St. Lawrence covers 5,258 vergees and occupies the centre of the Island. Much of the parish is inland with many picturesque green lanes, though it has a short stretch of coastline in St Aubin’s Bay. It borders St Peter and St Mary to the west, St John to the north and east, and St Helier to the east.
What is there to do?
Hamptonne Country Life Museum is a collection of fine traditional Jersey farmhouses dating back to the 15th century. It’s an idyllic site for the young and old to relax, walk through the orchards and learn about bygone crafts. Hamptonne hosts the annual La Faîs’sie d’Cidre in October, bringing together communities, volunteers and of course apple and cider experts to create a unique Jersey experience.
The arched entrance to Morel Farm, (a National Trust property) bearing the date inscription 1666 is a notable example of rural architecture in the parish. If you’re more in to history, then a visit to the Jersey War Tunnels would be right up your street.
Along La Grande Route de St Laurent you will find many amenities. Such as the Parish Church which is known to have existed before 1198, the Parish Hall, grocery store and a wonderful pub. Furthermore for the more energetic, Club Carrefour Gym is a popular gym and for those wishing to be pampered, they also have a luxurious beauty salon.
Simon Drieu Auctioneers have regular auction sales at Glencoe. Since the 1920s, Maillards Auctioneers have held regular auction sales at Glencoe. Our Land Expert Tommy A’Court has dedicated 38 years as a stalwart of the auction community.
Coronation Park on the Inner Road, is popular with families and the venue for the Spice Festival in September.