Well our busy summer period is over, and whilst we still have guests we have a little more time to catch up on amongst other things, our blog, which is well out of date – particularly about our ever changing animal population. When we last wrote, we were awaiting the arrival of two new donkey…Details
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Never a dull day……. There is never a dull day here at Le Val Borel, and often we have to change our plans because of last minute guests, the weather, events around our land (such as an unexpected fallen tree) or the unpredictability of nature and its beings. Ducks At the moment we…Details
Well, if you read our last blog post ‘New Shoots – Spring 2018′, you’ll know that we have been making some gentle changes to our land which we hope will benefit the wildlife that lives and grows around our woodland and provide interesting things for our guests to do (if they wish) whilst here, that…Details
As spring arrives at the start of our second season at Le Val Borel, we’ve been thinking about ways in which we can improve the woodland areas. We have 7 acres of land, most of it near our guest house, with another woodland and grassland area on the other side of the road. Our landscape…Details
Our Open Day & Photo Exhibition We held our first Open day on Sunday the 17th of September. We welcomed around 120 people of the course of the afternoon offering a traditional ‘Afternoon Tea’ with lots of cakes to choose from and of course a French touch offering a ‘Kir Normande’ which is local cider…Details
Autumn has arrived in Normandy The seasons change. As we arrived a year ago we’re now enjoying our second Normandy Autumn and the wonderful colours of the leaves are just beginning to appear. You can feel the freshness in the early morning air and certainly know that it’s harvesting time for the local farmers as…Details