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The Kerguehennec Estate

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Lovely place for a walk

Visiting in winter, only the grounds are open, but with a bit of sunny weather the park and chateau... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2015
Redon, France
Nice walk, skip the “art”.

Lovely chateau and grounds spoiled by ridiculous sculpture and “art”. It is free which is good, and... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Donna A
Warrenton, Virginia
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  • Average10%
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4 Jul 2018
“Nice walk, skip the “art”.”
6 Jul 2017
“Lovely place, filled with pretentious twaddle”
The Kerguehennec Estate, a property owned by the Departement of Morbihan, offers the visitor an exceptional landscaped park where it is possible to wend one's way along the different pathways while enjoying the pleasures of art and heritage. The...more
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56500 Bignan, France
+33 2 97 60 31 84
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Lovely chateau and grounds spoiled by ridiculous sculpture and “art”. It is free which is good, and walking the grounds is a delight. Ignore the art especially the installation upstairs in the chateau. The restaurant is not worth a visit. A slice of toasted bread...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donna A
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The estate is lovely and you could stroll round for a couple of hours. There are 30+ sculptures and randomly welded pieces of tat with pretentious explanations to mock if you're not into that sort of thing. Probably wouldn't take children as there are many...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

We visited off-peak and found the place to be very quiet. The house is very impressive with the downstairs rooms all open to the public and art galleries upstairs. The modern art installations in the grounds and stables/outbuildings are all interesting, and some slightly bizarre...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed 12 February 2015

Visiting in winter, only the grounds are open, but with a bit of sunny weather the park and chateau are a pleasant place to spend an hour or so. From the gatehouses across from the parking lot, the path leads past the lake to the...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Vilaineriverwalker
Reviewed 5 July 2014

The chateau houses modern art exhibitions, an interesting juxtoposition of tradition and modernity. However the focal point has to be the extensive gardens and lake which have become an extraordinary sculpture park with examples of contemporary sculpture from around the world. The cafe is well...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Lorna P
23 August 2017|
Response from Kerguehennec | Property representative |
Yes it is open every day (11.00-13.00/14.00-19.00) until 17 september and from 20 september: from wednesday to saturday (14.00-18.00) and sunday (11.00-13.00/14.00-18.00) / free entry. Good visit !
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