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Parks & Gardens

For those who enjoy nothing more than wandering around a beautiful garden, the parks of Brittany will not disappoint. Everything from exotic and botanical to formal and symmetrical, and with many flora varieties.

All opening times and admission fees listed here are for guidance purposes only and are subject to change or error. Always check online or at the tourist office for up-to-date information. If you notice a mistake, please feel free to make us aware of it.

Gardens of La Ballue

A series of theatrical gardens in the mannerist and baroque styles of the 16th and 17th centuries. These include a fernery, a water trap, a scented chamber, an open-air theatre, a maze, Diana’s temple and many other delights. It is regarded as one of the most beautiful parks in France. Open 10am – 6:30pm Thursday to Sunday from mid-March to mid-November, and every day in June, July, August and September. Adults €9.50, children 10-18 €7.50, and free for children under 10 when accompanied by parents.

Château de La Ballue, 35560 Bazouges La Pérouse
Tel: +33 (0)2 99 97 47 86

www.laballuegarden.com

Parc du Chateau de Caradeuc

A baroque style garden, remodelled by Edouard André in 1898, featuring pools, statues, topiary and some fabulous views. Open in July and August daily from 12 – 6pm and on limited other days. Admission is €7 per person (free for children under 15 years of age).

Parc du Chateau de Caradeuc, 35190 Bécherel
Tel: +33 (0)2 99 66 81 10

www.caradeuc.com

Manoli Museum and Garden of Sculptures

Located close to Dinard, this is a little haven “where sculpture and nature blend between shade and light”. Open 11am – 7pm every day in July and August and from 2pm – 6pm (closed on Tuesdays) February to November. Admission is €5 for adults, €3.5 for children aged 6-17, and free for children under 6.

9 Rue du Suet, 35780 La Richardais
Tel: +33 (0)2 99 88 55 53

www.manoli.org

Botanical Park of Haute Bretagne

A private estate with a floral park made up of three parts – the Arcadia Gardens, the Romantic Gardens and the Twilight Gardens. It’s open to the public every day from March through November, but hours vary according to month (typically 11am – 6pm). Admission costs €10.90 for adults and from €7.90 for children.

Chateau la Foltiere, 35133 Le Chatellier
Tel: +33 (0)6 10 61 76 46

www.jardinbretagne.com

Domaine de Trévarez

This stately home is located in the far west of Brittany, towards Brest, but we consider the pink chateau, park and ornamental gardens are worthy of inclusion here. The park is open almost every day from mid-March to January (typically 1:30pm – 6:30pm) and all day (10am – 6:30pm) in July and August. Admission is €7 for adults, with reductions for children aged 7-17 (€1) and young adults aged 18-24 (€4). Children under 7 go free. 

Domaine de Trévarez, 29520 Saint-Goazec
Tel: +33 (0)2 98 26 82 79

www.cdp29.fr