Things to do in Jersey with kids (but adults will love too)
We love the Channel Islands and they’re the perfect place to enjoy a family trip with kids. If you’re visiting and wondering what to do in Jersey with kids (or without) there are so many options and lots of Jersey attractions all the family will love and places to visit in Jersey for fun. We have rounded up our top 10 things to do in Jersey with Kids (check out our rainy day options below too) and check out our main guide to Jersey with kids with lots more on this beautiful island:
Delve underground at the Jersey War Tunnels
A warren of tunnels and rooms Jersey War Tunnels is a great place to try to understand what life must have been like on Jersey during Nazi occupation. They may be a little scary for younger children but older ones will love the spooky war tunnels complete with talking mannequins and loud sound effects.
Rainy day option
Enjoy the splendor of St Brelades Bay – one of the great things to do in Jersey with kids
St Brelade’s Bay is beautiful and as it’s been voted one of the UK’s top 10 beaches it is definitely worth a visit. St Brelade’s is perfect for watersports, paddling in the sea or sandcastle building and with its gorgeous golden sands and restaurants facing the sea it’s a great family destination.
Take a stroll along St Helier Water Front
This picturesque harbor town of St Helier is full of charm and packed with cafes, craft shops and lovely independent shops. It’s also a great place to watch the boats come in and while there’s not a huge amount going on it is one of the top Jersey tourist attractions thanks to its pretty look.
Explore the history of Mont Orgueil Castle
Mont Orgueil Castle was our favorite castle and one of the top things to see in Jersey. With fun activities for children during school holidays and weekends there’s always something going on and it’s a great place to explore.
Find your wild side at Jersey Zoo – one of the great things to do in Jersey with kids
Jersey Zoo is one of the best wildlife parks we’ve been to and you will definitely spend a happy day here. Durrell Wildlife Park is somewhere that really looks after its animals and is a world leader in conservation. Don’t miss this wonderful place.
Go horse riding on the beach at St Ouen
If you have older children this would be a perfect place for a spot of horse riding with its wide stretch of beautiful sandy beach and there are a number of companies that organize for horse riding such as this one here.
Learn more about the oceans and take a seafari
For older children this is a great way to explore the sea life around the Channel Islands or even take in the views and animals together with a trip to France.Seafaris organize a number of different trips out.
Take in the mysterious Plemont Beach
Mysterious caves and rock pools galore – Plemont Beach is a great place to spend a sunny afternoon. There’s a wonderful cafe here and a trip down will show why generations of families have visited.
Have some fun at aMaizin Park – one of the great things to do in Jersey with kids
Ideal for under 10s – aMaizin Park has so much from huge slides to football challenges and bouncy castles to climbing frames. This is Jersey family fun at its best.
Walk out to Elizabeth Castle
This foreboding Castle is great to visit and walking out is really atmospheric and perfect for children’s imaginations. Spend a morning or afternoon at Elizabeth Castle, the children will love it and you can always take the amphibious vehicle back. If you are looking for what to see in Jersey, Elizabeth Castle should be towards the top of your list.
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