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Brittany

Wonderful beaches everywhere, beautiful rugged coastline and ancient walled citadels can all be found in Brittany; if this lovely region of France appeals, take a look at our extensive selection of gites in Brittany, where you’re sure to find your ideal holiday accommodation.

Close in both distance and culture, Brittany has much in common with Britain, making this a favourite destination for British holidaymakers. Located in the north-west of the country, the region boasts a myriad of great beaches, tranquil towns and an abundance of historic buildings, making it the perfect location for a self-catering break across the channel.

With a rich Celtic heritage, Brittany enjoys an atmosphere and has a language all of its own, setting it apart from the rest of France. Even its very name is derived from the ''Britons'' whom came here from Britain to escape invaders in Anglo Saxon times.

The region of Brittany is home to a string of family friendly resorts which stretch along its renowned coastline, from Carnac and Rostoff, to the sophisticated Dinard, which would not be out of place among the resorts in the South of France.

The Brittany region is blessed with an array of historic towns, making it a veritable paradise for history lovers. The town of St Malo, surrounded by ancient stone walls, is one of the most visited towns in Brittany. With narrow cobbled streets lined by unique shops, bars and cafes selling all manner of traditional French produce, it is easy to see why St Malo is so popular with tourists. The ramparts which surround the town are perfect for a steady stroll, taking in magnificent views of the surrounding area.

One ‘must-visit’ when in Brittany is Mont St Michel, near to the border with Normandy. Sitting just off the coast, Mont St Michel is a medieval abbey and town located on a small rocky outcrop and is now designated as an official UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Travelling even further back in time, the prehistoric stone monuments at Carnac make up one of the most famous megalithic sites in France. Not far from Carnac, just off the south coast of Brittany, the island of Belle-Ille is the perfect place to truly unwind as no cars are permitted here. This means the island''s beaches are tranquillity personified.

For a taste of France with a distinct sprinkling of British culture, the region of Brittany is an ideal destination. To experience the unique atmosphere for yourself, take a look at our selection of Brittany holiday cottages today.
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  • Pleubian

    Pleubian

    Grade
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    2
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    Ref: FBC436

    Situated just a few hundred metres from Sillon de Talbert, a unique site in Europe, this comfortable holiday house welcomes you for a wonderful stay in a beautiful setting. Surrounded by wonderful greenery, but only 500m from the sandy beaches, this property provides the ideal base for a small family wanting explore the local area and all it has to offer. Located in the market town of Pleubian, there is much to see and do nearby. Visit Maison Ernest Renan (9km), Beauport Abbey (12km), the beautiful Jardin du château de la Roche-Jagu (12km), the aquarium at Trégastel (27km) or Baie de Saint-Brieuc (40km). Shop and restaurant 2km, beach 500m.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, bathroom with basin (no toilet), separate toilet. First floor: Shower room with basin (no toilet), separate toilet, 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Electric heating, cot, colour TV (French channels only), DVD player, CD player, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, microwave, lawned garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome. NB: Open-tread turning stairs to first floor.

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  • Oyster Cottage, Barnenez

    Oyster Cottage, Barnenez

    Grade
    4
    2
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    1
    Ref: W14307

    A lovely fisherman’s style mews cottage with sea views from all windows set on a breathtaking coastal promontory just a few minutes’ walk from the water. Ideal for couples and families, Oyster Cottage is a superb holiday property just 500m from the world-famous megalithic Cairn de Barnenez. The bright dining room/conservatory with panoramic views across the Bay of Morlaix has double doors leading to the garden, a raised decked eating area, sun loungers and a barbecue. Relax watching the boats sailing amongst the lighthouses, numerous small islands, the iconic Château du Taureau and oyster beds. The coastal path is accessed from the garden gate making it ideal for walkers. Superbly located for dining out (family-run Oyster Bar/Crêperie at 200m), local markets, numerous beaches or enjoying some of the most beautiful scenery this corner of Brittany, warmed by the Gulf Stream, has to offer. Discover the arched double viaduct, marina and narrow walkways lined with medieval houses at Morlaix only 15 minutes away. The unforgettable Pink Granite Coast is 45 minutes’ drive. Lovely, coastal, child-friendly Carantec is 25 minutes. Roscoff ferry (and Johnny Onion Museum) 45 minutes’ drive. Shop 4km, café/bar and restaurant 200m, beach 500 yards.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen, dining room/conservatory, bathroom with shower over bath, toilet and basin. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 twin leading to 1 double.

