So much to see & do in the area, here are a few examples……
Swimming– Spend a day out with the family at the Spadium in St Hilaire du Harcouet 20 mins away, adults can relax while children can enjoy the numerous activites for excellent value (Tariff 2016/17 €3.80 Child, €4.50 Adult, for the day!) or there is the outdoor pool in Mortain 15 mins away , also there is a large leisure centre, “Aquavire” in Vire approx 40mins away.
Go Karting.- about 15 mins away; Karting du Mortainais at la Le Neufbourg, just outside Mortain. (website) Tel 00 33 (0)2 33 59 60 33 (advice- do go & see them at the track or phone to book as age restrictions apply- they don’t allow adults & children to race together & it may depend on the size of the child as to whether they deem them to be adult or child) They do speak quite good english & the track is very good!
Cycling– Bike hire at Le Neufbourg on the road to Vire, (the Peugeot Garage) 00 33 (0)2 33 59 00 14 open Mon-Sat 9.00-12.30 & 14.00-19.00. Advise to take passport as identification for bike hire. You can join the the cycle path direct from the cycle hire shop. Opening times, prices for the above & much more information on other activities can be found by clicking here Mortain Tourism website
The working pottery at Ger about 25 minutes drive away gives tours & holds many activities throughout the year- Musée régional de la Poterie, Ger. (Website)
Domfront is about 30 minute drive – This small but interesting medieval town deserves a look, (website)
The Foret D’Andaine– Beautiful forest walks & picnic areas, 10 mins east of Domfront, out on the D908. (website)
The Enchanted Village, a great day out for all of the family (website)
Ange Michel leisure Parc at St Martin de Landelles, about 30 mins away, (website) open June- Aug 11am, mid Apr, May, Sept from 1.30pm, great fun for kids.
The biscuit factory at Lonlay L’Abbaye (website) does a free tour of the factory but you need to pre-book.
Mont St Michel (website), and Alligator Bay (website) which hosts 150 alligators, crocodiles and white alligators in the tropical house. Discover one of the most enchanting collections of lizards and snakes in the dragon’s maze and enjoy a leisurely walk in the tortoise farm where you can stroke the giant African tortoises is only about 45 mins away.
Roche D’Oetre adventure parc (website) The park includes 9 tree climbing courses and over 100 games with giant zip lines , the monkey bridges , the jumps of Tarzan and other leisure activities! The first course is accessible from 3 years. This ropes course is located only one and a half hours from Husson Gite, and is on the protected natural site of the Rocks Oëtre in Suisse Normande.
Alligator Bay is 30 miles from the gite and an excellent day out (website)