Château of Boutemont

Parks and gardens

The Château de Boutemont (XIIth, XVth, XVIth and XVIIIth centuries) is a grade II listed site. The visit includes a chapel, a glass-house, a formal pool, an orangery, various gardens designed by Achille Duchène, and a newly created Italian Renaissance garden, all in a lush green setting. The garden is officially designated a ' Remarkable Garden’, with its centuries-old trees, its topiary and boxwood edging. The park has been enlarged to include the Boutemont defensive mound which may date from the Xth century. A collection of American oaks is being created. 6km north of Lisieux.
Contact details

Château of Boutemont


Phone : 02 31 61 12 16

Mobile phone : 06 73 14 64 93

Garden types

French style

Italian style

Pleasure garden

Remarkable garden



  • Normandy Parks and Gardens Club
  • Rates

    Base rate - full rate adult
    Child rate
    Means of payment

    Debit cards



    Guided tour


    Average time120 minutes -
    Further informationGuided tours by appointment in F: 2 hrs. -


    Minimum number of people 10
    Garden created at the beginning of the 20th century around a 16th century chateau. Originally a very classical French garden, a large section of the garden has been landscaped. Decorative pool and Renaissance style Italian garden. Water spout. Tour of the park, chapel, moats around the chateau, glass houses and orangery. Medieval mound and butterfly garden.

    Further information

    Environment : In the country, In the town centre

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