50% off remaining July weeks at Fleuret

We are offering 50% off our two remaining weeks in Fleuret Cottage commencing 1st July and 15th July, as well as the weeks commencing 1st and 8th July in Fleuret House! contact us now and book a break in the…
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Fantastic June sunshine!

The forecast for the next two to three weeks is pretty amazing- temperatures in the low thirties and barely a cloud in the sky apart from the odd thunderstorm! We’ve got space available in several of our properties between now and…
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Bank Holiday special offers!

We still have some dates available in June and are offering some amazing deals- minimum stay 3 nights, up to 40% off in some of our properties, so contact us now with your preferred dates and we’ll let you know…
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Last minute availability

Summer dates are almost fully booked now- but we still have weeks available for June and the first week of July in several of our properties so why not get in touch! For peak school holiday dates we just have…
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Cycling in Correze

Yesterday afternoon saw Tim out taking photos for Cycling Plus magazine and he couldn’t resist this wonderful shot of the Dordogne River in Argentat- the cyclists arrived shortly afterwards!
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Time for a round of Golf

With such beautiful weather lately we checked out our local golf course last week- it’s 9 holes and literally 5 minutes drive from Fleuret- great value, you can hire clubs if needed and never crowded!
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Glorious springtime

As if we didn’t have another to think about with the French elections, the UK are going to have one too as well now…..early morning down by the Dordogne river helps to restore calm in our over active brains- nothing…
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Beautiful day for a birthday!

Woke up to a glorious spring morning- Tim snuck out early to get birthday croissant and take this wonderful photo of the Dordogne River just after sunrise. 24 degrees this afternoon-feeling incredibly lucky to live in this beautiful place!
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Lascombes and Les Noyers birds eye view

Just loaded up drone footage of Les Noyers and Lascombes- they look great so go take a look!
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New flight connections

For those of you who prefer not to fly from Stansted, British Airways will be flying from London Gatwick to Limoges from 28th May this year with 4 flights a week- we can be flexible with arrival and departure dates…
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Easter holidays and Spring Breaks

Feels like winter has returned again today after some lovely weather last week- but Spring is due back next week and with it some great deals at Fleuret! We have great properties available for the Easter and Spring breaks at…
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Record breaking strawberry tarts

Beaulieu sur Dordogne is famous for its strawberries, and their annual strawberry fair celebrates its 25th anniversary on May 14th- they will be attempting to break the world record for the longest Strawberry Tart- and if you are their at…
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Time to book

Time to plan your holidays! July and August are filling up fast, check our availability page for up to date details and get in touch now to book. Don’t forget for those of you not tied to school holidays May and June are…
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New property on site

Check out the latest property to be added to our site, spacious barn with heated pool, huge garden, great for all the family! Les Abris
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It’s a dogs life!

It’s not just us human’s that like a holiday from time to time- for those of you who can’t bear to leave your dog at home, Fardines welcomes our four legged friends- with it’s fully fenced garden they’ll love the…
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Happy new year!

The last day of 2016 dawned with a beautiful frosty morning- perfect for one final run of the year, or an early photo session depending on your preference! 2016, despite its many dramas worldwide, was good to us here at…
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So where has this year gone?

I’m not sure how it has happened so quickly but 2016 is almost over! As I sit in my office updating prices and dates, I can’t help reflect on all that has happened this year- so many positive experiences with…
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Birds eye view of Fleuret

So at last we have got our first film edited and on line- have a look here for a unique view of Fleuret! Looking forward to making some more soon
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Only one thing is certain

The world hasn’t stopped turning and the sun is still shining.  Another drone picture- this time of Lascombes with a little peak of Les Noyers
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Fun in the sun

Making the most of the beautiful weather to take our minds of the referendum and try out the drone. Our first attempt so it took a while to get the hang of things, but some great results. Weather is set…
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Last minute deals

The sun returns on Saturday, petrol is in abundance (in fact we never had any problems here!) and we have last minute availability at Fleuret and Les Noyers…. we are offering amazing discounts so get in touch now!!
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Here comes the sun

Bank holiday weekend here in France and as our guests arrive today the temperature hit 27 degrees! The swimming pools are looking very inviting and I think will get plenty of use over the next few days!
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Still planning your summer break?

