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Château de la Basmaignée

Château de la Basmaignée (Previously seen on Escape to the Château DIY)
Pays de la Loire

Château de la Basmaignée is located in the North West of France in the Mayenne Department of the Pays de la Loire.

The Château sits in over 60 acres of parkland and includes a beautiful private chapel, a walled garden, six cottages, plus 25 acres of forest with a secluded lake.  Its facilities include a tennis court, woodland trails, and a lake.​

The Château gardens are open to the public every last Sunday of the month from April to September between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm and it’s worth the visit.  Video tour

Episode 1 of a new series of  Video Blogs “Doing it Ourselves”.  View Video

Episode 2 “Doing it Ourselves”.  View Video

A Murder at the Chateau!!!  Calling all Sleuths!


As seen on Channel 4’s Escape to the Château DIY Series 1

  • Episode 11 aired April 23rd 2018
    Billy and Gwendoline want to open their chateau as a wedding location
  • Episode 12 aired April 24th 2018
    Billy needs to repoint the chimney, however, the task is a lot more difficult than it sounds due to the fact that he is afraid of heights
  • Episode 13 aired April 25th 2018
    Billy, Gwendoline and Michael want to finally move into their chateau, however, the kitchen is still not finished
  • Episode 14 aired April 26th 2018
    Billy and Gwendoline have a boar that’s making a mess off the property, which needs hunting

Click to View Channel 4 Episode Guide to Escape to the Chateau DIY Series 1-3

*Information derived from https://en.wikipedia.org/

Information and photos provided courtesy of Chateau de la Basmaignee


Billy and Gwendoline
La Basmaignée, 53500 Montenay
+33 (0)

Available for: Weddings, Company Retreats, Seminars, Workshops, Fairs, Themed-markets, Tea parties, Bachelorette parties

Number of Rooms:  4 Bedroom Guest House Accommodates up to 14 Guests

Amenities:  Extensive Gardens, Tennis, and Lake


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