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La Hougue Bie

La Route de la Hougue Bie, Grouville
+44 1534 853373
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A really interesting place which doesn’t appear in the top places to visit in Jersey. Only... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ruth E
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Fascinating place to visit. I thoroughly recommend it to anyone. The hoard exhibition was very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cliff w
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Closed until Spring 2018 La Hougue Bie delivers a truly memorable experience that is at once thought provoking and peaceful. The site features one of Europe's finest passage graves where you can learn about life in Jersey's Neolithic community 6,000 years ago. A medieval chapel sits on top of the prehistoric mound and dolmen dominating this tranquil and spiritual site. Unlike many other dolmens you can stand inside the chamber of the passage grave and feel the heart of this place of worship. Visit the archaeology exhibition of the Ice Age Island project which draws on current research to tell exciting stories about how our ancestors lived and adapted to the Ice Age world.. La Hougue Bie has a large picnic area where you can enjoy a day out amongst the beautiful and peaceful surroundings. Find out about our Heritage Pass - four visitor attractions for the price of three on our website or at any of our visitor attractions.
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“medieval chapel” (24 reviews)
“burial chamber” (23 reviews)
“passage grave” (35 reviews)
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La Route de la Hougue Bie, Grouville
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really interesting place which doesn’t appear in the top places to visit in Jersey. Only downside is the bus is every 2 hours from town to here, and it doesn’t take 2 hours to get around. No cafe, but there is a coffee machine...More

Thank Ruth E
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at La Hougue Bie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we love La Hougue Bie too.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating place to visit. I thoroughly recommend it to anyone. The hoard exhibition was very interesting and had some beautiful item.

Thank cliff w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to go on a rather dank, drizzly day as we wanted to soak up the atmosphere - we were not disappointed. The neolithic chamber was quite difficult to enter due to the restricted height but was worth the struggle. The chapel(s) on top...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This place is amazing. If history and geology are your thing, you’ll find this place fascinating. If they’re not, you’ll still be fascinated. The museums are informative and really well laid out. There is also a passage grave and a touching memorial to the forced...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Climb the mound and see the Chapel or go underneath the mound to see the chamber. You can also see an underground monument to the war victims and visit the geology and Jersey hoard museum. No cafe and a small shop.

Thank JerseyGirl1981
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Found this place on Google and as I'd never heard of it before, decided to visit. I wasn't disappointed. They boast the 10th oldest building in the world which is a perfectly preserved Neolithic tomb. Unlike some of its more famous (and younger) cousins, you...More

Thank RoyandSally
Reviewed 1 October 2017

There's a great deal to see here. The site houses a prehistoric passage grave, still intact, which you can enter; an interesting archaeology museum; two medieval chapels built on top of the mound; and a German military bunker, which has been turned into a memorial...More

Thank myjlcr
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The main attraction here is a burial mound covering a Neolithic passage grave. Beware, though – to access the grave you have to stoop down and walk about ten yards (nine metres) in this position in the dark. The cashier did warn us about this...More

1  Thank Ceiniog
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I went here because I had brought the heritage pass and was glad I did. A lovely little gem here in jersey with very knowledgeable staff (I lost my husband because he was chatting to staff for ages :) ). would definitely visit again. TIP:...More

1  Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We visited La Hougue Bie as part of a Jersey Heritage pass and were pleasantly surprised at how much there was to see. The Neolithic chamber is really interesting and it is incredible to stand within in and think about what happened there so many...More

1  Thank infrequentcouple
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at La Hougue Bie, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you for sharing your trip to La Hougue Bie on Trip Advisor, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to this amazing site.

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AidenE2001
26 October 2017|
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Response from jerseyheritage365 | Property representative |
No there is not a cafe, but you can buy light refreshments from our ticket office.
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AidenE2001
26 October 2017|
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Response from Julian F | Reviewed this property |
Very limited facilities but they do serve hot drinks.
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888glm
11 February 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend using a hire car, as it will be more cost effective than taxis to La Hougue Bie and I doubt that bus will be practicable. This was my favourite place on Jersey and is definitely worth getting to!
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