Exporting a UK-bought LHD car to France

Is it possible or indeed practical to buy a LHD car in the UK, originally registered in Poland, and then import it to France? Are there guidelines to be followed?

Driving in France

In recent years, travelling across to the continent and driving in France has become increasingly easy for Brits, but there are laws and regulations to bear in mind while driving abroad.

Mushroom picking in France

In France, mushroom picking, or “la cueillette des champignons”, is practically a national sport during the Autumn season. However, there are guidelines to follow before wandering through the woods.

Pineau … or Pinot? Do you know the difference?

Pineau is a delicious alcoholic drink which comes from the Charentes region of France. It is a fortified wine made from 3 parts grape juice and 1 part Cognac and, like many great delicacies, was discovered by mistake. Find out all about Pineau des Charentes.

Mushrooming in Monteneuf forest

If it were blowing a gale outside your French home would your first thought be to rush into the local woods to go hunting for ceps, chanterelles and pied de mouton mushrooms? Read Nicola’s account of mushroom hunting in Brittany in the middle of a storm.

La Petite Charrue

Our charming B&B, which we call La Petite Charrue (meaning “The Little Plow”), is situated on the edge of small village called Béganne, in the department of Morbihan in Southern Brittany. The village has a number of bars, tabacs and a restaurant and our nearest major town is Redon, which is beautifully La Charrue - bed and breakfast in Southern Brittany, Francesituated on both the River Vilaine and the Nantes-Brest Canal.  The small town of Allaire, which again has bars, tabacs and restaurants, is only 10 minutes from us.

Recently renovated, La Petite Charrue offers 2 double bedrooms (both en-suite) and a twin bedroom directly opposite the main bathroom. Breakfast is continental-style, but with notice and for a small supplement we can offer traditional English breakfast.

B&B near Redon in Morbihan, Brittany, FranceGreat golf courses at La Bretesche and at Caden offer excellent facilities for keen golfers, and the lovely beaches and coastline of Southern Brittany at Damgan, Billiers and Pénestin are within an easy drive.

We offer biker-friendly Bed and Breakfast accommodation, with secure parking, storage for paniers and clothing, tools for repairs and an outside tap, so if you are travelling through the area and want a charming, warm and welcoming place to stay then look no further than La Petite Charrue!

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