Perhaps you would like to take a bike ride to the local Roman amphitheatre? How about taking along a nice picnic? We have invested in a number of great bikes here at The Courtyard and you are welcome to… Read More


Canoeing is a very popular sport here in France. Could there be anything else more relaxing than a peaceful paddle along the Charente river? You are able to hire canoes in Jarnac or nearby Vibrac and both Cognac… Read More

Black Diamonds!

Renowned for its truffles, Jarnac, just 10 minutes away, is home to the truffle market during the winter months. The “Black Diamonds” as they are known here are evaluated by a commissioner who decides the quality and sets the price.

The Blue Room

The Blue Room En-Suite

The Blue Room En-SuiteWell, it’s about time but we are finally ready to take bookings on