La Vieille Abbaye

Barbery, Calvados
Bed & Breakfast

From buggies, bikes and baby slings to bathrooms with chandeliers and dinners of fresh home produce, welcome to a fabulous farmhouse B&B


2 rooms


Rooms sleep 2 – 4


In rural Calvados: a place for families to come and live the dream. Stephan and Kate are doing what they love best… running a modern dairy farm, caring for a menagerie of animals (miniature goats, horses, ponies) and opening their immaculate doors to guests. Roses climb the walls of the farmhouse, there’s a play barn next door, swings and slides outside, and a dining room that’s the heart of the house, a perfect place for breakfasts of free-range eggs laid by the family’s hens, farm milk, local pastries and homemade butter and jams. Two opulent suites await: one on the ground floor with a super little kitchen; the other upstairs, spacious, tailormade for families.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
4pm-9pm, please get in touch for early or late check in
Check out
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 2 nights.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Dinner €20-€40; children €10. Restaurants 4km.


Nightly price
from €100
Damage deposit
We don't take a damage deposit but we appreciate being made aware of any damage and reserve the right to pass charges on to you if deemed fair. Thank you for your understanding!
Extra child beds & cots available €10-€15.
1 Studio for 2
From €125
1 Suite for 4
From €100


Kate was extremely helpful and friendly in the run up to our visit. We had the same experience when we arrived and the room we stayed in was really lovely. We were in a huge room with two children and there was ample space. It was brilliant to have the small kitchen also. The bathroom was also lovely with a roll top bath and walk in shower. We were able to eat outside after the kids went to bed and the playground was great too. Shame it was only for one night! Many thanks, Sarah.

Sarah, London

Brilliant bed & breakfast. Convenient for D-Day sites & museums. Excellent and spacious accommodation. Delicious dinner with local and home grown produce. Guided tour of the dairy farm. Best breakfasts we have ever eaten over many years whilst staying in France. Great facilities for families with play areas, pony rides, etc. The house has a fantastic history. We would gladly stay there again on a return visit to Normandy.

Mac, Somerset

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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Kate Le Moigne

  • Shetland pony rides available on the premises for children under 8 years of age
  • Visit our dairy farm and see the cows being milked!
  • 30 minutes' drive to the closest D-Day beach and within easy reach of all the historical Normandy places of interest
  • Ideally placed for visiting Caen, Bayeux, Deauville, the Suisse Normande region and the Mont St Michel
  • 2 hours direct train from Caen to Paris
  • Many local attractions for young children