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Parisot lake

As it is a holiday today here in France (Bastille Day) we took the afternoon off an popped over to Parisot lake for a walk with Sorrel. It has all changed, since the lake was emptied and cleaned up this year you can now swim in it, as well as inflatable toys to play on, a life guard, bikes to hire, a new fenced in play area for small people and a total spruce up. But there is a price we were charged! 3 euros an adult, which I guess is OK if you are using the facilities but Sorrel didn't fancy a dip. The cafe is still open but that would of been too much for Sorrel to cope with being so close to people and music so we opted for a bench to sit on in the shade before walking around the lake. Sorrel opted for being Billy no mates and laying by herself, if be it for a short period of time before bikes and people went by.
We are now waiting for the free firework celebrations over the chateau tonight - if we can stay up that late.😃


  1. Great to know Parisot has new facilities - will def check it out.

    1. think the very young guy taking the money had had a bit of stick from other visitors on having to pay as he had a reply line that you use to have to pay to use the lake, however we have been here 13 years and never known there to be a charge. Must of been many years ago when you could of swam there. With lots of space for parking think it may be popular once people know about it.

  2. Didnt know we had another option for a swim n relaxation, 3euro seems a cheap price to pay for such a good looking facility and it comes with it's own cafe....will have to try next time.

    1. It is an extra 2 euros for 6+ for the infatable toy. The loos are not finished yet so like all French men it will have to be find a bush (or use the cafes)


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