The southernmost and largest of the Channel Islands - Jersey - has much to offer with its fine blend of English and French influences. Quaint fishing villages dot the island's coastline - St Aubin, for example, boasts 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 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.
||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.
||Police, Fire Brigade and Ambulance: 999 and 112
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||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.
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