Ty Puits Noir is situated on the outskirts of Kernascléden in the Morbihan department
This area is famous for its mild climate and beautiful beaches, but there is so much
more in the immediate area for our guests to discover.
In the village, the 15th century church has magnificent frescos, there is also a
Creperie, The Bat Museum (!) and Les Trois Allures, the largest equestrian centre
Heading out of Kernascléden there are picturesque walks beside the River Scorff -
also popular with anglers. Footpaths and cycle trails wind through woodland, where
you can discover a chapel and a chateau in the Scorff valley. Whilst taking in the
scenery around Pont Calleck why not enjoy a meal or a drink at the auberge.
Local shops, include a mini market in Kernascléden, a bakery in nearby Lignol and
a supermarket at Gueméné sur Scorff.
It’s not necessary to travel very far to find lots of things to do and places to
see, either inland or on the south coast.
Le Faouët with its 16th century covered market and wide selection of restaurants
and bars is just 10 minutes drive.
Every Thursday Hennebont, 20 minutes away, has the largest outdoor market in the
region, selling local produce, clothing, arts and crafts. The town has a national
stud (Haras), tours and displays with Breton horses can be seen.
Pontivy is about the same distance inland, there is an open market on Mondays, the
15th century chateau, a medieval quarter with cafes and craft shops, and the Napoleonville
area beside the River Blavet.
The Gulf of Morbihan boasts long stretches of pale sand much favoured by wind surfers.
There is plenty of safe swimming, clean beaches and clear waters.
The modern city of Lorient has many attractions, including a sailing museum, submariner
museum and U-boat bunkers with an original WW2 submarine. The Inter-Celtic Festival
takes place in the old port during the first week of August.
The historic cathedral city of Vannes with its half timber houses; the fortified
walled fishing port of Concarneau; Pont Aven linked to Gauguin and still popular
with modern day artists; can all be reached within an hours drive.
L’Abbaye de Bon Repos, is a 12th century Cistercian abbey, beside the Nantes to Brest
Canal cycle path; there are regular art exhibitions, a Sunday morning market and
a spectacular son et lumière display every August.
Lac de Guerlédan, Brittany’s largest lake, has its own beaches, picnic spots, cafes
and restaurants. Boat trips and a variety of water sports are available.
The terrain is ideal for walkers, GR37 and GR341 meander around the area, the bird
life is wonderful.
We keep lots of literature in the gîte with details of places to visit and local