Jersey is located off the coast of Normandy, France and encompasses a little over 46 square miles.
It is a British Crown Dependency, officially known as the Bailiwick of Jersey, and has two groups of small islands, the Minquiers and Ecrehous, and the Pierres de Lecq. These islands are not permanently inhabited.
The majority of the population of Bailiwick of Jersey is of Jersey / Norman descent; while forty percent belong to the English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish groups. Portuguese is the largest minority group in the island followed by Irish. There is also a small community of ethnic French and Russian people.
The Longueville Manor
Nestled in fifteen acres of its own private valley, comes complete with a a majestic lake which is home to beautiful black swans. The 14th century Norman manor house is elegantly and stylishly decorated with exquisite antiques and an abundance of fresh flowers, The Manor offers 30 rooms and suites.
The Restaurant boasts three AA rosettes, its original recipes enhanced by the fruits, vegetables and herbs homegrown in the walled kitchen garden and Victorian glasshouses. Meals are served in the romantic wood paneled Oak Room or the elegant Garden Room with French doors opening onto a small flower garden with ornamental fountain. The Cocktail Bar, its roaring log fire and enchanting patio cater for pre-dinner drinks and night caps. The gardens play host to an all weather grass tennis court and a large heated swimming pool with poolside barbecue and bar.
Longueville Manor is an iron shot from Royal Jersey Golf Club and a short drive away from La Moye and Les Mielles golf clubs. Royal Jersey enjoys a beautiful location on Grouville Bay, with the impressive backdrop of Mont Orgueil Castle.
Jersey has an impressive golf pedigree. Ted Ray and Harry Vardon, who won the British Open six times, were born in Jersey and both began playing here. The Island has also produced other well-known players like Tommy Horton, and Ian Woosnam lives here. Keen golfers can take their pick from a rich selection of golf courses across the Island, many with stunning views. La Moye, the Royal Jersey and Les Mielles Golf & Country Club are 18-hole championship courses.