La Blatière , La Chapelle-Saint-Etienne, France

The GPS Coordinates for our property are -46.6591250, -0.5841800 OR N 46º 39’ 32” W 0º 35’ 2”

We are within easy reach of a number of Airports and Channel Ports as well as the TGV (high-speed train) network.

Ferry Ports:

  • St Malo is a 3 hour drive with crossings to Portsmouth, Guernsey and Jersey
  • Caen is a 3 1/2 hour drive with crossings to Portsmouth
  • Roscoff is a 4 1/2 hour drive with crossings to Plymouth and Cork
  • Le Havre is also 4 1/2 hour drive with crossings to Portsmouth
  • Cherbourg is a 4 hours 50 mins drive with crossings to Portsmouth and Poole
  • And Calais is about 6 hours with crossings to Dover


Low cost flights are available all year round to La Rochelle, Poitiers and Nantes airports, all of which are around 1 hr 15mins from us.

  • La Rochelle flies to Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, Gatwick, Manchester, Southampton and Stansted
  • Nantes flies to Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Manchester, Southampton and all London airports
  • Poitiers flies to Edinburgh and Stansted.


We are a 6 hour drive from Calais, or if you prefer the train please book through Eurostar from London St Pancres to Poitiers. Poitiers station is 1 hour and 23 mins from Paris.

Car hire:

Avis, Eurocar, Hertz and Alamo etc. have offices at the airports or within walking distance from the train stations.

We can also give you individual directions from any starting point or visit Google Maps or the AA website for a route planner.