Gardens of Castillon-Plantbessin

Parks and gardens

Two magnificent gardens. The first is a series of “rooms”: pools, gardens based on the Japanese and English styles, a scented garden. The second consists of three terraces punctuated with yew topiary, leading to a very fine border of ornamental grasses. Small arboretum and box maze. There is also a range of interesting plants for sale in the nursery. Pushchairs not permitted in the gardens.
Voted Garden of the Year 2009 by the French gardening journalists.
Contact details

Gardens of Castillon-Plantbessin

CD 73


Phone : 02 31 92 56 03

Garden types

English style


On the terrace

Remarkable garden



  • Normandy Parks and Gardens Club
  • Rates

    Base rate - full rate adult From 7 €
    Child rate From 4 €

    Discount - maximum age : 16 years old


    Discount - maximum age : 5 years old

    Means of payment

    Postal or bank cheques



    Average time90 minutes -
    Further informationGuided visit by appointment: 1hr. -


    Two magnificent gardens classed as ‘Garden of Note’. The first consists of 3 terraces punctuated by sculpted yew trees opening out onto a grass border and culminating with a small arboretum and maze. The second is a succession of ‘chambers’ -a pond, Japanese style garden, English, aromatic. Plants sold in the adjoining nurseries. 2009 Garden of the Year Award from the Association of Gardening and Horticultural Journalists.

    Further information

    Environment : In the country