Top Attractions in Jersey

The Channel Islands make for a great holiday and where better to visit than the island of Jersey? You might be already planning your itinerary and thinking of places to go and things to see, so here are our suggestions:

For Families

If you have a family, then you will want to visit places that your children will find interesting. Durrell is a great attraction for kids and adults alike. It used to be known as Jersey Zoo and remains a great venue for a family day out and it’s sure to keep kids entertained.

Living legend is a great place to play crazy golf or try go-karting. Go-karting is always an enjoyable activity and you can be competitive as a family. For those who don’t fancy being behind the wheel, there is always adventure golf.

Living Legend also puts on a show that informs viewers about the history of Jersey. It is educational as well as entertaining, making it ideal for families.

For History Buffs

There are also plenty of castles that make for great family fun days out such as Gorey Castle and Elizabeth Castle. These are just some examples of the heritage sites on offer on the island of Jersey. You can take a boat to Elizabeth Castle, where the sea acts as the castle’s moat. The maritime museum is also sure to keep kids entertained and provide them with some interesting history too.

For Nature Lovers

Anyone can appreciate the Eric Young Orchid foundation, but for nature lovers, it’s certainly a great place to visit. These are not just any old orchids that you might find in a florist; the displays here win international awards.

Samares Manor is also worth a visit; it hosts beautiful gardens, ponds and some great parkland as well. The kids can enjoy the playground, whilst a tour of the manor house can be booked, which runs every day except Sundays.

For Crafters

If you want to do some sort of interactive activit,y then you could always pay a visit to Jersey Pottery. You can watch the pottery being made and crafted and even get the opportunity to decorate some of your own creations. This is a great activity to enjoy with your kids or as couple.

As you can see Jersey holidays have a lot to offer people of all ages, making it a fantastic choice of holiday destination for 2013.

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