Breakfast includes fresh pastries, daily specials and freshly pressed juices and dinner, seasonal and delicious, is served by a roaring fire. This welcoming B&B is as sociable as you want it to be, thanks to hosts Hywel and Mel.
Bedrooms range from large to huge, with rustic-chic bathrooms, stocked larders, and views over vineyards and grounds. Enjoy a summer swim in the timber-lined saltwater pool, with its wild garden alongside.
The charms of Saumur are 33km, but it’s a short hop to Chateau de Bois Brinçon. Walk through the forest, and try the wines; or lunch at the Le Petit Blaison. Back home are books, board games, and sofas by the fire.