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Chateau du Rocher Portail

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Night Visit

Visited this castle on a night time event. I also came to hopefully take some pictures. It did not... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Carlos S
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Beautiful Chateau

We had a super half day here. The chateau has some very well laid out rooms with excellent... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
JeanChippenham
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27 Jul 2018
“Night Visit”
19 Jun 2018
“Beautiful Chateau”
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A new site to visit, never opened to the public. 12 Rooms entierly furnished, stables, chapel, lord and domestics rooms. Classified monument and gardens with a tea room and a shop. Private fishing pond and walking tracks. Exhibition and concert all...more
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| Rocher Portail, 35460 Saint-Brice-en-Cogles, France
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited this castle on a night time event. I also came to hopefully take some pictures. It did not dissappoint. The castle had so much instore for a wednesday night in summer time. Story telling in the woods with the wolves, dancing, music, and actors...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carlos S
Manuel R, Propriétaire at Chateau du Rocher Portail, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

The all team of château Le Rocher Portail is very happy you spent a very nice evening. Guides and volunteers tried their best to make such event so special. All dressed as knights, duchess, guardians and mades.

Reviewed June 19, 2018

We had a super half day here. The chateau has some very well laid out rooms with excellent description cards in both French and English. We did the tour alone but there are guided tours for English and French. If you have children they are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JeanChippenham
Manuel R, Propriétaire at Chateau du Rocher Portail, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

We are very happy you spent a great time at château Le Rocher Portail and we wish to thank you for your wonderful review. We keep our fingers crossed that we can manage to create proposer gardens and walled garden in the futur. As it...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018

Despite the appalling weather in Brittany over the past two weeks, we decided to visit the Chateau du Rocher Portail today. We were very impressed. Purchased just 12 years ago by a local entrepreneur, every effort has and is being made to restore the Chateau...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Manuel R, Propriétaire at Chateau du Rocher Portail, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to ear that you enjoyed your tour at the chateau. Remember you very well and feel very sorry that you couldn't visit the garden due to an exceptional and miserable weather. Chateau will be...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018

Picked up a leaflet in the tourist information, for here and was told it was open 10am -6pm on Sundays in low season. Arrived at 12.35 and the whole place, including the tearooms was closed for lunch, till 1.00pm. That was fine, we decided to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Manuel R, Propriétaire at Chateau du Rocher Portail, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

We are very sorry about this experience. As it is low season we didn't manage to find any help. We are currently opening it on our own, us at the visit and selling the tickets and our children in the tea room ( opened from...More

Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

We went to visit the french "Downton Abbey" and had a wonderful day out. Children's dressed up during the guided tour, played croquet in the beautiful gardens while we had cakes in the tea room where we met Anna, Daisy and Mrs Patemore...

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank eliteRennes
Manuel R, Propriétaire at Chateau du Rocher Portail, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

Thank you for this very nice comment. We are very happy to read that you spent a wonderful time . Hope to see you back in Brittany. New season will start in spring 2018 with new work in the gardens and exhibitions.

Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Once you find this place - it isn't that well sign posted out of the town - there is ample parking. Ticket price reasonable but no senior citizen concessions. Excellent room write ups in French and English on the flip side. Sadly guide book in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Manuel R, Gérant at Chateau du Rocher Portail, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Thank you so much for your really nice comments. As national trust members we are very happy to read your comments. Château has only been opened since June 2017, so we will improve it in the futur and get our visitor guide translated. As open...More

Reviewed July 17, 2017

We had a very interesting guided tour of this grand 16th century Chateau furnished with original tapestries and furniture, some of which came from Versailles. At the end of the visit we had a lovely cup of tea in the tea rooms

Date of experience: July 2017
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Manuel R, Gérant at Chateau du Rocher Portail, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

Thank you very much for your really nice comments. I hope we will have soon more visitors from UK. We are members of the National Trust from which we get lot of inspiration.

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