A Selection of Guests' Comments 2019 season

.... thank you again for your wonderful hospitality, conversation, cellar and cuisine. The holiday exceeded our expectations.

Mike, Peter and John Cambridge, UK


A Selection of Guests' Comments 2018 season


Outstanding hospitality, humour and warmth. Thank you

Steve Scheibel & Jane Perlmutter, Madison, WI, USA

..... the birdsong and utter peace is unforgettable .....

Stewart & Merrill Vincent 

Sydney, Australia

A Selection of Guests' Comments 2017 season


our most pleasing comment in 2017

You are more than 'aubergistes premières classes', you are our friends.   Bloody hell!

Duncan McNeill - Montreal, Canada


Six Starsplace and peoplegreat fun

Jim and Clara

Edinburgh, UK/Vrosdirten, NL

..... a little piece of Paradise dropped into rural France.

Pat and Brian Green

Denham, UK

C'est magnifique Peter and Carolynn

Karen and Phillipe

Southport, Merseyside, UK

.... A splendid time in every way .... couldn't improve on all the other comments .... except to say, the only place where Leonard Cohen* is 'de rigeur'. Hooray!

* le Moulin du Chemin is equipped with a wide variety of music for guests with different musical taste

Bob and Sue

Marlvern and Lindon, UK

.... You were the perfect hosts and everything was fabulousthe accommodation, company, food, location and most of all your warm hospitality..... We cannot begin to thank you enough for your kindness, generosity and wonderful company. We are missing you already....

Gabriella Deer

Glandore, South Australia

Another lovely tranquil holiday with outstanding hospitality (thanks Carolynn & Peter) stimulating company and beautiful walks

Val and Andrew Parks

London, UK

Everything is exactly as the website. Hosts who know the meaning of hospitality and practice it. Opportunities for bird watching and wild flowers.

Elaine Overnell

Suffolk, UK

BRILLIANT, brilliant place. Great walks, frisky!* hostsa very good time. (*exclamation mark added by an editor)

Cath and John Falcke

Melbourne, Australia

..... le Moulin lived up to, exceeded and surpassed its description...... Wonderful week of calm in a world of pressure and stress......

David and Ruth Edmonds

West Wimbledon, UK

Our 12 visit. As always a really excellent week with fantastic weather. Thank you Peter and Carolynn we've really enjoyed it.

John and Elaine Bennett

Cheshire, UK

.... A first-class experience in every respect.....

Rodney Woods

Scrasota, Florida USA

Amazing hospitality. Wonderful Food. We had a great time.

Jackie and Godfrey Larson

Gordonton, New Zealand

As usual, superb food, and care plus lovely walking (fourth visit)

Pam and Adam

Northern Ireland

.... What an exquisite experience in every respect .....

Keeley Karatinos

Wesley Chapel, Florida, USA

..... such a perfect holiday and such warm hospitality, an art rather than a science.


..... thanks for the peaceful refuge.

Jeann Low


A Selection of Guests' Comments2016 season


Peter: toujours Aubergiste Première Classe

Duncan McNeill

Montreal, Canada

Your hospitality was second to none and the craic was mighty.

Therese and Mike Crotty

County Cork, Ireland

Thank you for our amazing holiday, for your warm hospitality, for your attention to every little detail and for allowing us to share "votre petit coin de paradis".

You live in a beautiful region of a beautiful country and we feel we were able to make the most of our short time there thanks to your care.  The picnic sums it all up reallyso generous and such a lovely touch.


Christine and Andrew Raffle

Glostershire, UK

..... We have had a wonderful week walking and cycling in this lovely area. Thank you also for introducing us to two fantastic couplesit's been an absolute hoot!


Sarah and Niall McAlister

 Harpenden, UK

What a unique place and a special interpretation of "all inclusive"thank you so much for including everything we needed for a lovely holiday: gorgeous food, great wines, beautiful, peaceful surroundings, traffic-free walking, excellent company and even the sun! à Bientôt indeed!

.... as we moved on to our other destinations in France, fascinating and engaging as they were, both Alan and I appreciated even more what a special holiday experience you have set up at le Moulin, making everything very easy for your needy holiday makers!!

Annabel and Alan Edwards

Aylesbury, UK

.... a very large thank you to both (and the wider team) for your hospitality, advice and excellent food/wines ....

Angela and Iain Brown

 London, UK

.... thank you both for making my holiday at le Moulin du Chemin a memorable experience. The room was first class, the meals excellent, the organisation and information great, your hosting excellent and I could go on ....

Tony Barrett,

 Hertfordshire, UK

This has truly been an enjoyable and relaxing holiday. Your attention to every detail makes your guests feel special and welcome - I know that Laurie and I have. We will have many great memories  of our time here at le Moulin du Chemin.

