OPTIONAL EXTRA SERVICES
Baby sitting:  
Wendy  a registered child minder can
sit for you in your own cottage after
19.00. 12 euros per hour for up to 3
children, 2 euros per extra child per
hour. Rates double after midnight.

Mini Creche service
20 euros per child for a 2hr session,
40euros for a 4hr session. Maximum
3 children. Wendy is a registered
child minder here in France and can
welcome children to her own home
(on site at La Grange du Moulin)
whilst you take a break or even go
out for lunch. The service will be
available 1 afternoon each week from
12 to 4pm
.
End of stay Cleaning
Service:
 Traditionally you are
required to clean your gite at the
end of your stay. However we
understand that its the last thing
that many people feel like doing
when they are trying to pack so we
can organise the cleaning of your
cottage at the end of your stay so
you can just pack and go.
£40 or 45 € per cottage.
INTERNET
ACCESS
We have wi fi internet
available free of
charge in the
communal garden
area.
Towel Hire
£8 or 10€ per person
for a towel pack
includes a bath towel
and a hand towel.

Pool Towel Hire
£8 or 10€ pp
one pool towel
WINE TASTING EVENING
Held at our home 1km from Les
Vallaies. from 25€ per adult. No
experience needed. Lasts approx
3hrs. min 6 adults required.
FAMILY VINE WALK
Held each week starting from our
house 1km from Les Vallaies.  
Interesting for adults and children
alike. Lasts about 1.5hrs. Easy stroll,
can take prams but gets a bit bumpy
through the vines. Min 4 adults.
6 € per adult,
free for children
PLEASE NOTE ALL
SERVICES ARE
SUBJECT TO
AVAILABILITY
PLEASE ASK IF
THERE IS A SERVICE
YOU WOULD LIKE
THAT IS NOT LISTED
HERE
We can offer a number of optional extra services which you may like to take advantage of. These can be pre paid or paid for at the end of your stay.
Please note that these are all optional. If you do not use any of these services you will have nothing to pay at the end of your stay. All beds are made
up prior to your arrival and all utilities and local taxes are included in the rental cost.
Contact Chris and Wendy Blakeman on oo 33 546330902 or
email us at
wendy@childfriendlygites.com
Pottery Painting
Held each week at La Grange
du Moulin just 1km away.
Adults and Children welcome,  
From 10€ per pot.
Shopping Service
for those guests who are
arriving late or on a Sunday
10€ charge
(up to 50€ spend)  

Baby Equipment
All free of charge.
We have a Cots, highchairs,
stair barriers, booster seats,
potty, child toilet seat, toddler
steps, baby bath, baby seat,
non slip bath mats, steam
steriliser, baby monitor etc and
will lend you anything else we
can spare if you need it - you
just need to ask.
"Cycling is a great family activity and a wonderful way to discover the delights of the region with over 2,500 km of family
friendly cycle paths in the Charente Maritime.  BikeHireDirect offers great value hassle free bike rental;

- Top quality aluminium framed adult and childrens bikes
- Two simple hire packages to choose from
- Free delivery and collection to your Gite
- Free cycle helmets and bike lock
- Baby seats, Tag on bikes and toddler chariots are all available
- Book in advance and have your bikes at your Gite waiting for you when you arrive!

Visit www.bikehiredirect.com or call (00 33) 811 62 61 01
Bike Hire - This british owned company operates in the Charente Maritime and can offer bikes for all the family
T-shirt painting
Held each week at La Grange du
Moulin or on site at Les Vallaies
if enough demand (6 children)
10€ for childrens T-shirt
age 6 and under
12€ for childrens T-shirt
age over 6 years.
Express their inner designer !
Marked with gite logo and year
as a great souvenir of your holiday
Teddy Bear Picnic
Held each week at La Grange du
Moulin. Bubbles, balloons, music and
cake all for free !
TASTE DU TERROIR
Depending on demand (min 8) we
hold relaxed evenings in the garden
tasting local wines and local
produce. Lasts about 2hrs, 12€
per adult.
Children can play and run around
whilst the adults chat.