Services, activities, tourism
Q: "What is the provision of local services,
such as shops, transport, doctors?"
|A: "The town of Pont l'Evêque, at 2 km, has a full range of shops |
as well as medical services, a railway station, buses, and access
to the motorway. Lisieux Hospital is 15 km away."
Q: "Can we visit the farm during our stay?"
|A: "The farm is freely accessible for residents of the Eco-estate,|
and various activities can be arranged by appointment.
Access to the Nature Walk is 3.50€."
Q: "At what time can we arrive in the evening?"
|A: "We are available to help you until 9 pm. After that,|
the lodge will be open and lit and you will be able to settle in."
Q: "How much tableware, and how many tables and chairs do you provide?"
|A: "In each large lodge we provide tableware and chairs|
for 50, 6-person tables and a sideboard."
Q: "Can we go for a carriage ride?"
|A: "In season, from Easter to Halloween, every Saturday at 2 pm and Sunday |
mornings at 10 am, 5€ per person, minimum 8 persons."
Q: "Is heating included?"
|A: "Yes, from mid-October to mid-April the price includes heating. |
Outside this period it is extra."
Q: "Are we allowed to feed the animals?"
|A: "It could be harmful to the health of the animals to feed them outside the presence |
of a member of staff. On the other hand, you may help with feeding, mornings and
evenings. Please ask for feeding times as these vary according to the season."
Q: "Is the site accessible to vehicles?"
|A: "For safety reasons, it is forbidden to drive in the Eco-estate,|
with the exception of catering vehicles. There is a large car park
only 20 metres from the accommodation, and we provide trolleys
for your luggage."»
Q: "Do you serve breakfast?"
|A: "Yes, you can order breakfasts for the whole group. It will be served |
as a buffet and will be billed at 5€ per person.
We can also provide other meals on request."
Q: "Is cleaning included?"
|A: "As in any rented accommodation, cleaning is the responsibility|
of the tenant. You can either do it yourself, or we can bill you for it."
Q: "Can we buy farm products?"
|A: "Yes, within the limits of European legislation which is very restrictive.|
We sell cider-related products, cheeses, preserves, salted pork products, fruit and
vegetables through the AMAP (association for the maintenance of smallholdings)."
Q: "Do you provide bed linen and towels?"
|A: "We can supply a sets of bed linen at 4.50€ each and sets of towelling|
at 2€ each. We also do a full sets (sheets, drying-up cloths, towels) at 6€ each."
Q: "What are interesting places to visit?"
|A: "There are many places to see: stud farms, the village of Beaumont,|
the coast with Honfleur and Deauville, but also Saint Germain de Livet,
via the Saint Hippolyte estate. We will provide you with extensive documentation
on these places."
Q: "Is it possible to rent accommodation for a couple for just one night?"
|A: "From mid-February to mid-November, the minimum stay is |
48 hours from Friday evening to Sunday evening.
Couples or individuals can stay for short periods in the small cottage,
the Distillery, with special rates per night."
Q: "Can you recommend a good restaurant?"
|A: "We have many good local restaurants, from our next-door neighbour Eden Park|
to excellent restaurants on the Flower Coast. We would specially recommend
Les Tonneaux in Pont l'Evêque and La Cidria on the Lake.
Q: "Are all the rentings availlables for groups ?"
|A: "No, only the Grange, The pressoir et and the Ecurie are available for groups"|