Église Saint-Martial de Mouton
The beautiful historic church in the centre of Mouton village.
On the Doorstep
A short peaceful walk through the local village gives a snapshot of French village life.
Translated as "the sound of little bells", this local stream is a picturesque stop when in the village.
Visit the local potter Joe, to see his creations or watch him at work.
Long Walks, Short Drives
Nearby there are numerous scenic walks to reveal some hidden spots.
A walk towards Lichères and you'll stumble upon another beautiful historic church. Nearby a map gives a suggestion of a great 8km cycling route.
Continue your walk, following Le Son-Sonnette and there's a great picnic spot where you can cross the river.
The nearest town, Mansle is a five minute drive away. Visit the Super-U Supermarket for all your supplies, plus an ATM and Pharmacy nearby.
Discovering this area of France is never-ending, but our here are some of our favourites.
Take a guided tour of the charming grounds of the Château de Verteuil and see the beautiful water mill situated below the castle.
A 30 minute drive away, this beautiful chateau features the Grange Aux Oies restaurant for an unforgettable lunch or dinner.
One of our favourite hidden local restaurants, this is a short drive away in the town of Luxé. Don't forget to try the Tarte Aux Pommes for desert.
A 2.5 hour drive west will take you through La Rochelle and to the scenic island of Île de Ré and the port towns of St Martin de Ré and La Flotte.
An hour's drive west and you can enjoy the home of the classic French liqueur and distilleries or rent a boat to cruise down the river Charente.
Just under two hours drive south, this is a must for wine lovers, with numerous wine tours available and numerous châteaux to stay at or visit.
Follow the majestic Dordogne River as it reveals a whole new area of France to explore including farmers markets in Périgueux and the picture postcard town of Sarlat-la-Canéda.