Visit The Channel Islands this year!
Take the opportunity to enjoy some of the celebrations happening during the Channel Island Heritage Festival, from 25 March – 10 May 2016
- 150th anniversary celebration of the publication of Victor Hugo’s ‘Toilers of the Sea’
- Launch of Jersey’s National Park – preserving 1,925 hectares of precious coastal landscapes
- The bird’s eye view of Guernsey’s west coast – visit ‘Fort Grey’ which was previously in-accessible
- Join in the celebrations marking 80 Years of The National Trust for Jersey
8 reasons why The National Trust for Jersey’s 80th anniversary is a great time to visit Jersey:
- Stay in some of the most unique historic buildings in the island, which provide you with the perfect escape to every day life. Holiday in a Fort, which previously protected the island from invasion, or experience what is was like to live in a 19th century barrack, perfectly located for you to explore the wild north coast.
- Watch Coastal Cinema – Enjoy the novelty of watching coastal themed films, and then walk out to breathe in the sights and sounds of the sea surrounding Jersey. The National Trust for Jersey is giving you the opportunity to watch some of the coastal classics in unique locations such as an 18th century building previously used as a powder magazine.
- Do – Roll up your sleeves and get involved in a local tradition Black Butter making – a local handmade preserve using the crop of Jersey apples. The event takes place in autumn each year at ‘The Elms’, the headquarters of The National Trust for Jersey. You can visit the property, the pressoir, farmyard, boulangerie and surrounding land, during office hours all year round.
- Visit outstanding areas of natural beauty with local guides – whether you decide to join a historian or a botanist you’ll be given insight into some of Jersey’s lesser known trivia. The National Trust for Jersey offers a full programme of guided walks throughout the year.
- Listen to live music – enjoy intimate performances in the setting of a Georgian House performed by talented musicians, or later in the summer months, as the sun sets, enjoy live music in an outdoor setting at Grantez’s natural amphitheatre overlooking St Ouen’s Bay.
- Forage – discover Jersey’s edible coastline – well to the trained eye at least! Join local forager to the Michelin Star restaurants… Kazz Padidar, as he takes you on a coastal forage in the wilds of St Ouen’s.
- Join the celebrations of 200 years since the birth of Charlotte Brontë – films, food and a costume dinner are all part of the festivities planned by the National Trust for Jersey, to mark this 200th year anniversary.
- Laugh – enjoy a performance of Oscar Wilde’s much loved comedy drama An Ideal Husband’ which will be performed by the Butterfly Theatre company.
Many of these events take place during The Channel Islands Heritage Festival, from Friday 25 March – Tuesday 10 May. Take the opportunity to visit all the Channel Islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm during the festival on a short break – each has something different to offer.
To find out more, visit: www.visitchannelislands.com
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