Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands, lies beautiful with its varied landscapes, tucked away coves, cliffside walking trails and beautiful beaches. Situated between England and France, the island boasts a beautiful mix of British and French culture, which shines through the island’s architecture and its food. From its golden sandy beaches, majestic medieval castles, coastlines that stretch mile after mile to waves that can make re surfer’s dream come true, there are a lot of reasons for you to choose Jersey for your next holiday. There are a lot of activities for you to take part in while you spend your holidays in Jersey, where you can experience the true beauty of this island. To help you plan your trip, here are five things which you must try out while you spend the perfect vacation in Jersey.
1. Explore the medieval castles
The island of Jersey has quite a number of historic architectures. In fact, some of the buildings on the island even date back to the Neolithic period. However, among all of these historic building, the medieval castle of Mont Orgueil and the 17th century Elizabeth Castle are the most famous. A trip to these historic castles a must to activity while spending your vacation in Jersey. Along with the beautiful architecture, you will also get to admire some of the most beautiful views of the island from the various viewpoints while you are here.
2. Take a stroll along the coastline
The never-ending coastlines are one of the top most attractions of Jersey. Walking along the coastline of this island and exploring the hidden beaches and coves is another must do activity while you are here. There are a lot of guided coasteering tours too, which will take you through the tunnels and caves to discover some of the untouched, secret beaches of the island.
3. Relax on the beach
Jersey is famous for its wide array of beaches surrounding the islands. The southern beaches boast of beautiful golden sand, whereas the beaches to the north and the east side of the island are full of coves and rock pooling spots. However, St Brelade’s Bay is the most famous spot if you just want to spend a relaxing day on the beach. Go for a swim in the clear water, relax on the soft sand and have some delicious food from the seaside cafes to spend your day in leisure.
4. Enjoy surfing
The slow waves of Jersey make it the perfect spot to enjoy surfing for beginners and experts alike. St Ouen’s Bay is the oldest and the most well-known spot for surfing in Jersey. You can book a surf lesson if you are a beginner, or hit the waves if you know your way around the waves.
5. Indulge in the food
Heavily influenced by both British and French cultures, the food culture of Jersey is truly indulgent. The small island is famous for its food. From the Jersey Royal potatoes to the plethora of fresh seafood, Jersey is blessed with some of the most beautiful ingredients in the world. From small seaside cafes to Michelin Star restaurants, there are plenty of places where you can try some delectable food. You should not miss one single opportunity of trying some of the island’s delicacies during your getaway to Jersey.