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Welcome to Jersey the perfect place for a

PERFECT WEDDING

Jersey is a truly magnificent island spanning 45 miles, with a multitude of choices for your wedding/reception venue, from the regal surroundings of medieval castles, the solemnity of ancient heritage sites, the charm of manor houses to the luxury of some of the finest hotels and you can be assured of all our venues providing you with experienced, friendly advice and excellent service. This guide aims to inspire you and provide all the information to help you make these important decisions. Jersey’s contrasting scenery of lush green countryside, granite cliffs, golden beaches and panoramic views that sweep across blue seas to our neighbouring islands and the coast of France, provides the ideal

romantic setting for your wedding and the opportunity for capturing those special moments, for you to remember forever. If you are considering Jersey as a wedding away from home you will find that we have the added benefit of being within easy reach of the UK and mainland Europe, which means that you can bring so many more of your family and friends to share your special day and with Jersey being the warmest place in the British Isles you will still feel a million miles from home. For further information on the island of Jersey, please contact Jersey Tourism on +44 (0)1534 448800


The introduction of civil marriage in

APPROVED PREMISES Couples wishing to marry in approved premises will need to make their own arrangements with the management. Having agreed on the date and time of the marriage the couple must call on the Superintendent Registrar at the Register Office in the Royal Square to arrange for their marriage licence. Couples will have to produce their full birth certificates and if previously married their divorce decree absolute or if widowed the death certificate of their late spouse. They will be required to collect their marriage licence three working days before their marriage.

Marriage in approved premises will be celebrated either by the Superintendent Registrar, his deputies or his delegates. It will be the responsibility of the management of the approved premises to ensure that there is a delegate available to celebrate their marriage. Couples may request a particular delegate to celebrate their marriage with the agreement of the Superintendent Registrar and the management of the approved premises. Couples may have a ceremony of their choice provided that at some stage of the ceremony they make the declarations stipulated in Article 20 of the law and that no religious service is being used during the civil marriage. Couples may wish to have music or non religious readings such as poetry and should consult the Superintendent Registrar of their desired format and on the music and readings that would be available.

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Couples can now marry at ‘premises’ approved by the Constable of each of the island’s twelve parishes. These premises include Jersey’s castles, heritage sites, manor houses, many of the island’s larger hotels and various other venues. It is possible for a private home to apply for approval for a one off marriage for a family member.


The

JERSEY WEDDING experience In order to marry in either The Office of the Superintendent Registrar, Approved Premises or in a non-Anglican Church a licence must be obtained from the Superintendent Registrar. Persons wishing to obtain a marriage licence must produce copies of full birth certificates, that is the long form certificate with details of parents recorded on it and if either party has been previously married documentary proof of freedom to marry. A divorced person must produce a court sealed and certified copy of the Divorce Decree Absolute or Final Decree. A Widow must produce both a wedding certificate as well as the death certificate of her late husband. A widower, however need only produce the death certificate of his late wife. Persons under the age of sixteen are not permitted to marry. Persons between the age of sixteen and eighteen must obtain written consent of both parents or guardians before a marriage licence can be issued. For parents or guardians resident in the island the consent must be given in the presence of the Superintendent Registrar, for parents or guardians who live outside the island the consent may be given on a form which is provided by the Superintendent Registrar. All documents in a language other than English must be accompanied by an officially certified translation into the English language. Those who have changed their name by deed poll or statutory declaration must send a copy of that document.


Obtaining your wedding licence

Alternatively a couple may apply to the Superintendent Registrar for a Notice of Marriage form and make an application to marry by post. The completed forms must be returned to the Superintendent Registrars during the three months preceding the date of the marriage. The Registrar will request that the form be returned approximately one month before the date of marriage but no less than 10 working days before that date. The Notice of Marriage form must be accompanied by the required documents and appropriate fees. The parties to the marriage will be advised to present themselves at the Office of the Superintendent no less than three working days before the date of the marriage to collect their marriage licence and to complete the formalities

For non-British citizens wishing to marry in the island the Superintendent Registrar advises that where one or both parties to the marriage are citizens of a country other than the U.K. they should ensure that the laws of their own country are observed to ensure that any marriage contracted in Jersey is recognised in their country. In this connection the advice of the consul or Consular Agency for the country in question should be sought. In addition citizens of countries outside the EEC wishing to marry a British Citizen should ensure that their immigration status permits them to marry. All non-EEC citizens should check that they have the necessary immigration clearance before coming to the Island.

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One or both parties to the marriage may call in person at the Office of the Superintendent Registrar and give formal notice of their intention to marry. They must, at this time, produce the original copies of the documents referred to previously.


Recognition of foreign divorces A divorce decree issued outside the United Kingdom is only recognised in Jersey if, at the date of the institution of the divorce proceedings in the country in which it was obtained, either spouse was habitually resident in, or if that country uses domicile as a ground of jurisdiction in matters of divorce, domiciled in that country, or was a national of that country; or if the divorce is recognised as valid in the country of the spouse domicile. All such persons are advised to contact the Immigration Department, Maritime House, La Route du Port Elizabeth, St Helier, JE1 1JD.


