licenced by the Jersey Maritime Authorities. info@jetskiadventure.com www.jetskiadventure.com

Jet Ski Tours-South West Coast

MARINE

1.5hrs Explore Jersey’s fabulous coastline up close on a jet ski!

Escorted coastal trips by jet ski, from the Jersey Sea Sport centre at St. Aubin, going westwards along the coast towards Corbiere and returning after about 1 1/4 hours. All equipment is provided, and sometimes we see dolphins! St Brelade 12 confirmed when booking JSS

Jersey Boat Tours 01534 863624 Let the Jersey Dutchess take you right around the 16th century Elizabeth Castle where you will be able to hear fascinating stories of the saint who resided there in a cave as a hermit. It will also take in the sights of St. Aubin's Bay, Noirmont Point and the south west coast of Jersey. Seeing the Island from the sea is a whole different experience! tickets@jerseybustours.com www.jerseybustours.com

The Jersey Dutchess Bost Tour Departure from Albert Pier.

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Cocktails a go go. 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. Project 52, one of Jersey’s newest nightspots, is a speakeasy style located on the cobbled Waterloo Lane. Once you’ve found the location you need to look for the buzzer and ring for entry. Open seven days a week you can expect excellently blended cocktails, craft beers and a superb selection of gins and nifty wine list too. The newly developed The Don, is a sophisticated beauty. 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.

Places to check out

Project 52

Waterloo Lane 01534 768876 project52.club

The Don

7-11 Don Street 01534 725100

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The Bar at Wildfire was Jersey’s trailblazer for New York style pre-dinner cocktails and they’re still shaking. If you’re heading there for one of their excellent steaks, it’s worth getting in early and sampling the drinks menu on the ground floor cocktail bar. Just opposite, The Square offers an excellent food options too and you can also drink there 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!

Upstairs STEAK HOUSE GRILL 11 Flame Grilled Steaks

Mojito & Champagne Cocktail Bar

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Ce Soir at the Weighbridge gives you the best of many worlds; great cocktails, table service and a fantastic calibre of in house DJ. In the summer their alfresco area is cosy and makes you feel like you’re in a city club. It’s open until 1am. Ce Soir is the more public cousin to The Blind Pig, which can be found down a back alley around a five minute walk away, ask the team to point you in the right direction. The Royal Yacht has a variety of different drinking options available to you, whether it be outside sipping wine in their large al fresco area, squirrelled away in the Cabin bar (the last remaining part of the original historic building) or dancing the night away in The Drift there is something for everyone. The Little Drift was refitted a few years ago and boasts cosy booths, a great gin and tonic list and tasty menu. You can expect table service and booths can be booked in advance if you give them a call. If you like the vibe of a premium hotel bar then don’t miss the cool calm of the Bohemia Bar and Roof Terrace at The Club Hotel and Spa on Green Street.

Ce Soir

10 Caledonia Place The Weighbridge 01534 610422 cesoirjersey.com

The Royal Yacht The Weighbridge 01534 720511 theroyalyacht.com

Bohemia Bar and roof terrace Green Street 01534 876500 bohemiajersey.com

Wildfire

Weighbridge Place 01534 625555 wildfirejersey.com

The Square

Weighbridge Place 01534 858220 thesquare.je

Downstairs AUTHENTIC TAPAS 2 COCKTAIL BARS

& 5 Screens for Premium Viewing

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EAT / Spring seafood selection Coming to Jersey without sampling the seafood would be like going without a Sunday roast in the UK. Restaurants are proud to serve locally caught fish and shellfish and many do so with amazing views of the water. Fruits du mer... everywhere! EAST TO W E ST > 1

SUMAS A commanding location overlooking Gorey Castle and the harbour, Sumas’ all weather balcony offers one of the best al fresco dining experiences on the island. Enjoy Royal Bay Oysters grown in the Bay of Grouville.

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BOHEMIA Michelin starred Bohemia has been ranked 11th best restaurant in the whole of the UK in the Good Food Guide 2018. Local produce and seafood always features. Go on, treat yourself!

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SOY Only a few restaurants in Jersey serve good sushi and Soy certainly know their sashimi. Developed and run by a seafood loving family, it’s certainly worth a visit for some impressive rolls and dishes.

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MARK JORDAN AT THE BEACH

Stylish and relaxed dining on the promenade between St. Helier and St. Aubin that’s worth a walk from either. It feels relaxed but holds two AA Rosettes and a Michelin Bib Gourmand.

