About the Area

Here are just a few of Jersey's many attractions. Click any photo to enlarge.

St HelierSt Helier

The Talana Hotel is just a ten minute walk from St. Helier. The town Centre has a wealth of shops and boutiques as well as many al fresco cafes and restaurants.

St Helier WaterfrontWaterfront and Marinas

St. Helier has several marinas on its new Waterfront, a short distance from the town centre, Here St. Helier Marina is pictured on a high spring tide.

Samares Manor and GardensSamares Manor and Gardens

Samares Manor and Gardens are close to us and a popular visitor attraction with early flowering rare trees and shrubs. There are daily tours of the Manor house and a charming tea room. Or picnic by the lake!.

Havre des PasHavre des Pas

A short walk from the hotel brings you to Havre des Pas and its famous Lido, where you can swim when the tide is out, or just sit on the terrace with a coffee and watch the world go by. Pictured is the annual festival.

Gorey VillageGorey Village

A short drive along the east coast brings you to Gorey Village with its beautiful Harbour and recently restored castle - well worth a visit.

St. Catherines BaySt. Catherines Bay

Further along the coast is St. Catherines Bay. Along the coast on the way can be seen many charming bays and inlets, and you can enjoy breathtaking views across to the nearby French coast.

Fliquet BayFliquet Bay

Jersey is rich with unusual architecture, much of it built with the local pink granite. Not all old houses are Jersey farm houses! Here is an interesting old granite building at Fliquet Bay, just past St. Catherine.

Le Couperon DolmenLe Couperon Dolmen

Continue round the stunning north coast and you can visit some breathtaking little coves and bays. Here Le Couperon Dolmen sits above Saie Harbour.

Rozel HarbourRozel Harbour

And the next bay along is the charming Rozel Harbour, one of several North coast fishing harbours.

Jersey ZooJersey Zoo

Go a mile or two inland and you will be near the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust (Jersey Zoo). Set in the grounds of an old manor it is the perfect setting for carefully laid out enclosures of rare and endangered species.

Cycling ToursCycling Tours

You will be amazed by the miles of pretty country lanes that network the island. Many have been designated as Green Lanes with speed restrictions, and cycling routes have been specifically planned. So why not hire a bike for a day (or more) during your visit?

HikingHiking

Many visitors come to Jersey to walk the many miles of pretty lanes and footpaths, many of which follow the stunning cliffs and coast. Here is a typical Jersey sign marking the start of one such path.

WildlifeWildlife

The coastal paths of the north coast are ideal from which to spot some of Jersey's local inhabitants, such as the puffin, which nests on the cliffs. Jersey has a huge variety of wildlife, much of it indigenous to the island.

Jersey cowsJersey cows

While out and about in the country, you are sure to see herds of our famous Jersey cows. You may see this sight as well toward milking time!

CorbiereCorbiere

Travelling across to the west coast you will come to the stunning headlands, beaches and cliffs facing the Atlantic. Here is the gorse covered headland above Corbiere lighthouse.

St. Ouen's BaySt. Ouen's Bay

No visit is complete without a trip to Jersey's 'Five Mile Bay' the famous surfing bay at St. Ouen's. With La Rocco Tower as a backdrop, the bay is an amazing place to watch the sun set at the end of a perfect day.