Jersey Island, Channel Islands, UK
The island of Jersey is the largest and southernmost of the British Channel Islands. It is located in the English Channel, northwest of France. It is a popular tourist destination, offering fine weather, a picturesque coastline and approximately thirty beaches.
Attractions on Jersey include English-style beach cafes and country pubs, watersports, coastal walks and historic fortifications from different periods. There are many museums to visit, the Jersey zoo, the AquaSplash complex and the Living Legend theme park. Island Duck Tours are especially popular and feature an amphibious coach.
Things to see and do
* Mont Orgueil and Grosnez Castles
* La Corbiere Iighthouse
* Jersey Museum at St Helier
* Jersey war tunnels
* Island Duck tour
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Pound Sterling (GBP)
Language – English, French
Population – 95,000 approx
Land Area – 118 km²
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT
International Country Telephone Code – + 44 - 1534
Port Location – The port of Jersey Island is located in the St Helier harbour.
Transport Links – Jersey Airport in the parish of St. Peter. Air France, Flybe, British Airways, and Aurigny Airlines offer regular flights from London airports and other UK mainland airports. Aer Lingus offers regular flights from Dublin, Ireland.
Access to Jersey island is also available to and from Guernsey, the UK Mainland and France.