Bréhal is a delightful small town an hour and a half drive south from Cherbourg. It is about 2 miles from the coast at St. Martin de Bréhal. Lydney Golf club is twinned with Bréhal golf club, which is literally on the sand dunes.
There are all the usual facilities including tennis club, archery club, paragliding and watersports, camping and even a small racecourse. Market day in Bréhal is Tuesday. Market day at Granville, 10k away, is Saturday and Coutance, 10k away, has a cathedral and excellent shopping.