Archive for the ‘Lifestyle’ Category

Artichokes in Brittany

Driving around Brittany from around May and throughout summer you will see fields of artichokes growing and you will definitely see them amongst the fresh, seasonal produce on market stalls. You have to try them, they delicious and raw or cooked, can be enjoyed in a range of dishes with varied flavours. An unusual vegetable […]

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BRITTANY – Meet Claire Murphy, a local Leggett Agent …

Born in the cold beauty of rural Northumberland and horse-mad from an early age I moved to France in 2004 to work in the export department of a large horsebox manufacturer. It was a complete change from life in the UK where I’d worked in a variety of jobs in the equine industry, competed and […]

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BRITTANY – Jardins Exotique de Roscoff

These beautiful exotic gardens at Roscoff were created in 1966 when the Department of Finistère purchased this rocky outcrop of 1.6 hectares and set about transforming it into a wonderful botanical garden, containing over 3,350 sub tropic plants from Australia, New Zealand as well as the Canary Island and South America. Open every day, the […]

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How well do you know your Brittany?

Brittany, France’s north westernmost region, is a hilly peninsula extending out toward the Atlantic Ocean. Its lengthy, rugged coastline is dotted with beach resorts such as chic Dinard and walled Saint-Malo, built on rock in the English Channel. The Pink Granite Coast is famed for its unusual, blush-hued sand and rocks. Rennes, the capital of […]

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BRITTANY – 10 minutes from Plougasnou and the medieval town of Morlaix …

Situated in the department of Finistère, who could ask for more when you’re searching for a permanent home or a base for family holidays – just a short walk from 2 fabulous beaches stretching along the beautiful Brittany coast. Leggett Agent; Patrick Kerneis is offering a fully renovated Neo Bretonne home enjoying this wonderful view, fully […]

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