Fees Register Office marriages - total fees depending on the time of the wedding Cost if notice given in person £220 to £310, £60 notice, £120 to £210 licence, £40 certificate Cost if notice given by post £320 to £410, £100 booking fee, £60 notice, £120 to £210 licence, £40 certificate Approved premises marriage (extra charges may apply) Cost if notice given in person £230 to £250, £60 notice, £130 to £150 licence, £40 certificate

Non-Anglican church marriage (extra charges may apply) Cost if notice given in person £160, £60 notice, £60 licence, £40 certificate Cost if notice given by post £260, £100 booking fee, £60 notice, £60 licence, £40 certificate

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Cost if notice given by post £330 to £350, £100 booking fee, £60 notice, £130 to £150 licence, £40 certificate


Times Marriages may take place in Jersey between the hours of 8.00am and 7.00pm. You can get married at the Register Office from Monday to Saturday between the hours of 11.00am and 1.00pm. In the summer it may be possible for you to get married at a later time on a Saturday afternoon. The Register Office is closed on Sundays and all public holidays. All marriages in the Register Office take place at the discretion of the Superintendent Registrar. Half an hour is allocated for each marriage. Marriages in non-Anglican churches take place at the discretion of the minister or priest of the church concerned, and marriages in approved premises take place at the discretion of the management of the premises concerned. Superintendent Registrar 10 Royal Square, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands JE2 4WA Telephone +44 (0)1534 441335


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St Brelade’s Bay Hotel La Route de la Baie, St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands JE3 8EF Telephone: +44 (0)1534 746141 email: info@stbreladesbayhotel.com www.stbreladesbayhotel.com

First founded in the 19th Century, St Brelade’s Bay Hotel, truly has a special location. Set in 5 acres of landscaped gardens and overlooking one of the most beautiful beaches in Jersey. The entire hotel was lovingly and lavishly refurbished in 2011. Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and we have the perfect beach location and four star luxury for your special day, to give you and your guests a truly memorable experience. We have a selection of lounges and function rooms for you to enjoy your day. Overlooking the Bay, the lounge is contemporary in design and can accommodate up to 50 seating guests for a civil wedding ceremony. The Bay Restaurant can be sectioned off for an intimate reception of up to 40 people. With oak panelling and views across the bay, this room oozes elegance and warmth. The exquisitely decorated Rosiere Suite has natural daylight, a private terrace and overlooks the bay. Suitable for dining parties of up to 90 people, drinks receptions can be held on the terrace or in the adjacent stylish bar. We believe that every wedding is as individual as you are and our role is to provide you with the setting, food and wines, and service Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote SBBH13PP


that are both friendly and unobtrusive. We listen to your ideas and then give you flexibility to decide on table layouts, menus and wines. We also recognise that the little extra touches can add something really special to your day. So we will help you explore every option, to decide what is right for you. From flowers to photographers we work with many local experts so can assist you if you wish, or you can use you own preferred supplier. We have 74 well appointed bedrooms and suites to choose from and we offer special rates enabling your wedding party to stay overnight should they wish. Our beautiful rooms are furnished to the same high standard that is seen throughout the hotel. There are a variety of bedrooms and suites including standard en-suite rooms, sea view and garden view rooms, rooms with disabled access and our stunning penthouse suites. Enjoy waking up in the Bridal Suite to the sound of the waves. This complimentary suite is immaculately decorated and includes a huge comfy bed, large bathroom and separate sitting room. Come and share our wonderful location. We look forward to seeing you soon. Please contact our Banqueting team today to arrange to come and see the hotel and to discuss your requirements.


Château la Chaire La Vallée de Rozel, St Martin, Jersey, Channel Islands JE3 6AJ Telephone: +44 (0)1534 863354 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 865137 email: res@chateau-la-chaire.co.uk www.chateau-la-chaire.co.uk

Originally built in 1843, when the Victorians sought a stunning location to build a gracious chateau home on the island of Jersey, they discovered the wonderful wooded valley of Rozel. ­ Today that splendid house, Château la Chaire, where detail to attention has been lavished throughout, with spacious, beautifully proportioned rooms, stunning antiques and original paintings, boasts recognition by both the AA and the RAC as one of the finest small hotels in the British Isles. The AA include the Château la Chaire in their ‘Top 200 Hotels’ whilst the RAC has awarded the hotel their coveted Gold Ribbon. Two AA Rosettes and three RAC dining awards acknowledge the food and service. The hotel is situated within seven acres of beautiful terraced gardens and woodlands, giving you the perfect setting to capture those special moments for you to remember forever. Our expertise will make your wedding day truly special, whilst helping you create your menu and advise on wine choices through to room and table decorations, coupled with the warmth and friendliness only to be expected in the best of country house hotels, makes our elegant and romantic venue ideal for such a special occasion. Our drawing room is an ideal location for up to 30 persons to Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote CLC13PP


hold your ceremony and for your reception our conservatory restaurant can hold up to 28 guests. Parties above this can be divided between our oak panelled restaurant and conservatory. Wedding parties for up to 50 guests can be catered for with the wedding breakfast served between 12 noon and 2pm. Please do not hesitate to ring or email our wedding co-ordinator for a guided tour of the hotels facilities and to discuss your specific requirements.


