Welcome to Jersey

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The most southerly and largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey, has much to offer with its fine blend of the best of England and France. Around its 72 kilometre coastline there are quaint fishing villages such as St Aubin, marvellous sandy beaches and a collection of dramatic craggy coastal walks. The inland is just as rewarding. Here you can find fascinating attractions, diverse historic sites and gentle verdant scenery, all linked by narrow country lanes. Festivals play a big a part in island life and barely a month goes by without a local seasonal event not being celebrated. The capital is St Helier and whilst small, it is a cosmopolitan harbour town. St Helier is the main focus for the island’s shopping, eating, entertainment and nightlife culture.

Facts

Population Approximately 98,000
Currency Pound Sterling (JEP) £1 = 100 pence

Jersey has its own currency tied to the British Pound. All United Kingdom notes and coins are legal tender.
Opening hours From Mon-Sat shops are normally open from 9am-5.30pm. During the summer some shops will stay open later. Thursday is traditionally late night shopping and stores are open until 8pm. Shops are open on Sundays at their own discretion, normally between 11am-4pm.
Newspapers Jersey Evening Post, JEP
Emergency numbers Police, Fire Brigade and Ambulance: 999 and 112
Tourist information Jersey Tourism
Liberation Place, St Helier, Jersey
Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm, Sat-Sun 9am-1pm (until 2.45pm during summer). Closed Sundays during winter.
+44 1534 44 88 00
info@jersey.com