This is the water mill circuit, a lovely walk that takes in a few tumble down mills and some that are now homes. Its a great walk to take in the typical Brionnais countryside and the Charolais cattle breeding pastures. It was rather muddy in places so beware if taking this after wet rainy weather.
starting out from the village of Saint Germain en Brionnais
heading west up past Les Pierres
by the river Ru de la Beuratte
one of the mills – Moulin de Plany – now a very attractive home
Charolais still wintering – the face says it all
Les Cantiaux – made in 1923
pussy willow bursting out