The Club Hotel & Spa Green Street, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands JE2 4UH Telephone: +44 (0)1534 876500 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 720371 email: reservations@theclubjersey.com www.theclubjersey.com

The Club Hotel & Spa provides the ideal venue for a luxury town house wedding setting for exclusive intimate weddings. Our luxury hotel is situated in the centre of St Helier, Jersey’s capital. The hotel boasts a luxury spa, Michelin star bar & restaurant Bohemia, an honesty bar, 38 fantastic guestrooms and 8 suites as well as an outdoor pool and large roof terrace. Making this not only one of the best hotels in Jersey, but one of the leading town-house hotels in Europe. The hotel has just 46 luxury rooms including 8 suites, and can accommodate parties up to 84 for a formal dinner and 150 in an informal drinks reception and canapÊ evening. All rooms and public areas are all fully air-conditioned with the finest finishes and an abundance of natural wood and stylish bathrooms. All the bedrooms have large full height windows which open to a balustrade, and the finest feather beds dressed with Frette Egyptian cotton sheets and duck down duvets. As well as having air-conditioning throughout, the rooms are equipped with safes for jewels and laptops, flat screen TVs, DVD/CD players, bathroom speaker, Bang & Olufsen portable telephones, private bars. WiFi access is available in all the rooms (and throughout the hotel) free of charge. Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote TCHS13PP


The stylish granite bathrooms, all with power showers, have Floringo bath sheet towels, robes, slippers and Aromatherapy Associates products. Whether you require a bespoke service or an inclusive price you can be sure of the best traditions of service, from the initial enquiry through to the happy day itself. We understand that for you and your family this is your most important day. We focus all our energies solely on giving you the attention you deserve. We deliver a quality, seamless service, from your first enquiry to the moment your guests wave you goodbye, as you set off together into your new life. The Club Hotel can be “Exclusively Yours”. The ultimate takeover at this luxury Town house hotel is available on a private basis for groups or wedding couples searching for that extra bit of exclusivity. “Exclusive Use” at The Club guarantees total privacy of the main hotel with the Restaurant and lounge areas being closed to non-residents as well as use of all 46 luxurious bedrooms. Each wedding is a unique event. Contact us and let us describe the ways we can help you make it the perfect day.


Grand Jersey The Esplanade, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands JE2 3QA Telephone: +44 (0)1534 722301 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 737815 email: events@grandjersey.com www.grandjersey.com with 360° virtual tour

Grand Jersey is the most exclusive venue in the island for weddings. From hosting your ceremony and reception through exquisite fine dining to the 123 luxurious rooms for you and your guests to stay in - we offer unparalleled exclusivity, opulence and decadence for your most special day. Grand Jersey is the island’s stylish, sophisticated hotel and spa, presenting all guests an exceptional experience. We offer the ultimate in comfort and glamour through a blend of sophisticated restaurants, the exclusive, atmospheric Champagne Lounge and the luxurious, award winning Spa. Our highly talented team of expert event executives have extensive experience of working with couples to ensure that your special day is both memorable and unforgettable. With an array of options to choose from to make your day special, we can create the perfect bespoke package to suit your every need, for up to 180 guests with seamless ease. From pre-wedding pampering treatments in our award winning Spa with our new exclusive ESPA products to seating plans and place cards, Grand Jersey’s events team will make sure that you are well cared for throughout your exceptional wedding experience with us. Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote GJ13PP


If your wedding is in the summertime, why not enjoy prewedding breakfast drinks on our Terrace with unparalleled views across St. Aubin’s Bay and Elizabeth Castle before heading in to enjoy a sumptuous dinner in any one of our restaurants or event spaces. Whatever your need, we can deliver. Grand Jersey is a seductive venue where you and your guests are assured of an exceptional experience, where we will take care of all the details to allow you to enjoy your perfect day. To arrange a viewing and consultation with one of our dedicated events team, please contact us on 01534 722301 or email events@grandjersey.com Grand Jersey - An Exceptional Wedding Experience.


Hotel Cristina Mont Felard, St. Lawrence, Jersey, Channel Islands JE3 1JA Telephone: +44 (0)1534 758024 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 758028 email: cristina@dolanhotels.com Somerville Hotel Le Mont du Boulevard, St. Aubin, Jersey, Channel Islands JE3 8AD Telephone: +44 (0)1534 741226 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 746621 email: somerville@dolanhotels.com www.dolanhotels.com/weddings

Hotel Cristina With its panoramic views from the spacious Indigo’s restaurant and lounge bar terrace spanning from Elizabeth Castle to St Aubin’s Bay, The Hotel Cristina is an ideal location for wedding receptions and parties. Its peaceful setting is only one and a half miles from St Helier and a short walk from the beach through Coronation Park. Other facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, spacious gardens and a large car park. Our traditional wedding package will include a complimentary sea view room with private balcony for the bride and groom on the wedding night along with breakfast the following morning. We would also be delighted to offer your visiting guests a preferential rate for overnight accommodation. We are one of the first hotels in the Island to be registered for civil partnerships which enables you to enjoy your special day all under one roof with a ceremony for up to 60 guests followed by an evening reception for up to 120 guests. Our wedding package can be tailor made to suit all requirements and budgets along with help and advice to ensure that your special day is one to remember. To receive a wedding pack with sample menus please contact the Hotel Cristina on 01534 758024 or download our wedding pack at www.dolanhotels.com/weddings and let us take the stress out of your perfect day. Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote HCSH13PP


