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Our audio tours are designed to help you unlock different aspects of the Island’s history and heritage
Mont Orgueil Castle
Download the tour. "Construction of the castle began in the early 13th century, when King John lost control of Normandy and the Channel Islands suddenly found themselves on the edge of a war zone"
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Mont Orgueil Castle Construction began in the early 13th century, when King John lost control of Normandy and the Channel Islands suddenly found themselves on the edge of a war zone
Elizabeth Castle Originally known as the New Castle, it was named by Sir Walter Raleigh (who was the Governor of Jersey from 1600 to 1603) in honour of Queen Elizabeth I.
The Spiritual Landscape The 6,000-year-old burial site at
La Hougue Bie is considered one of
the largest and best preserved Neolithic passage graves in Europe
The Military Landscape The wars between the French and the English have played a major part in Jersey’s history. This guide traces the development of Jersey’s historic fortifications.
The Maritime Landscape Our coastline is dotted with harbours and havens and, as we explore this maritime landscape, you will learn about the Island's once thriving shipbuilding industry.
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