Aerial view of the gites at Festina Lente looking West through St Denoeux. (1 / 69)

The Petit Gîte at Festina Lente. A beautifully converted 200 yr old barn. (2 / 69)

Looking across the courtyard to the Grand and Petit Gîte. (14 guests max) (3 / 69)

The Petit Gîte at Festina Lente. A beautifully converted 200 yr old barn. (4 / 69)

The Petit Gîte at Festina Lente. A beautifully converted 200 yr old barn. (5 / 69)

The Petit Gîte and outdoor seating area as twilight descends. (6 / 69)

Looking across the courtyard as twilight descends on the gitês. (7 / 69)

Looking across the courtyard to the Grand and Petit Gîte. (14 guests max) (8 / 69)

The spacious open plan wooden timbered living room in the Petit Gîte. (9 / 69)

Newly renovated kitchen and appliances in the Gîte. All new for 2019. (10 / 69)

The spacious open plan living room looking across to the new kitchen. (11 / 69)

The spacious open plan living room looking across to the new kitchen. (12 / 69)

The spacious open plan wooden timbered living room in the Petit Gîte. (13 / 69)

Brand new kitchen and appliances in the Petite Gîte. All new for 2019. (14 / 69)

Brand new kitchen and appliances in the Petite Gîte. All new for 2019. (15 / 69)

Brand new kitchen and appliances in the Petite Gîte. All new for 2019. (16 / 69)

Newly renovated kitchen and appliances in the Gîte. All new for 2019. (17 / 69)

New bedding in the comfortable double bedroom. (18 / 69)

New bedding in the upstairs mezzanine level bedroom. (19 / 69)

The clean, spacious downstairs toilet, shower and washroom. (20 / 69)

Leading from the living room to the double bedroom, bathroom and upstairs. (21 / 69)

Welcome gifts await you upon arrival, with fresh eggs from our chickens. (22 / 69)

Guests enjoy our 85m2 games barn. Lovely in summer - a bit nippy in winter (23 / 69)

The 85m sq games' barn at Festina Lente. The barn is not heated in winter. (24 / 69)

The 85sq m games' barn with table tennis and other games at Festina Lente. (25 / 69)

The 85sq m games' barn with table tennis and other games at Festina Lente. (26 / 69)

Enjoying a bbq in the private, West facing gîte garden. (27 / 69)

The tranqil and private West facing gîte garden at Festina Lente. (28 / 69)

The tranqil and private West facing gîte garden at Festina Lente. (29 / 69)

The tranqil and private West facing gîte garden at Festina Lente. (30 / 69)

The private flower and fruit tree filled West facing gîte garden. (31 / 69)

The private flower and fruit tree filled West facing gîte garden. (32 / 69)

Plenty of parking available in the courtyard at Festina Lente. (33 / 69)

Guest cars and Donut the dog in the courtyard at Festina Lente. (34 / 69)

Motorcycle touring groups are always welcome at Festina Lente (35 / 69)

Wedding guests can hire the local church and function rooms in St Denoeux (36 / 69)

The tranquil village of Saint Denoeux at the heart of the Seven Valleys (37 / 69)

The tranquil village of Saint Denoeux at the heart of the Seven Valleys (38 / 69)

Winter scene at Festina Lente. Come enjoy the snow. Nice and warm inside. (39 / 69)

A snowy winter scene from the beautiful village of Saint Denoeux (40 / 69)

Heart of the 7 Valleys. One of many local country walks from Festina Lente (41 / 69)

Heart of the 7 Valleys. One of many local country walks from Festina Lente (42 / 69)

Heart of the 7 Valleys. One of many local country walks from Festina Lente (43 / 69)

Local tracks and trails are ideal for mountain biking from Festina Lente (44 / 69)

Hire kayaks and canoes and paddle the nearby Canche River (45 / 69)

Taking a stroll through the ancient nearby Fôret d'Hesdin (46 / 69)

Cycle race passes Festina Lente, perfect for pro and amateur cycle holidays (47 / 69)

The thrilling Rallye du Touquet passes Festina Lente every March (48 / 69)

If you are lucky you might see one of our Barn Owls at Festina Lente (49 / 69)

Local wildlife - Swallows visit Festina Lente every summer (50 / 69)

Kids can help collect eggs from our free range chickens at Festina Lente (51 / 69)

Say hello to local cows on one of many country walks from Festian Lente (52 / 69)

You can make bread and cheese and milk goats at the goat farm in Hesmond (53 / 69)

Beautiful Merlimont Plage is within 25 minutes of Festina Lente (54 / 69)

Beautiful beaches of Côte d'Opale are within 25 minutes of Festina Lente (55 / 69)

Beautiful Merlimont Plage is within 25 minutes of Festina Lente (56 / 69)

Land sailing, 'char à voile' for rent and instruction at Stella Plage. (57 / 69)

Sunset pools at Le Crotoy in the Baie Somme, 40 minute drive from the house (58 / 69)

Stroll around 1,000 years of history on the ramparts of Montreuil Sur Mer (59 / 69)

Stroll through 1,000 years of history on the ramparts of Montreuil Sur Mer (60 / 69)

Stroll around 1,000 years of history on the ramparts of Montreuil Sur Mer (61 / 69)

Searching for bargains at one of many local brocantes (car boot) sales (62 / 69)

Thiepval Memorial and the battlefields of the Somme, just 90 minutes away (63 / 69)

Memorials and battlefields of the Somme are 90 minutes from Festina Lente (64 / 69)

Historic Flemish architecture at Arras, within an hour from Festina Lente (65 / 69)

Local children trick or treating for Halloween at Festina Lente (66 / 69)

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Visit the many Christmas markets in easy reach of the house in December (68 / 69)

Families and friends are always welcome at Festina Lente. (69 / 69)