Group Travel Tour Operator and DMC for Jersey
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.
2nd & 16th May and 12th & 19th September 2022 | Dates throughout 2023
Suggested itinerary by coach or air
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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.