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Relaxing Holidays in the beautiful unspoilt Breton countryside






Welcome to the Menhir Ty Website

Perfect holidays in Brittany. Set in the quiet, unspoilt countryside of central Brittany close to the medieval city of Josselin, Menhir Ty is the ideal location for anDecorative Graphic: Bunch of spring meadow flowers. escape to a more tranquil time. Just right for lazing about, walking, cycling, fishing, golf; within 45 minutes drive of the sunny beaches of the southern coast of Brittany; an hour from the rugged and beautiful coast of northern Brittany; set close to the beautiful Forest of Lanouée, Menhir Ty is perfectly situated for your holiday.

Indulge in the activity of your choice, visit numerous chateaux in the area or just while away the time. For those so inclined, your hostess, Joy Swindells also offers art and painting classes for visitors.

Click for larger view of Menhir TyMenhir Ty offers four apartments in a converted farm complex. One of the ground-floor apartments is designed for wheelchair accessibility.

Menhir Ty is just a few minutes stroll from the village of Lanouée which has a small supermarket, boulangerie, two bars and one restaurant. The historic medieval city of Josselin is just ten minutes away by car. Josselin has two large supermarkets, several petrol stations, many bars restaurants and a traditional weekly Saturday market as well as one of the most magnificent chateaux in the whole of France.

Menhir Ty is on the edge of the beautiful Forest of Lanouée and within easy driving distance of historic towns such as Malestroit, Rochefort en Terre and Vannes. Alternatively, you can lose yourself in the ancient myths of the Forest of Broceliande - search for King Arthur, Merlin the Magician or Queen Guinevere and the Knights of the Round Table.

And when you've done all that, you'll want to come back to Menhir Ty time and time again.




Large standing stones known as Menhirs.

In the ancient Celtic language of the Bretons, Menhir Ty means Large (or 'Mighty'') Stone. Thousands of these magnificent, mysterious standing stones, individually, in small groups or in vast alignments, can be found throughout Brittany. Their origin is obscure but their scale is breathtaking.

Proprieteurs: Joy & Simon Swindells, Menir Ty, Bogas, Lanouée, 56120, France,

Tel: 0033 (0)297 75 41 59 or email