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We visited village of huelgoat end of August. What a great find the village is lovely and the lake... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pauline H
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Can be Arduous

Not a place for the disabled or unsteady on their legs as there can be a fair bit of clambering... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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22 rue des Cieux, 29690 Huelgoat, France
+33 2 98 99 71 55
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Pauline H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed 29 August 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

1  Thank Gilles G
Reviewed 2 August 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

2  Thank Maria R
Reviewed 18 April 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

2  Thank anne_botten
Reviewed 8 April 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

Thank sarahmel16
Reviewed 19 March 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.

Thank nigeltaylor1954
Reviewed 24 February 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

1  Thank Tom A
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I decided to drive here from our Gite in Langoelan , around an hours drive away and I'm so pleased we did. Stopped off first in the tourist office in town where the charming assistant in perfect English explained where we should...More

1  Thank TraceyStark
Reviewed 10 September 2017

If ever your in the need of a good long walk with some interesting twists you won't be disappointed at the Foret de Hiegoat, it's great for kids to explore and you can walk through the Devils grotto and round the first for hours then...More

Thank veer53
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