Laurie and Jerry Schoenberger,

 Auke Bay, Alaska, USA

Thank you so much for your brilliant hosting and for your attention to detail  which has made this a really great holiday for me. The food and wine were really good and you have created an atmosphere which makes everybody feel welcome.                           Vive le Moulin du Chemin!

Kate Brown,

Blackheath, UK

Peter, Carolynn and all your helpersthank you for creating a fantastic venue  and atmosphere for a joyous holiday  (not to mention the food!)

Sue & Bob Bell,

Penrith, UK

Ciao Peter & Carolynn, thank you so much for a superb holiday. It was wonderful in every way possible!  The veggie food has inspired me to try new things; the food is top-notch!  

Une vacance mervilleuse, merci beaucoup.

Tom and Jan Sawyer,

Penrith, UK

To Peter and Carolynn, what an amazing, warm, friendly and extra-ordinary holiday-home  you have both lovingly created. Thank you so much for opening this glorious piece of French (Heaven) country village life for me to share and be part of. The week has flown and I have loved every minute of it including the gourmet food and wine. A trip that I will never forget and will stay close to my heart

Theresa Morris,

Victoria, Australia

A Selection of Guests' Comments2015 season

For welcome, kindness, wonderful meals, superb maps and notes, many thanks.

Pam and Bill 

Chew Magna, UK

Hard to express how special le Moulin is to us. Thank you for this special place.

Karen and John

Vancouver, Canada


Mary and Richard 

Vancouver, Canada

Absolutely faultless! Thank you for a lovely holiday.

Carol Grey,

Hyde, UK

Peaceful, lovely place and great hosts thank you.

Kathy Amos,

Kent, UK

A delightful week. Exercise .... but lots of relaxation too! Lovely hosts who made us so welcome - we felt like friends rather than just guests. Wonderful food and wine. xxx

Phil and Julia 

Staffs, UK

Thank you so much for another wonderful, memorable week.

Bill and Nina

Adelaide, S Australia

Beautiful property, beautiful walks, even more beautiful hosts. Thank you for a fantastic week. Hope to return.

Christine and John Murdoch, Adelaide, South Australia

Thank you for sharing your beautiful homePeter and Carol what a team!

Anne Lang,

 Adelaide, South Australia

Great hosts, scenic walking, good company! what more could one want?

Andrew and Isabela Hggins, Amersham, UK

On reviendra.

Jane and John Barns,

Bampton, UK

A chance to disconnect from the frenetic, commercial and concrete world and enter nature's domain. But with all the benefits of home comforts plus fabulous food and hospitality. A perfect combination.

Rosemary Henderson,


We had a wonderful staypeace, tranquillity and pampering. Thank you so much for really making our stay special. ....Carolynn and Peter you are excellent hosts, we really felt like guests in your home.

Helen and Mark Frith,


Merci pour un bon séjour. Magnifique.

Anne and Alan,


Hospitality personified!

Maggie and John,


Paradise gained! (rationed to one glorious week!)

John Stanlake,

West Australia

We have loved the biking and walking, the beautiful garden, the wonderful, delicious dinners! the wine! and most importantly, the great dinner conversation and your humour and friendliness. Thanks.

Isabel and John Shannon,

Colorado USA

Excellent as usual.

Pamela and Adam Boyle,


Another fabulous week.

Andi and Trudi Rintoul, Scotland

Mille fois merci for a delightful weekgood company, great food, beautiful surroundings and the very Best Hosts!

Charlene Bach,

Château-d'OEx, Switzerland

Some Earlier Comments that have particularly appealed to us


...... more like a house-party with friends ...... and we were blown away with the peace and beauty at le Moulin. 

Christine and Bill Adamson, UK

As escapism goes it doesn't get much better.....     

David Thorpe,

Eastern Daily Press, UK

...... a special place in France – with amazing hospitality ......    

Mary McKenzie, London,


...... It was such a memorable stay ......                                            

Wilma and Bill Cooper – Auckland, New Zealand

You are great hosts and have a winning formula.  

James & Jeanette  Mitchell,


Rarely has a holiday lived up to all my expectations and indeed completely exceeded them. Your establishment at le Moulin is unique and first class.

John Lomax

We did so enjoy our stay at Le Moulin. It is such a beautiful place and your particular kind of hospitality makes it very special. We hugely enjoyed the good company and long conversations around the dining table - an added dimension to a winning formula !

Mr Lampit

It exceeded our already high expectations and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We were impressed with your attention to detail the programme of walks was excellentand your unrelenting commitment to making us feel at home. The meals and the winesall splendid!were memorable as was the ambience of le Moulin itself.

Peter Winders

Butterflies, birdsong, great food, wine and company.


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