Where exactly will my holiday take place?

The address of our property in France is:


St Léger La Montagne


France 87340


What is not included in the cost of the holiday?

  • Fares to and from France

  • Taxis or car hire (although we transport you free to all outings and airports)

  • Archery lessons

  • Personal insurance

  • Medical treatment in the event of an accident

  • Some course leaders may bring with them further optional items to be purchased

  • One lunch taken in a local brasserie during the Wednesday outing


Do you have sewing and embellishing machines available for use?

  • We have 9 sewing machines. Brother, Janome, Bernina, AEG and Pfaff are the brands... everyone should be able to find one that is familiar to them. When you book state you need a machine to guarantee we reserve one for you.

  • We have 6 Simplicity Embellishing / Felting machines. We also have a range of polystyrene lasts in popular sizes for felting slippers.


Do you have computers available for use?

Yes we do. There are at least 3 iMac computers, 2 PC laptops, 1 MacBook laptop and a selection of iPads available to customers.


Do you have free wifi?

Yes we do. There is free internet in all the bedrooms, the three lounges, dining room and throughout the workshop building. You may talk to your loved ones via Skype or in emergency call to UK landlines for free from the main building.


Do you cater for different dietary needs?

Yes we do. Please inform us at the time of booking of any dietary requirements that you have.


Is the site disabled friendly?

No. We are sorry to say that it is not. The property is built into the mountains and each bedroom requires the use of a staircase.


Do you pick us up from the airport or train station?

Yes we pick customers up from, and take them back to, either Limoges Airport or train station free of charge. We have plenty of parking in the shade for those who wish to drive themselves to Mallety.


What is there for non-participating partners to do in Mallety?

Hiking and rambling on marked walks around the area.

Mountain biking on roads or trails. Piste map can be supplied. We have 2 mountain bikes available.

Wildlife photography or painting.

Archery lessons in our archery field. £25 per hour for one-on-one tuition.

Sitting in the hot tub and relaxing!

Allergies and pets

Please note we do have two dogs, two cats and a tortoise at Crafty Retreats so if you have allergies please bear this in mind. We are also in the countryside so there will inevitably be pollen in the air, particularly at certain times of the year. If you suffer from hayfever you may want to bring any medicine you use at home with you.

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