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  1. leonardo_simon

    Brittany (Brest) mid-October

    Agree - seems ridiculous to close it.
  2. leonardo_simon

    Brittany (Brest) mid-October

    Thanks also for the tips for other places which I’ll explore another time. As I didn’t want to stray too far from the way back to ferry port St Malo, I visited the St Brieuc Bay on the way to Brest, and Silon de Talbert on the return. Both worthwhile esp the latter but nothing like the variety...
  3. leonardo_simon

    Brittany (Brest) mid-October

    Hi Everyone, thank you for those tips. I had a great 2 days on Ouessant. Arrived at noon on the Sunday, fabulous weather, Monday was a washout with heavy rain and fog. Despite short visit and poor weather on day 2 it was well worth the visit (I had been in Brest for other reasons) Highlights...
  4. leonardo_simon

    Brittany (Brest) mid-October

    Hi Jan, Thanks – yes I’ll definitely go to Ouessant — did you stay over or just do day trips? Any recommendations on accessing the island etc would be appreciated. I can see that it's not straightforwards to take a vehicle over & I was planning to stay in my van on the non-work days. Also...
  5. leonardo_simon

    Brittany (Brest) mid-October

    I'll be going to Brest in mid-October for work & will have a couple of days spare to go birding. Any recommendations for good birding spots in the vicinity please? I'll be arriving on the ferry at St Malo and driving. Particularly intersted in seeing birds that are less common in UK &...
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