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Jersey

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

 Gerald Durrell's conservation and breeding centre for endangered species. Family groups of gorillas, orang-utans, lemurs and other species live in their natural environments. Keeper talks, animal encounters, guided tours and children's activities.
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
(Jersey Zoo)
Les Augres Manor
Trinity
 
Mont Orgueil Castle
Gorey

One of Jersey's best known landmarks. this medieval castle dominates the east coast and from its battlements there are views to the coast of France.

Mont Orgueil Castle

La Hougue Bie

 One of Europe's finest prehistoric monuments, La Hougue Bie is dominated by a massive burial mound dating back to 3800BC.
La Hougue Bie
Grouville
 
Elizabeth Castle and The Hermitage
St. Aubin's Bay

Built on a rocky islet the 16th century castle is accessible by a causeway at low tide or by amphibious vehicle. The Hermitage, a small chapel, is dedicated to St. Helier.

Elizabeth Castle

Hamptonne Country Life Museum,
St. Lawrence
A collection of restored farmhouses and buildings brought alive by characters from the past who talk about their life and times.
Samares Manor,
St. Clement.
 Beautiful manor house with extensive grounds, herb garden and plant centre. Farm animals, craft centre and resident falconer.

  St. Matthews - " The Glass Church",
Millbrook.
The glass font, cross, alter rail and pillars were created by Lalique and are considered to be amongst his finest work.
Maritime Museum,
St. Helier
Find out about the weather and tides, see local fish and crustacea in the aquarium, watch boatbuilders at work, learn aboput shipwrecks, smuggling and sea voyages over the centuries.

  Jersey Museum,
St. Helier
An award-winning museum using modern technology and dramatic displays to tell the story of Jersey's history, traditions and culture.
St. Brelade's Church and Fisherman's Chapel,
St. Brelade.
A beautiful church overlooking St. Brelade's Bay, dating from Norman times.The 12th century chapel has fascinating murals.

Guernsey
Sausmaurez Manor,
St.Martin's
01481 235571
 An entrancing guided tour through nearly 8 centuries of occupancy by the same family.
 Guernsey Folk Museum,
Saumarez Park,
Castel.
01481 255384
 An interesting collection of domestic Victoriana, Old farming equipment, a dairy, wash house and tool room, cider barn and horsedrawn vehicles. All set in a beautiful park with adventure playground, tearoom and National trust shop.
Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery,
Candie Gardens,
St.Peter Port
01481 726518
Browse through the history of Guernsey aaand see the constantly changing exhibitions. Set in the same grounds as Victor Hugo's statue.
Castle Cornet,
Castle Emplacement,
St.Peter Port.
 01481721657
The richest site of Guernsey's history, this fabulous castle has guarded the people of Guernsey and St. Peter Port since 1206.

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