Residential School Trips to Normandy: The Château du Molay

If you’re looking for a seamless educational experience, then look no further than a residential school trip to Normandy, with a stay at our very own Château du Molay, exclusive to Travelbound groups! 

Whether you are interested in a cross-curricular school trip to cover multiple subjects such as language and history, or you are seeking to book a subject-led tour focused on art or food technology, Normandy really has plenty to offer.

Why stay at our Château du Molay in Normandy?

Located in the heart of Normandy in France, Our 18th-century Travelbound-owned residential property is the ideal base for UK school groups wanting to explore the fascinating cultural and historical sites the region has to offer.

Find out everything you need to know about the Château du Molay below and see why you should stay there on your next residential school trip to Normandy, France.

The Château in numbers

The grounds

  • 42 en-suite bedrooms
  • 195 guests
  • 38 acres of private parkland
  • On-site heated swimming pool

The location

  • Proximity to top Normandy sights
  • 9 miles from Bayeux
  • 45-minute drive to Caen


There are many benefits to choosing the Château du Molay for residential school trips to Normandy. Here are some of them:

  • Convenient location: due to its fantastic location a few miles from Bayeux and with most of Normandy’s landmarks within an hour’s drive of the property, the Château du Molay is a great residential base to explore everything that Normandy has to offer.
  • Exclusivity: the château is owned by yours truly and exclusive to Travelbound guests!
  • Knowledge and experience: we have welcomed school groups for over 30 years and our on-site Travelbound team is well-versed in understanding what school groups and their party leader want and expect.
  • All on one site: we have an on-site restaurant and a wide range of in-house activities so no chasing after your students to get them to board the coach after your evening entertainment!
  • Safe and secure: this is a private estate, solely used by Travelbound and their chateau staff who are easily identifiable by their uniform. Travelbound and the Château du Molay are also both recognised by the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge for delivering high-quality and safe experiences to young learners.
School group at the Chateau du Molay, Normandy

Find out more about the Château

Read more about the Château du Molay and how you can integrate learning into your residential school trip to Normandy:

Book the Château du Molay for your next school trip to France

To find out more about how we can cater for you and your students for your next residential school trip to Normandy, contact us today! Make an enquiry now or give us a call on 01273 244572.