The forest of D'eawy

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The forest of D'eawy|Photo An DemoryOne of the most beautiful European beech|Photo ONFHütte in wood that was formerly used for makeshift shelter to loggers|Photo Magaly ClémentThe alley of the Limousin, a long perspective of 14 kilometers|Photo Atlas de Haute-NormandieGap that allows to know the soil to a depth of one meter|Photo Magaly ClémentSaint-Saëns golf|

The forest of D'eawy

D'eawy forest is considered to be the second beech forest of France. It extends over an area of 6'550 hectares between the communes of Saint-Saëns and Dampierre-Saint-Nicolas at twenty kilometres southeast of Dieppe.

It consists mainly of beech, some are notable, but other species are present: oak, charm, ash and cherry.

Brief summary of history

D'eawy forest is a remnant of the great forests covering the region of the Pays de Bray before the year 1000. Possession of the Dukes of Normandy, it was seriously damaged during the hundred years war.

The forest was long a source of wealth for the inhabitants of the region, supplying wood of many mills and glass factories. The quality of the oak wood made many huchiers (manufacturer of safes) settled in nearby villages in the forest from the middle ages.

A place for family walks

D'eawy forest is a place for family walks, on foot or by bicycle and also a forestry and hunting operation. Indeed, the forest is particularly notable, there are deer, wild boar, and deer.

The forest is crossed, at its centre, by the aisle of Limousin, a vast breakthrough of 14 kilometres long and 20 to 30 meters wide. It offers prospects through the large beech trees exceeding drums often 30 metres.

Saint-Saëns golf

Saint Saëns course is varied, it breaks down into three distinct parts: the River, the forest, and the shelf offering each of the different difficulties. The part "River" from 1 to 5 is characterized by la Varenne bordering the fairways and greens. The part 'forest' of 6 to 10 wind through the forest of beech and oak trees. The part "plateau", the final, on a clear tray or batting can finally breathe, to finish at 18, on a green surrounded by bunkers with the magnificent Castle in the background. 18 holes - Par 71-6 009 metres.

Saint-Saëns Golf - Château de Vaudichon, 76680 Saint-Saëns - Tel. + 33 (0) 2 35 34 25 24.

The routes passing through this place

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Good to know :
Office de Tourisme de Saint-Saëns Place Maintenon, 76680 Saint-Saëns Tel. + 33 (0) 2 35 34 57 75

Free of charge. Child-friendly.

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