Our Island may only be 9 miles by 5 but you can pack in a variety of attractions in a short space of time.
Here’s some of our highlights, for further information on all of our local attractions visit, jersey.com.
For Beach Lovers
We are surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. September is the perfect time to relax and unwind and take a dip in the sea. Accessible from all sides of the Island, you’re guaranteed to find a beach near you.
St Brelades is a stunning long stretch of soft sand that offers hire of sunbeds and umbrellas, all you need is a towel and some sunscreen.
Green Island – The opposite side of the Island in the Parish of St Clement’s has a beautiful restaurant on the slipway and a kiosk if you’re looking for something more relaxed. And let’s not forget the Green Island which can be accessed at low tide.
For Heritage Folk
Mont Orgueil and Elizabeth Castle our are iconic landmarks both seen from the air and sea guaranteed to be seen as you arrive. Jersey has an abundance of history so if want to discover more about Jersey’s heritage then a visit to War Tunnels is a must. With daily coaches leaving from the Weighbridge bus station it couldn’t be easier to explore our gem of an Island.
For the Adventurer
This is the perfect time of year to get outdoors and we have lots of activities to bring out the real adventurer in you. Creepy Valley offers an adventure packed assault course for the whole family but if you want to explore more of the ocean a trip on a Kayak or Paddle Board is a stunning way to see the Island. Jersey Seafaries and Windmadness offer daily trips around St Brelades Bay and Greve De Lecq. Or why not learn a new skill, Jersey Surf School offer daily surf lessons to both adults and children from St Ouens Beach.
Jersey has a number of family attractions that are suitable for children of all ages. Tamba Park is a great place to let the kids play, see dinosaurs and learn about birds of prey. Jersey Zoo is a wonderful place to take the children, It’s purpose is to conserve and educate people about endangered species. You can spend hours walking around the park. With onsite eating options its also nice to take your own picnic and sit in the grounds listening to the sounds of all the animals. Durrell also offers accommodation options so if you fancy sleeping next to a pack of lemurs check out their site.
We are famous for our seafood, so whenever you can, take the opportunity to sample some of our local catch, from Lobsters, Moules, fresh Crab and Scallops you’ll be spoilt for choice. There are restaurants for every budget from Michelin star to beach side cafe’s, finding a decent place to eat is easy. Here are a few of our favourites:
Pizza Express St Brelade – the location alone is breathtaking and the pizzas are pretty good too. Overlooking St Brelades bay you can watch the sun go down whilst enjoying your Italian delights
El Tico – St Ouen - first class views of St Ouens Beach, our surfing hot spot. With both indoor and alfresco seating, it’s the perfect spot for sunset and a cold beer.
La Belle Gourmande, St Aubins – if you love charcuterie and cheese then you will fall in love with this quaint family run deli in the heart of St Aubins. This place is perfect for Brunch offering vegetarian options. Being in the heart of St Aubins you can take a wander around the village sampling a variety of local pubs and other restaurants.
Sea Fish Café – St Helier – if you’re looking for traditional fish N chips then this place has it all including sweet potato fries for the more health conscious.
For the Day Tripper
Jersey is only 1 mile from France, why not hop over to St Malo for a spot of lunch? within an hour you’ll arrive and be supping on a Kronenburg before lunch time. With an abundance of shops and eateries within the infamous ‘walls’ there’s plenty to keep you entertained before hopping back on the boat.