    Electric heaters, cot, highchair, colour satellite TV, DVD player, stereo/CD player, wi-fi, washing machine, private enclosed garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 1 car. Sorry, no pets. No smoking please. NB: Narrow stairs to first floor.

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  • Réminiac, nr Malestroit

    Réminiac, nr Malestroit

    Grade
    4
    2
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    1
    Ref: W12865

    In the pretty village of Réminiac, next to the church, this attractive semi-detached holiday cottage makes an excellent touring base and a peaceful retreat. Local footpaths, including a sculpture trail, lead off close to the house. Situated on a private drive, the cottage has an open plan living area with log fire and plenty of space for sitting outside. Josselin, with its imposing château overlooking the scenic Nantes-Brest Waterway is close by, as are the market towns of Malestroit, La Gacilly and Rochefort-en-Terre. The lake of Ploërmel (12km) offers watersports, or enjoy a day by the Gulf of Morbihan or the turquoise waters of Locmariaquer. The neighbouring village of Monteneuf, just 1.5km away, includes a bakery. Bread can be ordered from here at the restaurant/bar in this village of Réminiac and collected the day after. Shops 12km, restaurant 200m.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, bathroom with basin, separate toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Electric heating, open fire in lounge, cot, 2 TVs (English and French channels), DVD player, microwave, grassed area, patio, garden furniture, off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets. NB: Open-tread stairs with bannister to first floor.

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  • Crozon

    Crozon

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBF015

    This beautiful, idyllic stone built holiday house will enchant you with its fabulous location on the Cao de la Chèvre. Its interior is very light as its large French windows allow plenty of natural light to beam through highlighting its already light and refreshing décor. The property boats a pretty 1000m² landscaped garden for guests to use at their leisure for relaxation, games or even al fresco dining. Whether this little house will be your holiday getaway or touring base, you are sure to have a fantastic holiday! Only 5km from Crozon where you can embark on boat tours, for children there is Peninsula le Labyrinthe to explore, shops and restaurants and much more. Shop and restaurant 5km.

    Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room (no toilet), separate toilet with basin, 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Electric heating, colour TV (French channels only), washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, microwave, garden, terrace, garden furniture, parking for 1 car. One pet welcome.

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  • Leuhan, nr. Châteauneuf

    Leuhan, nr. Châteauneuf

    Grade
    4
    2
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    1
    Ref: W14790

    These 2 traditional stone-built holiday cottages, close to the owner’s home, look out onto the same yard, but each has a private terraced area for peaceful evening barbecues in this rural hamlet. The cottages are cosy and cheerful; one is detached and coloured in shades of blue (ref W14790), and one is semi-detached and coloured in shades of green (ref W14789). There are original beams and a woodburner in the open-plan living areas. You can enjoy uninterrupted strolls in the local countryside, with hills and picturesque riverside footpaths. There is a historic château locally, as well as the attractive market town of Châteauneuf-du-Faou (10km). The regional capital of Quimper, with its imposing cathedral, is nearby, and the coast is within easy reach to both south and west; with the popular Bénodet, Concarneau and Fouesnant for family fun on the beach, or the wilder and more remote Crozon Peninsula. Fishing can be found 3km away. Shop, café/bar and restaurant 4km, beach 45km.

    Shop, café/bar and restaurant 4km, beach 45km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room with toilet and basin. First floor: Separate toilet and basin, 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Electric heating, woodburner in lounge, cot, highchair, DVD player, CD player, Playstation, wi-fi, shared washing machine, microwave, fridge, lawned garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets. NB: Sloping ceiling in bedrooms.

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  • Camlez

    Camlez

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBC510

    This first floor holiday apartment, located in the owner’s grounds, is an excellent base for exploring Perros-Guirec, with its lovely beaches, casino and thalassotherapy spa centre. There is a baker’s 2km away. For a great walk with stunning views, visit Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac’h (14.7km), here you can find beautiful, natural sites, a stunning coastline to be admired and amazing views from the top of the hill, this is not to be missed. Visit Lannion, where you will find the Bay of Lannion, beautiful views surround this area and there is a stunning coastline to be admired. This is a very good place for relaxing walks and bike rides. There are fishing opportunities 2.5km away. Shop 4km, restaurant and beach 2.5km.

