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Chambre d'hôte (BnB) and Gites with private pool in the beautiful Charente countryside 

Bienvenue Les Granges de La Leigne, Boutique Hôtel, Chambre d'hôte et Gîte. Nous sommes situés à cinq minutes en voiture du centre-ville de Ruffec, dans le sud-ouest de la France. Nous parlons français, anglais et néerlandais. Un accueil chaleureux, une chambre confortable, un petit-déjeuner frais de saison et un dîner fait maison vous attendent ! Veuillez nous appeler maintenant pour réserver, cliquez simplement sur « réserver » ci-dessus pour nous parler.

Welcome to Les Granges de La Leigne, Boutique Hotel, Bed and Breakfast and Gîte. We are located a five-minute drive from the town center of Ruffec, in the southwest of France. We speak French, English and Dutch. A warm welcome, a comfortable room, a fresh seasonal breakfast and a homemade dinner await you! Please call us now to book, simply click "réserve" above to speak to us.

Escape to Les Granges and La Petite Cottage. A French farmhouse with barns, beautiful swimming pool, and a traditional stone cottage in the beautiful French countryside yet close to all amenities in the town of Ruffec. Enjoy our home comforts whilst you rest and unwind! !

Your hosts, Suzi and Jon, who speak English, French and Dutch, offer either Chambre                                                d'hôtes (Bed with optional breakfast and evening meal) or Gites to rent (self-catered                                                  whole house rental) which is available in La Petite Cottage.

Les Granges bedrooms all have double beds, our large family room has a double and a single bed. The family room is suitable for couples as well as families.  Breakfast and Dinner are served in our dinning room, in Winter warm yourself with our warming log fires whilst watching the sun go down.  During warmer weather you have the option to have meals on the terrace and watch the swallows flying around the courtyard. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy, including a seasonal heated swimming pool, several garden areas that are available all year, terraces for eating alfresco, our pool-side covered bar area and petanque pitch. In our rustic play barn there are garden games, table tennis, table football, a dartboard. For those who wish to continue with a fittness plan during their stay we offer use of our Rustic gym which includes an excercise bike, rowing machine, cross trainer, benches and free weights.

In La Petite Cottage there are 2 bedrooms and one bathroom, a cosy lounge with wood burning stove and television. The dining area and well equipped kitchen are ideal for family entertaining. There is a secluded courtyard with total privacy to enjoy breakfast or an evening aperitif. Guests at the cottage still have full use of all the facilities at Les Granges - Pool, Barns and Gardens!


Children are welcome at Les Granges or Petite Cottage. We can provide a baby cot and high chair so that all the family can eat together (and you can pack light!).

Animals are also welcome with a small additional charge but we request guests advise us in advance if they are bringing a pet. 


Kick back and enjoy the peace and quiet of this beautiful part of the countryside in France. The Charente River is only a few minutes’ walk away, and the charming town of Ruffec is less than a 5 minutes’ drive with restaurants, shops, and local produce markets held every Wednesday and Saturday morning.  


We want you to have a fabulous break whether in our Chambre d'hote (Bed and Breakfast / Hotel) or in our Gites, we will help you to re-charge and relax. Contact us today to book direct. +33 780 51 90 01

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Our services ...

Time to eat ...

Petit Dejeuner: for breakfast we offer a Continental buffet with fresh eggs from our own chickens. We also offer an evening meal "Table d'Hote". A home cooked meal suitable for everyone in the family using fresh, local produce. Booking is required, equally any dietary requirements or dislikes should be advised in advance. 

A highchair is available so that the entire family can enjoy eating together

Petit déjeuner  -

Enjoy a Continental  Buffet  at €8.50 per person

Dinner - 

Table d'hôte (3 course traditional French meal) at €20 person

We want you to really enjoy your meal so when booking please advise of any dietry requirements and dislikes.

Relax, Explore, Enjoy ... 

The Courtyard, The Orchard,
The Poolside garden, The Barn and ... The Secret Garden.

Sip a chilled glass of beer or wine, sat at our poolside bar area whilst the swallows circle above dipping and diving towards the Charente river... breathe and enjoy the fresh air and countryside views!

Enjoy a game of Croquet, play petanque on our custom made petanque pitch. Play table tennis, darts, table football or picnic in the gardens or our traditional games barn. Work out in our Rustic Gym using our excercise bike, Cross trainer, Rowing machine, Benches and Weights.

Play, Eat, Swim, Sunbathe, Meditate, Explore and Enjoy! It is your time! 
Pool ...


Exercise or relax in our beautiful heated outdoor pool, which is 10 X 5m and 1.40m deep so ideal for a family game of water volleyball or for length swimming. 


Discover OuiSwim! Suzi is an ASA qualified and experienced swim coach offering individual swimming lessons for children and adults of any age. All sessions aim to give the swimmer confidence whilst learning to love the water!


During the summer months we offer OuiSwim Swim Camps. One to one sessions each day that are tailored to the individual swimmers requirements  Aquarobics/aqua sessions are also available. 

Wild swimming is also available within walking distance at Rejallant, Charente River

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