Le golf en Bretagne et Pays de la Loire

La Bretagne et les Pays de la Loire sont bien connus pour leur excellent choix de superbes parcours de golf à la portée de tous les niveaux et de toutes les bourses. Nous vous présentons ici quelques parcours régionaux, en vous donnant un aperçu des équipements...

La Rentrée des Classes.

La Rentrée des Classes is near The long Summer holidays are nearing the end in France and everyone is getting ready for "La Rentrée des Classes". Children have been on holiday since July 6th, enjoying (hopefully) 8 weeks of fun and games. Firstly, teachers will be...

La Roche Bernard

Introduction to La Roche-Bernard La Roche-Bernard is a small town in Southern Brittany. It is a very exciting place to visit for many reasons. The town is situated on the River Vilaine, and plays host to a myriad of small boats in its natural harbour. Two superb...

Local Activities

Whatever your interests, the Brittany / Pays de la Loire region of France certainly offers an incredible range of local activities. From walking to sailing or from playing golf to relaxing on one of the many glorious sandy beaches. Do you prefer a self-catering...

La Brière

A 5 minute drive from La Roche Bernard takes you to the Parc Naturel Régional de La Brière. The park includes the largest wetland area in France outside of the Camargue. It covers around 100,000 acres. Its establishment in 1970 aimed to  protect the cultural and...

Tag: walnut

Harvesting walnuts

October is a busy month for harvesting fruit and nuts. I have been picking walnuts for over a month now. I have to be quicker than birds and squirrels! Nuts drop naturally when their husks soften...

Huge pumpkins, chestnuts and a bucketful of Quince.

We have had some really very warm weather over the last couple of weeks. Pretty chilly mornings, down to 7 degrees but by late morning temperatures up to 20 degrees. Perfect pumpkin ripening and...

Bucket of walnuts in the Boot

I’ve been putting it off all week, but this morning I did face the queues at the bank. On the way home, I saw another one. Yes, I’m sure. The car screeched to a halt. I sort of parked. Leapt out of...