Attractions near to La Sagerie

The local town is Brécey (market Friday), under 2 miles away. Villedieu-les-Poêles is a substantial town 6 miles away (market Tuesday).

This is an excellent area for walking, cycling and bird watching - you might even see a red squirrel in the grounds. Sentier 145 of the Grande Randonnée de Pays passes very close. There are riding stables within 10 minutes’ drive, and the area is ideal for trekking or just hacking. A public open air swimming pool, tennis courts, lake and river fishing, boules courts and boating are all in the nearby town of Brécey, while Villedieu-les-Poêles has an excellent indoor swimming pool.

Both Brécey and Villedieu-les-Poêles have supermarkets, bakers and butchers.

Villedieu-les-Poêles has excellent shops, restaurants and tourist attractions such as the Bell Foundry, the ancient Templar’s Church, the Museum of Norman Furniture, Copper and Pewter Workshops and much more.

There are bars and some fabulous restaurants within easy reach of the property such as l'As Gourmand in Brécey, L’Agora and St Pierre in Villedieu-les-Poêles and the superb Manoir de L’Acherie just outside the town.

For the children there is Champrepus Zoo and a Go-cart track close to Villedieu-les-Poêles, while Festyland Fun Park is just outside Caen and there are many other attractions especially designed for children. A day trip to Paris is easy by train (under 3 hours) from Villedieu-les-Poêles.

There are great sandy beaches less than 1/2 hour away.

And everyone is so friendly and helpful.

Also nearby:

The nearby Abbaye d'Hambye, the Abbaye Blanche in Mortain; the fascinating juxtaposition of layers of history in Avranches; the castle of Fougeres, Jublains roman remains; Domfront castle and church; Montbana chocolate factory; Ponthiou church, the lime kilns, the fairy castle of Gratot and the little gem of Pirou fortified early Norman manor house are just a few of the wonderful sights of Normandy.

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