Somerville Hotel Nestling on the hillside overlooking the yachting harbour and village of St Aubin and the bay beyond, the views from this country house style hotel are breathtaking making it the perfect venue for any wedding. The hotel is ideally located within five minutes walk of two contrasting beaches - the sandy expanse of St Aubin and the sheltered cove of Belcroute, and only a short 10 minute drive from the centre of St Helier. With this wonderful setting and our warm and friendly welcome we will ensure your special day will be a memorable one. A complimentary sea view room for the bride and groom will be offered on the wedding night along with breakfast the following morning. We would also be delighted to offer your visiting guests a preferential rate for overnight accommodation. The Somerville Hotel offers a tailor made package to suit all requirements and any budget ensuring that special day will be a day to remember. Other facilities at The Somerville Hotel include: Tides Restaurant which offers traditional and imaginative cuisine using fresh local ingredients; lounge bar, heated swimming pool and award winning gardens. To receive a wedding pack with sample menus please contact The Somerville Hotel on 01534 741226 or download our wedding pack at www.dolanhotels.com/weddings and let us help you organise your wedding arrangements.


The BEST WESTERN Royal Hotel David Place, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands JE2 4TD Telephone: +44 (0)1534 726521 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 728873 email: sales@morvanhotels.com www.royalhoteljersey.com

One of the largest and best value function venues in Jersey, the Best Western Royal provides an ideal setting for weddings both large and small. This established Victorian hotel has the perfect facilities for your special day, combined with our experienced team to assist and advise as you require. The Royal will make it a day to remember. Wedding Breakfasts may be accommodated within our Balmoral Suite, which is one of the largest function venues on the Island. Here, we can cater for events for up to 250 guests in air-conditioned comfort with dedicated bars and eating areas. Smaller events are ably accommodated within the Conservatory Suite or the Windsor Suite. Both are dedicated private spaces available to any wedding party. The Royal also has a large public bar area, Bar 27. This provides an excellent informal area within the hotel where guests may meet, whether before or after the event. The hotel is licensed to offer Civil Ceremonies within the Windsor Suite and Conservatory for up to 45 people. The Royal has a number of Four Poster bedrooms and Suites and we provide complimentary accommodation for the bride and groom in one of these rooms (subject to availability). Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote BWRH13PP


Our professional and friendly team are available to provide you with all the help you will need to ensure your wedding day is perfect. With a wealth of knowledge and experience we are able to assist you with the planning process right through to the day itself. Relax in the knowledge that you will be taken care of on this special occasion. The Royal provides a unique and classic wedding venue in Jersey. Should you feel that you wish to view the facilities and discuss your event with our functions co-ordinator, then please telephone 01534 601935. Further details of the hotel are available on our website: www.royalhoteljersey.com.


La Mare Wine Estate St Mary, Jersey, Channel Islands JE3 3BA Telephone: +44 (0)1534 481178 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 485210 La Mare Wine Estate bookings office email: jane@lamarewineestate.com Jersey Pottery catering and wedding planning www.lamarewineestate.com

If you’re looking for a different venue and spectacular settings to hold your wedding, La Mare Wine Estate offers the perfect choice. Set in the grounds of a luxurious 18th century granite farmhouse, La Mare is surrounded by beautiful lawns, gardens, vineyards and apple trees. The estate gives you a feeling of tranquillity and exclusivity that makes La Mare a magical place for long lasting wedding day memories. La Mare’s friendly team understands the importance of tailoring your wedding to suit your individual requirements whatever the size of your reception. The vineyard restaurant can accommodate the most intimate wedding for up to 60 guests. The winery can be transformed into the most exquisite reception room and take up to 160 with a dance floor and band stand. If you decide to go even bigger, why not raise a marquee in the beautiful gardens for up to 300 guests, you are guaranteed magical surroundings. But don’t take our word for it, Kate Ness and Dan Pomroy who married at the estate say: “A granite farmhouse, beautiful gardens and an abundance of vines: we couldn’t have chosen a better venue for our wedding. We were married on the lawn, Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote LMWE13PP


had our photographs taken among the vines and bid farewell to our guests as the moon lit up the night sky. It was all that we’d wanted, and more.� Over the past few years, La Mare Wine Estate is very proud to have been chosen by so many couples as their perfect wedding venue not only for its delightful surroundings but also the guarantee of mouth-watering menus. In fact La Mare Wine Estate can help in every way, from chocolate wedding favours or table names, all hand-made in Jersey by La Mare artisan chocolatier, to music, marquees, florists and photographers. La Mare Wine Estate is only a phone call away. They are professional and friendly and will provide you with the ultimate in indulgence and the impeccable service to match, resulting in you being able to relax and enjoy your day in every way.


Les Charrières Country Hotel Les Charrières, St Peter, Jersey, Channel Islands JE3 7ZQ Telephone: +44 (0)1534 481480 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 485433 email: enquiries@lescharriereshotel.co.uk www.lescharriereshotel.co.uk

Les Charrières Country Hotel Les Charrières Hotel is set in the beautiful countryside at the top of St Peter’s Valley. It dates back to 1623 when it was originally a Jersey farmhouse. It was converted into a guesthouse in 1948 and re-registered as a 41 bedroom hotel in 1991. Family owned for over a quarter of a century this hotel has virtually been rebuilt in that time, with major redevelopments including Jersey’s first Carvery which has won awards in the local Good Food Festival and its newest being an indoor leisure complex and a wedding centre. With our experienced team to assist, you can be assured of your wedding day being everything you dreamed. Individually tailored to your requirements, whether it be a full wedding function, civil ceremony included or your reception, large or small, formal or informal. We are here to help and suggest menu choices, wines and fulfil any specific requests you may have, to ensure we provide you with a day to remember and with free room hire, at a price you can afford. And what a perfect way to relax for a few days beforehand as you prepare for the big day, guests staying at the hotel not only benefit from special discounted accommodation rates but Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote LCCH13PP


also have full free use of the indoor leisure facilities such as the heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and the fully equipped gymnasium. Your comfort is important to us so all our rooms have been fitted with those ‘little extras’ to meet all your needs and some of our rooms have balconies with wonderful views over the gardens and countryside. Please feel free to contact us to discuss your event or to view Les Charrières Country Hotel and it’s facilities.


