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Normandy

Normandy is famous for its rich cultural heritage, lush meadow countryside and beaches; a gentle and tranquil place that’s within easy reach of the British Isles and perfect for a relaxing holiday for both couples and families alike. We have a comprehensive collection of gites in Normandy.

Situated in North West France it’s a great favourite with British holidaymakers year-round and the history of Normandy is inextricably linked with that of England through the Norman Conquest.

Since William the Conqueror conquered England in 1066, the Dukes of Normandy were often also Kings of England until the early 13th century. Many medieval landmarks can be found here and visitors will enjoy visiting some of the abbeys, churches, castles and palaces for which the region is renowned.

In more recent history, of course, the famous Allied D Day Invasion took place on the beaches of Normandy. Today visitors can explore the five beaches where more than 130,000 Allied Soldiers landed. The region is also home to many interesting museums and memorials to this period of World War Two and visitors can view old tanks, defences and army bunkers that played a part in the conflict.

As well as a fascinating history, Normandy''s wide beaches and 350 mile coastline make an ideal playground for families, with quiet meandering country lanes and rural farmland further inland to explore. There are picturesque villages to visit as well as famous sites such as Bayeux with its famous tapestry and Monet''s home at Giverny where he was inspired to paint the famous water lilies as well as other views of his beautiful garden. The cathedrals of Coutances, Caen and Rouen and the wonderful abbey of Mont St Michel are also well worth visiting.

Normandy is famous for dairy farming and produces excellent butter, cream and milk as well as superb cheeses such as Pont l''Eveque, Livarot and Camembert. There are many excellent restaurants, and visitors can enjoy local dishes and haute cuisine in towns and small villages all over the region. Apples are another delicacy for which Normandy is well known.

Lovers of the countryside will enjoy visiting Normandy''s four Natural Parks. Here you will find wildlife in beautifully cared for natural environments and plenty of space for family activities. There are lovely views of valleys, forests and the scenery that goes to make up Normandy''s countryside.

For a taste of North West France and a wonderfully relaxing break, search for holiday cottages in Normandy today.
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238 cottages are available
  • Saint Germain-sur-Ay
    Saint Germain-sur-Ay×

    Saint Germain-sur-Ay

    Saint Germain-sur-Ay

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    2
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    1
    Ref: FNM103
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    This charming, single-storey, seaside holiday house will delight you not only because of its high quality facilities...

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  • Brucheville, Manche
    Brucheville, Manche×

    Les Ecuries

    Brucheville, Manche

    5
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: F50159
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    In the heart of D-Day country lies this charming property, which has been beautifully renovated by its friendly...

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  • St Pierre Langers, Manche
    St Pierre Langers, Manche×

    Cider Cottage

    St Pierre Langers, Manche

    5
    2
    1
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    Ref: F50190
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    These charming properties lie adjacent to the beautiful Abbaye de la Lucerne and close to the beautiful sandy beaches...

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  • Héricourt-en-Caux
    Héricourt-en-Caux×

    Héricourt-en-Caux

    Héricourt-en-Caux

    5
    1
    2
    0
    Ref: W13562
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This characterful holiday cottage is set on an old farmstead in over a hectare of lovely wooded grounds. The...

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  • Livarot, Calvados
    Livarot, Calvados×

    Au Coeur du Village

    Livarot, Calvados

    5
    2
    1
    2
    Ref: FNC205
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    Set in the centre of the village of Livarot and close to shops and services, this semi-detached holiday property...

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  • La Petellerie, nr. St. Lô
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    La Petellerie, nr. St. Lô

    La Petellerie, nr. St. Lô

    5
    2
    1
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    Ref: W13061
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    La Petellierie is situated in a rural location, and has two properties on site, one a 17th century stone farmhouse and...

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  • Carolles
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    Carolles

    Carolles

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    2
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    Ref: FNM417
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This lovely holiday house is located on the owner’s grounds in a peaceful location, but very close to the centre...

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  • La Cambe
    La Cambe×

    La Cambe

    La Cambe

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    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FNC017
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This pretty, little holiday house is situated in a wonderful rural position in shaded grounds. Comfortably furnished...

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  • St. Pierre-Eglise, Manche
    St. Pierre-Eglise, Manche×

    La Ferme du Marais

    St. Pierre-Eglise, Manche

    6
    3
    1
    0
    Ref: F50226
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This lovingly restored semi-detached holiday cottage mixes country charm with a flourish of contemporary urban living....

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  • Chicheboville
    Chicheboville×

    Chicheboville

    Chicheboville

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    4
    2
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    Ref: FNC021
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This large, pretty, stone holiday cottage, with private grounds, is comfortably furnished and perfect for a...

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  • Saint-Joseph, Manche
    Saint-Joseph, Manche×

    Maison du Bois

    Saint-Joseph, Manche

    6
    3
    2
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    Ref: FNM447
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Set in the heart of a fir tree forest, this magnificent, semi-detached stone building, typical of the Cotentin...

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  • Lestre
    Lestre×

    Lestre

    Lestre

    6
    3
    1
    1
    Ref: FNM068
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    This is a comfortable holiday house with direct access to the charming Quinéville marina. You can leave your...

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