Le Gers, South West France

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Baby friendly

  • 1 Crib
  • 3 Travel Cots
  • Mosquito plug ins (refills provided) and 2 mosquito nets for cots
  • Shutters or black out blinds
  • 3 Changing mats
  • 3 High chairs
  • Baby monitor with walk about hand set
  • Electric steam steriliser/Microwave
  • Flask/Hand blender
  • Annabel Karmels baby & toddler recipe book
  • Ice cube trays for weaning and baby spoons
  • Baby Dan playpen/Bouncy Chair
  • 2 Aqua pod bath supports/bath toys
  • 2 baby/child friendly shampoo rinse jugs
  • Nappy bin and night light
  • Baby stroller with sun umbrella
  • Bjorn new born baby sling/back pack for walking and hiking
  • 2 bath thermometers
  • 2 baby changing tables
  • Portable UV pop up tent/shade for 0 months onwards
  • Electric fans
  • Baby swings/toys and books

Toddler/Child Friendly

  • Enclosed heated swimming pool with roman steps
  • 1 Cot bed
  • 2 wide lit bateau beds
  • 3 bed guards
  • 3 cot bed duvets and 2 cot bed pillows
  • Mattress protectors
  • Stair gates (top and bottom)
  • Drawer and cupboard locks/socket guards/adaptors
  • Plastic cutlery, bowls, plates and beakers
  • 3 booster seats
  • 2 Child chairs
  • 2 non slip bath mats
  • 2 stools to reach taps
  • 2 Potties/Toddler loo seat
  • Inflatable paddling pool
  • Inflatable pool toys and balls
  • 2 Sand pits with buckets and spades
  • Toys, a large selection of books and dvds
  • Childrens cookery books, cutters, rolling pins and an ice cream maker.

On the large flat grassy area there are goal posts, balls of all shapes and sizes, a badminton/volleyball net, swings, a slide and a sandpit with buckets and spades.
On the flat courtyard area is a basketball net, table tennis table, boules, toddler pusher, sit-on pedal digger ,go-karts, bike with stabilisers, kids bikes up to 10/11 years, helmets and 2 adult bikes with a detachable child seats.
From a safety perspective the swings, slide and sandpit (under the shade of an oak tree) are entirely separate from the fenced off pool area. The pool is also alarmed.
It goes without saying that these security measures in no way replace parental supervision and surveillance of all children.

0 to 5 years - Soft toys, books, dolls, cars, wooden train set, farmyard animals, puzzles, games and much more. There are also plenty of books and DVD's for slightly older children (5 - 12 years).
Also in the TV/family room there is an old school desk which is ideal for sitting at and drawing/colouring on. The large (127 cm) LCD TV receives French channels and UK satellite channels including sports and movies.
This room is always cooler inside than outside and a great place for every age group to chill out.

Local children's activities
A water park with aqua slides, a pony riding centre, pottery classes, an animal park and for the larger children (adults too) a tree top adventure park. White water rafting is available in the Pyrenees ans is great fun for all the larger family members.

Not forgetting the parents, there is a "centre of well being" 10 minutes away offering lovely relaxing Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology, Swedish Massage, Indian Head Massage, Reiki and Shiatsu Massage (visit their website: SpotOnCentre.com). Sports massages can also be arranged at Artagnan. We are more than happy to book appointments in advance for you.

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