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Not well marked, but enjoy

Turn at the bridge opposite the lake- it is not well marked. It helps to have good walking shoes... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
San Francisco, California
A Forrest Walk

The Forrest walk is great no matter what time of the year from the green leaves of spring through... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Huelgoat, France
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Turn at the bridge opposite the lake- it is not well marked. It helps to have good walking shoes and to be comfortable walking up and down hills on dirt paths. Yes, it's really hard to move that stone, if at all. Not a long...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

The Forrest walk is great no matter what time of the year from the green leaves of spring through to the many shades of gold and brown of the dying leaves in Autumn. The easiest access into the Forrest is opposite the Intermarche on Rue...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We visited village of huelgoat end of August. What a great find the village is lovely and the lake is very picturesque. The lake flows into the forest and I believe the river flowing through the forest is called the silver river. The boulders are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Not a place for the disabled or unsteady on their legs as there can be a fair bit of clambering over some very large boulders and an undulating terrain. Notwithstanding this, it is a beautiful place where you can grasp the enormity of the Ice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Since my grand-mother was born close by, I’ve always heard about the legends of the Huelgoat forest. It is a great little wood to walk in. To enjoy it fully, it is best to come prepared with good walking shoes and some pre-downloaded explanations of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is a hidden treasure once you walk through the narrow pathway of boulders each side of you into a forest of boulders in various shapes and sizes. The best time to go is before 2pm as after it can get very busy along...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Maria R
Reviewed April 18, 2018

This town and it's amazing countryside was our first introduction to this part of Brittany and we keep coming back. You can walk up or down the wooded valley with it's river and amazing rocks. You'll even be invited to try and move one of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank anne_botten
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited recently - a group of 7 adults and 9 children. We packed up high above the trembling rock. The forest is very pretty and the stream and waterfalls were picturesque. The map on the sign provided us with the locations of some of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sarahmel16
Reviewed March 19, 2018

The forest is lovely to walk around and there are rivers and a lake in the small town too. The little town of Huelgoat is worth a visit too and there is a market every Thursday morning.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank nigeltaylor1954
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Have walked through these woods countless times after buying property in Brittany nearly 30 years ago. Always a treat, favourite walk is the Mare Aux Sangliers ( the boars pool ). From the trembling rock, grottos, massive boulders and beautiful trees it is a must...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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