Walking in Jersey Channel Islands and stunning coastal scenery

Walking in Jersey, Channel Islands

Walking in Jersey is a real delight with its beautiful coastline and hidden countryside gems. Although the island is quite small (9 by 5 miles) it is packed with things to see and places to safely walk. The north coast is known for its cliff top walks, lovely bays and coves to explore. The west … Continue reading Walking in Jersey, Channel Islands

Eric Young Orchid Foundation Jersey Channel Islands

Eric Young Orchid Foundation

The Eric Young Orchid Foundation is a unique place to visit on the island of Jersey in the English Channel. It is as the name implies, dedicated to orchid growing and they are Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medalists. There is an amazing display of orchids to see and you are welcome to take photographs, some … Continue reading Eric Young Orchid Foundation

Meerkat at Jersey Zoo, Channel Islands

Jersey Zoo founded by Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell (1925-1995) founded and opened to the public Jersey Zoo in 1959. He was a man who from childhood had a love for all creatures great and small. He did not get on well at school and eventually became home schooled that allowed him to flourish and develop his love for animals when the family … Continue reading Jersey Zoo founded by Gerald Durrell

Jersey Channel Islands

Facts about Jersey – Channel Islands

One of my favourite places to visit is Jersey the largest of the Channel Islands. Jersey is a self-governing dependency of the United Kingdom and lies in the bay of St Malo with the French coastline being just 19 miles away and some 85 miles from the English coast. It is a small island being … Continue reading Facts about Jersey – Channel Islands