The Island of Jersey
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Liberation Square

Central Market, St Helier

Jersey produce is justly famed and how better to see it than in the colourful displays in St Helier's Central Market. The ornate Victorian building has a glass roof supported by decorated iron pillars and a central tiered fountain, complete with lush plants and a goldfish pool.

Jersey Museum

This flagship museum was voted the "most outstanding tourist attraction to open in the British Isles in 1992" by the British Guild of Travel Writers. Winner of the National Heritage IBM Museum of the year award 1993 - 94. Here you will find the real history, traditions and culture of the island.

The Living Legend

The Living Legend is a village style multi-million pound attraction offering a dynamic presentation of local history, a series of exhibits reflecting Jersey's heritage and unique form of government and industry.

Free admission to local crafts and souvenirs, restaurant serving traditional fayre, Fudge & Ice-cream Parlour. Enjoy the landscaped gardens, traditional architecture, regular street entertainment, and a children's adventure playground and indoor crêche.

Elizabeth Castle
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Jersey was defended by this fortress, built on an Islet in St. Aubin's Bay, for 300 years from Civil War to German Occupation. The castle contains exhibitions explaining its role in the Island's history. See also the Aerial View

Mont Orgueil Castle
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Built in the 13th century, this dramatic castle towers over the harbour at Gorey. The perfect setting for re-creating medieval history with spectacular views over the island and across the sea to France. See also Mont Orgueil at sunrise (200k image)

German Underground Hospital

An underground complex that is Jersey's most evocative museum of the five years of enemy occupation during world war II.

Hamptonne Country Life Museum

This museum lets you get close to 300 years of Jersey's rural past in this collection of farm buildings and meadows.

Le Moulin de Quétivel

This historic watermill has been carefully restored to working order by the National Trust for Jersey. See the mill in action and learn how it works from detailed displays. There is also a National Trust Shop selling a variety of items and nearby there is a woodland walk.

Kempt Tower

This tower, built in 1834, and named after Sir James Kempt, Master-General of the Ordnance at the Battle of Waterloo, is one of the finest examples of a true Martello Tower. It is now a Visitor Centre with a video theatre and museum.

Janvrin's Tomb

Faldouet Dolmen

Near Gorey Church, this is a passage grave around 4,500 years old. The large capstone is estimated to weigh 24 tonnes.

La Hougue Bie

A Neolithic burial mound dating back 5,500 years dominates this tranquil site. After extensive excavations the mound is now being restored. The site also has an Archaeology and Geology Gallery which displays fine examples of Jersey's archaeology and geology. This picture shows inside the mound.

Grouville Golf Course

Gorey Harbour

Rozel Harbour

One of Jersey's "green" lanes

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