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The kids (Age 1 & 6) loved this park. It’s flat it’s shaded and it has goats (plus donkeys, chickens, rabbits and probably some other animals)!
We went for a picnic and a bit of shade and it was perfect.
There are toilets around the...More
The park was the area in which Cardinal Richelieu built a palace to rival Versailles just outside a town that was designed and built on the grid system of roads.
Unfortunately the palace was destroyed during the French revolution and only a couple of the...More
A large park that once contained Cardinal Richelieu's palace although that now only exists in models and virtual displays in the Espace Richelieu museum.
The park has quite a simple layout but there is lots of shade and plenty of places to stop and rest...More
The Cardinal's palace is long gone, but the park remains, magnificent and open (free) to all. You can spend hours strolling among the magnificent alleys of trees, ornamental waterways and acres of grass, or sitting under the cedars in the gardens where the palace once...More
A large expanse of park land that once provided the fore ground to Cardinal Richelieu's palace. Nothing of the house remains other that the Orangerie and Wine Cellar that flanked the entrance (the latter which can be entered). There is also in the park a...More
We visited the park last year and found it's history fascinating. The place is immense and very, very beautiful. This year we went for the day and book a picnic. Basically 'chilled out' in 35 degrees. Loads of sitting and picnic areas in shade an...More
Being a fan of the 60s cult programme the prisoner. The thought of going to a small town built with one man's vision if symmetry and town life this was a must visit place. Not disappointed at all. Clean, plenty of cafes around a lovely...More
The park is free and also the parking outside the gate. Just make sure you keep an eye on the time as the gates are closed at the time which is shown at the entrance. Look out for the red squirrels and the coypu. Plus if you... More
The park is free and also the parking outside the gate. Just make sure you keep an eye on the time as the gates are closed at the time which is shown at the entrance. Look out for the red squirrels and the coypu. Plus if you have children turn right to see lots of farm animals