The main house and B&B at Le Moulin
The main house and B&B at Le Moulin

Le Moulin de Pensol chambres d'hotes buidling..

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Le Moulin gite entrance
Le Moulin gite entrance

Bees love these sweet scented pinks.

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Tina the mule
Tina the mule
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A quince from the orchard
A quince from the orchard

We made quince jelly with this bumper harvest. You may be served it for breakfast if you take advantage of our breakfast service.

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Grasshopper
Grasshopper
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Heidi and Pippin the spaniel
Heidi and Pippin the spaniel

Trying out the new hammocks on the island.

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The Island
The Island
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Napoleon and Sinita donkeys web
Napoleon and Sinita donkeys web

Our donkeys are all trained to carry packs. That way they can help out around Le Moulin.

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pizza oven
pizza oven
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Heidi and Sinita the donkey at Le Moulin
Heidi and Sinita the donkey at Le Moulin

The smallest of our four donkeys. Sinita loves being scratched under her chin.

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The B&B room called Hirondelle at Le
The B&B room called Hirondelle at Le

Hirondelle is situated at the rear of the property, which makes it very quiet.

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Newly refurbished bathroom.
Newly refurbished bathroom.

Papillon is the only room with a shower and a bath.

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Relaxing at Le Moulin de Pensol.
Relaxing at Le Moulin de Pensol.

We have many hammocks and quiet seating areas in our 8Ha of grounds at Le Moulin de Pensol.

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Varaignes, village near Pensol.
Varaignes, village near Pensol.

There are many pretty local villages to visit near Pensol. This is Varaignes, just over the border in the Dordogne.

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Peaches from the garden at Le Moulin
Peaches from the garden at Le Moulin

We have many fruit trees at Le Moulin de Pensol. We make our own jam for guests to enjoy for breakfast.

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Donkeys at Le Moulin de Pensol
Donkeys at Le Moulin de Pensol

We have 4 donkeys at Le Moulin de Pensol. They come from a local rescue centre/sanctuary at Les Cars.

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Le Moulin gite winter squashes web
Le Moulin gite winter squashes web

This is the breakfast room for the Le Moulin de Pensol chambres d'hotes/B&B rooms.

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Château de Montbron near Pensol
Château de Montbron near Pensol

There are lots of things to do near Le Moulin de Pensol. This is the Château de Montbron - a pleasant cycle ride away.

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Clafouti
Clafouti

Clafouti is one of the specialities of the Limousin region. Cherries set in an egg custard - delicious.

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Heidi Arun and Tina the mule
Heidi Arun and Tina the mule

Our very strong draught mule.

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Peach trees at Le Moulin de Pensol
Peach trees at Le Moulin de Pensol

Peaches seem to do particularly well in our sheltered Bandiat valley.

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Fire pit at Le Moulin de Pensol
Fire pit at Le Moulin de Pensol
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Doing the recycling with donkeys
Doing the recycling with donkeys

Bored with recycling? Let's load up a donkey to help. It takes longer but is much more fun.

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Bouleau 2 person gite kitchen
Bouleau 2 person gite kitchen

The well-equipped kitchen in Bouleau - one of our one bedroom gites. Kettle, toaster, microwave, modern hob, coffee machine, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.

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Network of walking trails.
Network of walking trails.

Le Moulin de Pensol is on the Sentier de Bandiat route.

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Piégut-Pluviers near Pensol
Piégut-Pluviers near Pensol

Piégut-Pluviers is famous for its wednesday morning market. This is the view from the tower.

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Heidi Smith with one of the donkeys
Heidi Smith with one of the donkeys

Heidi and Bella

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Piegut tower
Piegut tower
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B&B guest library/lounge
B&B guest library/lounge
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Ryanair at Limoges
Ryanair at Limoges

With links to Stansted, East Midlands, Bristol and Leeds, Ryanair provides a cost effective way for Brits to visit Le Moulin de Pensol.

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B&B breakfast
B&B breakfast

Available for gite guests too - just ask.

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Bouleau 2 pers gite kitchen 1
Bouleau 2 pers gite kitchen 1
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Riding
Riding
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Papillon B&B triple room Le Moulin de Pe
Papillon B&B triple room Le Moulin de Pe

Papillon sleeps 3 people in a double and single bed, so is great for parents and a child or 2 people who require separate beds.

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Walks
Walks
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Produce from the potager
Produce from the potager
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Restaurants
Restaurants
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Limousin cows
Limousin cows
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The garden
The garden

We have 8 Ha of gardens and grounds for guests to explore.

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Peaches and gites
Peaches and gites
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Fire pit
Fire pit
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Gite building
Gite building

The gites are in a converted barn. Each has a private fenced-off garden. Dogs are welcome.

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The River Bandiat
The River Bandiat

Our little River Bandiat is the heart of Le Moulin. It flows between the gite building and the Mill House. We cross it many times a day using three bridges.

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View from Chataignier
View from Chataignier
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Napoleon carrying wood
Napoleon carrying wood

Napoleon is our biggest, strongest donkey. He even carries logs for us in the winter for the wood-burners.

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Bouleau gite large bed
Bouleau gite large bed
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View from the Mill House
View from the Mill House
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Red Squirrels play in the trees
Red Squirrels play in the trees
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pool detail
pool detail
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Le Moulin gite winter 1 web
Le Moulin gite winter 1 web
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Shared pool
Shared pool
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3 bedroom gite
3 bedroom gite
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Golden Oriole
Golden Oriole

Golden orioles sing in the woods behind the gites.

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Bouleau
Bouleau
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20 acres of grounds
20 acres of grounds
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Dogs are welcome
Dogs are welcome
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The gite building
The gite building
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Dogs love it here
Dogs love it here
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