Your guide to Jersey in the Spring & Summer

Your guide to Jersey in the Spring & Summer

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This Spring and Summer why not stay with us and visit the local attractions, there is something for everyone to enjoy. From the Jersey Lavender Farms to a selection of famous museums. Or why not spend the day at aMaizin with the kids, an all inclusive park.

 

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Spring Walks

 

March ~ May 2012

Jersey is the perfect destination for walks in the spring time when the flowers are beginning to bloom and the weather is getting milder.  Guided walks are available all over the island during which you can both admire the beauty that Jersey has to offer as well as learn a little about the history and culture of this fair isle. 

 

South Coast Cruises

 

April ~ October 2012

Step aboard the "Southern Bay Rose" a 50ft catamaran and enjoy a nonstop cruise for around 2½ hours along 15 miles of the beautiful south coast of Jersey. Relax & enjoy sights many have not seen.

Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery

 

31st March to 4th November 2012

Set in the historic harbour area of St.Helier, the Maritime Museum explores the sea and our relationship with it. It reflects on the experience of islanders and Jersey's Maritime heritage, both contemporary and historic.
 

Battle of Flowers Museum

 

April ~ October 2012

The museum was opened only in 1971 altough Miss Bechelet's first exhibit was in 1934 when she was only 16. It comprises of 23 part or complete floats built entirely by Miss Bechelet, each float may take up to 1400 hours to construct and is completely covered in wild flowers, such as Harestails and Marrem Grasses.

 

Channel Islands Military Museum

 

4th April to 31st October 2012

This museum is a lifetimes work, the collection has been assembled over many years allowing the visitors the opportunity to see items, many of which are still in the same condition as when they were when last used over 60 years ago.

 

Jersey Lavender Farm

 

29th March ~ 30th October 2012

Jersey Lavender offers a relaxing, interesting and educational way of spending a few hours of your holiday. The pure lavender essential oil produced from the distillation is used in the manufacture of the superb Jersey Lavender toiletries - the whole process is explained in a presentation video and a talk by friendly staff.

 

La Mare Wine Estate

 

4th April ~ 27th October 2012

Enjoy a stroll through the vineyards, orchards and beautiful gardens before joining a guided tour of the estate winery where you will taste La Mare’s Jersey wines during an informative audio-visual show.

 

Living Legend

 

March ~ November 2012

‘The Jersey Experience’ is an award-winning multi-media re-creation of Jersey through the ages, there are two challenging 18 hole adventure golf courses, a go-karting track, craft and shopping village, outdoor play area plus full programme of live entertainment.

 

Shell Garden

 

1st April ~  1st November 2012

The Jersey Shell Garden was created by Jersey man Mr Colin Soudain and the first shells were laid in 1957. Every year the garden has been added to and the work is still ongoing, consisting now of millions of shells. It is the largest Shell Garden in the world and a truly unique.

 

Samare's Manor

 

April ~ October 2012

Samares Manor is a beautiful house, dating in part to Norman times, surrounded by exceptional gardens originally constructed in the 1920s by Sir James Knott. He had a special enthusiasm for the Orient, and recognised that the environmental conditions of manor grounds offered potential for growing plants from all over the world.

 

Mont Orgueil Castle

 

Open All Year Round

Built in the thirteenth century to protect the Island against the French, this dramatic castle towers over the harbour at Gorey. This jewel in Jersey's crown is one of the best preserved castles in Britain and one of the most photographed sites in the Island.

 

aMaizin! Maze and Adventure Park

 

31st March 2012 ~ 16th September 2012

An all inclusive park with many activities, such as the towering toboggan, water warriors, gold mine, barnyard and numerous go-kart tracks to name a few. The maze opens 1st July with an ancient civilisation theme with puzzles and clues to find as you make your way around the giant labyrinth constructed entirely from corn.

 

Noirmont Command Bunker

 

April ~ September 2012 (Sundays only)

Well-preserved German naval command bunker that controlled the artillery battery “Lothringen” from 1944-45. On two floors, this impressive bunker contains numerous displays and exhibits, and guided tours are available on request. Much of the adjacent artillery battery has also been restored, including various gun emplacements and an observation tower.

 

La Hougue Bie

 

31st March 2012 ~ 4th November 2012


A Neolithic burial mound, dating back more than 5,500 years dominates this tranquil site. Following recent excavations, the entrance to the tomb has now been restored to its original glory. A tiny chapel is situated on top of the mound, (Mabon Crypt can be seen in this chapel) and in addition, there are geology and archaeology galleries and a World War Two German bunker.

 

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