Travel

The Beach House is easily accessible from the UK via a variety of routes:
(click on the map icons below)


Alternatively, view the Beach House location using Google Maps ›

Ferry

Brittany Ferries run regular cross channel services throughout the year. Departures in the UK are from Portsmouth/Poole to Cherbourg (30 mins drive) or Caen (1hr 30 mins drive). Sailings take between 2˝ and 3 hours on the high speed ferries and up to 6 hours on the regular ferries. It is possible to travel as a foot passenger or in a car.

See www.brittanyferries.com for timetables and prices. Discounts are available if you become a regular visitor and join their Property Owners Club.

Train

The Eurostar from St Pancras London or Ashford International in Kent takes approximately 1 hour to reach Calais and also goes to Paris Gare du Nord.

See www.eurostar.com for more information.

From Paris you can take a 3 hour high speed train to either Valognes (20 mins drive) or Cherbourg (30 mins drive). SNCF offer regular services and high speed trains.

See www.sncf.com for more information.

Plane

Several British airlines offer regular flights to Paris, which is a 3 hour car or train ride away. Alternatively, fly from Southampton to Rennes (Brittany), which is a 2 hour journey to the Beach House.

www.aeroportsdeparis.fr

Flights now available to Deauville with Flybe during the summer months. See www.flybe.com for more information

Car

Take your car on the Euro Tunnel at Folkstone and arrive in Calais a mere 35mintues later. From Calais enjoy a 4-5 hour scenic drive to the Beach House.

See www.eurotunnel.com for more information.

Car Hire

If you chose to fly, then hire cars are readily available from Avis, Hertz and others.

www.avis.fr or Europcar www.europcar.fr

At Calais Car Ferry Terminal both Europcar and Budget offer services.

www.budget.co.uk

Similarly, Cherbourg Ferry Terminal has Europcar, Herz and Ada hire car services.

www.ada.fr

www.hertz.co.uk

www.europcar.co.uk

The RAC and AA both offer reliable and up-to-date route planner and map information of the area.

www.rac.co.uk/route-planner

www.theaa.com/route-planner

Summary Information

Nearest Train Stations: Cherbourg - 30 mins/Valognes - 20 mins
Nearest café: on the beach in summer – 20 mins walk along the beach
Nearest Shop: Jonville – 5 mins drive