Gardens of Balleroy Castle

14490, Balleroy
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Introduction

Located between Bayeux and Saint-Lô, Château de Balleroy was built in 1631 by the famous architect François Mansart. In 1970, Malcolm S. Forbes, owner of a large American press group acquired the castle which was then completely restored and refurnished. Located between the two outbuildings, you will discover the French gardens with its boxwood parterres made in the early 20th century by Henri Duchêne after plans by André Le Nôtre. The visit of the site also passes by the discovery of the English park which was remodeled in the 19th century by the landscapers Bournot and Chatelain who modify the surroundings of the castle by creating a romantic park with the winding alleys.

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Frequency: Every year

Located between Bayeux and Saint-Lô, Château de Balleroy was built in 1631 by the famous architect François Mansart. In 1970, Malcolm S. Forbes, owner of a large American press group acquired the castle which was then completely restored and refurnished. Located between the two outbuildings, you will discover the French gardens with its boxwood parterres made in the early 20th century by Henri Duchêne after plans by André Le Nôtre. The visit of the site also passes by the discovery of the English park which was remodeled in the 19th century by the landscapers Bournot and Chatelain who modify the surroundings of the castle by creating a romantic park with the winding alleys.

Open Wednesday to Sunday, from April 1st to September 30th.

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Spoken languages: French