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“Brilliant for young children”
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Le Hamel Roger, the main farmhouse and Kestrel Cottage.
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Kestrel Cottage, attached to the main farmhouse Approaching the house and Kestrel Cottage
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Le Hamel Roger, the main farmhouse and Kestrel Cottage.
Kestrel Cottage, attached to the main farmhouse
Approaching the house and Kestrel Cottage
Lounge with log fire, UK & French TV, DVD, games, books & lots of comfy seating. Sofa bed.
Dining area/kitchen area
Kitchen
First floor twin room with wooden cot just out of view.
First floor double room.
Games room with Sofa Bed on the first floor landing area.
Top floor twin room with optional toddler bed.
Top floor double room.
The Play Loft
The dusty barn.
Table tennis holiday championships!!
Securely fenced solar heated swimming pool
4.5m pool.
Bon Appetit! There is a large wooden table just infront of the cottage.
Play equipment in the garden and fields beyond.
Behind the cottage
Marshmallow anyone? Campfire corner on the top of our hill.
Beautiful sunsets and starry skies.
The vine in the autumn with a reflection of the hill.
Beautiful in the Winter snow.
Explore a little or go for miles. Beginner to expert, miles of tracks on the doorstep.
Taken from the top of the dam at the Dathee Lake (30 minutes from us, a favourite place of ours!)
The beach at lake Dathee. The beach was made for the sailing school, you can hire pedalos & kayaks.
Souleurve Viaduct, 10 minutes away. The Luge is great for children from 3 years and adults.
Tree top adventure course at the Souleuvre Viaduct
Super scary stuff at the Viaduct! This swing (over 100kpm) highest fixed bungy in Europe & giant zip
Jurques Zoo, 5 minutes from us. Strong conservation theme and well kept animals.
Up close with the animals at the zoo.
Beautiful views. This was taken at a country park 40 minutes from here.
Adventure! Accrobranche 50 minutes from us.
Adventure for younger ones! Same place as the accrobranche.
Fun in the woods just a walk from the cottage.
Enjoy a day out at the Mont St Michel.
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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Vire-Normandie, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

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Kindle8
Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
“Brilliant for young children”
Reviewed 27 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Very welcoming owners. Excellent facilities for young children, very user friendly. Good base for exploring locally. We have already recommended to several friends.

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Liked best: facilities for young children
Liked least: wi-fi connection poor
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
27 Sep 2016
Thanks for making the time to review us. We wish you all well and hope to welcome you again.
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Hayley S
Caen, France
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic holiday, wish we could've stayed forever!”
Reviewed 12 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Had a fantastic time at Kestral Cottage, everything was perfect and we couldn't have asked for more! Angie and Danny are excellent hosts and nothing was too much trouble and we would definately return, there's so much to see and do in the region. We visited Bayeux, the Memorial museum in Caen, the D-Day landing beaches, Le Mont-St-Michel and found lots of reasonably priced places to eat along the way (tip: plat du jour at midday is the best value).
The villages and towns we visited were friendly and so clean and we even found a 'vide-grenier' (like a car boot sale) where we found some lovely French bits and bobs, very cheap! There's a lovely little bar in the nearest village of Montchauvet, where we would get our baguettes in the morning and the occasional swift beer in the evening if we needed to pop there for supplies!

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Liked best: The peace and tranquility
Liked least: Maybe too quiet for teenagers, but ours loved it
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Management Response
27 Sep 2016
Thank you for reviewing us Hayley. We hope to see you again one day!
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