Things to Do



Favourites such as Azay le Rideau, Chambord and Chenonceau are approximately 1 -1.5 hours drive away. 

The Château in Azay le Ferron is well worth a look and the guided tour is excellent for children.

Local Towns


Visit the city of Tours and the beautiful medieval town of Loches. You can take the waters at the local spa town of La Roche Posay or hunt for antiques and brocante at Angles sur l’Anglin  For something further afield, take the TGV from Tours and be in Paris in an hour!

Food and Drink



There are numerous excellent local restaurants. Hotel de L'Image at Preuilly sur Claise is a favourite.

The nearby village of Le Petit-Pressigny boasts a Michelin starred restaurant

The region is, of course, famous for wines such as Vouvray and Chinon and many producers offer vineyard tours.





The Loire Valley is perfect cycling terrain. There are plenty of marked cycle routes for all levels of fitness. This website has many more, including information on bike hire.

We are keen cyclists and can share numerous local routes including lunch and café stops!


There are 18 hole golf courses at La Roche Posay and Villedieu.

There are 18 hole golf courses at La Roche Posay (14 miles) and Villedieu (26 miles).



The houses are fully equipped to cater for  our younger visitors. 

There are multiple local attractions;

Watersports at the Bellebouche Leisure Park, animals at the Réserve Zoologique de la Haute-Touche and the Zooparc de Beauval, and Futuroscope at Poitiers.