We have very limited availability left for the summer holiday weeks now- in fact from July 16 through to August 20 only Maison du Guardien and La Petite Grange have any weeks left at all. From mid June to July…
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Season openings

Last few days have been hectic opening pools, spring cleaning and finishing bathrooms (photos following for that next week!) Many hours have also been spent in the garden, especially around the pond we built at Fleuret last year- I haze…
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Classic cars in Meyssac

Our Sunday morning coffee in Meyssac was made much more interesting yesterday by an amazing collection of classic cars – over 200 were displayed all over the village including old Renaults, Citroens, MG’s (my favourite!), Triumph’s, and all sorts of…
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Spring is here!

We’ve already started pruning, mowing and weeding-and local strawberries are flowering beautifully! My favourite time of year in the Dordogne is the Spring- the gardens are at their best, everyone is smiling as we get back into our outdoor lifestyle,…
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Lie back and enjoy the view

It’s all about location- and we like to think that are properties have some of the best! There’s nothing better than ending your day sipping a cool glass of wine- or perhaps the local ‘vin de noix’, watching the sun…
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Steam train to Martel

Continuing on the kids entertainment theme the local steam train ‘Le truffaudou‘ that runs from St Denis pre Martel to Martel is always a hit. Hugging the cliffs of the Dordogne, the 8 mile round trip offers some amazing views…
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June Vacation

What’s the difference between a vacation and a holiday?? According to the guys at Totalsurf everything if you are going for an American market- and June is the month when they are on holiday so here’s a few things that…
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Dinosaurs and the Neanderthal Man

You may not know that the first ‘almost’ complete skeleton of a neanderthal man was found just 5km from Fleuret in La Chapelle aux Saints back in 1908…..a small museum now exhibits both the skeleton and other finds from the…
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Keeping the kids happy

One of our most frequent questions is ‘what can we do with the kids’. Well the list is endless! One of the most popular for both young and old are the adventure parks ‘Nature Evasion‘, near Noailles, ‘Mayaventure‘ near Aubazine…
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Great client photos!

Just filing some pictures away and came across this great drone shot taken by one of our guests staying at Maison du Guardien last June- not a bad spot for a holiday! Would love to see some more of your…
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Keeping fit in the Correze

So I’ve been looking through my photos looking for cycling shots – we have just teamed up with Dordogne Bike Hire who are branching into the Correze and offer not only adults bikes which we also have for hire, but…
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Time for Golf

Just 3km from Fleuret one of our neighbours has opened a 9 hole golf course- and it’s open to our guests too! So for those of you who enjoy a round but don’t want to be away from the rest…
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Time to book!

2016 has started with a bang and lots of weeks are already booked for this summer so don’t delay in contacting us to book your holiday! What better way to spend a cold and wet (or for our american guests…
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Happy Christmas

The year has almost come to a close- I don’t know where all the time has gone but it has been another wonderful season- meeting lots of new people, great weather (even now as I type our Christmas guests are…
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Honeymoon heaven

More great feedback from the newly wed Pete and Lisa- ‘Obviously we’ll leave some great feedback in the guestbook but I just wanted to also give you a more personal ‘thanks’ for your very warm welcome and the gift of…
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Happy Guests!

Mid way through the holidays and we’ve been receiving some great feedback: Dear Gilly & Tim I would just like to say what a wonderful time we have had the last two weeks in France We were a party of…
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Record temperatures in the Correze

So we’ve been enjoying record temperatures over the last couple of weeks and no sign of it changing much- pool’s have been used to their maximum- here is a photo of the new pool at Les Tourtereaux, a 1 bedroom…
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Last minute cancellation

Sadly some guests due in le Bousquet next week have had to cancel so we have a last minute slot available again- contact me on info@fleuretholidays.com for full details Summer has definitely come early this year and we are expecting…
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Let the season commence

Last week saw our first guests at Fleuret and they enjoyed the most glorious April week I have ever known since moving here 23 years ago- temperatures hit 26 degrees – wonderful! Things have cooled down a little and we…
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Welcome to our Blog!

In a desperate bid to keep up with technology we have added ‘blog’ to our site to keep you up to date with all that is happening around and about. Easter is over and the sun has come out with…
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