We stayed at Le Mirail during the second week of August having meandered through France from Calais, choosing to explore the beauty of the French ‘D’ roads and rural villages. Having been kindly helped on the phone by Hamish (my map reading failed the last kilometre) we were warmly welcomed on arrival to a beautiful house, grounds and gite. Instantly we were made to feel at home by Hamish and Emma, but in a way that didn’t impose upon our independence, space and holiday. They have converted part of an extensive barn into a very spacious, well designed and equipped ‘home’ whilst at the same time complementing and keeping the original architecture - beautiful. Unusually for web based photographs, the whole experience surpassed the already enticing images we had seen before booking. You would not be disappointed.
Set on the top of a gentle hill, the views of the beautiful Gascony countryside lay quiet and undisturbed in every direction. The tranquility and peace was exactly...