Jersey: Introduction

The Largest Channel Island

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The largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey, has a distinctive blend of British and French influences. It’s an island where the locals are famous for their hospitality and visitor friendliness. The magnificent countryside and pristine beaches are breathtaking and are just waiting to be photographed and enjoyed. Getting around this compact island is painless whether it’s by car, bus or foot.

Jersey is a walker’s paradise with an amazing variety of terrain from cliff-top paths to rocky coves or soft sandy beaches. Hiring a car is good value for money and a great way to explore Jersey at your own pace. Driving through the tree clad meandering roads simply adds to the adventure. Hiring a car certainly helps if you want to visit the many quality attractions or places of interest. Each day awaits a different adventure or somewhere new to explore. Jersey’s cuisine enjoys a glowing reputation the world over. The choice when it comes to eating out is huge, from Michelin star restaurants serving up gourmet dishes to country pubs serving up hearty wholesome food, to beachside bistros where you can eat and sip your favourite tipple as the sun goes down. Saint Helier is the capital of Jersey and is an excellent place for shopping with its safe pedestrianised streets and variety in shops. Lower taxes and no UK VAT makes St Helier a great place to shop for those value for money bargains.

Jersey loves to spoil its visitors with endless choice so when evening comes deciding on what to do isn’t easy. You may decide to enjoy a relaxing meal or watch a film at St Helier’s waterfront 10 screen cinema or step the light fantastic in one of the nightclubs or listen to a variety of live music to suit all tastes in the many cafes, bars and clubs. And if all of this is not enough you can always channel hop to one of the other four nearby Channel Islands such as Guernsey or Sark or even take a day trip to France.