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  • Bushcraft

    by Pablo

    Forest Life is the ideal place to learn and practice bushcraft. The Forest and Woodland setting has a special ambience where you can learn to use woodland skills be it fire-lighting, backwoods-cooking, carving projects or just whittling away to the peaceful trickle of the river. Future Bushcraft Courses will be advertised on this page. [gallery_bank type=”images” format=”masonry” title=”false” desc=”false” responsive=”true” special_effect=”none” animation_effect=”bounce” album_title=”false” album_id=”7″]  

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  • Camping

    by Pablo

    Camping and Wildcamping options (various options available) Various camping & wild camping options as an alternative to or in addition to the main Mill House accommodation. Options include: Glamping – Luxury bell tent camping on the plateau (electric points available) Large family tent camping on the plateau or in meadow Small tent camping beside the river or field Wildcamping (hammock, bivvi or tarp in the wildwood) _______________________________ Wildcamping can be described as camping with the minimum…

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  • Hazards & Risks

    by Pablo

    The property is on a steep hill apart from the meadow and will not be suitable for people of limited mobility. Most areas have unrestricted access to the river. The river is not deep but it is fast-flowing. Parents are advised to watch children closely. The Limousin region is known for ticks. Keep to cultivated areas or ensure bare skin is covered and check yourself at the end of each…

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  • Wildlife

    by Pablo

    Forest Life knows about wildlife! If you sit quietly anywhere on the property wildlife will soon come up to you – more out of curiosity. You will find Fox, Badger and Red and Roe deer as transient species with Pine-martin, Beech- martin, Red squirrel, small rodents and even Wild-boar making appearances by leaving tracks and sign. We are delighted to report evidence of Boar, Red and Roe deer during a tracking forays and…

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  • Millevaches Nature Reserve

    by Pablo

    Forest Life lays within the Millevache Regional Nature Reserve This natural reserve is situated in the heart of the Limousin (now called Nouvelle Aquitane) region, extending over the départements of the Corrèze, Creuse and Haute-Vienne and covering an area of more than 3,300km². The park is home to 38,000 inhabitants living in 113 communes, 63 of which are in the Corrèze. Of the seven different landscapes making up this large plateau, the valleys of the Haute Corrèze around…

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  • Bookings

    by Pablo

      Things you need to know before booking… This place is rustic! There is a 3G signal on mobile phone in some areas. 4G and internet wifi is available in Felletin There is no phone line. There is a reasonable mobile phone signal on the plateau or higher level on the property All accommodation is self catering unless you select a meal add-on The toilets are chemical and located in…

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  • Attractions

    by Pablo

    Local Wildlife   Wildlife is what Forest Life is about and you can see most locally common species on the property. But the surrounding forest area will reveal buzzards, black and red kites, the red squirrel, deer, pine marten, hare and wild boar. Otters have also been seen in the River There are a huge number of wildflowers to discover and identify as well. See more images on our Gallery page  Gioux –…

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