Western Morning News Brittany Ferries' Magazine


  • Situated on the Canal de Nantes à Brest in the Côtes d'Armor, central Brittany, France.
  • Two traditional, self-catering holiday cottages, each cottage comfortable accommodation for four guests.
  • Broadband Internet access installed in both cottages through WiFi.
  • Set on separate sides of a large, secluded courtyard each gite with their own private garden.
  • Fully furnished and equipped to a high standard.
  • Gites situated on our own 50 acre private estate.
  • Bird watching.
  • Fishing.
  • Cycling.
  • Rambling for the enthusiast or gentle strolls along the canal towpath.
  • Unspoilt countryside. Nature trails, woodland and fields to explore on the estate.
  • Just simply relax and enjoy the tranquility.
  • Ideal touring base.
  • Something for everyone.

We have been chosen to feature in both the Western Morning News and Brittany Ferries' onboard magazine.

If you would like to see the featured articles, please click on the links below.

How to Find Us

Magourou is situated just 3km from the market town of Rostrenen which is known as the crossroads of Brittany, due to its central position.

Basic Maps

For easy route planning and mileage calculations see www.mappy.com


Brittany Ferries www.brittanyferries.co.uk have the following scheduled services:

Plymouth and Cork to Roscoff (99km)

Poole to Cherbourg (333km)

Portsmouth to Cherbourg (333km), Caen (283km) and St Malo (143km)

Magourou has a special arrangement with Brittany Ferries; as soon as you have confirmed your holiday with us, we will give you a travel account number which gives you access to discounted ferry fares on any of the above routes.

P & O Ferries www.poferries.com Have regular scheduled services from Dover to Calais (628km). See their website or collect a brochure from any travel agent.

L D Lines www.ldlines.com Have regular scheduled services from Portsmouth and Newhaven to Le Havre (376km). See their website for further details.

Condor Ferries www.condorferries.co.uk Have regular scheduled services from Weymouth to St Malo (143km), Poole to St Malo (summer only) and Portsmouth - Cherbourg (333km Sundays only).

Chunnel www.eurotunnel.comRegular service via The Channel Tunnel for residents of south east England. See their website for details.


Flybe: www.flybe.com Low fare airline offering very good value flights to Brest (104km) from Exeter, Manchester, Southampton and Birmingham. Also to Rennes (135km) from Southampton, Manchester, Exeter, Edinburgh and Belfast. Check out the latest specials. Car hire available at very reasonable rates direct from the airport.

Ryanair: www.ryanair.com Have routes to Dinard (130km) from East Midlands, Bristol and Stanstead. Also to Brest (104km) from Luton and to Nantes (220km) from Bournemouth, Dublin, East Midlands or Stanstead.

Aer Arann: www.aerarann.com Have routes to Lorient (60km) from Cork, Galway, Kerry or Waterford.  Also to Nantes (220km) from Bristol (twice weekly) or Cardiff (Saturdays only).  For more information please visit their website.

Skybus: www.skybus.co.uk To St Brieuc (57km) from Newquay, Cornwall every weekday from £55. For more information on this new route please visit their website.

(Note: 8 kilometres = 5 miles)

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