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Activities nearby

Tennis – a free tennis court is within 10 minutes drive (free loan of our rackets and balls if required)

Horse-riding – there are 5 riding stables within 30 minutes drive, catering for all abilities.

Canoeing – canoes can be hired at Riberac (20 mins) (wheel-chair accessible), Brantome (30 mins), Brossac (40 mins) and Aubeterre (30 mins)  - hire by the hour or for longer one-way trips.

Cycling – the surrounding country lanes have little traffic. Offroaders can enjoy the woodland
bridleways and footpaths. A selection of bikes are freely available for your use, including a tandem.

Archery - a 10 minute drive takes you to the village of St Martial Viveyrol where adults and children alike can try their hand at archery, under the qualified guidance and supervision of owner Ian.

Walking – there are miles of footpaths in the local area. Guided walks can also be arranged.

Golf – there are 2 golf courses within 35 minutes drive.

Paragliding – both adults and children can experience a tandem flight on the outskirts of Villebois (15 mins).

Go-karting – there is a ‘man-size’ karting track on the outskirts of Angouleme (30 mins).

Ten-pin bowling - there is a large bowling alley in Angouleme (30mins).

Watersports – there is a base for sailing beside the large lake in Angouleme (30 mins). Motor boats, fishing boats, canoes and pedalos can be hired in nearby Fleac. There is a centre for jet-skiing (and quad-biking) within 30 minutes drive.

Fishing – Day permits can be bought for fishing in a variety of local lakes and rivers.

Painting - For budding artists we can provide a large easel for your use. Enjoy sketching the buildings and grounds here and the natural beauty of the surrounding area.

Wine-tasting - take the wine trails around Bordeaux or St Emilion. Sample the local speciality ‘Pineau de Charente’ and a variety of cognacs at regional vineyards.

Fetes and markets – All local villages host fetes throughout the summer, with various stalls and usually a set meal on offer. As well as the numerous daytime markets, there are several evening markets for the sale of local produce.

Wheelchair swing

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