Have you ever been to the lovely central Brittany town of Carhaix Plouguer? Well you should go, as we did today to see our friends Peter and Penny Dinwiddie. Every summer there is a now famous music festival (rather like Glastonbury) and people flock from all over the world to be entertained. Hence the rather beautiful roundabout statues near to the site of the festival.
At other times of the year this is a great little town in the middle of Brittany, not too far from the charming Brest to Nantes canal and many other superb places to walk or fish. Like us Penny and Peter run a chambers d’hotes business in their old manoir house called Kerledan, on the southern extremity of Carhaix. They have a number of sumptuous bedrooms and Penny’s food is to die for. It is not the place for weight watchers mind you! Thank you for lunch Penny ~ no more to eat for me today! They have recently finished the construction of a new tower with staircase to give better access to their bedrooms and their garden planting continues and many a new hedge has appeared since we were last there. You should go and stay with them. See more on their web site by clicking here.