Harcourt Manor Castle-Arboretum : A bicentenary arboretum.
A real botanical collection, with more than 250 species, the oldest specimens being almost 200 years old, the arboretum is exceptional by its history. The great names of horticulture like Delamarre, Michaux, Pépin, Vilmorin... have marked its existence.
The arboretum was created in 1810. In 2004 it was awarded the mention ”Remarkable Garden”.
A fortress in a green shrine :
The arboretum surrounds a vast medieval fortress, of which parts of the outer wall and the moats as well as the main building's 12th century west façade still exist. The eastern façade shows the traces of late 17th century alterations. Surface : 12 ha
- Opening 2017 :
Open from 1 March to 15 November:
From 1 March to 15 June and from 15 September to 15 November:
Daily except Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m.
From 16 June to 14 September: daily from 10.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
- Visits :
Guided visits with previous booking , Duration of a guided visit : 1h30, Minimal number of persons for a guided visit : 20 .
Access partially adapted for disabled persons.
Guided tour : 6 € / pers
Guided tasting tours *: 9 € / pers
Gourmet tours **: 12 € / pers
- Charges :
Adults : 4 euros. Children : 1,50 euros. - 6 : free
- Services :
Shop, Picnic area, Public lavatory, Wheelchairs at your disposal, Children's workshops, Pedagogical presentations, Lawns for sunbathing, Dog admitted if kept on a lead, Carpark arranged, Castle visitation.
- Access :
GPS (Lat x Long) : 49.171888000, 0.787191000