There’s plenty to do at the chateau, but if you feel like venturing out as a group, here are some suggestions.
Have you ever ridden on a Segway? For newcomers or experienced users, Mobilboard offers a variety of tours in and around Saint Omer. An instructor will teach you how to ride the Segway then take you out on an urban or countryside trip. See Mobilboard Saint Omer.
Rando-Rail is based at the old railway station of Nielles-lès-Bléquin. Hire a buggy and ride along the disused track for a round trip of up to 9km through the woods and valleys. Two cyclists power each of these funny carts, so it’s a great way to get some group exercise in the open.
Local brewery Brasserie Goudale offers guided tours of their brewing rooms. This speciality brewer originated 100 years ago but only recently moved to a brand new factory in nearby Arques. Beer-tasting included, of course!
Waterways and Marshland
Cruise the wetlands of the Audomarois Marshes in a flat-bottomed boat — a relaxing way to experience this UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserve. Canoe and bike trips also available. A traditional cultivated wetland with floating gardens and diverse habitat. See isnor.fr.