THE PARK AND GARDENS OF THE CHÂTEAU OF BEAUREGARD: A CONTEMPORARY PARK WITH HISTORIC ORIGINS 

The château’s gardens are a contemporary expression of the history of this vast 70-hectare estate. The jewel of the gardens is the “Garden of Portraits”, a plant tribute by the famous Paris-based landscape designer Gilles Clément.

At first glance, you will see 12 chambers of greenery surrounded by hedges. This seemingly ordered layout, which is based on the rules of the famous André Le Nôtre, turns out to be a mere impression upon closer inspection. Each chamber is designed to allow the plants to grow naturally and shrubs and perennials appear to thrive unhindered. In a way, it is the traditional English “ordered chaos” in a French “formal” setting!

The tip of a different-coloured shrub protrudes over the top of each chamber. There is something for everyone in this mixture of order and chaos: a children’s colour trail, information about historical figures, or simply an opportunity to get away from the noise and pollution. But who is the historical figure hiding in the black chamber?

THE PARK AND GARDENS OF THE CHÂTEAU OF BEAUREGARD, AN ODE TO ART 

Here, creation is art. In each of the plant chambers of the gardens of the Château of Beauregard, different coloured perennials form a stunning picture of exuberant flowers. The plants, flowers and trees have not been chosen randomly: from his plant palette, the painter-gardener has created a succession of six colour themes for six months of the year (from May to October).

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Les labyrinthes dans les jardins

THE PARK AND GARDENS OF THE CHÂTEAU OF BEAUREGARD, FULL OF COLOUR 

In the park, colour is everywhere, especially in the Bark Orchard, which is home to a collection of trees chosen not for their fruit but for their different appearances and the colour of their bark. Many of them are fruit trees, but some are also maples or ash.

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After Spring, when the trees blossom and the colours are at their finest, Autumn brings fruit that complements the colours of the bark.

Le parc du chateau à l'automne, les arbres sont colorés de rouge et de jaune
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A discovery for all the family

On the edge of Artists’ Alley, home to a series of works of art, there is a very strange-looking tree. Its branches are covered not only with leaves but also with fun facts about the history of France. Did Ferdinand Magellan really circumnavigate the globe? How many assassination attempts did Henry IV escape? Did people really sleep sitting up in the past? The tree will give you all the answers!
Amid the botanical collections, a few chickens grace the park, to the delight of young and old. They are ornamental chickens with very evocative names such as Cocotte III, Duchess Codec and Perdrix of the Land of Brahma. Compare these with the head of the herd of Sologne sheep, Marquis Hugo III of Solognot!

FAQ

How long does it take to visit the park and gardens of the Château of Beauregard?

A complete tour of the grounds and gardens of Château de Beauregard takes an average of 1 hour. 

Are there places to eat in the gardens of the Château of Beauregard?

Yes, you can eat and drink in the park and gardens of the Château of Beauregard. The estate has a cafe-restaurant, “Café Ardier”, which serves light meals made with local seasonal produce. The restaurant boasts a stunning view of the park and gardens of the château and has a sunny terrace for fine weather. There are also picnic tables and benches in the park. 

Is there a souvenir shop at the Château of Beauregard?

Yes, the Château of Beauregard’s shop is located in an old 18th-century house and sells books, souvenirs and other items related to the château and its history. You can also buy old and historical items. 

How do I book a visit to the gardens of the Château of Beauregard?

Save time and prepare your visit to Beauregard by booking your ticket via the link below! 

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Opening times of the château of Beauregard

Horaires d’ouverture du 05 April au 30 June 2024
Lundi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Mardi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Mercredi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Jeudi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Vendredi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Samedi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Dimanche Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Horaires d’ouverture du 01 July au 31 August 2024
Lundi Ouvert de 10h à 18h30
Mardi Ouvert de 10h à 18h30
Mercredi Ouvert de 10h à 18h30
Jeudi Ouvert de 10h à 18h30
Vendredi Ouvert de 10h à 18h30
Samedi Ouvert de 10h à 18h30
Dimanche Ouvert de 10h à 18h30
Horaires d’ouverture du 01 September au 27 October 2024
Lundi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Mardi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Mercredi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Jeudi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Vendredi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Samedi Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Dimanche Ouvert de 10h30 à 18h
Horaires d’ouverture du 28 October au 03 November 2024
Lundi Ouvert de 10h30 à 17h
Mardi Ouvert de 10h30 à 17h
Mercredi Ouvert de 10h30 à 17h
Jeudi Ouvert de 10h30 à 17h
Vendredi Ouvert de 10h30 à 17h
Samedi Ouvert de 10h30 à 17h
Dimanche Ouvert de 10h30 à 17h
Ouvert. Ferme à 18h00
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