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The wood of la Motte

Maen Roch (Saint-Brice-en-Coglès)

This Espace Naturel Sensible, managed by the department, is a wood of 22 hectares, crossed by wooden alleys. Nearby, there is the lovely little pond of la Croix-Madame.

 

Bois de la Motte

Chemin du bois de la Motte

 

The bois de la Motte is situated at the village’s gate, in direction of Saint-Étienne-en-Coglès.

This wood is an old coppice forest, full of beech trees. It’s a natural area open to the public who wishes to discover quietly fauna and flora of that kinf of wood.

A proximité, un superbe châteaux du XVIIème siècle le château de la Motte (propriété privée visible depuis les sentiers de randonnée) et l’étang de la Croix-Madame, ouvert aux pêcheurs, entouré d’un autre bois où se trouvent de nombreux chaos granitiques.

Nearby, a 17th superb chateau : the Chateau de la Motte (private property, visible by hiking paths) and the pond of La Croix-Madame, open to fishermen, surrounded by another wood punctuad by some blockfields of granite.

 

Balade au bois de la Motte

Etang de la Croix Madame

Informations

Address : Le Guéret – Saint-Brice-en-Coglès 35460 MAEN ROCH
Contact : Contact by email | +33 (0)2 99 97 85 44

Prices

Free entry.

Opening hours

The wood of la Motte is open all year along.

Balade “Histoires et nature” au bois de la Motte...

Entre Maen Roch et Fougères, un massif vert borde la route départementale 155 : c'est le bois de la Motte. Ce massif boisé de hêtres est traversé par de nombreuses allées forestières. De forme régul...

Our advice

A car park is located in the locality “La Crois Madame”, just near of the pond. It offers an access to the wood of la Motte by a secure path dedicated to walkers and cyclists. You’ll find some benchs, the place can be ideal for a improvised picnic.