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Weird... but also some lovely woods

Paimpont itself is very small with a beautiful lake that you can walk along. This is the Hippie... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2014
VicciMay
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Mayfield, United Kingdom
Dull

Over rated, dull, no wildlife to see. Wish we hadn't wasted half a day of our precious holiday... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2014
MelissaTruro
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Truro
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Woods surrounding Paimpont purported by legend to be King Arthur's realm.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible2%
30 Aug 2014
“Weird... but also some lovely woods”
22 Aug 2014
“Dull”
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France
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Paimpont itself is very small with a beautiful lake that you can walk along. This is the Hippie capital of Brittany we felt with many dreads, mohawks, and balloon style trouser folk! Really consists of just one street. The forests around the area have some...More

2  Thank VicciMay
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Over rated, dull, no wildlife to see. Wish we hadn't wasted half a day of our precious holiday visiting it.

1  Thank MelissaTruro
Reviewed 27 October 2012

La Forêt de Paimpont is also known as the forest of Brocéliande, where supposedly King Arthur at one time residedand where Merlin was supposedly buried. Walking through this forest will introduce anyone to the legends associated with Merlin. The lady of the lake who had...More

5  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 10 October 2012

A truly beautiful forest, but not one to lose your wits in. Paths criss-cross, disappear or merge together and the lack of easily identifiable signage can make hiking here somewhat stressful. Closely linked with Arthurian legends (romantically, rather than historically), Paimpont forest is wonderfully atmospheric,...More

6  Thank Kat G
Reviewed 13 July 2012

It's a big forest full of legends about King Arthur and Merlin. It contains, amongst other things Merlins Tomb and the Fountain of Youth. The former owner Poingnand, begining of the 19e century, was convinced that Merlin really existed and called the megalith he found...More

1  Thank Garfield62
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