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THE BOAT HOUSE Harbourside dining on two floors. Why not try a grilled salmon or Jersey seabass on the balcony upstairs and look over the quaint fishing boats nestled in the harbour.

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CRAB SHACK

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LE BRAYE Newly extended and developed for 2017, Le Braye is fantastically located on the Five Mile Road at St Ouen. A casual atmosphere in which to enjoy moules frites or crab linguine after some surf lessons or a beach walk.

Jersey’s very own premium fish & chip shop brand has two locations in town and St. Aubin, both offering slightly more variety than your average modern chippy, utilising local ingredients. Half way along the Bulwark in St Aubin, Damon and Natalie Duffy and their team have been serving up a solid seafood selection with spice. since 1998. If you’re feeling hungry, try the Surf & Turf.

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If you’re travelling with kids then the Crab Shack in St. Brelade’s Bay will enable them to run free on the beach between courses. The crab tacos are excellent and they do a mean pan of moules.

FAULKNER FISHERIES

A unique location at the end of the Five Mile Road, the ‘Vivier’ is inside an old German bunker. You can shop for seafood to take home or join them for barbeques that run through the summer months. Turn over to learn more about Jersey’s attractions to visit.

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1. Sumas 2. Bohemia 3. Sea Fish Cafe 4. Soy 5. Mark Jordan at the Beach 6. The Boat House 7. Salty Dog 8. Crab Shack 9. Le Braye 10. Faulkner Fisheries


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As well as What’s On, we’re here to see you through breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sara Felton, the editorial co-ordinator of Appetite, our local eating guide, makes her picks. B REAK FAST

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We all know it’s essential to start your day with a hearty breakfast to fuel yourself ahead of a busy day sightseeing. First stop out west will be a toss up between EL Tico and Le Braye, both are on the Five Mile Road, allowing for sweeping vistas of St. Ouen’s bay and top notch food to boot. Your choice could easily be made on the flip of a coin, or determined by who has a table available. They both serve breakfast until 11.30am and have a good mix of healthy and hearty options. Moving around the island why not stop off at The Prince of Wales in Grève de Lecq, here you’ll find friendly staff and a fry up that has the Breakfast Bean (a local with a devout following on Facebook) waxing lyrical, they serve until 11.00am seven days a week. Heading out east stop off at The Hungry Man in Rozel bay, a colourfully adorned beach hut for those with a bacon craving. There are plenty of seats al fresco to enjoy your butty but be sure to leave space to try their hot chocolate too, it’s off the scale. East again, The Kitchen, is set in Gorey Village. This very cool café promises great food and a friendly greeting, oh and epic cakes if you’ve got room. If you’re in town then head to Nude Food for healthy options that include protein pancakes and poached eggs on sourdough or sweet potato slices until 11am six days a week.

El Tico

5 Mile Road 01534 482009

Le Braye

5 Mile Road 01534 481395

Prince of Wales Greve de Lecq 01534 482278

The Hungry Man Rozel 01534 863227

The Kitchen

Gorey Village 01534 872744

Nude Food

5 New Street 01534 853589


You could easily do nothing more than eat your way around the island, whilst of course taking in the epic views and attractions. If you’re looking for something a little different head to Kismet Cabana down at Ouaisne Bay for a quick bite; a colourful al fresco surf-style vibe with loads of parking. If you’re staying out west, pop in to see Sophie at La Belle Gourmande and sit in and enjoy a selection of small plates, or grab food from their deli counter and sit overlooking St Aubin’s Harbour. If you’re planning to visit the Jersey War Tunnels in St Lawrence then why not pay a visit to the Mange Tout café for freshly made sandwiches and treats, who also have a variety of sandwich shops based in St. Helier. If you’re out east then there are plenty of options to choose from along Gorey Pier. Head to Feast for simple, delicious, modern food and sit back on their al fresco seating to enjoy great views of the harbour. If you want to grab and go then head to The Works at the bottom of Gorey Hill for delectable deli delights to take away and enjoy.

