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A good place if you are passionate about horses ... or if your kids are!

This is the headquarters of the French National Stud, which dates back to the 18th century, It's... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
youke64
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Paris, France
Worth a visit if in the area

Nice Chateau in a lovely setting. Took a walk around the local area and racecourse first as the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Applemuffin
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Nice Chateau in a lovely setting. Took a walk around the local area and racecourse first as the Chateau was closed for lunch. There are a few rooms open which give you a good idea of the layout of the property with information displayed in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is the headquarters of the French National Stud, which dates back to the 18th century, It's full of horse memorabilia, the uniforms of the officers of the stud, stud books, and so on. (You can see the Director's bedroom and dining room - very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank youke64
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Chateau great views over the race course small tour of part of the chateau and gardens and the stables horse draw carts and being the national stud history of the horse can walk through the working stables at your own pace see the horses and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This chateau is stunning from the outside, but the interior and even the grounds are very disappointing. There are very few rooms open and all are furnished very plainly. The focus is on the castle's use as a National Stud. The information is all in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Megan R
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you're looking for a castle that will bring you back in time, well that's not here! If the building is pretty and quite impressive, the inside is bland. No tapissery, no painting, no antique furnitures. There's just a small board at the entrance of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

We finally visited this beautiful looking chateau having driven nearby many times. We were hugely disappointed by the interior of the chateau which desperately needs both rethinking if it is to remain an attraction. The rooms are very plainly decorated, furnished with stuff that could...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from youke64 | Reviewed this property |
Not much. I'd say. There are steps at the entrance and stairs with no lift inside. However the gardens and the ramparts are accessible so far as I recall, and I think you can get into the stables in the basement without... More
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