Pomme d’Or Hotel Liberation Square, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands JE1 3UF Telephone: +44 (0)1534 880110 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 737781 email: events@pommedorhotel.com www.pommedorhotel.com Greenhills Country Hotel and Restaurant St Peter’s Valley, Jersey, Channel Islands JE3 7EL Telephone: +44 (0)1534 481042 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 485322 email: reserve@greenhillshotel.com www.greenhillshotel.com Merton Hotel Belvedere Hill, St Saviour, Jersey, Channel Islands JE4 9PG Telephone: +44 (0)1534 724231 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 768603 email: events@mertonhotel.com www.mertonhotel.com Pomme d’Or Hotel Whatever your style of wedding, the planning will be perfect, the food will be delightful and the memories will be treasured. We would love to plan your special day - we will work tirelessly with you to deliver an event that is not only consummately professional, but touchingly personal, in a setting that is right in every detail. From canapés and buffets to full banquets; we offer a choice of menus and wines to suit every taste and budget. The Golden Apple Suite takes up to 300 guests in style and comfort. It’s the perfect setting for a banquet, informal reception, disco or dance. With a full stage and state-of-the-art technology system, the sound and lighting are truly impressive. There are various sources to play your own music and giant screens to project photos, video messages and old family movies. For smaller receptions, choose the more intimate Orchard Suite, or the elegant La Petite Pomme.

Pomme d’Or Hotel

With 143 stylish and comfortable bedrooms in a central location we provide a relaxing and enjoyable stay for family and friends. For the bride and groom, our Pomme d’Or Suite is the ultimate indulgence. Situated on the top floor, the Suite has a luxurious bedroom, a separate lounge and exceptional views across Liberation Square and the Marina. Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote PHGHMH13PP


The Greenhills Country Hotel and Restaurant is a charming 4 star country house hotel dating back to the 16th Century, with tranquil gardens, in Jersey’s beautiful countryside. Every wedding is different, and our team is experienced and flexible in planning to fully meet your needs. Friendly and attentive service is part of the Greenhills ethos. We are renowned for fine food, using the best local produce, and our chefs take pride in a very high standard of presentation. We can create special menus, which together with our extensive wine list, offer a superb choice for all budgets. The hotel is licensed for Civil Ceremonies in our elegant Beaumont Lounge, and the newly refurbished Restaurant and award winning gardens provide a delightful backdrop. With 31 stylish and comfortable bedrooms, the Greenhills Country Hotel and Restaurant is ideal for overnight or longer stays. We offer exceptional value accommodation rates for wedding guests, exclusive use of the entire hotel at certain times, and we can help you and your guests with travel and accommodation arrangements.

Merton Hotel

Greenhills Country Hotel and Restaurant

Greenhills Country Hotel and Restaurant A wedding at Greenhills will mean a stylish wedding that will be remembered with pleasure. We would be delighted to make your special day perfect.

Merton Hotel Situated close to Jersey’s sunny southern shore and adjacent to one of the island’s most beautiful parks, the Merton Hotel is the perfect venue for a wedding. Our dedicated banqueting team will assist you to plan your special day, and be on hand throughout the Reception to ensure that everything runs smoothly, so you and your guests can relax and enjoy the day. There are a number of options available at the Merton Hotel. One of our most popular packages includes welcoming your guests in our stunning, award winning gardens or on Bonetti’s Restaurant terrace, which will be made exclusively available to you. We can accommodate a reception for up to 75 guests using our gardens and terraces, or our conservatory is a great alternative. Bonetti’s Restaurant has a capacity of up to 75 guests with a superb choice of menus to suit your budget. Depending on numbers and time of year, we can also offer use of the main Belvedere Restaurant, or the unique Aquadome for a BBQ or Hog Roast. Entertainment can also be arranged at the Aquadome. Alternatively, after dinner, guests could be welcomed into the Star Room for evening entertainment. Dante’s Night Club with a private bar can be used exclusively for up to 80 guests. Please ask for details and ideas for all these venues. With 286 comfortable bedrooms to suit all sizes of families, the Merton Hotel is also the ideal hotel to accommodate guests who are visiting Jersey for the occasion. We welcome weddings which include children, and can even keep them busy with our trained and qualified child care staff. We very much look forward to the possibility of welcoming you and your guests to the Merton Hotel for your special day.


Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Jersey La Rue de L’etau, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands JE2 3WF Telephone: +44 (0)1534 671100 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 671101 email: events.jersey@radissonblu.com www.radissonblu.com/hotel-jersey

Located on the Waterfront and boasting enviable views over the sun kissed Elizabeth Marina, Elizabeth Castle and St Aubin’s Bay coupled with Yes I Can service, the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Jersey is a magical venue. Whether you wish to hold the entire ceremony at the fully wedding licensed hotel or simply a stunning reception, the sparkling marina provides the idyllic backdrop. Exceeding expectations, the venue, views and staff combine to make the day as special as it should be. The exquisite Le Hocq Suite, residing on the top floor of the hotel, offers the wow factor with panoramic views over Elizabeth Castle and St Aubin’s Bay. The perfect romantic setting for intimate ceremonies and receptions for up to 60 guests, Le Hocq Suite is flanked by two luxury bedrooms which can accommodate the bride and groom and other VIP guests. In addition to this, the hotel’s south facing Waterfront Terrace is ideal for chilled welcome drinks and a beautiful setting for stunning photos. Adjoining the Waterfront Brasserie, the modern glass-fronted Elizabeth Room accommodates up to 80 guests for private dining or a ceremony and benefits from a private terrace area with uninterrupted views of the marina. For larger ceremonies and parties, Rocco Suite can cater for up to 250 friends and family who wish to celebrate your big day in style. Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote RBWH13PP


Our International Chef delivers a medley of indulgent menus in our suggested wedding packages. For couples with their own proposals our Chef can offer creative suggestions to suit your theme or tradition or simply something exclusively unexpected to impress your guests. To end the celebrations, guests can also take advantage of some of Jersey’s best amenities at the hotel including 195 luxurious guest bedrooms and suites, the modern Martello cocktail bar and the Waterfront Brasserie and Terrace with its picturesque setting. For those who want to spoil themselves a little more there are treatment rooms for the final touches and pre-wedding nerves offering treatments from massages to Jessica Nail manicures and Elemis facials. Guests can also enjoy the state of the art health club, pool, sauna and steam room. The hotel offers complimentary on-site parking. Let the dedicated Wedding Coordinator inspire you and create the perfect unique event for your special day.


The Royal Yacht The Weighbridge, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands JE2 3NF Telephone: +44 (0)1534 720511 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 767729 email: reception@theroyalyacht.com www.theroyalyacht.com

Established over 150 years ago, The Royal Yacht re-opened in July 2007 after a stunning £35 million re-build, combining metropolitan chic with a distinctive Jersey feel. Located in the Island’s capital, St Helier, and overlooking the harbour, the Hotel has a glamorous vibrant atmosphere perfect for any occasion, especially a wedding reception or ceremony. With five rooms licensed for civil ceremonies, each boasting different qualities to complement the style of your wedding, The Royal Yacht can fulfil your idea of the perfect setting. For a wedding reception, large or small, our heavenly Celestial Hall can cater for up to 270 guests; here the sky is definitely the limit. For those who are looking for something smaller and more intimate, the charming Lazyjack offers the ideal atmosphere. Alternatively, Restaurant Sirocco’s sophistication and stunning views over the harbour, complete with terrace, are guaranteed to impress, while Zephyr’s large al-fresco area offers the perfect outdoor area. The Royal Yacht has a free dedicated wedding planning service to ensure that no detail is left overlooked, allowing you to relax and enjoy the run-up to your big day, confident that everything will be just as you imagined. With a wealth of experience behind the team, the Hotel aims to take the stress out of your big day Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote TRY13PP


by tying all the particulars together; this includes liaison with suppliers of proven track records. Moreover, our chef can create a specialised menu just for you, with a tasting available before the wedding. The Royal Yacht offers 109 rooms, many with views over the marina and balconies or terraces taking advantage of the view over the harbour or charming adjacent museum courtyard. Your guests can enjoy the luxury of their rooms, each of which are decorated to the highest standard with a warm, modern style and boasting all the facilities that you would expect from a luxury hotel. What’s more, we are delighted to offer complimentary accommodation to the bride and groom on their wedding night. The two penthouse suites, the Mooncatcher and Stargazer, offer a new level of luxury and fun, with Jacuzzis on their balconies, amongst many other exciting extras. Couples can enjoy a laid back barbecue on the penthouse terrace with a few friends on the night before the wedding. Spa Sirène is an excellent place in which to unwind and be pampered, setting the scene for what is certain to be a wonderful occasion. With bridal packages also available to prepare you for your wedding, the Spa will further add to your visible glow of happiness.


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Jersey Heritage Jersey Museum, The Weighbridge, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands JE2 3NG Telephone: +44 (0)1534 633312 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 633301 email: weddings@jerseyheritage.org www.jerseyheritage.org

Your wedding will be made even more memorable set against the backdrop of one of Jersey Heritage’s beautiful historic venues. Whether you plan to have a simple, intimate ceremony or the elaborate wedding of your dreams we have the perfect venue for you. Victoria College Dating from 1852, the main college building is a fine example of Gothic Revival architecture and is an iconic St. Helier landmark. Civil wedding and partnership ceremonies for up to 200 guests can be held in the majestic Great Hall or more intimate ceremonies for up to 60 in the panelled De Quetteville Library. After the ceremony, drinks receptions can be held on the sweeping lawn in front of the college with panoramic views over St. Helier, whilst the hall is transformed into an impressive and elegant reception venue for up to 130 guests. Mont Orgueil Castle Built in the 13th century to protect the Island against the French, this dramatic castle towers over the harbour at Gorey. The jewel in Jersey’s crown, it is one of the best-preserved castles in Britain and one of the most photographed sites in the Island. With spectacular views of the Island’s east coast and across the sea to France, it makes the perfect backdrop for a wedding ceremony or reception. La Hougue Bie One of the finest examples of a Neolithic site in Europe, La Hougue Bie is set in beautiful and peaceful grounds, dominated by a grassed mound, which is topped by the chapel of Notre Dame de la Clarté, built in the 12th century. Civil wedding and partnership ceremonies can take place on site on the beautiful rose covered veranda and small religious ceremonies can be held in the chapel. Wedding receptions can be held in a marquee in the shade of mature trees in the grounds. Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote JH13PP