D INNE R Portelet Bay Café is based at the beach of the same name. This means that you’re going to need to be prepared to climb up and down a fair few steps but it’s worth it, I promise. Here you’ll get great pizza from their wood oven and a fantastic wine list too; it’ll help fuel the walk back. If you’re based in St. Helier then you’re spoilt for choice but do try No.10 Restaurant & Bar on Bond Street; small plates influenced by the chef’s travels and an abundance of seasonal ingredients coupled with incredible decor and a basement bar make it a must visit. If you fancy a trip east then Sumas offers amazing food and service. Be sure to ask for a table on their all weather balcony and take advantage of their stellar view of the castle. St Aubin offers an abundance of great restaurants along the Bulwarks (harbourside). The Salty Dog is a firm favourite with locals and visitors thanks to their fresh take on fusion food coupled with classic dishes, they have plenty of indoor and al fresco seating or at the end of the harbour there is The Old Courthouse which has dining options in their bar or restaurant. If you’re after fine dining then we are lucky to have a great many Michelin starred restaurants including the excellent Bohemia, or if you fancy a view, Ocean at the Atlantic Hotel is perhaps the more formal of them and perfect for that special anniversary.

Kismet Cabana Oaisne Common 07700 809863

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LUNCH

La Belle Gourmande St Aubin 01534 888252

Mange Tout

Jersey War Tunnels 01534 636857

Feast

Gorey Pier 01534 611118

The Works

2 Mont de Gouray 01534872007 Portelet Bay Café Portelet Bay 01534 728550

Number 10

10 Bond Street 01534 733223

Sumas

Gorey Hill 01534 853291

The Salty Dog St Aubin Bulwalk 01534 742760

Old Courthouse St Aubin Bulwalk 01534 746433

Bohemia

Green Street 01534 880588

Ocean

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Mont de la Pulente 01534 744101


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LOCATED ON LA MARQUANDERIE HILL CLOSE TO STUNNING ST BRELADE BAY, THE TREE HOUSE & LA MARQUANDERIE INN, ST BRELADE’ S IS ONE OF JERSEY’S FAVOURITE ITALIAN INSPIRED FAMILY RESTAURANTS. 98

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Liberation Group

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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!

01534 764000 info@liberationgroup.com

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

www.liberationgroup.com STEAK

Wildfire A New York grill restaurant. The Wildfire Grill upstairs, offers 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. Cocktails served up and down!

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01534 625555 | wildfirejersey@yahoo.com St Helier

Just off the Weighbridge Square

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Gorey Hill, JE3 6ET St Martin On the left just as you turn and begin to climb out of Gorey Village.

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Mon-Fri 12-2.30, 6-9.30 Sat 9.30-2.30, 6-9.30 Sun 9.30 - 11, 12.30-3.30. 12, 12A, 14

Sumas 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. Located in the picturesque harbour of Gorey on the east coast of the island, Sumas has been a firm favourite with locals and tourists alike since 1997. With fantastic views, and friendly and efficient service, Sumas offers casual fine dining in a relaxed and contemporary atmosphere. The ever changing menu focuses on fresh, local and seasonal produce, showcasing the best of Jersey’s shellfish including hand dived scallops, Royal Bay oysters and lobster. Recognised by food guides and critics across Europe for many years.

01534 853291 info@sumasrestaurant.com 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 with a strong healthy vegan angle.

01534 853668 ransoms.je

Café Poste

CLASSIC

01534 859696 caféposte.co.uk CLASSIC

01534 498974 classicfarmshop.com KIOSKS

Bass And Lobster

SEAFOOD

Local food and service. Established in 2009, this popular local restaurant has been recognised throughout the island for providing fresh local produce.

The Driftwood Café

BEACHSIDE

Archirondel’s pretty pebbly beach is home to this popular beach café with its Martello Tower views. Tucked away down a small road and opening onto Archirondel Beach on Jersey’s east coast.

01534 852157

Longueville Manor

CLASSIC

The more classic eating option; Andrew Baird’s food is all about local produce, sourced in his Victorian garden and presented in an uncluttered yet appetising way. Simplicity and flavour.

01534 725501 longuevillemanor.com

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Kate and her team serve up everything from crab sandwiches to Jersey cream teas, ready to eat at the alfresco tables outside. Everything is homemade on the premises.

01534 863227

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Offers alfresco dining with their simple, delicious, modern menu. From signature sticky ribs to fresh seafood platters; a top-flight kitchen team can also dish up imaginative specials every day.

01534 859590 bassandlobster.com

This tea room sources many ingredients direct from the adjacent farm shop. A family run affair, the hospitality is genuine and fresh, just like the cream on their popular cream teas.

Hungry Man

Feast

01534 611 118 feast.je

Originally the village Post Office, find a relaxed modern rustic style and eclectic menu. With a wood-burning stove in winter, and a palm-shaded alfresco area in summer.

