Jenny & Gary

Out & About......

The quiet lanes are perfect for a walk/ride in the local forest that is close to our property. We have maps available to help with routes and free hire of bicycles.

Les Chaumières Campagnardes

Relax........ Or maybe that's not your style?

Bank Holidays in France

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About Us...

We are located 12km from the historic walled town of Châteaubriant, the last stronghold of the ancient duchy of Brittany in its wars with the kingdom of  France. The town has several restaurants, supermarkets, a lively weekly market each Wednesday, theatre, cinema, bowling, the Aquachoisel indoor swimming centre, lakes, parks, racecourse and of course the Chateau from which it gets its name.

Each year Chateaubriant holds the famous Foire de Béré - a fun day out for all the family, founded in 1050 it is the oldest fair of its kind in the whole of France. The Foire takes place on the second weekend of September each year. 

Nantes, an ancient port city on the Loire River,home to the Château des Ducs de Bretagne and the famous mechanical elephant.
Rennes, the capital city of Brittany, known for its medieval half-timbered houses and Cathedral. Parc du Thabor includes a rose garden and aviary. 
Angers, on the Maine river, the medieval seat of the Plantagenet dynasty, it has an old town with half-timbered houses, the Cathédrale St-Maurice, and the castle is a must-see!

Lac de Vioreau - lake offering many activities including canoeing, sailing, wall climbing and fencing. 

We live on site and like to welcome all our guests when they arrive. We are passionate about offering holidays that all the family will enjoy and ensuring your stay is the best it can be. We are always happy to answer questions about the local area, places to visit, where to eat. From the time you arrive until the time you leave, we will do our very best to provide top-notch service with a smile. Feel free to stop us for a chat or ask our advice about things to do while you are here. 

We Look forward to meeting you.....

All shops are closed on Bank Holidays in France.  
Bank Holiday Dates for 2018 are:

New Year’s Day - Monday, 01 January 2018 (Jour de l'an)
Easter Monday -  Monday, 02 April 2018      (Lundi de Pâques)
Labour Day -       Tuesday, 01 May 2018      (Fête du Travail)
WWII V E Day -   Tuesday, 08 May 2018      (Fête de la Victoire 1945)
Ascension Day - Thursday, 10 May 2018      (l'Ascension)
Whit Monday -   Monday, 21 May 2018        (Lundi de Pentecôte)
Bastille Day -     Saturday, 14 July 2018      (Fête Nationale)
Assumption of the Virgin Mary - Wednesday, 15 August 2018
All Saints’ Day - Thursday, 01 November 2018 (La Toussaint)
Armistice Day France is on Sunday, 11 November 2018
Christmas Day is on Tuesday, 25 December 2018 (Noël)

We are happy to shop for a few basics for your arrival.

Simply provide us with a list at least seven days before your arrival, and reimburse the cost when we hand you the receipt.