In The Loire Valley

The Soulful Château



Your Wedding at Chateau La Grande Maison

Come and visit us to discuss your wedding plans for 2020 or 2021. If you have your special day here we refund the price of your accommodation.

Valentines Weekend February 2021

Romantic weekend of fine dining with an evening of live music featuring love songs performed by Billie Godfrey Local Vineyards and Chateaux to discover

!!Places Limited!!

Fireside Book Retreat

Featuring the work of Joanne Harris (Chocolat)

catch up with reading by a real fire, sample french food featured in Joanne’s cookbooks, along with discussion groups in the new library with afternoon tea/wines...

!!Next Retreat  Autumn 2020!!

Wedding Flashmob Choir Weekends!

Perfect for Hens, Stags, friends or family preparing for weddings - become a choir, coached by top session singer and choir leader Billie, ready to perform on the big day! Book early to avoid disappointment!!!!

Glamping at Chateau La Grande Maison

New For Summer 2020 Come and stay in our beautiful Belltents. One is decorated in Chateau Chic and the other

is exotic Moroccan flavours.

All enquiries


Our beautiful chateau is situated a few miles south of Saumur and the Loire valley between the market towns of Thouars and Loudun. Only a four hour drive from the port of Dieppe or under one hour from Tours & Poitiers airports. La Grande Maison is situated in three acres of wooded grounds on the river Dive with easy access to Center Parcs, Puy du Fou, Futurescope and the famous wine regions of the Loire.

See you soon!

Ben & Billie

Weddings, Event Venue, Boutique B&B, Gites

& Exclusive Hire


Special offer for 2020.

We are taking reservations without deposit that maybe cancelled if Corona virus effects your plans