News from The French Country Cottage

Le Plongeoir is nestled amongst the trees at Du point Le Garrit just outside St Cyprian.  It is a beautiful base where you can rent a canoe and paddle down the Dordogne River along with a pre ordered picnic!. The routes they cover, are over the most popular stretch of the Dordogne river.  Enjoy the breathtaking scenery, the fabulous chateaux’s…

  WELCOME TO THE FRENCH COUNTRY COTTAGES – LES CHOUETTES COTTAGE AND BARN TREMOLAT PERIGORD NOIR – SOUTH WEST FRANCE Les Chouettes is a typical 250 year old Perigordian cottage. It is situated in the most beautiful part of the French countryside close to the Dordogne River. The Dordogne valley and its rolling hills, has so much to see and do….

Restoration work in France requires loads of patience as life in France is all about “the no rush”  We have had to understand very quickly that the lovely gentle pace in France applies to building and renovation too – I am told that to create something so beautiful it takes time….   THE INTERNAL WORK Next we needed to decide…

Crisp beautiful days, fabulous trails for walking or biking, great wines to be enjoyed next to a cosy fire, or a wonderful meal at home or at one of our many restaurants in our beautiful village Tremolat.

The French Country Cottages – Les Chouettes, is a warm and comfortable place to stay in Tremolat, Dordogne, France. These comfortable establishments cater for large families or groups, as is able to sleep up to 14 people. Facilities on site include a swimming pool, table tennis, volley ball and bicycles to explore the area as well as fire places to…

Lovely new changes to The French Country Cottage The Dordogne is where the deer run free, the cuckoo calls, and the owls are heard at night! How wonderful! Facilities | Make a Booking | Our Comfortable Rooms

Beynac Castle offers the most spectacular views of other Chateaux and the valleys in the area. Facilities | Make a Booking | Our Comfortable Rooms

Truffles are usually found anytime between October and November. These gorgeous black gems are found under a specific species of Oak tree. Usually they will be discovered by using a pig or a truffle hunting . Should you come across these beautiful black gems, make sure they are fresh, and not last years stock, as they are rather expensive to…

The days are comfortably chilly, time to wrap up and visit the amazing market in Sarlat, with all it’s beautiful Christmas cheer. Don’t forget to try a truffle or two! Facilities | Make a Booking | Our Comfortable Rooms

Les Chouettes – The French Country Cottage is situated in the Pe’rigord Noir or the Black Pe’rigord. The Pe’rigord is divided into 4 regions: The Green Pe’rigord which stretches over the northern part of the de’partement. It is known as the Green Pe’rigord due to the lush vegetation. The White Pe’rigord gets its name from the chalky soils and white…

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