LCY → JER
Taxi: 10 £GBP (15 min)
Bus: 1 £GBP (20 min)
Jersey is the warmest spot on the British Isles with a sunshine hour’s record to be envied. Here you can experience stunning scenery including 27 glorious beaches, including the family favourite at St Brelade’s Bay. Practice your swing on scenic golf courses or relax on beautiful beaches. Eat mouth-wateringly good food at Michelin-starred restaurants. Get an adrenaline-rush blokarting or kite surfing. Hire a car to visit the intriguing War Tunnels or take the kids to the zoo.
Jersey has been a favourite holiday destination for generations. Here you'll find luxurious hotels equipped with spas to pamper you, and as an added bonus boutique and tax free shopping. The island of Jersey awaits on Jersey holidays.
The peak season for holidays in Jersey runs from May until the end of September, with average temperatures being 20 to 21 degrees Celsius (68-70 Fahrenheit). Sea temperatures average more than 17 degrees Celsius (63 Fahrenheit) in deep water during the summer.
Jersey’s capital is home to some 33,500 people and St Helier is not only beautiful, but steeped in history. On your Jersey holidays go to Liberation Square and from there walk the maritime trail around the waterfront, the statue of George II in Royal Square which the landmark from where all distances in Jersey are measured.
Jersey has a network of “Green Lanes”, which have a speed limit of 24 kilometres (15 miles) making them ideal for cyclists.
Freshly caught fish eaten in charming country pubs or in Michelin-starred restaurants means Jersey is a great place for dining on your holidays to Jersey.
Elizabeth Castle in St Helier stands on an island in the bay, and is only accessible by a causeway at low tide. This impressive fortress survived attack from Oliver Cromwell’s forces over seven weeks in 1651, and housed occupying Germans during World War II.
Step back in time at Hamptonne, a restored traditional farm that depicts Jersey's farming heritage between the 17th-19th centuries.
During your Jersey holidays visit to the Jersey War Tunnels, which was a World War II underground hospital constructed with forced labour during the German occupation. It now contains displays and memorabilia from the time.
Jersey Zoological Park is home to many endangered species, based in Trinity, the headquarters of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, founded by the late English naturalist, conservationist, zookeeper, author and television presenter Gerald Durrell.
La Hougue Bie museum is housed in a massive neolithic tomb dating back 5,000 years in Grouville and has agriculture, archaeology, geology and history exhibitions.
See the impressive Mont Orgeuil Castle in Gorey, as well as numerous restored military bunkers along the coast on holidays in Jersey.
Water sports such as windsurfing and water skiing are best tried at the beautiful St Brelade's Bay, west of St Aubin.
Hang-ten surfing at one of the west coast Jersey beaches during your Jersey holidays and discover why surfers rave about it.