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Château de Gurat is hidden away in the beautiful countryside of South West France, in the heart of Gurat, a quaint French village on the Charente / Dordogne border. When you holiday with us you’ll find a sense of calm, all whilst being surrounded by your own and other like minded families. 

If you can pull yourselves away from the château grounds there is plenty to do in the nearby area. To fully take advantage, we strongly advise having a car to get around.

We’re easy to find. Our full address is:

Château de Gurat, 1 rue de Lavalatte, 16320 Gurat. 

You can simply search for ‘Château de Gurat’ on Google or Apple maps.

To navigate straight to our gate use our what3words location: pristine.earthbound.airing 


The nearest ferry port is St Malo, travel time is around 5h 45mins – a comfortable days journey.

If you are coming in the car via Calais – Take the Rouen / Le Mans / Tours / Poiters route and not via Paris, as it takes much longer and the traffic is much heavier.

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle

The “Eurotunnel Le Shuttle” is a simple and fast option, simply roll on and 35 mins later you are in France!  From Calais it’s a 7 hour journey.


It couldn’t be easier! The TVG (fast train) goes direct from St Pancras (change at either Paris or Lille) to Angouleme (20 mins north of us). Car hire is available from Angouleme train station and your journey time from Paris is around 2h30


Our nearest airports are either Bergerac or Limoges, but there are other accessible airports all within a 2 hour drive: Bordeaux, Poitiers, Brive-Souillac

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