Judith Quérée's Garden
ST OUEN, JERSEY
This garden contains many rare and unusual plants, with over 2,000 mainly herbaceous perennials from all over the world plus a large collection of sculpture. A large bog garden provides the backdrop for a collection of over 80 water loving plants including Irises and Lobelias. Other areas of the garden provide drier conditions loved by plants like Geraniums and sun loving Salvias and all year round a Clematis will be in flower somewhere in the garden.
- Parking onsite
- Wooden walkways, steps & valley inclines, not accessible for wheelchair users. Narrow lanes, parking limited
- Opening Times: Open by appointment only early May-Sep, Tue-Thu (guided tour only 11 & 2, included in admission)
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About The area
Jersey is the largest of the Channels Islands, but at 45.5 square miles (118 sq km) it’s still only about a third of the size of the Isle of Wight. Its human history goes back to the Neolithic period, as many megalithic tombs (knowm as dolmens) demonstrate. However, the most important history discovery of recent years was the unearthing of tens of thousands of Roman and Celtic coins in 2012. Two men with metal detectors uncovered this amazing find, and the coins are now on display at La Hougue Bie Museum. This location itself is quite a historical wonder; well-preserved Neolithic passage graves that were used for religious ceremonies around 3500 BC.
Other historic attractions on Jersey include the War Tunnels and other remnants of the German occupation, which lasted from 1940 to 1945. Liberation Day is celebrated on May 9th as Jersey’s National Day, and is an important part of the island’s calendar. Apart from its history, Jersey is well known for its potatoes and rich, creamy milk. Holiday visitors will also find plenty of opportunities for seaside pleasures, as the island has many bays and beaches.
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