UK Holidays 2003: CHANNEL ISLANDS: Sun, Cream. and Potatoes
WITH its fascinating history and fabulous coastline, Jersey has plenty to make you love it.
And on top of all its attractions, it has one of the best sunshine records in the British Isles.
There are plenty of events for visitors to take part in.
Spring Walking Week runs from April 13-20 and features a series of free escorted island-wide walks that take in coastal and countryside discoveries.
With the varied geography of Jersey there's a walk to suit every age and ability. For the serious walker there's a five-day Around The Island trip from beach to spectacular headland, passing towers, castles and ancient burial chambers.
Visitors can also get wet up to the knees while exploring lagoons, sand banks, reefs, boulder fields and tidal flats surrounded by fascinating animals and plants.
Celebrating its 23rd year, the Jersey Food Festival (May 10-18) gives both visitors and islanders a chance to taste the very best local produce whilst sampling the cooking skills of Jersey's top chefs.
A number of the island's finest establishments will be offering gastronomic treats with specially prepared menus. You could enjoy a day's deep-sea fishing and lobster potting then return to the Jersey Pottery Garden Restaurant where your fish will be transformed into a mouth-watering lunch or dinner. …