Britain's most southerly isle.
Jersey, Channel Islands
JERSEY - AT A GLANCE
- Located some 100 miles south of mainland Britain, Jersey is the biggest of the Channel Islands and the most southerly of the British Isles.
- In fact, Jersey is much closer to France than Britain, lying just 14 miles from its coast. And at just 9 miles by 5 miles it’s a compact place to explore that manages to cram in the best of land and sea.
- Jersey reveals itself slowly as you pass wisteria-clad cottages and traditional granite farmhouses bathed in late summer light.
- Discover hidden beaches, lush valleys, tranquil lanes and ragged coastline all basking in the warmest temperatures in Britain.
- Explore magnificent castles, fascinating wildlife, adventure parks and hands-on museums that really bring history to life.
- That’s not forgetting the capital, St Helier, with its smart, sophisticated shops and vibrant Victorian markets.
- You can fly to Jersey from around Britain. From London it’s about a 1 hour flight. If you’d prefer to travel by hire car, you can get a ferry from Poole or Weymouth which takes about 4 hours to reach the island.