St Helier is a parish on the island of Jersey which is located to the south west of Britain, approximately 12 miles from France. This town is the capital of the island and is home to roughly 33, 500 inhabitants. The parish crest which consists of two crossed axes on a blue background symbolises the reign held by Saxon pirates in the 6th century. St Helier holiday cottages are humble in their appearance and are scattered at various locations around the town, giving holidaymakers plenty of choice.
The island of Jersey features a similar climate to southern England and although summers are usually slightly cooler, due to winds provided by the ocean, guests residing in St Helier holiday apartments can enjoy more frequent levels of sunshine. There is a lovely long coastline here, allowing for ease of access to a variety of water sports and seaside activities. There is plenty to do for guests of all ages residing in St Helier holiday cottages including historical attractions such as Elizabeth Castle and Mont Orgueil.
More things to do and see
Holiday properties on St Helier will situate guests within close range of Durrel Wildlife Park, which is a fun day out for adults as well as children. St Brelade's Bay Beach is within driving range which provides an excellent variety of water sports. The Jersey War Tunnels are well worth exploring and other prominent attractions include Plemont Bay, the Mansell Collection and the Channel Islands Military Museum.
There is so much to see on the English Channel Islands. One of the most beloved toursit destinations also includes St Brelade, which is on the Southwest of the island. Whether you decide to stay in St Brelade to the west, or Helier to the east, you're bound to have an unforgettable time here. This area also boasts stunning scenery and aslightly more agreeable climate to that of mainland England.