Carrière de Fresville

Manche  >  France

Old quarry that you can walk all the way around for 360 degree visibility.

Added* by simon roquier
Most recent update 10 March 2023
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Carrière de Fresville is a nice site for relaxed birdwatching. Among the birds you can encounter are Lesser Whitethroat, Long-eared Owl, Bullfinch, Goosander, Little Ringed Plover, Common Shelduck and Northern Shoveler. Also more rare birds like Black-throated Diver (Arctic Loon) and Caspian Gull have been observed.


Français: Ancienne carrière que l'on peux contourner pour une visibilité à 360 degrès. Site agréable a faire en famille ou entre amis pour des observations certaines.



Easy access to the site with a few places to park. The best way to explore the area is on foot. Click on the P in the map for directions. The circular walking route is about 2 km.


Français: Accès au site facile avec quelques endoits pour se garer, le meilleur moyen pour visiter est a pied. Cliquez sur le P sur la carte pour les directions. L'itinéraire de marche circulaire est d'environ 2 km.

Terrain and Habitat

City/village , Lake , Scattered trees and bushes


Flat , Rocky , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring , Spring migration , Autumn migration , Summer


Unpaved road , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform


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