Channel Islands

Jersey, Channel Islands – with children – what to do, where to go, eat and stay.

Jersey, Channel Islands – with children – what to do, where to go, eat and stay.

  Early Summer saw our first trip to the Channel islands and Jersey was a great introduction to these beautiful islands which lie around 87 miles from mainland Britain and only 12 miles from France. Jersey: Getting There – We found it really easy to get the boat with condor ferries from Weymouth to St […]

Durrell Wildlife Park, Jersey

Durrell Wildlife Park, Jersey

Durrell Wildlife Park is one of those places that you wish you lived close to. It is set in some beautiful grounds, contains lots of interesting animals and it has conservation at its heart. It really is such an inspiring place to visit. Set up by Gerald Durrell – an amazing conservationist (and author of […]

Glamping in Jersey! Bell Tents at Daisy Cottage Campsite, Channel Islands

Glamping in Jersey! Bell Tents at Daisy Cottage Campsite, Channel Islands

  Daisy Cottage Campsite is a gorgeous small, friendly and quiet campsite. It is the only camping in the west of Jersey and located in rural St Ouen. With a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool and small play area it’s the perfect family friendly site. Daisy Cottage Campsite – Location: St Ouen’s is in the north-west […]

War Tunnels, Jersey, Channel Islands

War Tunnels, Jersey, Channel Islands

“The Channel Islands will not, repeat, not, be defended against external invasion”. And with that mainland Britain gave islanders 24 hours to leave or find themselves under Nazi rule during the Second World War. For those that chose to stay life took on a very different turn as German soldiers arrived on their shores and […]

The Atlantic Hotel, Jersey – Hotel Review

The Atlantic Hotel, Jersey – Hotel Review

  If there’s somewhere really special to stay in Jersey it has to be The Atlantic. Built in 1970 it has a New England feel to it with white shutters and blue and white interiors – all with stunning views down to the turquoise sea. It is a special hotel, peaceful and full of that […]

Condor Ferries – Weymouth to Jersey

Condor Ferries – Weymouth to Jersey

  On our recent trip to Jersey we wanted to make sure that we got there as swiftly as possible (with the hope of arriving stress-free!) and we were also keen to have the use of our car on the island. We decided that the ‘fast cat ferry’ services run by Condor Ferries would be […]