Classic Tea Room

| sumasrestaurant.com


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The Tree House & La Marquanderie Nestled on the hillside a stone’s throw away from the beautiful St. Brelade’s Bay is a venue that offers an italian inspired casual dining restaurant alongside a wonderful historic Jersey pub. The menu combines modern and classic pizza recipies with a strong burger line up, with all dishes made fresh on the premisis. Next door and accessible from The Tree House, La Marquanerie offers a true pub feel with sports shown on the big screen and real ales on tap. Have a quiet drink while children enjoy the safe, indoor soft play area. Outside there is plenty of parking along with a suntrap alfresco terrace. Truly a venue for all seasons.

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01534 741177 admin@thetreehouse.je

St Brelade

12A See website.

www.thetreehouse.je BEACHSIDE

Tides 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 | somerville@dolanhotels.com

| somervillejersey.com

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Bohemia 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 Green Street, JE2 4UH

| bohemiajersey.com

St Helier Just at the top of La Colomberie

Pizza Express

EUROPEAN

An incredibly popular destination serving fantastic, reliable pizza options. Their St Brelade branch has al fresco dining and probably the best view of any Pizza Express.

01534 888 430 unawatuna.je SEAFOOD

All their fish is sustainable and cooked to order in their special light crispy batter. Two sites in Jersey to choose great fish from; Liberty Wharf St Helier & Le Boulevard, St Aubin

01534 510015 seafishcafé.com

Little Thai

01534 608808

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From early 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. Strong on coffee.

Dorans

CLASSIC

Take your tastebuds on a journey with such temptations as our home made and famous ‘Potted Bread’ and a different flavour every day straight from the oven served piping hot to your table.

01534 734866 doransbistro.co.uk ASIAN

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A modern Japanese Fusion restaurant with great al fresco eating area. Homemade sushi and traditional favourites including hot & cold Fruits de Mer and local ‘Grouville Bay Oysters’.

01534 720052 soyjersey.com

Caféjac

01534 879482 caféjac.co.uk ASIAN

Sit with a view into an open kitchen and watch wonderful authentic dishes cooked infront of you from yellow crab curry to fried squid and holy basil or Little Thai’s secret recipe special ribs.

Soy

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A warm, relaxed and informal dining experience in a Sri Lankan inspired environment. Beautiful home cooked meals made with authentic herbs and spices to take you on a discovery of flavours.

01534 733291 pizzaexpress.com

Seafish

Unawatuna

Relish

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An impressive delicatessen, this centrally located fine food vendor and restaurant does amazing platters and themed food evenings, which include a fabulous bubbling cheese fondue.

01534 618844 relishjersey.co.uk


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Located in a restored former gentlemen’s club, Banjo’s dining room and brasserie is full of character. Out at the back, under a great atrium roof, is a bar available for cocktails and bar snacks.

01534 850890 banjojersey.com

Coco Rico

EUROPEAN

007700 703919 cocoricojersey.com 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 a la carte menu

01534 619334 lasiestajersey.com

The Green Olive

PORTUGEUSE

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 local favourite.

01534 727729 manos-bistro.com

A delightful eatery that maintains a passion and respect for French delicacies, ingredients and traditional preperation techniques with home made French artisan food. Crepes are sensational!

La Siesta

Mano’s

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Banjo

No 10

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A modern approach to British & Mediterranean cooking. Enjoy classic cocktails along with snacks and charcuterie at their beautiful bar or the great menu, cooked with passion & flair.

01534 733223 number10jersey.com

Moo

HEALTHY

Moo stands for ‘Mostly Organic Origin’ and this little lunchtime eatery offers a spectrum of health snacks, made on the premesis. The focus is clean food, healthy juices with flavour and flava.

01534 618396 ilovemoo.com MODERN

Award-winning, great taste in an imaginative menu. Paul and his team are fastidious about food and it shows in every wholesome, healthy, colourful vibrant dish.

01534 728 198 greenoliverestaurant.co.uk

Nude Food

HEALTHY

An epicentre 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.

01534 853589 nudefood.je

Drinks with a twist. Bohemia’s bar and terrace provide a haven of cool and calm. Whether for an alfresco cooler, afternoon cocktails or an evening to remember.