    All on first floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room with basin (no toilet), separate toilet, 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Electric heating, colour TV (French channels only), DVD player, stereo/CD player, washing machine, freezer, microwave, terrace, outdoor furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome. NB: Sloping ceilings throughout.

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  • Thourie

    Thourie

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    2
    Ref: FBI083

    This semi-detached, stone-built holiday cottage, close to the owner’s home, is set in 10 acres of gardens, pasture and woodland in a quiet rural area, with beautiful views across surrounding farmland and distant villages.

    The property has its own private terrace, as well as use of the shared grounds and a heated, outdoor swimming pool (5m x 12m, depth 1.2m, open May-Sep).

    The picturesque village of Thourie is within walking distance and has a large fishing lake. Nearby, there is an English-speaking equestrian centre.

    Shop and restaurant 10km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner. First floor: 2 double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower, toilet and basin.

    Electric heating, cot, 2 satellite TVs, DVD player, CD player, internet connection, washing machine, microwave, shared garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome. No smoking please. NB: Steep, turning stairs to first floor. Sloping ceilings on first floor.

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  • Plestin-les-Grèves

    Plestin-les-Grèves

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBC619

    This semi-detached holiday cottage is on the border of Finistère, close to Plestin Strikes and set in the hills. This charming property overlooks the countryside and from some rooms you can see glimpses of the sea. It is well maintained and very comfortable, and the lounge opens onto a wooden deck. Hiking trails are nearby, including the beautiful Chapel Trail. The large beaches of Plestin Strikes and Locquirec can be reached quickly and offer many water activities. Food lovers can enjoy gourmet restaurants in the Arrée Mountains, where you can taste ’kig ar farce’, a speciality of the region, and of course buckwheat pancakes! Shop 1km, restaurant 500m and beach 3km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner. Separate toilet. First floor: Shower room with basin (no toilet). Separate toilet. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Electric heating. Cot. Highchair. CD player. Wi-fi. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge. Microwave. Garden. Decked terrace. Garden furniture. Barbecue. Off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome. NB: Turning stairs to first floor. Sloping ceilings on first floor. Steps from decking to garden.

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  • Keran

    Plogonnec, Finistère

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: F29422

    Located in the beautiful area of Cornouaille, this traditional 18th-century former farm building, is set in a remote hamlet surrounded by fields and woods. Situated only a short distance from the Bay of Douarnenez, gateway of the Crozon Peninsula and les Monts d’Arrée at the heart of the Armorique Regional Park, it is said to be the highest point of Brittany. Within a 10-minute drive are the beautiful beaches of Douarnenez or Ste. Anne-La-Palud. The medieval city of Quimper is close by and makes a lovely way to spend a day. The cobbled streets and gothic cathedral have drawn visitors here for many years and the banks of the River Odet make the perfect spot for a picnic.

    Ground floor: Spacious beamed living/dining room with open fire, rugs on tiled floor and well-equipped corner kitchen. Open-tread stairs to first floor: Beamed double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower (no WC). Separate WC

    • Large lawned garden
    • One hectare landscaped grounds
    • Central heating
    • Open fire
    • W/machine
    • M/wave
    • F/freezer
    • TV (French channels only)
    • Video
    • CD/stereo
    • Wi-fi
    • Parking
    • Garden furniture
    • Sun loungers
    • Barbecue.

    Location: 4km S of Plogonnec (basic facilities), 7km S of Locronan (beautiful Breton village),10km NW of Quimper, 13km S of Douarnenez (fishing, summer festival).

