Handle the Hunger at The Hungry Man
Start your day the right way at the Island institution. Nestled on the harbour wall in Rozel Bay. The Hungry Man offers a wide range of food, from gourmet burgers to veggie burgers, fresh crab sandwiches to veggie bacon butties – along with delicious homemade cakes – there truly is something for everyone. Ideally located on the north-east coast. The Hungry Man is the perfect place to get your fill, ready for a day of discovery.
Self-guided Walks with Jersey National Park
Embark on a self-guided journey of discovery and get off the beaten track with Jersey National Park and some of the island’s experts, as you are taken on an audio adventure across the four corners of our beautiful island. From picturesque pitstops, stunning scenery and tasty treats along the way, Jersey National Park offer various selfguided walks and an array of accompa nying podcasts that allow you to explore all the island has to offer and the history that surrounds it — all at your own pace.
Twitching with Jersey Birding Tours
Test your twitching skills with Neil Singleton at Jersey Birding Tours, a local expert on all things ornithological, with over 40 years’ experience in Jersey. While visiting our seashores, fresh-water ponds and reed beds, coastal cliff paths and woodlands, you will be able to identify Marsh Harriers from Buzzards, Brambling amongst flocks of Chaffinch and seperate swallows from Martins and Swifts. Be sure to grab the binoculars and keep your eyes peeled for the elusive avian that grace our sunny shores during breeding season; including Puffins, Little Egrets, Cirl Buntings, Short-toead Treecreeper and Bitterns.
Explore with EVie
Why not saddle up and set off on a two wheeled adventure with EVie electric bikes, a simple, sustainable and affordable way to travel around Jersey’s winding green lanes, gorgeous gorse lands with many picturesque pitstops along the way. You will find an abundance of EVie bikes around St. Helier’s town centre, but if you download their app via the link bel ow, you will have one at your fingertips in no time. But, before you do, make sure to stop by The Yard grab yourself an amazing coffee and croissant as you fuel up for a day of discovery.
The Botanic Gardens at Samares Manor
As night descends and the ocean recedes, star-like shapes of luminous green begin to twinkle and sparkle in a few unique spots at low tide. Experience Jersey’s rich marine life and the uniqueness of bioluminescent creatures on
this “moonwalk” across the sea bed as you encounter a fascinating phenomenon that very few locals ever see or even know about. You will be led by local guides, Derek, Trudie and Shiela who have been leading people amongst the rocks, channels and rockpools for over 15 years. So, don’t miss out on the chance of a lifetime to experience Jersey a different way on your island break.
Bioluminescence on the Beach with Jersey Walk Adventures
As night descends and the ocean recedes, star-like shapes of luminous green begin to twinkle and sparkle in a few unique spots at low tide. Experience Jersey’s rich marine life and the uniqueness of bioluminescent creatures on this “moonwalk” across the seabed as you encounter a fascinating phenomenon that very few locals ever see or even know about. You will be led by local guides, Derek, Trudie and Shiela who have been leading people amongst the rocks, channels and rock pools for over 15 years. So, don’t miss out on the chance of a lifetime to experience Jersey a different way on your island break.
Discover the Dolmens
Choose to build your day of exploring the Island around these ancient sites located across the Island, as your discover historic sites from when Neolithic hunters and gathers arrives to farm the fertile soil nearly 6,000 years ago. You’ll find some of the best-preserved prehistoric sites, dolmens and burial mounds in the world, including a building that’s older than the Egyptian pyramids.
La Hougue Bie Museum
With a name derived from the Old Norse of the Vikings (haugr meaning a mound and byr) that’s bound up with a medieval legend of a dragon and a knight, it’s no surprise that La Hougue Bie is a magical and truly memorable experience as well as being home to one of the ten oldest buildings in the world. During the Neolithic period (4000 BC), many communities settled in Jersey, the island’s many standing stones and burial cham bers date from these times. There is a café onsite, so when you’ve finished exploring take some time out to sit and marvel at this fascinating site over lunch or a cup of coffee.
North Coast Cliff Path Walk
Stretch the leg with this two mile cliff path walk between Greve de Lecq and Plemont Bay where you’ll enjoy some of the most iconic views of the Channel Islands. With views across to our neighbours in Guernsey and Sark, as well as views of northern France – it can be a photographers dream. Look our for local wildlife as your stroll, including dolphins, seabirds and during the mouths of March to August you may see a glimpse of the rare Atlantic Puffins.
Elizabeth Castle Audio Tour
Elizabeth Castle is the perfect place to spend a day exploring Jersey’s history as you climb the battlements, explore the turrets and bunkers, and discover the Hermitage where Saint Helier is thought to have lived around 550 A.D. Embark on an audio tour, led by local experts and historians. Accessible at low wide by foot, or, at both low and high tide, using the castle ferry which will transport you across the bay to and from the castle.
Spend the Day at St Brelade's Bay
It’s no secret that St Brelade’s Bay is home to one of the most picturesque spots on the Island. From its coastal walking paths, silky golden sands, crystal clear waters and an array of amazing cafes, bars, restaurants and activities for all. Whether you stop by St Brelade’s Bay Hotel for afternoon tea, Oyster Box for some cocktails and crab, or just grab an award-winning ice cream on the go – there truly is something for everyone at the bay.
Sunset BBQ in St. Ouen
Live like a local, bask in the golden hour sun and end your day in style with a sunset BBQ at La Saline. Light the coals and cook up some Genuine Jersey produce from John Hackett sausages alongside some Faulkner Fisheries hand dived local scallops or lobster. Relax, sit back, and unwind with a Stinky Bay Ale in hand as the sun slowly sets over the Atlantic and think of all those amazing memories you’ve made on your island break.
Events we think you'll love
The Sunset Concerts
Venture out to the headlands of St. Ouen to experience one of the Island’s most iconic events. Pack your picnic essentials, grab a blanket to secure your spot and you’re good to go! The Sunset Concerts welcome Islanders far and wide, providing a symphony of acoustic beats – the perfect soundtrack to your island break. The sloping hill-top of Mont Grantez forms a natural amphitheatre set against the unmatchable backdrop of sunset across St. Ouen’s bay. Just ask the locals – this is the ultimate summer event to enjoy Jersey at its finest.
Battle of Flowers Festival
Enjoy the spectacle of flower festooned floats, musicians, dancers and entertainers providing a tremendous atmosphere in the Grand Day Parade. 2022 marked the 120th anniversary of the first staging of the Jersey Battle of Flowers. First staged in 1902 in celebration of a Royal Coronation, The Jersey Battle of Flowers has grown over the past century to become one of the largest floral carnivals in Europe, and is without a doubt, a major highlight in Jersey’s calendar of festivals and events.
30 September - 02 October 2023
Jersey Corn Riot Festival
The Corn Riots Festival, or La Folle d’Avout, is a cultural festival in Jersey that takes place to mark the anniversary of the major legislative reform that transformed society on the island over 250 years go. La Folle d’Avoutm brings the French festival and the Fete du Jerrias into a wider programme of events, uniting with our geographical neighbours to bring you good food, good people and good vibes.