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Win a Holiday!

Win a Week’s Holiday at La Varenne! Subscribe to NHS Sheffield Hospitals Charity Lottery in 2017, and you could Win a week’s Holiday at La Varenne! We’re really proud to have been asked to support the NHS Sheffield Hospitals Charity Lottery again this year. Last year’s promotion raised a staggering …

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Joyeuses Fêtes de La Varenne – Christmas Elephants Carrots?

Merry Christmas from all of us at La Varenne! Why Christmas Elephants Carrots ?! Read on! Bonjour! Joyeuses Fêtes! Merry Christmas! It’s been another wonderful, busy year at La Varenne! We feel very lucky to have welcomed lots of friends, old and new, to stay. Une année fantastique et chargée …

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Hay Bales and Washing Line en Dordogne

Hay Bales and Washing Line A beautiful day here in the Dordogne, great to get all the washing done! This was the view from our balcony at 09:30 this morning, with temperatures already in the mid-twenties. The farmers have been busy all month cutting and baling the hay. The furthest …

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Supporting NHS Sheffield Hospitals Charity

Supporting NHS Sheffield Hospitals Charity Lottery We’re really proud to be supporting NHS Sheffield Hospitals Charity again this year. Last year’s winners join us this month. We’re looking froward to welcoming Clare and her family. The 2013 winners are coming back, this time bringing a group of friends! All UK …

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Sheffield Hospitals Charity Raffle Winner

Raffle Winner Huge thanks to everyone who bought a raffle ticket to win a holiday in Joy & John Milton’s beautiful French Farmhouse…. Posted by Sheffield Hospitals Charity on Thursday, 9 April 2015 The raffle was drawn by last year’s winners Danny and Marissa, who helped sell loads of tickets! …

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Dordogne Cycle Hire Offer

Dordogne Cycle Hire Offer We have a few old bikes for our guests to use, but for anyone more serious about their cycling, here’s a great special offer from our good friends at Dordogne Cycle Hire. 10% off summer 2015 bookings made before 1st May.

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4 Star Accommodation!!

La Varenne Farmhouse Gîte (officially!) 4 Star Accommodation! We’re very pleased to announce our gîte has been awarded four stars – or 4 étoiles – by the French tourist board. The surveyor spent a good part of the morning on the property, testing everything from the safety of the pool to the …

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Fence up

Fence up, looks FANTASTIC! La Varenne, translated literally, means ‘the game reserve’, and we see lots of deer. The garden is set in large grounds. We fence the garden to protect the plants and flowers from the gourmet deer, but leave them access to the orchard and river to the …

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Healthy Option

Our good friends at Sheffield Hospitals Charity have come up trumps, creating a web page just to sell tickets for the La Varenne Farmhouse raffle.   Only £2 for a chance to win a week FREE self catering holiday here at La Varenne Farmhouse – and help us to say …

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Winter Sun

John making the most of the winter sunshine! With the great winter sunshine this week, John’s been able to lake a great start. Hoping this lovely weather holds so we can get all the posts in this week! Only 5 more to go on this stretch. Remember, for a chance to …

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