Welcome to Chateau Marouatte


Chateau Marouatte is where I hold all my retreats.  Chateau Marouatte is a stunning 13th Century fortified castle steeped in history and now fully restored as an amazing family home.


Set in 270 acres of forest and meadows in the Dordogne region of South Western France known as the Perigord Vert, the area is known for its rolling green hills, meandering rivers and rustic charm. 

Surrounded by high fortified walls with 8 towers, the castle is divided into two parts.

the inner bailey dating from 13th to 15th centuries and the Troubadour wing and outbuildings of the outer bailey built in 1569. 

It is said some parts are even older and may go as far back as Roman times.

The castle is a 55 minute drive from Angouleme train station with fast trains to Paris in just under 2 hours, CDG airport in 3 and Bordeaux in half an hour.  

upcoming Retreat:

From Chaos to Calm: 

A Nature Immersion and mindfulness retreat for women


May 1 - 8, 2021

Come join my colleague, Caroline Welch, and me on this week long retreat of self exploration and   immersion in the healing power of nature.


You will experience the gift of being in the present moment, strengthen your immune system and reboot your mind with forest bathing walks and daily mindfulness practices.  You will also visit villages   local markets and prehistoric caves, savor French cuisine, and have personal time for reflection and journaling.  


For more in- depth information about this retreat and to sign up please click below.