It’s official – Jersey is the sunniest place in the British Isles!
Officially, men are banned from knitting during July and August! This is due to naughty 17th century knitters loving their woollens so much that they ruined many a crop, taking to the needles rather than harvesting.
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust sees over 500 births every day.
There are over 50 miles of lush Green Lanes on the island where speed is restricted to 15mph, ideal for walkers and cyclists.
5 different wines are produced on the island as well as Royal Voaka and Royal Gin, made from Jersey Royal potatoes.
There are 6 golf courses on the island.
Jersey also has one of the largest spring tides on Earth – at a massive 40ft!
A prehistoric forest is buried beneath the sand at St Ouen’s Bay.
There are over 190 restaurants on the island and there are more Michelin starred restaurants per square mile than anywhere else in the British Isles, apart from London.
Over 5 million flowers are used each year in the Battle of Flowers