The lake

The lake

A pedalo and rowing boat are at your disposal

A pedalo and rowing boat are at your disposal

A swim to the second beach is a nice way to cool off

A swim to the second beach is a nice way to cool off

The diving board

The diving board

Beach holiday!

Beach holiday!

Clotilde the sheep posing for a photo

Clotilde the sheep posing for a photo

A view of the island and the pontoon on the main lake

A view of the island and the pontoon on the main lake

The lake - view from the first beach

The lake - view from the first beach

Water rugby - an iconic Vignaud game

Water rugby - an iconic Vignaud game

The second lake - great for fishing

The second lake - great for fishing

Lambs enjoying the sun

Lambs enjoying the sun

The lake in the early spring

The lake in the early spring

Fancy Pants, the cockerel

Fancy Pants, the cockerel

Fruit tree planting in November 2017

Fruit tree planting in November 2017

Herding the sheep through the forest

Herding the sheep through the forest

Making hay while the sun shines

Making hay while the sun shines

Onze and Kella keeping an eye on proceedings

Onze and Kella keeping an eye on proceedings

Wake up to open spaces

Wake up to open spaces

What are  ewe  doing?

What are ewe doing?

We keep cows in collaboration with our daughter’s farm in the south of the Dordogne

We keep cows in collaboration with our daughter’s farm in the south of the Dordogne

 
The path into the woods

The path into the woods

The farm is a haven for birdlife and Roger is a keen twitcher

The farm is a haven for birdlife and Roger is a keen twitcher

 
Turtle and terrapin sunbathing

Turtle and terrapin sunbathing

 
the treehouse at the far side of the lake in winter

the treehouse at the far side of the lake in winter

Cepes - a local delicacy. Come at the right time of year and you’ll find them growing in the woods.

Cepes - a local delicacy. Come at the right time of year and you’ll find them growing in the woods.

the glen

the glen

Maintained paths make exploring the woods easy

Maintained paths make exploring the woods easy

the common toad

the common toad

The treehouse - not for the faint of heart

The treehouse - not for the faint of heart

Due to the lack of light pollution the night sky is spectacular

Due to the lack of light pollution the night sky is spectacular

Pasture land, some of which is now an orchard

Pasture land, some of which is now an orchard

Le Vignaud HQ

Le Vignaud HQ