Photo credit: Sarah Megginson
Our private chef, Wendy Meers
Becky and Emma
One of the many nooks and crannies where our writers could hide away
Chicken basque with jacket potatoes
Gooey baked Camembert anyone?
Becky and Katie
Aubergine and pomegranate salad
Saturday evening's BBQ
Our delicious BBQ
Glorious Charente manor-house
Beautiful Charente manor-house
La Sauzade furnishings
Sit and write a while
Super king bed
Dream of stories to write
Relax and enjoy
Super king-size and single
Sleep well, feel creative
Four posts - and a pen!
Share food and ideas.
Shine a light on your creativity
Step into the world of creative writing!
Typical Aquitaine furniture
Fully-catered delicious food
Traditional oak stairway.
Don’t worry, there is central heating!
Dip your toe into creative writing!
Quality linen for a good night’s sleep
Get creative on this beautiful veranda
Heated swimming pool
Come on in, the water’s lovely!
Open the gates to your creative voice.
Perfect venue for getting creative
Find your writing spot in the garden
Typical french ‘pierre apparante’
Door-bell La Sauzade
Will the chef let us know lunch is ready by ringing the bell?
Lots of garden art for inspiration
La Sauzade by night
Atmoshperic writing inspiration
Classified amongst one of the ‘Most Beautiful Villages in France’.
Saint Jean Church
Talles underground church in the world.
Church of Saint Jacques
Beautiful romanesque facade
Saint Jacques church
Intricate stone carvings
Lost yourself in the time-less alleways of Aubeterre.
Kilometres of fields of sunflowers
The roof-top views of Aubeterre are truly wonderful
Place d’Aubeterre. Relax and enjoy
Friday evening creative chatting with an aperitif
Aubeterre is a treasure-trove of independent artisan shops.
One of the most beautiful villages in France.
France’s iconic car - you can even take one for a drive!
Beautiful Charente countryside
Lose your imagination in a field of sunflowers
Peaceful country lanes for walking and thinking.