Travelling by Rail

Rail travel

Approx. 6 + to 9 hours from London St Pancras depending on departure and transfer times.

( TVG Paris – Bordeaux – Paris – Bordeaux) stops at Angouleme *

Approx. 3 1/2 hours London St Pancras (Eurostar) – Paris Nord (north), you need to cross stations to Paris Montparnasse 1 et 2 for the TVG to Angouleme (2 hours 34 mins).. SNCF    alternative SNCF site

* A bus service between the Angouleme and Perigueux railway stations via Brantome runs three times a day. Price at time of print is only 2 euro. Morning, midday and evening. Check out the times at the bus stop opposite the Gendarmerie Nationale. just past the pharmacy and laundrette (lavomatique) in Brantome. See map in house book.

Walking from the bus stop to the house:

From the bus stop (near the Gendarme (military Police) and Pharmacy) walk towards the town (100m) and the park, as you pass the Laundrette (Lavomatique), on your left, immediately on your left you will see a small car park. Adjacent to this you need to take the walk path (before the bridge) besides the river keeping it on your right. You will cross a beautiful bridge with an arch the other side of the park. Pass through the arch and turn left past the Hotel Moulin de Abbaye, walk for 300 m and you will see a long wall on your right, then a large cave entrance, then you will see the double set (single) door entrance to the house.

Depending on your rate of walking it takes from 7 mins.