This beautiful small island in the Bay of St Malo has enchanting country lanes, wooded valleys and picturesque villages and a wealth of history.
Day 1 After picking you up from your door, we travel by coach to Poole, where we board our Condor Ferry to Jersey. Relax on board for the 4-hour crossing and when we cruise into St Helier, we will be met by a local coach and transferred to our hotel.
Day 2 There is time to relax and enjoy Sunday morning in St Helier before our afternoon excursion to the Botanic Gardens at Samares Manor, with an included Jersey cream tea.
Day 3 Today we enjoy a full day tour of Jersey with a knowledgeable local driver. Relax and enjoy the scenery as we visit many wonderful sights such as St Brelade’s Bay, Corbière Lighthouse, Greve de Lecq, Bonne Nuit Bay and Gorey Harbour.
Day 4 Day 4: A free day to relax and explore St Helier, which is home to several museums, including a gallery showing the Occupation Tapestry. You might like to walk along the sandy beach or visit Elizabeth Castle, the fortress located just off the coast. Alternatively, pick up some bargains in town – VAT free. (Entrances not included.)
Day 5 This morning we visit La Mare Vineyards, tucked away in a quiet corner of St Mary, for a tour and, of course, a tasting. The afternoon is free.
Day 6 A free day to explore the island. Your tour escort will be able to advise on visiting the Hamptonne Country Life Museum, the War Tunnels, Jersey Zoo or one of the many beautiful bays visited on your earlier tour of the island. You might also like to visit one of the other beautiful Channel Islands. (Entrances/costs not included.)
Day 7 An early departure from our hotel for the short journey to the port to board our Condor Ferry back to Poole, where your Woods coach will be waiting to transfer you home.
Located a short stroll through the Millennium Town Park from the centre of St Helier, the Monterey Hotel has a pleasant bar, restaurant, lounge and sun terrace. Leisure facilities include outdoor and indoor swimming pools, spa pool, steam room and mini-gym. Bedrooms have TV, telephone, WiFi, hairdryer and hospitality tray. Superior rooms are available at extra cost. The hotel has a lift.