The Calvary at Plougastel-Daoulas

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The Calvary in Plougastel-Daoulas was built in 1602-04 to commemorate the end of the bubonic plague epidemic and is all that was left intact (mainly) of the original Enclos Parroissial after bombing in WWII in 1944. This photograph from 1927 … Continued

The Church of Notre Dame in Bodilis

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The Church of Notre Dame in Bodilis is c.6kms NW of Landivisiau . It was a gloomy, grey day and far too wet for walking, and so a good day for visiting churches. This lovely building is not on the … Continued

Walk from St Guenole, Brittany

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This magical walk started from the Chapel of St-Guenolé and we were guided, as on many other occasions, by the excellent and reliable Wendy Mewes. The route was quiet, through green lanes such as one might find in Suffolk, and down … Continued

The Church of Pleyber Christ

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After a walk around Le Cloître St Thégonnec there was time to explore: the Church in Le Cloître St Thégonnec itself, and then the Church in Pleyber Christ which was hidden behind the circus when we arrived in the village.

Notre Dame, Le Cloitre St Thegonnec

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The current Church of Notre Dame Le Cloître St Thégonnec is said to date from 1710 but I wonder if this is correct – parts of the building seem much older.  Like many of the Parish Enclosures the building was funded by … Continued

Walk around Le Cloitre St Thegonnec

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Le Cloître St Thégonnec is a small hamlet south of Morlaix, and near the Abbey of Le Relecq. We wanted to walk in the area of the Rocks of Cragou and found a circuit on the blue Carte de Randonnée 0616 … Continued

The Chateau of Kerjean

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The Chateau of Kerjean was built in the late 16C for the Barbier family, in particular Louis Barbier who inherited great wealth from his uncle, the Abbott of St Mathieu. The buildings were badly damaged during the French Revolution, and … Continued

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