Activities for all

In the arboretum, everyone can visit at their own pace, with French and English documents.

During the season, regular meetings allow you to experience

Every Friday:
a picnic (followed or not by a free or guided visit)
• a guided tour with the owner (6 people minimum)
Another experience of this remarkable garden!

To know more about it

Children’s tours

To visit and have fun as a family: four tours (about 1h30). Free game books are distributed at the entrance. Everyone leaves with a souvenir of their afternoon!

Some of the children’s game books requiring touching of materials will only be available depending on the health situation.
Thank you for your understanding.

Game books for children

Children's tours

To visit and have fun as a family: four tours (about 1h30). Free game books are distributed at the entrance. Everyone leaves with a souvenir of their afternoon!
Some of the children's game books requiring touching of materials will only be available depending on the health situation. Thank you for your understanding.

"The Troubadours" (8-12 years old)

The Middle Ages are those of the troubadours of Ussel family with Gui, his brothers and his cousin in the company of the beautiful Marie de Ventadour.

The children, equipped with the necessary accessories, go through the park in search of the chest containing the magic flask and the musical instrument of our troubadour. This treasure hunt is punctuated by games from the world of the troubadours.

Along the way QR codes give access to additional information on the life of Gui d’Ussel emblematic troubadour of the Limousin and the courts of love.

"Following Jean-Hyacinthe d'Ussel" (8/12 years)

We are around 1825: Jean-Hyacinthe would like to offer his grandfather a tree worth 40 gold crowns!

You will have to earn this sum from the oldest remarkable trees in the park.

Children can learn about the life of trees.with equipment worthy of an explorer: binoculars, magnifying glass and even a mirror.

"Insects invite themselves to the arboretum!" (4/8 years)

This circuit opens up the world of these fabulous and fascinating little creatures to the youngest.

"Solange la mésange" (chickadee) (5/9 years)

Discover the life of the birds that enchant our ears and brighten up our gardens…

Who is hiding in the arboretum?

Two animals are hiding in the trees of the park, one furry and one feathered, each discovery gives the right to a lollipop!

Also worth seeing!

Children can admire the wild ducks, the Florida turtle that gilds itself in the sun, the goldfish forming colorful bans sometimes disturbed by the multicolored Koi carp.

Weekly summer events for children

Workshops at the Aviary

Every Tuesday morning from 10:30am to 12pm.
With an animator, the workshop is divided into two themes in alternation: Land Art and Leaves Collection.
An adult must accompany (free admission) the children he/she registers for the activity.
Price: 8€/child, material included.

Land Art allows children to express themselves through ephemeral works with the elements that nature offers : flowers, branches, lichens, earth… The park space is a wonderful place for this creative activity. Get your cameras ready for a souvenir of this great moment!

The leaves collection invites children to explore the arboretum and collect the leaves they find beautiful, associate them with their botanical classification and glue them on a support. Everyone leaves with their own herbarium!

Reservations 05 19 60 00 30