FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, by prior arrangement when booking and we do ask guests to bring disposable bags to clean 

up after them

Is there WI-FI available ?

Yes! But in rural France the broadband speeds are not fast!

Do I need to bring mains euro adaptors ?

No.  Adaptors are available in the gite and mains UK sockets in the anglers’ mill room, but feel 

free to bring additional adaptors if you wish

What linen do I need to bring?

Bed linen is supplied, but please remember to bring your own towels and toiletries etc

Can I charge my boat, phone etc

Yes, in the anglers’ mill room which has mains UK sockets

Is there local medical facilities?

Fougères hospital has an emergency department and is a 10 minute drive away.  Remember to bring your EHIC(s)  with you

Will my mobile phone have a signal?

There is good reception for most mobile services at Vaux

Can I fish at night?

Yes, this a private lake and is not subject to French public venue rules 

Is there a local tackle shop?

The nearest tackle shop is in St Hilaire du Harcouët, about 25 minutes away.  But please ask 

Chas who is a keen carp angler and who may be able to help you with rig bits, etc

Is there a bailiff on site?

Chas visits the lake briefly everyday and is available for any advice or assistance

Where can I keep my frozen bait?

There is a freezer available for bait in the anglers’ mill room

Is there much blanketweed in the lake?

No, the lake is free of weed throughout the year

Places to Visit near Vaux

Fougères (8 miles)

A mid sized town with a fantastic water park, historic castle and local shopping. 

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Mont St Michel (31 miles)

World Heritage Site returned to an island, access by free shuttle bus from the car park

Granville (45 miles)

is the location of the nearest sandy beaches with an animal park in nearby Champrépus  

St Malo (56 miles)

Our nearest ferry port, a historically rich town with many visitor attractions  

Bayeux (82 miles)

Home of the famous tapestry.  If you are using the port of Caen, this is an ideal stop

St Hilaire du Harcouët (15 miles)

A mid sized town with Wednesday market, fishing tackle shop, great restaurant