Château Les Carrasses

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When England proves to be as miserable as this May has been – with buckets of rain, seemingly arctic winds, no sun to speak of and a nervous undercurrent of political troubles – it’s a relief to know that the beautiful sunshine filled South of France is only around 3.5 hours away, door to door... Read more »

Cranshaw Castle

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The first day of July was upon us, Cheeky and I were at King’s Cross about to board the 12:20 train to Berwick-Upon-Tweed. It is hard to beat train travel when sitting in first class, with wine on tap, good conversation and the lush green British landscape speeding by. The 4:20 hour journey flew by,... Read more »

Dining at Château De La Treyne

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The Château itself is absolutely stunning and has an old world feel about the place. When one enters the elaborate yet cosy Louis XIII dining room it really does feels like one has stepped back through time to the 17th century. The high ornate wooden panelled ceiling, tall elegant windows, logs burning in the huge... Read more »