Bar and roof terrace

01534 876500

www.theclubjersey.com

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Ocean Restaurant at The Atlantic Hotel Ocean’s design is influenced by its coastal setting. Blues, whites and beiges create a modern classic look, while delightful hand-crafted furniture and specially commissioned artwork emphasise the feeling of luxury. White American shutters frame stunning views over the gardens to the ocean beyond. Executive chef Will Holland creates sophisticated menus, including a seasonal a la carte as well as a daily changing market menu and new for this year, the Tasting Room - a modern adventure in food and wine.

01534 744101

| reservations@theatlantichotel.com | theatlantichotel.com

St Brelade Le Mont de la Pulente, JE3 8HE In the west of the Island overlooking St Ouen’s Bay Mon – Fri 12:00 – 14:00 18:00 – 22:00 Sat – Sun 12:30 – 14:30 18:00 – 22:00

Crab Shack

BEACHSIDE

Just a few sandy paces from the beach; an informal eatery where families can relax and let kids down onto the beach between courses. Casual, seafood orientated menu.

01534 850855 jerseycrabshack.com

El Tico

BEACHSIDE

The Cantina is a melting pot of food styles and influences from around the world, starting with great breakfast to authentic curries with a view to match the stunning food.

01534 482009 elticojersey.com

La Braye

BEACHSIDE

The most recent addition to the Five Mile Road’s beach eatery scene, which underwent an extension in 2017 to offer a new beach view al fresco area.

01534 481395 lebraye.com

Portelet Bay Café

Sands Café Bar

BEACHSIDE

Step off the beach into the Café 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 goldensandsjersey.com

The Watersplash

BEACHSIDE

The Splash has grown in reputation over the years, a popular venue for locals and tourists alike. Serving food all day with a menu that reflects the relaxed atmosphere of beach dining.

01534 482885 watersplashjersey.com

DLs

DELI

Excellent smashed avocado, tomato and egg on sourdough in the sort of hipster deli you’d find in East London, upstairs at the Harbour Gallery. Impressive cakes.

01534 743044 theharbourgalleryjersey.com BEACHSIDE

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A truly unique, 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.

01534 728550 porteletbaycafé.com

La Belle Gourmande

DELI

A friendly boutique delicatessen and bistro priding themselves on their friendly relaxed vibe and and simple and delicious food inspired from travels and local foodies alike. Licenced.

01534 888252 labellegourmande.com


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Mark Jordan at the Beach

SPECIAL

With the island’s only Michelin Bib Gourmand under his belt, Mark Jordan brings his masterful cooking to the beach-side. Enjoy freshly cooked dishes of Jersey sea food, steaks and salads and great service.

01534 780180 | bookings@markjordanatthebeach.com St Peters La Plage, La Route de la Haule, JE3 7YD Mon-Sat 12.30-14.30, 18-21.30

The Salty Dog

SEAFOOD

Classic dishes with a contemporary twist make up the eclectic menu with seasonal Genuine Jersey produce. The perfect harbourside setting to enjoy truly delicious food.

Greenhills

Lazin’ Lizard

South African inspired restaurant serving favourites with a twist from sticky cola ribs, cajun spiced squid, sizzling chili garlic prawns, teriyaki king prawns on sirloin steak.

01534 481042 greenhillshotel.com

Bonne Nuit

VIEWS

One of the oldest and most established cafés on the five mile road. Just a few steps from the slipway. it’s a great place for cosy lunches or post surf ice creams in the summer.

BEACHSIDE

Dine amid the beautiful scenery of the bay with distant views of the north coast. Offering Thai dishes using only the freshest local ingredients.

01534 861656 bonnenuitbeachcafé.co.uk

01534 747740 lazinlizard.com

Big Verns

CLASSIC

Standing within delightful gardens, snuggled in a tranquil rural setting at the heart of the parish of St. Peter. At The very finest locally sourced produce, crafted into stunning menus.

01534 742760 thesaltydogbistro.com SOUTH AFRICAN

| markjordanatthebeach.com

On the beachfront at Beaumont

Colleens Café

BEACHSIDE

A busy, relaxed and friendly beach café offering you a wide choice of delicious breakfasts and good homemade meals. Famous for their fish and chips and delicious homemade cakes.

01534 481705 discoverybayjersey.com

01534 481420

MARK JORDAN AT THE BEACH Soak up the relaxed atmosphere, experience the incredible views across St Aubin’s Bay and sample some tasty treats, which epitomise the ethos of simple food of the finest quality. La Plage La Route de la Haule St Peter Jersey 01534 780180 bookings@markjordanatthebeach.com www.markjordanatthebeach.com

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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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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


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.

