Val Cocherel Garden

Gardens in Dinan & Léhon

Val Cocherel Garden
© Dinan Town Hall

Officially named after the “Cocherel” stream that meanders through its garden, although it is also called like to call Jardin des Petits Diables, or the garden of the Little Devils. This splendid park sprawls across approximately 4 hectares of lush greenery, nestled in the urban heart of Dinan. Designed with fun and family in mind, it boasts an array of amenities including slides and swings for the little ones, a sheltered picnic area, mini-golf, ping-pong tables, and a variety of animals to enchant visitors of all ages. The park also features a beautifully curated rose garden for a touch of nature’s elegance. For refreshment, a kiosk is conveniently situated within the park, serving up cold beverages, ice creams, and sandwiches, making it the perfect spot for leisure and relaxation for both residents and visitors alike.

Jean-Marc has been is the gardener / animal keeper at the Val Cocherel garden for 30 years and yet he is not the oldest tenant of the place, Gadichon, the park donkey has been present for 33 years!

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Visiting Val Cocherel Garden


Opening of the garden:

Summer: From April 1 to September 30: 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Winter: From October 1 to March 30: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Opening of the kiosk:

from April 1 to September 30, open 7 days a week, from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

from October 1 to November 15, open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. or 5:30 p.m.

Address: Jardin des Petits Diables, Promenade des Petits Fossés, Dinan, France
Duration: 20 minutes

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