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Hamptonne Located in the heart of Jersey’s countryside, Hamptonne is a collection of fine traditional farmhouses dating back to the 15th century. Boasting original architectural features, Hamptonne makes an idyllic setting for civil wedding and partnership ceremonies, whilst receptions can be held in a marquee overlooking the meadow. Jersey Museum - The Merchant’s House No 9 Pier Road adjoins the Jersey Museum and is one of the finest examples of a restored 19th century town house in Jersey. Civil wedding and partnership ceremonies are held in the beautiful gas-lit Victorian drawing room. The Merchant House Brasserie is an ideal location for wedding receptions. In the summer the walled courtyard, adorned with lavender and vines, is a beautiful and peaceful refuge in the heart of St Helier. Elizabeth Castle For 300 years Jersey was defended by this impressive fortress built on an islet in St Aubin’s Bay. Civil wedding and partnership ceremonies are held in the Governor’s House, which was built in the 1590s. Sir Walter Raleigh was its first resident and it was where Charles II lived during his short stay in the 1640s. This beautiful building has a large terrace, perfect for drinks after your ceremony, and is located near the top of the castle where the views are fantastic.


Vibert Marquees Limited The Shed, Beau Pre Farm, Rue Du Creux Baillot, St Ouen, Jersey, Channel Islands JE3 2DR Telephone: +44 (0)1534 482970 Facsimile: +44 (0)1534 561665 email: vibmarq@localdial.com www.vibertmarquees.com

Vibert Marquees Limited With over 32 years experience in the wedding market we can offer a tailor made service to suit your needs, we understand the complexities of arranging a wedding and the stress that can be involved, and it is our job to make the process as easy and as enjoyable as possible. We offer a complete range of marquees varying in sizes and shapes to suit individual needs, catering for the smallest and most intimate receptions to the grandest wedding of your dreams. There is an endless array of accessories available to offer that extra touch, everybody’s needs and ideas vary accordingly and we aim to meet these needs to make your wedding a day to remember. It is important to blend the interior linings to the colour scheme that you have chosen and to help this we have over 15 different coloured lining accessories in stock to allow you to make that perfect match. Wedding Sites We offer a host of picturesque wedding sites around the Island, each has something different to offer. For instance in the west of the Island we have two amazing sites, both completely private with large rolling lawns and with full panoramic views of St Ouen’s Bay, you are able to dine at your reception whilst watching the last drop of sunset. Jersey The Perfect Place - Please quote VM13PP


Also nearby we have available a superb site set in the grounds of St Ouen’s Manor, one of Jersey’s oldest Manors which is also featured on the Jersey £20 note. The site boasts a large lawn area set within a walled in garden with a central floodlit fountain, all toilets and parking are on site. There are many sites to choose from including all of the Jersey Heritage sites, La Mare Wine Estate, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and La Hague Manor and many more, all of these sites offer something special to help make your day perfect. Please feel free to contact us and we can arrange for you to view the sites of your choice where we can drive you at leisure and explain all of the options available. Our staff are experienced, friendly and polite and it is that which allows us to ensure every attention to detail is adhered to, from when we arrive on site to when we leave. It is our job to keep you happy by providing a professional, complete service.


The Perfect Denomination Baptist Vauxhall Street (St. Helier)

+44 (0) 1534 879611

Church of England Gouray, Gorey Hill Grouville Parish Church St. Andrew St. Aubin on the Hill St. Brelade Parish Church St. Clement Parish Church St. Helier Parish Church, Church Street St. John Parish Church St. Lawrence Parish Church St. Martin Parish Church St. Mary Parish Church St. Ouen Parish Church St. Paul’s Church St. Peter Parish Church St. Saviour Parish Church The Deanery, David Place (St. Helier) Trinity Parish Church

+44 (0) 1534 853255 +44 (0) 1534 853073 +44 (0) 1534 734975 +44 (0) 1534 744009 +44 (0) 1534 742302 +44 (0) 1534 851992 +44 (0) 1534 736734 +44 (0) 1534 861677 +44 (0) 1534 869013 +44 (0) 1534 854294 +44 (0) 1534 484678 +44 (0) 1534 481800 +44 (0) 1534 880393 +44 (0) 1534 481805 +44 (0) 1534 736679 +44 (0) 1534 720001 +44 (0) 1534 861110

Church of Scotland St Columba’s, St Helier

+44 (0) 1534 733220

Evangelical Belmont Road Gospel Hall Halkett Place (St. Helier) Les Quennevais (St. Brelade) Tesson Chapel St. Peters Valley Jersey Community Church, (St. Helier)

+44 (0) 1534 726644 +44 (0) 1534 743722 +44 (0) 1534 744984 +44 (0) 1534 510805 +44 (0) 1534 768957

