Les Roches de Ham

Natural heritage, 


© Sabina Lorkin @anibasphotography
© Sabina Lorkin | Anibas Photography

At a height of 330 feet, the siliceous slopes of Ham Rocks dominate the Vire Valley and its meandering path through the bocage of Saint-Lô Country. Heathland, dry grassland, wooded slopes, caves, fissures, damp meadows and streams are home to a multitude of species that ensure the perennial natural wealth of Manche’s oldest protected site. A pleasant trip through the site will undoubtedly uncover autumn squill, a small, late-flowering member of the lily family, as well as sunny river banks buzzing with the field cricket’s inimitable stridulation.



  • Animals welcome
  • Groups welcome


Proche (384m)

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