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Things to do in the area

If you'd like a break from carp fishing or lazing by the swimming pool, Natures Retreat is in an ideal place to stay in the Limousin for exploring French towns, villages, markets and Chateaux. The charming village of Coussac Bonneval, which is just a 5 minute drive from the property, has a stunning, 1000 year old Chateaux, a good selection of shops, as well as several restaurants, hotels and a couple of friendly bars. A 15 minute drive brings you to the medieval town of St Yrieix La Perche where you will find an excellent weekly market and a good selection of supermarkets, boutiques and restaurants. There is also a lake with a beach and an indoor sports complex with swimming pool. Activities such as walking, gold, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, kayaking, teleski and sailing are also well within an hour's drive. The closest ski resort is Mount Dore is under two hours drive with winter sports and equipment hire available. The autumn walks through the Limousin forest are stunning... foragers can delight in ceps, chestnuts, walnuts, hazelnuts and blackberries and more... Please see our useful links page for further information...

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