La Mare Cottage in Normandy is a beautifully converted barn dating from about 1700, still retaining many original features and set in an ancient apple orchard. This dog friendly self catering cottage sleeps 8 people and two dogs. The spacious accommodation includes a large well equipped family kitchen and a living room both of which have wood burning stoves, 2 bathrooms and 4 bedroom areas. There is lots of outdoor space around the cottage making it a great place for dogs and children to run off steam. Fishing, golf, swimming, a boating lake and crazy golf are all available nearby. An english speaking vet is in Lonlay L’Abbaye (5 mins by car). La Mare Cottage looks a lovely place to stay to explore the Orme region of Lower Normandy, France.