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If you go down to the woods today...


You'll be in for a big surprise!

Discover our secret Woodland Village nestled in beautiful grounds


(The only bears are snuggled under duvets in the children's bunkbeds!)

Our Woodland Village accommodation


Our eco Woodland Village is powered by hydro electricity and solar panels. You and your family can stay in this amazing setting whilst participating in our renowned Family Adventure programme.


Our traditional Mongolian yurts are crafted in Mongolia and shipped to the UK. We have four yurts in the village; Lhasa, Mongo, Tibet and Dalai. Guests use the communal shower and toilet facilities. The solar power panel generates LED electrical light plus a mobile and tablet charging unit.

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Tree Houses

Our two tree houses, Les Singes (monkeys) and Les Ecureuils (squirrels) nestle in the canopy of our beautiful native european forest. Les Singes, the larger of the two has a three bedded bunk room and a lounge downstairs plus a mezzanine floor with a double bedroom. Les Ecureuils has a two bedded bunk room and a lounge area with a double bed. Both tree houses have their own eco toilet and Indonesian shower room at ground level. The solar power panel generates LED electrical light plus a mobile and tablet charging unit.

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Woodland Cabin

Our woodland cabin, Nomad is right behind the ranger's lodge, and is solid and comfortable accommodation. The large open plan space consists of a double bed, a bunk bed and seating areas.  The solar power panel generates LED electrical light plus a mobile and tablet charging unit. There are campsite toilet and shower facilities.

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Ranger's Lodge

Showers, toilets communal facilities and breakfast room are all here in the central hub of the Woodland Village. Villagers have their breakfast provided at the ranger's lodge and lunch and dinner are taken in the main chateau dining room.

There are BBQ's two nights a week and villagers can choose to have their BBQ at the chateau or their own in the Woodland Village. Every Wednesday evening there is our famous camp fire evening with 'refreshments' and songs!

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Great holidays for a week


Memories for a lifetime.

Our Normandy Family Adventure Programme


Something for everyone from dawn to dusk.

Our Woodland Village offers glamping accommodation options for our Family Adventure programme. For the less hardy we have en-suite Family Room and Suites up in the main chateau complex. This is an all inclusive holiday packed full of adventure activities for all ages, and the family as a whole.

  • Canoeing
  • Climbing
  • Archery
  • Orienteer
  • Fencing
  • Bay walk
  • Aeroball
  • Treasure hunt
  • T-shirt making
  • Bread making
  • Cider tour
  • Mini-farm
  • Raft building
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Bike tour
  • Assault course
  • and more...

These holidays are based at our beautiful Château de la Baudonnière and it's sister centre La Grand Ferme. This tried and tested activity holiday is full of highlights such as; local country and coastal bike tours, clay pigeon shooting and cider making tour for adults, raft building, canoeing, t-shirt making and climbing for the teens, favourites such as “it’s a knockout” and the assault course for the whole family, with circus, bread making and our mini farm for the younger ones.

All this is within the confines of our resource rich 100 acre estate, which nestles in the Normandy countryside just north of Avranches.

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