The Church of St Herbot

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The Church of St Herbot is in a small settlement of the same name, near Plounévez-du-Faou. The Church started building in the 14C on the site where St Herbot was buried and was the second church on the site.

A circular walk around Plouye

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We parked on the edge of Plouye and set off on a circular walk in by now ‘usual’ countryside – wide views, cattle, streams, and chemins creux. We had walked here before but followed a slightly different route this time. 

A curious Chapel in Coat-Nant

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The Chapel of Notre-Dame de Lorette in Coat-Nant (‘wooded valley with a stream’), Irvillac, is hidden in a valley with a sawmill as a neighbour. The road is narrow and winding, but this was once the old road between Quimper … Continued

A walk around L’Hopital-Camfrout in Brittany

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It was a breezy day and the previous day had been quiet so we set off on a useful-length circular walk near L’Hôpital-Camfrout, parking on a quiet roadside verge in Mezouguen.

Inside the Church of St Yves, La Roche-Maurice

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As you push open the door of the Church of St Yves in La Roche-Maurice, and step into the gloom your eyes gradually become accustomed to the dim light and you find an exuberant display of colour and carvings – … Continued

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