We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chateau de la Baudonniere

{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
For 6 weeks of the UK summer holidays, The Chateau opens its facilities to families who wish to experience a family adventure holiday. For the majority of the year the Chateau de la Baudonniere hosts schools wishing to take part in a French language immersion programme. Situated in the region of La Manche in Normandy. It is 90 minutes from Cherbourg and Caen, 15 minutes from Avranches, Villedieu-les-Poeles, the local beaches and the fishing port of Granville and 30 minutes from Coutances and Le Mont St Michel. The Chateau nestles in its own grounds which incorporate an orchard and cider press, boule pitch, farmyard, and a lake Various accommodation options are offered around the Château, family rooms, tree houses, yurts and a woodland cabin. This tried and tested activity holiday is full of highlights such as; local country and coastal bike tours, clay pigeon shootings and wine tasting for adults, raft building, canoeing, t-shirt making and climbing for the teens, favorites 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.
Read more
Property amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Show more
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Good to know
Full view
Getting there
Pleurtuit Airport34 mi
States Airport49 mi
See all nearby hotels
Nearby restaurants
See all nearby restaurants
Nearby attractions
See all nearby attractions
Reviews (24)
Filter reviews
24 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews all age groups a fantastic family holiday rabbits programme accommodation
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We enjoyed a week here in August and it was a fantastic family holiday experience. The staff excelled in sustaining fun and good humour the whole time and the programme for all age groups was superb. We arrived to find peacocks and rabbits on the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank ChristineFranklin
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We took Years 6-8 here from our school and had a great time. Superb animateurs and wonderful staff. Brilliant experience all round. We were really well looked after. Great spread of activities on offer. Hope to return soon.

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank StuartDouch
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Start to finish couldn't ask for more, we were a family unit with one very livly 8 year old daughter and we all enjoyed the activities, there was so much to do and could opt in or out The good was of a good standard...More

Date of stay: October 2015
1  Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We visited the Chateau this year and had an amazing time. It is basically used as a summer camp for families when school groups leaning French are not there. We enjoyed the most amazing food and drink, participated in activities such as fencing, canoeing, archery,...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Me and my 2 x kids (12 and 15) had a great time at the Chateau summer 2014. The setting is a fantastic magical-looking chateau, with large grounds and a lake for canoeing. Accommodation is perfectly adequate youth-hostel style dormitories and family rooms. Lili, Jess...More

Date of stay: August 2014
1  Thank Simon B
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Chateau de la Baudonniere staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Yurts and woodland houses are some distance from the Chateau."
3 Sep 2018
Read review
"All a little 'weathered' I'm afraid!"
13 Sep 2014
Read review
"Book early"
11 Sep 2014
Read review
"Massive space, clean rooms, surrounded by lots of greenery"
31 Aug 2014
Read review
Show More 
FranceNormandyBasse-NormandieMancheLa Haye-Pesnel
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing