Jersey, South West England
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A British Crown Dependency, the island of Jersey is positioned close to the coast of Normandy in France and is officially known as the Bailiwick of Jersey. This is a self governed island and is in fact the largest of all the Channel Islands. While Jersey has close links to both the UK and Europe it is not a part of either and actually has its own international identity. Jersey’s history is thought to date back over one thousand years and evidence shows that it was once a hive of Neolithic activity. Evidence of early Iron Age as well as Bronze Age settlements have also been found around the island. Jersey is an island with plenty of culture and a variety of events take place here including the Jersey Jazz Festival and the Jersey Food Festival. Attractions and landmarks include the medieval Mont Orgueil Castle and the historic Jersey War Tunnels.
When it comes to business, there are a number of key areas on which Jersey’s economy is based, which includes tourism, finance, agriculture, and electronic commerce. You will find that many of the offices to rent on the island are occupied by companies in these and related fields. There are businesses in other areas too, including opticians, business services providers, signage firms and executive transport providers. Amongst the businesses that operate from the island are People Performance Consulting Ltd, GreenLivingCI, and Offshore Systems Ltd.
Entertainment And Dining Out
A variety of entertainment can be enjoyed on the island. In addition to exploring the attractive surroundings and bays, you can enjoy catching a movie at the multi-screen Cineworld or spend a family day at aMazin! Adventure Park and Maze. You can also enjoy a variety of performances at the Jersey Opera House in St Helier. A plethora of restaurants can be found all around the island, with something to suit every taste. Sample the sumptuous British dishes at the Ocean Restaurant, enjoy European dishes at Pedros or head to Feast for a choice of international cuisine.
A number of modes of transport provide convenience and ease for commuters and locals in Jersey. There is a very efficient and reliable bus service, and this is run by Connex Transport Jersey. There is also a coach service that enables riders to hop on and off at key points around the island. Well connected roads make driving another viable option and for those that do not have a vehicle car hire is easily available. Other popular modes of transport include cycling and taxis. Links to air travel come via Jersey Airport while there is also sea transportation from seaports and harbours at Gorey, Saint Aubin and Saint Helier.