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  • Port Manec’h

    Port Manec’h

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: W14472

    These holiday cottages are in an excellent position, close to the picturesque and sheltered port, and a local beach just 300m away, as well as the popular main beach of Port Manec’h (1km). The properties have an open-plan living area and a sheltered outdoor area perfect for evening meals. Locally are bars, restaurants and shops (seasonal), whilst the nearby, traditional village of Névez has a weekly market and a full range of amenities. The kilometres of coastline boast scenic river estuaries with sheltered coves, or explore the long, dune-backed white sands of Raguénez, known as Tahiti. Visit the artists’ centre of Pont Aven, with its picturesque riverside setting, and historic Concarneau, with its marina and fortified Ville Close full of boutiques and crêperies. Refs W14472, W14473 and W14474 may be booked together to accommodate up to 14 guests. Shop 3km, café/bar and restaurant 3km, beach 300m.These holiday cottages are in an excellent position, close to the picturesque and sheltered port, and the popular beach of Port Manec’h (1km). The properties have an open-plan living area and a sheltered outdoor area perfect for evening meals. Locally are bars, restaurants and shops (seasonal), whilst the nearby, traditional village of Névez has a weekly market and a full range of amenities. The kilometres of coastline boast scenic river estuaries with sheltered coves, or explore the long, dune-backed white sands of Raguénez, known as Tahiti. Visit the artists’ centre of Pont Aven, with its picturesque riverside setting, and historic Concarneau, with its marina and fortified Ville Close full of boutiques and crêperies. Refs W14472, W14473 and W14474 may be booked together to accommodate up to 14 guests. Shop 3km, café/bar and restaurant 3km, beach 1km.

    The properties have an open-plan living area and a sheltered outdoor area perfect for evening meals.

    Locally are bars, restaurants and shops (seasonal), whilst the nearby, traditional village of Névez has a weekly market and a full range of amenities. The kilometres of coastline boast scenic river estuaries with sheltered coves, or explore the long, dune-backed white sands of Raguénez, known as Tahiti. Visit the artists’ centre of Pont Aven, with its picturesque riverside setting, and historic Concarneau, with its marina and fortified Ville Close full of boutiques and crêperies. Refs W14472, W14473 and W14474 may be booked together to accommodate up to 14 guests.

    Shop 3km, café/bar and restaurant 3km, beach 300m.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, bathroom with shower over bath and basin (no toilet), separate toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Electric heating, cot, colour TV (French channels only), washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, small private gravelled garden, garden furniture, barbecue, on street parking. Sorry, no pets. NB: Step to entrance. Sloping ceilings in bedrooms.

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  • Dinan Port

    Dinan Port

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    2
    Ref: W13608

    You can enjoy the peaceful riverside setting of this 17th century stone-built cottage, whilst sipping your evening aperitif. The property is just a short walk from the centre of the picturesque port at Dinan, with its cobbled streets, half-timbered houses, and numerous shops and restaurants. The house has an open-plan ground floor with a beamed ceiling. There is plenty of space for children to play along the towpath, and also on the shared lawn behind. All the family can enjoy cycling by the river, or try a boat trip, or even kayaking. Visit St. Malo and Mont St. Michel, and enjoy some of Brittany’s most beautiful beaches and resorts within 40km. Shop 1km, café/bar 0.5km, restaurant 0.1km, beach 25km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner. First floor: Bathroom with shower over bath, toilet, and basin, 1 double bedroom. Second floor: 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and basin.

    Electric heaters, cot, colour TV, DVD player, stereo, washing machine, internet connection, microwave, shared lawned garden, garden furniture, off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome. NB: There are open-tread spiral staircases.

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  • Cadouarn

    Cadouarn

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: FBM015

    This charming former fisherman’s home with blue shutters, has been attractively renovated into a wonderful holiday cottage. It is located on the border of the gulf of Morbihan and will be an ideal departure point for exploring this multi-faceted archipelago. Here, there are numerous costal paths and country roads which allow you to discover this unforgettable landscapes which will delight ramblers, cyclists and mountain bikers. The property benefits from a heated, outdoor swimming pool is equipped with a hydro massager and is shared with the owners who occasionally occupy the house next door. Shop 5km, restaurant 2km.

    Lounge, dining room, kitchen, shower room with toilet and basin, separate toilet, 2 double bedrooms.

    Electric heating, woodburner in dining room, cot, colour cable TV, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, garden, terraces, garden furniture, on street parking. Sorry, no pets. NB: Turning, open-tread stairs to first floor. Sloping ceilings on first floor. Steps in garden.

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