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Discovering Jersey

  • Garden of Samares Manor © Danny Evans

    Jersey Gardens, Garden of Samares Manor 2 © Danny Evans
  • St Aubin Harbour © Danny Evans

    St Helier St Helier Jersey Highlights St Aubin Harbour © Danny Evans
  • Jersey War Tunnels - Museum of the German Occupation in World War II © Damon Eastwood

    Jersey War Tunnels - Museum of the German Occupation in World War II ©Damon Eastwood
  • Jersey War Tunnels © Damon Eastwood

    Jersey War Tunnels 2© Damon Eastwood
  • La Mare Wine Estate, St Mary © Stuart Abraham

    La Mare Wine Estate, St Mary ©Stuart Abraham
  • La Mare Wine Estate © Matt Porteous

    La Mare Wine Estate © Matt Porteous
  • La Mare Wine Estates Vintage Jersey Cider Pompette © Danny Evans.jpg

    La-Mare-Wine-Estates-Vintage-Jersey-Cider-Pompette-©Danny-Evans.jpg
5 day tour
From £499 per person - minimum 20 passengers

At just nine miles by five miles, Jersey is an island that’s small on size, but big on personality. Discover Jersey and visit the Jersey Wartime Tunnels, La Mare Wine Estate and the Botanic Gardens at Samarès Manor. The trip also includes afternoon tea at Jersey Museum and Art Gallery in St Helier.


Dates

2nd & 16th May and 12th & 19th September 2022 | Dates throughout 2023


Suggested itinerary by coach or air

Day 1

Travel to Jersey

Travel to Poole by coach, then by ferry to St Helier or fly from your local airport. On arrival in Jersey you’ll be met by coach for the transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Island Tour

We start our Jersey discovery with a full-day tour, taking in some of the island’s most spectacular bays, including St Ouen and St Brelade’s. You’ll see some fascinating sights, including the Corbiere Lighthouse, St Elizabeth Castle, and St Matthew’s (glass) Church, and some picturesque villages, including St Aubin.

Day 3

Wartime Tunnels and La Mare Wine

This morning we take an educational and emotional journey through the five years of German occupation during WWII at the Jersey War Tunnels, a former WWII underground military hospital. In the afternoon we visit the La Mare Wine Estate for a tour and tasting. Coach transfers are included.

Day 4

Botanic Gardens at Samarès Manor and Afternoon Tea in St Helier

The Botanic Gardens at Samarès Manor were created in the 1920s. This morning’s visit gives the opportunity to enjoy the various aromas and colours. An optional tour of the Manor House and Rural Life Museum can be arranged. In the afternoon we enjoy an afternoon tea at Jersey Museum and Art Gallery, followed by free-time to explore the island’s capital. Coach transfers are included between the hotel and Samarès Manor, and back to central St Helier for your afternoon tea – it is just a short walk back to the hotel from St Helier. You will make your own way back to the hotel at your own leisure.

Day 5

Return home

Additional Attractions

There is so much to see and do in Jersey. Should you wish to create your own itinerary including some alternative attractions just let us know! Prices available on request.

  • La Hougue Bie Museum – One of the ten oldest buildings in the world, La Hougue Bie is the burial site of Jersey’s Neolithic community and home to the biggest Celtic coin hoard ever discovered.
  • Maritime Museum & Occupation Tapestry – Enjoy interactive exhibits, understand the tides and learn how to build a ship at St Helier’s historic harbour. Visit the award winning Occupation Tapestry, stitched by Jersey volunteers.
  • Jersey Lavender – One of the island’s best loved attractions, soak up the sights and scents of nature in the sunny gardens, shady woods and nine acres of intoxicating lavender fields, and learn about the remarkable processing of lavender (open until 25th September).
  • Steam, Motor and General Museum – Take a step back in time and enjoy the vast and varied collection including steam locos & engines, military & classic vehicles, bicycles and toys, all housed within this absorbing museum.

Featured Hotels

The Merton Hotel, St Helier ***

Located just 15 minutes’ walk from the centre of St Helier. The hotel offers two restaurants, large open-space lounge, sun terrace and gardens. All bedrooms are ensuite. Facilities include a bar, indoor aquadome, lift to most floors which all adds up to a relaxing environment for an enjoyable holiday.


Merton Hotel

Dates  5 days / 4 nights
2nd May 2022  From £499.00 per person
16th May 2022  From £499.00 per person
12th September 2022  From £559.00 per person
19th September 2022  From £559.00 per person
2023 dates  Prices on request

Flight supplement dependent on dates and route.

Depending on your journey and ferry timetable, you may require an overnight near Poole.

Single room supplement available upon request.

Prices staying at The Mayfair Hotel available upon request.

All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place for a courier in a single room, both are based on a minimum 20 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at info@greatdays.co.uk

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