Situated in the English Channel and boasting higher temperatures than the UK mainland, Jersey is a great island escape without the need for a long flight. With fantastic beaches and a brilliant fusion of British and French cultures, it is easy to see why Jersey is one of the UK’s most loved islands.
Perfect for a relaxing long weekend break, Jersey has something for everyone. With luxury high-end hotels, cute beachside guesthouses, and pretty campsites by the coast on offer, you won't struggle to find somewhere to stay that suits your personality. Jersey also has you covered when it comes to great food; why not sample some of the island’s most impressive offerings of fresh lobster, oysters and jersey royal potatoes? There are plenty of renowned restaurants and fantastic seafront cafés.
Despite its small size, Jersey offers visitors lots to do. If you simply want to enjoy the island’s fantastic natural beauty, there are plenty of opportunities for walking and cycling, as well as numerous watersports available including kite surfing, jet skiing, and scuba diving. Visiting Jersey with kids? Don't miss the Durrell Wildlife Park, one of the first zoos to focus on conservation and now home to 130 endangered animals. The island also hosts a series of fantastic festivals throughout the year; make sure to attend the Cider Festival, showcasing one of the island’s most beloved traditional offerings, and the world famous Battle of Flowers.
Learn more about the hardships and tribulations during Jersey’s time under German occupation during the Second World War at the Jersey War Tunnels, which are both informative and moving. Don't miss the impressive Elizabeth Castle just off the shore, which gives you another insight into Jersey’s fascinating heritage.
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