Hobby Hotlist !

Cycling/Walking

An area perfect for these activities, where a short distance from The Bell`s End Cottage you will find yourself on the Voie Verte (Greenways… Old railway Lines converted into routes for Cycling/Walking) A great way to see rural France with villages and towns to stop off along the way, you can even cycle to the Mont St Michel 59Kms -33 Miles one-way . Secure storage for Bikes available.

Painting/Photography

Come to what we think is one of France`s best kept secret, where a classic and timeless piece of Painting or Photography awaits, capture the heart of Normandy life in a tranquil setting with its stone church and Flowers as a backdrop.

History/Architecture

Within one hours drive there are many Historic and Medieval sites, the area is also steeped in WW2 history with the DDay Beaches within easy reach. Picturesque towns including Domfront, Fourgeres, Dinan, Vitre and St Malo are to name but a few. The abundance of Architecture around including Chateau`s and many Churches, The Mont St Michel is only 45mins drive away, also a worthy visit is a Basilica which is only 20 mins drive away to the village of Pontmain,one not to be missed is The Chateau De Carrouges which was built in the 14th Century an hour away it is constucted of Brick, Granite and Slate and it is at this Chateau what I would describe as the epitome of Brickwork, to be found in the grand monumental staircase with its Brickwork vaulting and round headed arches.

Music/Singing

If singing is your passion then come and sing in the Church with its Barrel Vaulted Ceiling , which adds to the wonderful acoustics, the Church is open daily……..so come and sing your heart out and enjoy There are various music venues for playing in the area and regular Open Mic Nights, a warm welcome awaits so come and participate…. email for more details

Last but not least…..

Ok … so you would like to come for a relaxing break and put your feet up, with safe Beaches 40mins away and the abundance of Cafes/Bars and Restaurants, local markets its a great location to come and discover the delights that Normandy has to offer.

What ever your taste a warm welcome awaits you at :

The Bell`s End Cottage

Notre Dame Du Touchet

Mortain Bocage 50140

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