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Jersey Holidays

Jersey Holidays

Island adventures don’t need to be far from home soil. Experience the magic of the Channel Islands in Jersey.

Holidays to Jersey

Holidays to Jersey-Huddled in the sparkling waters of the English Channel, Jersey is an enchanting island that captivates visitors with its stunning natural beauty. Just a short flight from the UK mainland, Jersey holidays offer a unique blend of British charm and continental flair, making it an ideal destination for a memorable getaway close to home. Stretching only 9 miles by 5 miles, Jersey feels much larger than it actually is. With beautiful beaches, cosy cottages, and countryside trails packed with wonder; embrace a holiday just a stone’s throw from the United Kingdom and find a pocket-friendly package deal with Hays Travel today.

When is the best time to visit?-The best time to visit Jersey is in the summer. Between June and October, Jersey sees warm weather and its lush landscapes come alive, making it the perfect time for a short summer break.

Where is the best place to stay?-From cosy cottages to quaint boutique hotels, this Channel Island has a fairytale accommodation for everyone. Jersey’s capital and largest town, St. Helier, is a bustling hub of activity, perfect for first-time visitors to the island. Located on the south coast, St. Aubin is a delightful village featuring a scenic harbour, historic buildings, and a relaxed atmosphere. With plenty of cafes and galleries to explore, it’s the perfect spot for a leisurely holiday. Another charming town to add to your holiday list is Gorey, a picturesque fishing village on the east coast. 

Travel guide

Whether you're an adventurer, a history buff, or simply looking to relax, Jersey has something for everyone. 

  • Best time to visit: May-October
  • Average flight time: 1 Hour
  • Most suited for: Couples, Groups
  • Currency: JEP
Jersey Holidays

Jersey Holidays

Explore Jersey’s Stunning Beaches

Explore Jersey’s Stunning Beaches

Jersey's coastline is a paradise for beach lovers. From golden sands to hidden coves, the island's beaches offer a variety of experiences. Often considered one of the best beaches in the British Isles, St. Brelade's Bay is perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and water sports. The beach is lined with cafes and restaurants, making it a great spot for a full day out. Tucked away on the north coast, Plemont Bay is a hidden gem with its rugged cliffs and dramatic scenery. The beach is accessible by a steep path, but the effort is rewarded with breathtaking views and peaceful surroundings. Located on the northwestern coast, Greve de Lecq is known for its clear waters and excellent facilities. It's a popular spot for both locals and visitors, offering a charming beachside cafe and plenty of rock pools to explore.

Immerse Yourself in History

Immerse Yourself in History

Jersey's history is as rich and varied as its landscapes. Discover the island's past through its well-preserved landmarks and fascinating museums. Perched on a rocky islet in St. Aubin's Bay, Elizabeth Castle has defended Jersey for over 300 years. Explore the castle's battlements, bunkers, and exhibitions, and enjoy stunning views of the bay. Overlooking the picturesque harbour of Gorey, Mont Orgueil Castle is a dominating medieval fortress. Wander through its maze of staircases and towers and learn about the island's history through interactive displays. Or delve into the island's World War II history at the Jersey War Tunnels. This underground complex now serves as a museum detailing Jersey’s wartime experience through exhibits and personal stories.

Delight in Jersey’s Natural Beauty

Delight in Jersey’s Natural Beauty

An island made for lovers of nature, beyond its beaches and historic sites, Jersey boasts lush landscapes and picturesque walking trails to soak up the scenery. The island's network of coastal paths provides some of the best walking experiences in the British Isles. Take a hike along the north coast for rugged cliffs and dramatic vistas or stroll along the south coast for gentler terrain and beautiful beaches. Also known as "The Forgotten Forest," St. Catherine’s Woods is a hidden treasure offering serene woodland walks, bubbling streams, and an abundance of wildlife. Or if you have the whole family on holiday why not visit Durrell Wildlife Park? Home to a variety of animals, from gorillas to lemurs, the park offers a fun and educational day out for all ages.

food and drink

Food & Drink

Jersey's food scene is a delightful fusion of British and French influences, with a strong emphasis on fresh, local produce. Being an island, Jersey boasts an impressive array of seafood. Enjoy freshly caught oysters, mussels, and lobsters at local restaurants, or visit the fish market in St. Helier for a true taste of the sea. No visit to Jersey would be complete without indulging in a traditional cream tea. Enjoy freshly baked scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, paired with a pot of tea, at one of the island’s charming tea rooms. And of course, how could we forget the iconic Jersey Royal Potatoes? These unique, nutty-flavoured potatoes are a local speciality and a must-try. Often simply boiled and served with butter, they are a delicious and quintessentially Jersey dish.

Weather

Average monthly temperature in Jersey (°C)

  • Jan 6°C
  • Feb 6°C
  • Mar 8°C
  • Apr 9°C
  • May 12°C
  • Jun 14°C
  • Jul 17°C
  • Aug 17°C
  • Sep 16°C
  • Oct 13°C
  • Nov 9°C
  • Dec 7°C
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