Jewish Congregation The Synagogue (St. Brelade)

+44 (0) 1534 744946

Methodist Bethesda Bethlehem Ebenezer Eden Georgetown Philadelphie St. Aubin St. Helier St. Martin St. Ouen The Bay

+44 (0) 1534 741150 +44 (0) 1534 481250 +44 (0) 1534 857622 +44 (0) 1534 857622 +44 (0) 1534 730914 +44 (0) 1534 481335 +44 (0) 1534 490075 +44 (0) 1534 877517 +44 (0) 1534 857622 +44 (0) 1534 481335 +44 (0) 1534 491877

Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady, Gorey (St. Martin) Sacred Heart Church, St. Aubin St. Bernadette’s Church (St. Brelade) St. Mary & St. Peter Church (St. Helier) St. Matthews Church (Trinity and St. Peter) St. Patrick’s Church (St. Clement) St. Thomas Church, Val Plaisant (St. Helier)

+44 (0) 1534 853953 +44 (0) 1534 863149 +44 (0) 1534 863149 +44 (0) 1534 722841 +44 (0) 1534 863149 +44 (0) 1534 853953 +44 (0) 1534 720235

Society of Friends Meeting House (St. Helier)

+44 (0)1534 766156

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Latter-Day Saints Chapel (St Mary) +44 (0) 1534 482171 United Reform Church Sion (St. John)

+44 (0) 1534 861386

Consulates in Jersey Consulate of Belgium Consulate of Denmark Consulate of Finland Consulate of France Consulate of Iceland Consulate of Ireland (Eire) Consulate of Italy

+44 (0) 1534 602332 +44 (0) 1534 760760 +44 (0) 1534 609339 +44 (0) 1534 726256 +44 (0) 1534 789441 +44 (0) 1534 745551 +44 (0) 1534 853167

Consulate of Netherlands Consulate of Norway Consulate of Philippines Consulate of Portugal Consulate of Rwanda Consulate of Sweden Consulate of Switzerland

+44 (0) 1481 241721 +44 (0) 1534 730175 +44 (0) 1481 711742 +44 (0) 1534 877188 +44 (0) 1534 862300 +44 (0) 1534 780545 +44 (0) 1481 710267

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If your chosen denomination is not listed above, please contact either Jersey Tourism on +44 (0) 1534 448800 or the Superintendent Registrar on +44 (0) 1534 441335 for further information


The Perfect Venue Marquee Sites

Heritage Sites

St. Ouen’s Manor, St Ouen Available all year, max 400 guests seated

Elizabeth Castle, St. Helier Available all year, max 500 guests Telephone: 01534 633312

La Hougue Farm, St Peter Available all year, unlimited number of guests La Mare Wine Estate, St. Mary Available all year, max 500 guests Telephone: 01534 481178 Jane Morel-Orchard: jane@lamarewineestate.com Private Site, St Ouen Limited availability, max 250 guests

Mont Orgueil Castle, Grouville Available all year, max 150 guests Telephone: 01534 633312 Hamptonne, St. Lawrence Available all year, max 150 guests Telephone: 01534 633312 La Hougue Bie, Grouville Available all year, max 150 guests Telephone: 01534 633312

Private Site, Rozel Limited availability, max 500 guests

For any further details or enquiries on all of the above sites, please contact Vibert Marquees on 01534 482970.

La Hague Manor, St Peter Available all year, max guests 400 plus Royal Jersey Agriculture & Horticulture Site, Trinity Available all year, guests outside limited, inside 500 Telephone: 01534 866555 Philip Mourant Centre, Trinity Available summer season, max 150 guests

Licenced Wedding Venues Atlantic Hotel Longueville Manor Eulah Country House La Place Hotel Elizabeth Castle Grand Hotel Hamptonne Jersey Pottery La Mare Wine Estate

Victoria College Beausite Hotel Royal Yacht Hotel The Old Courthouse Living Legend Mayfair Hotel Château La Chaire Jersey Museum Hotel L’Horizon

Les Ormes St. Ouen’s Parish Hall The Town Hall The Royal Hotel Waters Edge Westhill Hotel Greenhills Country Hotel Durrell Wildlife (Zoo) Les Charrieres Hotel

The Cristina Somerville Hotel Radisson Blu The Pomme d’Or Mont Orguiel Chateau Vermont Beau Rivage The Savoy The Moorings


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CREATIVE FLORAL DISPLAYS AS INDIVIDUAL AS YOU Eden by Claire is a new floral boutique, passionate about flowers, specialising in weddings. This is because the owner, Claire Evans has been arranging flowers for 18 years. We want to make sure your wedding is as individual as you. Together you will discover the perfect style and flowers to complement your ideas. Claire focuses on the finer details, making sure your day is extra special whether it be a small intimate wedding or a grand occasion. Please call in for a free consultation to discuss your requirements. Evening and home appointments can be arranged for your convenience. Tel 01534734111 18 Halkett Street, Fax 01534734222 St Helier JE2 4WJ Mobile 07797757597 www.edenbyclaire.com Email claire@edenbyclaire.com /edenbyclaire

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If you are looking for something different how about a card with a latex balloon attached? We are also happy to send you a quotation for your wedding invitations.

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50 Don Street, St. Helier, Jersey, JE2 4TR

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