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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 de Jersey Queen Street.

TWISTED SISTER TOMATO RELISH The Chilli Kitchen produce a variety of tomato, pepper and chilli relishes using local produce. From £4 The Spice House, Central Market.

LA ROBELINE CIDRE DE JERRI From £4.69 Corkscrew. Central Market.

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Retail therapy. Shopping in Jersey is quite the unique experience hosting more independent stores and boutiques than your average high street. Door to door you’ll find luxury gifts and souvenirs from bespoke crafts and artisan fashion designers to edible treats to take home the taste of Jersey, as well as your favourite luxurious big brands with the added benefit of VAT free prices.

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JEWEL L ERY Looking for something that sparkles? Source crowning jewels from world renowned brands and independent vendors alike on King Street and Queen Street, the royalty of St. Helier’s high street. Find the full crystal collection at the Swarovski Jersey stand alone boutique. Or a visit to Jersey's oldest jewellers, Hettich offer 117 years of experience and the same VAT free discounts on their world class brands from Cartier to Rolex and their exclusive diamond collection. The more unique pieces at Jersey Gems are embellished with an array of precious stones and gems sourced from around the world. Its enough to make your inner bohemian beach babe quiver. But 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, revolving clock, that chimes playing music as it changes scene every hour to the delights of a gathering crowd. Aurum Jewellers has played a golden part in preserving Jersey’s history. Alongside stunning limited addition collections


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Premum timepieces at Hettich

Rivoli’s new ‘Centre Ville’ collection

in their showroom, see commissioned replicas crafted by artisan goldsmiths from the Nelson’s HMS Victory, a flagship piece commissioned by the Coombe Trust to the sterling silver Bailiwick chess set. 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. 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. BO U T IQUES 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 from ChloBo Jewellery to Zanzibar home fragrances. But 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. Aubins injects the quaint town with an eclectic dose of worldly trinkets, jewellery, bohemian clothing lines and more. The perfect addition to a day of harbour strolling.

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DEPARTMEN T STORES AN D G IFT SHOP P IN G If you want it all under one roof, check out Voisins and de Gruchy 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.


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Voisins brings a high street edge with concessions like River Island, MAC and Superdry and De Gruchys 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. For the artists eye, 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. For an array of boutique stores in one place, all under cover, Liberty Wharf offers locally inspired gifts at Rococo Arts & Gifts, perfect for souvenir shopping or visit Eclectic Boutique for unique bohemian brands sourced from around the world. The shopping arcade is not only alive with a variety of stores but you’ll find the best of lunch spots from great coffee at Costa, enjoy Jersey favourite posh nosh fish-n-chips at Seafish Café finished off with delicious gelato at Joe Deluccis. If you want to take the taste of Jersey home with you, there’s nowhere better to pick up Genuine Jersey products, hampers and hand selected wines than Maison de Jersey on King Street.

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Maison La Mare 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.

01534 733090 | maison@laMarewineestate.com

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St. Helier 33 King Street.

33 King Street JE2 4WF

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SHOPPING CENTRE

Liberty Wharf 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. 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‚Äôs 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.

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.

01534 714700

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Albert House, La Route De La Liberation St. Helier Mon-Sat 08.00-18.00 Sun 09.30-16.00

Jersey Pearl A proudly presented display of pearl jewellery for your delectation and delight. Hosting a full range in St Ouen along withleading collections in boutiques around the island.

01534 862137 | lovepearls@jerseypearl.com

| jerseypearl.com Northern end of the 5 mile road,

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St Ouens Five Mile Road, Route Des Mielles, JE3 2FN Grande Route des Mielles Mon-Sat 09:00-18:00


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Hettich Jewellers 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 VAT-free 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. 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.

1 King Street JE2 4WF St. Helier Mon - Sat: 9:30 - 17:00

hettich.co.uk

info@hettich.co.uk

JEWELLERY

Number 1 King Street is on of the central crossroads of St Helier’s principal shopping street.

01534 734491

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

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01534 722904 | shop@rivolijewellers.co.uk St Helier

King Street JE1 1AD

| rivolijewellers.co.uk/swarovski

Located on main King Street

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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. To find out if you are eligible, visit us at 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

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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JEWELLERY

41-43 King Street JE2 4WF St. Helier At the heart of the main shopping precinct, King Street at the corner of New Cut.

