Category France

Breton Stone

Our e-bikes were an absolute godsend on our French holiday. They allowed us to whizz around coast and countryside taking in all the sides. The other day I wrote about the granite cliffs near our campsite. Today I thought that…

Le Singe Est Dans L’Arbre

Can I recommend Le Ranolien a campsite that I’ve stayed on many times? Perhaps eight. It’s a beautifully resourced site in a wonderful location just a stone’s throw from the sea in the North Breton coast. There are lovely restaurants,…

Pink Granite Coast

The Pink Granite Coast has to be one of my favourite places for a stroll of fair to middling difficulty on my Breton holidays. It’s the old coastguard path between the pretty village of Ploumanac’h to Tregastel beach in Perros…

Back to Brittany

So finally after a pause of two and a half years I made it back to Brittany. It’s a place that is very dear to me. It’s like Cornwall but bigger and quieter. A decade ago, if you had told…

Ferry

This scene is the screen saver on my phone. It is a beach in Galicia that we visited in 2019 less than a stone’s throw from a tiny ramshackle campsite. Within a few hundred metres there is a little cove…

Three Land’s Ends

Before we were confined to barracks by the dreaded lurgy my boys and I visited three Land’s Ends, the most westerly points in England, France and Spain in less than a year. Today I thought I’d show off the pictures.…