5 Must See Attractions in Jersey

 

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

An absolute must see for any visitor to Jersey. Gorillas, orangutans , flamingos a reptile house and much more. A world renowned centre for the conservation of endangered species.  [Find out more]

 

Elizabeth Castle

This castle was built in the 16th century when Sir Walter Raleigh was Governor of Jersey. The castle is where an exiled Charles II gave land- in the 'new territories'- to the Governor for the Islands loyalty during the English Civil War. With a lack of originality they named those lands, New Jersey! [Find out more...]
Open from beginning of April to end of October
Note: Because of its location access for disabled people is difficult. 

 

Gorey Castle

Mont Orgueil or as it is known locally, Gorey Castle, is a spectacular 13th Century castle on the east coast of the island. [Find out more] 
Open all year round.

 

Jersey War Tunnels

During the Nazi occupation of Jersey prisoners laboured in slave like conditions to build these tunnels. Galleries with exhibits and an interactive guide tell the story well.

Originally designed as a barracks and ammunition store  and, as D-Day approached as a hospital for military casualties.  A thought provoking experience. [Find out more...]

 

Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum takes the Islands central relationship with the sea with it as its theme. The museum has attracted widespread acclaim for its emphasis on ‘learning through doing’ – visitors are not only allowed to touch the exhibits they are encouraged to. Children will enjoy the experience as much as adults. 
Open all year round, limited Winter opening hours [Find out more]