Rivoli Jewellers 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 shop@rivolijewellers.co.uk

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Mon-Sat 9:00 - 17:30, Sunday: 9:30 - 17:00 8 (+28 in summer) The Windmill,Les Chenolles JE3 7DW St. Peter Located on the borders of St. Peter and St. Mary in the West of Jersey.

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.Jewellery manufacture at the Windmill is a hand making process using traditional methods and employing up to date machinery and tools. Visitors can view our jewellers at work making, original, limited edition jewellery. Visitors can expect to receive many “While you wait� services such as jewellery cleaning, re-setting, polishing and repairs in addition to advice about how to rejuvenate old jewellery.

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01534 485777 jersey@catherinebest.com

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The oldest family-run department store in Britain. Voisins houses over 100 exclusive brands and Café 1837 serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea.

01534 837100 voisins.com

De Gruchy

Jersey Gems

JEWELLERY

An independent jewellery store designs and creates some unique pieces from simplistic silver pendants to gem and stone incrusted delicate bracelets.

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Voisins

jerseygems.com DEPARTMENT

A beautiful department store offering Jersey prices cheaper than any UK High Street store. A stunning beauty hall, women’s fashion department, accessory & shoe department among others.

01534 818818 degruchys.com

Jersey Pottery

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Jersey Pottery has been supplying beautiful ceramics, tableware and gifts to customers around the world since 1946.

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The only independent dairy in Jersey producing real Jersey milk, butter, creams, cheeses and ice cream.

01534 485692 classicfarmshop.com

FOODIE

Fresh fish, shellfish, local vegetables, local artisan breads and a wide variety of condiments, many of them locally made for locals and visitors alike to enjoy!

FOODIE

Jersey’s only independent boutique devoted to chocolate, The Chocolate Bar has a wide range of high quality chocolate your senses will be overwhelmed!

FOODIE

From gluten free, organic, dairy free and other dietary requirement items to baking products,fruit, nuts and a variety of old fashioned sweets and liquorice.

01534 630337

Chi Chi

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Lifestyle, fashion & home boutique in the heart of St Aubins. Beautiful treasures inside from trinkets to stationary, bohemian clothing lines and more!

01534 490021 facebook.com/chichilifestyle

Affinity

FASHION

01534 626880 affinityfashions.com

Roulette Clothing Store

MENS

01534 601020 rouletteclothing.co.uk

Tib Street

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Stocks fashion forward brands such as Carhartt, Herschel and Duck And Cover striving to bring brillaint quality, unique products to the high street.

01534 727 594 tibstreetjersey.uk FOODIE

An impressive delicatessen centrally located offering fine foods from french cheeses to chacuterie, hand made chocolates and a fabulous range of wines to suit.

Elizabeth Howell

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

01534 608888

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01534 618844 relishjersey.co.uk

FASHION

A men’s fashion boutique over three floors catering to a diverse range of buyers with streetwear and trainers through to custom tailoring and formalwear.

01534 730094 thechocolatebarjersey.co.uk

Relish

Pebble

Classy evening wear and high end brands perfect for specials occasions. Mother of the bride/ groom,evening wear, prom dresses,casual wear and French casual.

01534 736799 thefreshfishcompany.co.uk

The Kitchen Cupboard

01534 619985 mannajersey.blogspot.com

01534 736449 ilovepebble.com

Classic Herd Farm Shop

The Chocolate Bar

FASHION

Manna is a clothing boutique dedicated to promoting quality brands and designs with an air of cool sophistication

Stylish and unique collections with personal customisation. Beautiful homeware, fabrics, interiors, clothes, gifts to our famous Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.

01534 850815 jerseypottery.com

The Fresh Fish Company

Manna


Designed in collaboration with Emma-Kate Francis. Rose and yellow gold plated sterling silver and Freshwater pearl, from ÂŁ55. ST HELIER | ST OUEN | GOREY


STUDIOS | GIFTS SHOPS | GALLERIES | CAFES

Created in Jersey. Genuine Jersey is the guarantee of true local provenance. Accredited products begin life in raw form and through the creativity and craftsmanship of Islanders become the perfect reminder of your time in Jersey. Available from studios and outlets across the Island. @GenuineJsy | genuinejersey.com

Look for the Mark before you buy

What's On Jersey; Spring 2018  

Jersey's Official Visitor Guidebook

What's On Jersey; Spring 2018  

Jersey's Official Visitor Guidebook