Gorey

Travel Guide
Mont Orgueil Castle featuring château or palace, a coastal town and a bay or harbour

This quaint fishing village, overlooked by a medieval castle, sits on the quiet shores of St. Malo Bay with views of Manche, an area of France, in the distance.

A picturesque village surrounded by fields and overlooking a tranquil bay, Gorey is one of the most atmospheric corners of Jersey. Come here to see a stunning medieval castle, then stay to experience the laid-back atmosphere and friendly welcome. A collection of acclaimed restaurants, combined with stunning views, make Gorey a delightful place to linger on a trip to the Channel Islands.

Learn about the region’s history at the Faldouet Dolmen on the outskirts of the village. This Neolithic stone structure was built by the island’s earliest inhabitants. The village grew in size and significance with the construction of Mont Orgueil Castle in the 13th century. From the 1800s onward, Gorey was a fishing hub. Today, it’s one of the most popular tourism spots on the island.

Explore the fortifications of Mont Orgueil Castle, which stands on a hilly peninsula above the village. Climb up narrow staircases, search for hidden rooms and learn about the castle’s numerous occupants throughout the centuries.

Stroll along the scenic harbor. Look eastward to see the Manche region of France. Walk along Gorey Pier for the best perspective of the harbor and the row of pastel-colored houses beneath the castle.

Spend a day at the beach, enjoying the warm waters of Grouville Bay. Watersports operators offer a variety of activities here. If you’d prefer to stay on dry land, play a round of golf on the waterfront course.

Gorey is famed for its food, with oyster beds in the water and Jersey Royal potatoes flourishing in the fields. Find restaurants serving delectable, fresh seafood and cafés on the beach with views of the bay.

The mild climate of the Channel Islands makes Gorey a pleasant place to visit throughout the year. Plan a summer trip to ensure the warmest days on the beach. Drive to Gorey in about 25 minutes from Jersey Airport in St. Peter. From France, travel here by ferry.

The Dolphin Hotel
The Dolphin Hotel
3 out of 5
Gorey Pier, St. Martin, Jersey, JE3 6EW
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in St. Martin. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a marina. Popular attractions Mont Orgueil Castle and Faldouet Dolmen are ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (14 reviews)
Good service and location, pricey
"We stayed for three nights in February and initial impressions were good, once we'd found a parking space! Downsides of the hotel: Our room was a superior room but the furniture was dated and the hall/stairs area could do with a spruce up too. Parking can be problematic and may require a reasonable ..."

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2022

The Dolphin Hotel
Old Bank House Hotel
Old Bank House Hotel
3 out of 5
Gorey Village, Grouville, Jersey, JE3 9FX
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Grouville. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a marina. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
3.7/5 Good! (7 reviews)
"Excellent location, good sized rooms & breakfast superb"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2021

Old Bank House Hotel
Maison Gorey Hotel
Maison Gorey Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Gorey Village Main Road, Grouville, Jersey, JE3 9EP
Stay at this hotel in Grouville. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast in their reviews. Popular attractions Greve ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (50 reviews)
"I had a very pleasant stay at this hotel.It was very clean .The room was serviced every day .Breakfast was good the only downside was that there was no bar however I would definitely stay there again ."

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2021

Maison Gorey Hotel
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SACO Jersey Merlin House
SACO Jersey Merlin House
4 out of 5
Pier Road, St. Helier, Jersey, JE2 3WR
The price is £108 per night from 25 May to 26 May
Stay at this 4-star apartment in St. Helier. Enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities and concierge services. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the bathrooms ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (69 reviews)
"Very nice rental apartment well equipped and comfortable. No hesitation of renting her again. Perfect location for our needs quiet and safe."

Reviewed on 11 May 2022

SACO Jersey Merlin House
The Uplands Serviced Apartments
The Uplands Serviced Apartments
3 out of 5
St. John's Road, Mont à L'abbe Uplands Drive, St. Helier, JE2 3LE
Stay at this 3-star apartment in St. Helier. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a garden. Our guests praise the convenient parking and the property condition ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (43 reviews)
"Property condition is much better than it looks on photos. Really good area."

Reviewed on 22 Apr 2022

The Uplands Serviced Apartments
Liberty Wharf Apartments
Liberty Wharf Apartments
4 out of 5
The Esplanade, St. Helier, Jersey, JE2 3AS
The price is £232 per night from 4 Jun to 5 Jun
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly apartment in St. Helier. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (222 reviews)
"Clean, quiet, comfortable, modern and very well equipped 1 bedroom apartment in a central location in St Helier next to the bus station, handy for trips around the island. Full kitchen including, oven, hob, microwave, dish washer and washing machine. Short walking distance from shops, marina and ..."

Reviewed on 15 May 2022

Liberty Wharf Apartments
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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