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Make a holiday home, cottage or house in Jersey, the Channel Islands your home away from home

Jersey is the southernmost of the British Channel Islands and also the largest. It is a British Crown Dependency but is situated far closer to the coast of France than it is to the mainland of UK, sitting just off the coast of Normandy. Jersey has long been a popular holiday destination thanks to its great weather, attractive scenery and towns, its heritage, and its beaches, and hence Jersey cottages and holiday homes will appeal to families, couples and friends looking for a fun though relaxing holiday.

Things to do on holiday in Jersey, the Channel Islands

Jersey is the kind of destination where you can simply sit back and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of this popular island, or you can go full out and enjoy many different activities! Measuring just 46 square miles (118 sq km) Jersey is small enough to be able to explore the island comfortably from your Jersey cottage or holiday home. There are larger towns here but much of the island is quite rural and peaceful, ideal for walking and cycling on quaint country roads. You can also enjoy bird-watching and nature around much of the island.

Holidays to Jersey are sure to include spending time on the beach. There are many pretty beaches and coves around the island plus picturesque fishing villages and plenty of great places to enjoy a meal. Choose from country pubs or restaurants by the sea where fresh fish is always on the menu.

Places to visit on holiday in Jersey, the Channel Islands

In addition to the many beaches, villages and coves you can visit from your Jersey cottage the island has several popular attractions too. The most famous landmark on Jersey is Mount Orgueil, a castle that overlooks the harbour at Gorey. The castle is of course open to visitors and provides wonderful views from the top. Another famous castle is Elizabeth Castle. This also is open to the public and accessible by walking across a causeway, though only at low tide. However, weather permitting there is also a vehicle that can transport visitors to the castle at other times too, so you won’t be stuck out there all night!

From your Jersey self catering accommodation you can also visit places such as Jersey Zoological Park, now officially called Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, where you can see rare and endangered species. Jersey’s Living Legend attraction is popular with families as you’ll find adventure golf, a craft and shopping village, and an attraction called the Jersey Experience.

The weather in Jersey, the Channel Islands

You can enjoy staying in a Jersey cottage throughout the year as the island has a temperate, mild climate. Temperatures are similar to those found on the south coast of England yet Jersey has far more sunshine hours per year than the mainland of UK does. Summers are warm and winters are mild.

Flights to Jersey, the Channel Islands

Holidays to Jersey are easy from the mainland of UK and parts of Europe as a number of airlines offer flights to Jersey Airport. Aer Lingus, Air Southwest, BmiBaby, easyJet, British Airways, Flybe, and Jet2.com are just some of the airlines available.

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                              Lovely property in rural location but easy to reach!

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                              A wonderful location just above a bay with sandy beach. Property light and airy, clean and well equipped. Comfortable beds, two bathrooms plus separate toilet. We enjoyed it very much!
                              • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
                              • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                              fantastic location, super friendly hosts and excellent accommodation

                              5 of 5
                              We had a fantastic extended Easter week at La Hougue Mauger. This is mainly due to the great accommodation and all-round helpfulness of our host. From the moment we first inquired about our stay we were given plenty of information and emails were responded to super quickly. The location is truly stunning - and on cycle route 1, which was a big plus for us. La Hougue Mauger has plenty of storage space in case you want to bring equipment and the house itself is rich in history, too. We really enjoyed daily conversations with our host - about Jersey's flora and fauna, the locals and hidden gems - exploring the island by bike and relaxing at the house in the evenings, whilst enjoying the stunning views of the fields, the ocean and even of France! We cannot recommend it highly enough and are looking forward to seeing how the garden has developed when we next come.
                              • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
                              • Date of Stay: Apr 2017