Things to do in St. Helier

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St. Helier Attractions

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Places of interest in St. Helier

St. Helier is crammed with must-see places to visit and things to do. We can help you decide where to stay in St. Helier, and make it a breeze to explore St. Helier and the surrounding areas with our guides on where to go, what to see and when to see it. No matter how long your stay, it’s easy to find places of interest in St. Helier to make sure that you enjoy your holiday to the fullest and don’t miss a thing. Leave the local knowledge to us and leave the hassle behind.

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St. Helier attractions

St. Helier has something for everyone, so whether you’re planning to get active on a summer holiday, put a spring in your step with a romantic rendezvous, or pamper yourself with a leisurely winter trip, you’ll find plenty of attractions in St. Helier to keep you entertained. Expedia makes it easy to book your flight, hotel and rental car in advance, making for hassle-free travel and freeing you up to explore the sights of St. Helier.

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Top things to do in St. Helier


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1. Port of Jersey

Explore the waterfront in St. Helier with a trip to Port of Jersey. Visit the area's spas or amble around its beautiful beaches.
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Explore the waterfront in St. Helier with a trip to Port of Jersey. Visit the area's spas or amble around its beautiful beaches.

2. St. Helier Central Market

Enclosed within a cast iron structure from the island’s Victorian era, St. Helier Central Market showcases some of the local culture with colorful flowers and a great range of local produce. Rising from its core is a majestic fountain, whose base contains a shimmering school of goldfish. Let the colorful display of fruit, vegetable and plants light up your senses as you enter the market.
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Bright flowers, traditional stalls and a fountain full of goldfish create a lasting impression on visitors to this thriving market that began in the 1880s.

3. Elizabeth Castle

Since the late 1500s, the imposing Elizabeth Castle has reigned over the rocky tidal island just west of St. Helier. It rises above St. Aubin’s Bay, with its battlements and gunfire demonstrations serving as reminders of Jersey’s military history. Tour the castle to understand its extensive past, including its time sheltering a monarch from parliamentarians. Piece together its surprising history via reenactments and exhibits.
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This castle sheltered King Charles II in the English Civil War, before being fortified under German occupation in World War II. 

4. Howard Davis Park

Explore the great outdoors at Howard Davis Park, a lovely green space in St. Helier. Amble around this relaxing area's beautiful beaches and enjoy its top-notch restaurants.
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Explore the great outdoors at Howard Davis Park, a lovely green space in St. Helier. Amble around this relaxing area's beautiful beaches and enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

5. Jersey Museum & Art Gallery

Jersey Museum & Art Gallery covers the island’s 250,000 years of human settlement. Lying within a charming building with a pale yellow pediment and clock, the fascinating exhibits reveal the major moments in Jersey’s anthropological history. Learn about everything from the first settlers to the English Civil War and the German occupation.
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Weaving together the story of Jersey, from the island’s first humans and many wars, this extensive museum is adorned with surrealist art and period recreations.

6. Maritime Museum

Interactive displays and navigational tools in the Maritime Museum work together to form a lively picture of Jersey’s seafaring history. It has a focus on the senses, allowing you to hear, touch and smell the exhibits. Get to know the island’s marine past via models and memorabilia collected over centuries.
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Based in granite warehouses overlooking St. Helier Marina, this museum brings legends and stories of the sea to life with colorful and fun exhibits.

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