Jersey attractions

Top Choice Museum in Jersey

Jersey War Tunnels

The eerie tunnels of a German underground military hospital have been converted into Jersey's best and most poignant museum, dedicated to the island's experience under Nazi occupation between 1940 and 1945. Interact…
Top Choice Castle in St Helier

Elizabeth Castle

On two interconnected islets in St Aubin's Bay, this imposing fortress guards the entrance to the harbour. Originally a 6th-century hermitage, then an abbey, then a 16th-century castle built on the orders of Elizabe…
Top Choice Zoo in Jersey

Jersey Zoo

This inspirational zoo was founded by writer and naturalist Gerald Durrell, who dreamed of creating a safe place for his animals since he was 6 years old. The emphasis is on the conservation and breeding of endanger…
Top Choice Beach in Jersey

Portelet Beach

A short walk or drive from St Aubin's Bay, this is one of Jersey's loveliest beaches. Framed by craggy cliffs on both ends, it's a sheltered cove with clear, calm waters, accessed by a fairly steep path.
Historic Site in Jersey

Hougue Bie

You have to stoop to enter the dark, dripping tunnel beneath this Neolithic burial mound that leads to the funerary chamber. The dolmen is over 6000 year old, topped with the 12th-century Chapel of Notre Dame de la …
Castle in Jersey

Mont Orgueil Castle

This picture-perfect medieval castle has loomed over Gorey Harbour for over 800 years. It has worn many hats over the years: a formidable defence against the French, a prison, a refuge for 18th-century French aristo…
Museum in St Helier

Maritime Museum & Occupation Tapestry Gallery

Spread across five 19th-century warehouse buildings, this excellent museum brings to life Jersey's love affair with the sea. The island was once one of the biggest ship-building centres in Europe and you can trace t…
Museum in St Helier

Jersey Museum & Art Gallery

Inside a beautifully restored 19th-century merchant's house, Jersey Museum is an enjoyable romp through the island's history, from the area's first human settlement – some 250,000 years ago – to the privations of WW…
Museum in Jersey

Pallot Steam Museum

This warehouse full of lovingly restored vintage and classic cars, locomotives, fire engines and farming machinery was a labour of love on the part of Don Pallot, a local engineer with a dream of preserving Jersey's…
Museum in Jersey

Channel Islands Military Museum

Crammed full of WWII memorabilia, this WWII German bunker is dedicated to Jersey's experience under the Nazi occupation. Amidst displays of ammunition, weaponry, uniforms, medals and brass musical instruments, there…