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  Explore Jersey holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | At 9 miles by 5 miles, Jersey is the biggest of the Channel Islands and it feels much bigger than it actually is, with its myriad country lanes and long, rugged, windswept coastline. While the buzzing capital of St Helier is its heart, the rest of the island has plenty of.   The southernmost and largest of the Channel Islands - Jersey - has much to offer with its fine blend of English and French influences. Quaint fishing villages dot the island's coastline: St Aubin, for example, boasts marvellous sandy beaches and a collection of dramatic craggy coastal walks.   The Island of Jersey, Channel Islands. The island of Jersey, Channel Islands has a more formal name in that it’s actually officially called “The Bailiwick of Jersey.” As a part of the Channel Islands it also belongs in what the UK calls a “Common Travel Area.” Additionally, the island is a British Crown Dependency, falling directly. Jersey is the largest Channel Island and a British protectorate. Tourists enjoy its pleasant weather conditions, pristine beaches and duty-free shopping facilities. The capital of the island is St Helier, the historical and commercial heart of the island and offers nightlife, many tourist attractions and the majority of the shops.

(Jersey, Channel Islands, British Isles) The island of Jersey is steeped in history that dates back to prehistoric times. Some impressive ancient remains have been found, including a burial chamber at La Hougue Bie. These earliest settled communities probably traded with Brittany in Northern France, as well as with southern England.   Jersey, officially called the Bailiwick of Jersey, is the largest of the Channel Islands. It is situated in the English Channel but is only 12 nautical miles from France. In the spirit of exploring more of the UK, or the British Isles in this case, I decided to a pay a visit to Jersey. The team at the Tourist Information Centre are looking forward to giving you a warm welcome and sharing our little island’s big spirit with you once again. You will find things are a little different on the island now, quieter and safer. We’ve put new measures in place that ensure the health and well-being of you, your loved ones, and our local community. So come to Jersey, refresh. The island of Jersey can be found just 19 miles off the coast of France, and miles off the south coast of England. The island is just 5 miles long and 9 miles wide , people live on the island Its weather is much warmer than mainland UK.

The Jersey beaches have always been one of the leading attractions on this beautiful island and regularly appear on postcards and in tourism brochures. Each beach on Jersey is really quite different and some feature fine sand, coarse soft sand, pebbles, rocks, or a mixture, such as the dramatic rocks at the beach known as Green Island, which. Address: La Hougue Farm, St. Peter, Jersey, Channel Islands, CI Tel: +44 One of the most popular tourist attractions on Jersey for families, the aMaizin Maze and Adventure Park boasts an array of fun-filled activities, including no less than go-kart tracks, a gold mine, a fast toboggan run (with height restrictions), and panning. Jersey has a wealth of tourist attractions waiting to be discovered. Explore the islands’ fascinating points of interest, including Jersey Zoo (Durrell), the famous War Tunnels, imposing castles and unique museums. Outdoor explorers will be spoilt for choice in the Jersey National Park and there’s plenty of places to visit for families too! Each book is 28 pages, informative and illustrated throughout in full colour. There is a glossary of more difficult words, and an index. Outlining major topics and events in Jersey history, they are a useful addition to a family bookshelf, a welcome present, and are also useful for a family outing.