Activities

Nearby Ty Menhir

Chateau de la Roche Jagu

This castle is in a spectacular setting on the banks of the Trieux river. It is set in 60 hectares of land with attractive gardens including a water garden and marked paths taking you down to the river bank and around the grounds. You can visit the inside of the Chateau and although not furnished, is still worth a visit. There is also a Restaurant with outside terrace open most days for coffee and lunch. The Chateau is within walking distance of the house.

Paimpol Town

Just an 18 minute drive from the house, this is the nearest town on the coast. It hosts a wide range of watersports, variety of shops, restaurants & tourist information.

Pontrieux Town

The nearest village, just 10 minutes from the house is a ‘Cite de charactere’, offering trips down the picturesque river most of the year. There is also a steam train that runs between Pontrieux and Paimpol over the summer months, which travels along the banks of the Trieux.

The Pink Granite Coast

One of the most beautiful stretches of Brittany’s coastline runs pretty much between Brehat, near Paimpol and Ploumanach.

L’ile de Brehat

This island is located just off the coast from Paimpol and is easily reached via a 15 minute ride. No cars are allowed on the island and it is well known for its beautiful and abundant flowers eg Agapanthus.

Armoripark

This is the nearest water theme park approximately 30 minutes from the house.

Perros Guirec

This area is very popular with tourists, particularly in the summer due to its attractive coastline and larger harbour.

Beauport Abbey

This has both monastic and natural heritage, which celebrated its 800th Anniversary in 2002. In the summer after dusk, you can enjoy a walk around its grounds with the Abbey all lit up. It is open to the public all year round and is situated 15 km from the house.

Port Blanc

Near Penvenan approx. 30 minutes from the house, is a picturesque bay. Its protected from the swell of the ocean by a pile of boulders, therefore offering sailing and watersports opportunities in total safety. (catamaran, dinghy and windsurfing classes. It also offers a kindergarten for 4 to 8 year olds. Port Blanc also has a protected swimming area away from the boats for bathers to enjoy.