Mont Orgueil Castle overlooks the harbour of Gorey. The site had been fortified in the prehistoric period, but the construction of the castle was undertaken following the division of the Read more [...]
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Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Jersey activity.
Grosnez Castle is a ruined 14th-century castle in the north-west corner of the island of Jersey. Philippe de Carteret held it against the French when they held half of Jersey Read more [...]
St Saviour’s Church church existed at least as early as 1087 and is stone vaulted with a tiled roof, and has a central tower with a battlemented parapet and a Read more [...]
Construction was started on Elizabeth Castle in the 16th century and it is located on a tidal island. Access to the castle is via a causeway from St Helier at Read more [...]
Le Moulin de Quetivel is the last remaining working watermill in Jersey. The mill is set within woodland and gives the visitor a good idea of 18th century milling. The Read more [...]
Jersey Museum and Art Gallery is located in a Merchant’s House and in cludes stories of Jersey’s history, from the Ice Age to the German Occupation.
Faldouet Dolmen is a 5m long passage of 17 stones leading to a circular chamber surrounded by 4 chambers. Beyond that is a further horseshoe shaped chamber of 7 uprights Read more [...]
At the Hamptonne Country Life Museum you can look at six centuries of Jersey’s rural life at. The museum is situated in a 15th century house and farm. You can explore Read more [...]
La Hougue Bie is where you’ll find one of the best examples of passage graves in Europe. Here you can find out more about life in a Neolithic community on Jersey Read more [...]
Samarès Manor is a manor house with medieval origins in the Vingtaine de Samarès, in the parish of St. Clement in Jersey, and is the traditional home of the Seigneur Read more [...]