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    Les Creux Millennium Country Park  St Brelade

This country park, set close to the famous St Brelade's Bay, offers a variety of trails that give visitors the chance to experience Jersey's natural environment.
Tel: 01534 491180  

    Kempt Tower Visitor Centre/Les Mielles   St Ouen's Bay

Set on the west coast, this area of sand dunes, reedbed enclosed ponds and scrubland, known as Les Mielles, is an ideal spot for amateur naturalists.  The small granite Kempt Tower, is a Martello Tower, built in 1834 to protect Jersey from Napoleon's forces.  The tower houses a visitor centre with displays on the history of the bay, countryside management, wildlife conservation and other environmental subjects.
Open: Closed in winter. Tel: 01534 483140

    Samarès Manor and Gardens  La Grande Route de St Clement, St Clement

Samarès Manor is Jersey's own stately home, surrounded by 14 acres of beautiful tended grounds. The ambitious gardens, created  in the late-1920s by Sir James Knott, boast hundreds of varieties of plants from all over the world.  Features include a Japanese garden and water and rock gardens.  The walled herb garden, with hundreds of fragrant, cosmetic, medicinal and culinary plants, is one of the largest in Europe.  Twice daily (except Saturday) there is a falconery display.  Farmyard with farm animals and crafts, craft demonstrations and wood turning.  Parts of the ancient manor house date back to Norman times and there are guided tours every day (except Sunday) for a small extra charge. 
Open Apr- mid Oct, 10:00-17:00 Tel: 01534 870551    Admission Fee

    Reg's Garden, 'Badgers Holt'  Route des Genets, St Brelade

'Badgers Holt' is a delightful sensory garden with a waterfall, various ponds and lots of birds.  With more that 3,000 bushes, plants and flowers, there is colour and perfume throughout the summer.
Open Tel: 01534 743756 in advance for an appointment. 
Admission Fee ( donation to local Animal Shelter)

    Sunset Nurseries Flower Centre  La Route du Moulin, St Peter
    This nursery supplies local and UK florist with hundreds of thousands of cut flowers. Highlights of a visit to the nursery include the carnations, trout pool and the Tropical Bird Garden, set in tropical folliage and flowers.
Open throughout the year.  Tel: 01534 482090 
    Howard Davis Park  St Clement's Road, St Helier
    On the edge of St Helier, this park was once part of a private family residence.  In 1937 the land was purchased by T B Davis who had it re-landscaped and presented it to the island of Jersey in 1939.  The park has colourful trees and plants throughout the year.  Highlights include a graceful lawn, with a backdrop of trees, and attractive walled-in rose gardens.  There is also a bandstand and a World War II memorial cemetery.
    Eric Young Orchid Foundation  La Rue du Moulin du Ponterrin, Victorian Village,Trinity
    Established by the late Eric Young in 1958, this unique centre is dedicated to the breeding, development and exhibition this beautiful flower.  The display house features planted landscapes that show orchids at their best.
Open all year round, Wed-Sat, 10:00-16:00 Tel: 01534 861963  £
    Coronation Park  St Aubin's Road, St Lawrence
    This delightful park was gifted to the people of Jersey by Lady Trent, widow of Jessie Boot, Baron Trent, the founder of Boot's the Chemist.   Lady Trent's principal residence was at Villa Millbrook in St Lawrence.  Also known as Millbrook Park, it has a wide variety of plants, a Victorian shelter and a children's play area and paddling pool.  Beside the park stands St Matthew's (Glass) Church
    Les Jardins de la Mer  St Helier
    These maritime gardens are part of the newly created Waterfront area.  From the gardens there are views across St Aubin's Bay to Elizabeth Castle.  The gardens are divided into different areas at various levels, including lawns, a maritime woodland, a rockery and shingle beds.  There is a water maze which is lit up at night. The centrepiece is a water feature of swimmers and dolphins designed by the sculptor, Philip Jackson.
    Judith Quérée's Garden  Creux Baillot Cottage, Le Chemin des Garennes, St Ouen
    This secluded valley garden, accessed by a small country lane, contains over 1,500 mainly herbaceous perennials from all over the world.   Though small ( just over quarter of an acre), the garden contains many rare and unusual plants.  Highlights include an attractive granite cottage, built into the side of the valley, and a bog garden viewed from an elevated walkway
Open from May-Sept at 11:00 or 14:00 on Tue, Wed, Thur (other times by arrangement).   It is essential to telephone 01534 482191 in advance to make an appointment.
Admission Fee
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