I was the bride at the previous reviews stay. It was our wedding and literally our dreams came true.
Anna and Edward are such a lovely couple who were on hand when needed but out of sight knowing that is how we wanted our stay to be.
We went with 54 guests including our small children aged 3 and 4. We hired a bouncy castle for the duration of our stay which was great for them-little tip if you are travelling with youngsters.
Yes the pool table was a little tired, and balls were missing but my husband and his friends spent hours in there the day after the wedding and had 3 games of doubles which they all thoroughly enjoyed, the room and the table I feel add to the character of the ancient castle you are in.
The rooms as my uncle mentioned in the review - not all had locks, I personally didn't see this as an issue as I was there with my closest friends and family so would never of felt the need to lock the door anyway.
The food on the wedding day was gorgeous, we had duck and it was the best I've tasted and duck is one of my favourite meats.
The wedding day itself ran smoothly. I wasn't stressed not one bit and Anna was on helping hand although she was 2 days away from her due date of the now born lovely Charlie. She is very sweet and I have built up a good repor with her over the years of waiting to finally come here to marry.
We didn't view the chateau in person before choosing this as our wedding view and it did not disapoint at all. It's as stunning as you see in all the pics.
We done the wine tasting on the first day which I would highly recommend. The fireworks as well are a must. They really are fabulous.
We were very luck and had 2 days of good weather-including the wedding day!
Yes the chateau is very remote bit stock up well at the supearket. There are plenty of cooking resources at hand.
There is a village close by but our last day fell on May Day and everything was closed-nobody's fault!
We absolutely loved our wedding and our time at chateau lagorce and can not wait to visit again.
A special thank you to Anna and Edward forsaking our stay so enjoyable and being on hand only when needed xxx
An amazing four days spent at this chateaux for a wedding. We cannot thank Anna and Edward enough for all that they did to make the wedding day very special. The kindness and consideration for us all was apparent from the moment we arrived to the minute we left. We felt very sad to leave and felt that we had really been made to feel welcome. The setting was perfect and the weather was kind to us. An truly magical experience!
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The Chateau is in a remote area nearest city,Bordeaux. Very picturesque. Had 5 days here weather OK for the 1st 3.Some thought quite cold of an evening.Snooker table off the courtyard needs a bit of TLC few balls missing and the table ripped ,only 1 usable cue.Table tennis excellent.Bedrooms adequate but most had no locks.35 mins walk to supermarket and convenience shop a bit further.Wine tasting and barbecue 1 day average.Wedding day excellent canapes,magician superb.evening meal I think because of the speeches meant the timings for the food were not great.Think a car is needed and a long journey from Bergerac airport is long,if not longer than the plane journey from England.All in all could pick holes but maybe not my ideal choice but we had a good time
We stayed in Chataue Lagorce for 4 nights as a large group for a wedding. Not only was the venue increbile, well kept, alot of activities to keep us busy, but the people we amazing too. If your thinking of having your wedding here...book it immediatly!! Anna will help make everything about your stay perfect, has an incredibly high standards in everything she does, organised perfectly, all the suppliers she uses are top quality, everything you could wish for.
Genuinley couldnt recomened Chateau Lagorce and the owners highly enough....were already planning to return for a holiday :)
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We spent an unforgettable 3 days at Chateau Lagorce for our wedding in May, 2014. For the first day we had a BBQ and some games around the grounds whilst everyone arrived and those who we're staying settled into their rooms and got to know each other. Having a designated room plan is a must as the 21 bedrooms are all great and cater to different needs. We cooked the BBQ ourselves from the shopping at the Carrefour earlier in the day which is about 10 minute drive to Creon and has everything you could want. We also organised with their bakery to provide us with croissants and other cakes to be picked up on the Saturday for breakfast. As long as you have enough hands on deck it is possible to cook and clean everything yourself, but of course if you don't want the hassle then this service can also be provided. On this point, our entire weekend was arranged exactly how we want it and we think this is the most important thing to note about how Edward and Anna run Chateau Lagorce. Everything is arranged to how you would like it and upon arriving the chateau becomes your own.
The second day was our wedding day; everything went as to plan even after some last minute changes to move the wedding breakfast inside due to weather concerns, it turned out that eating inside was a great move as there was a light shower but then it got extremely hot outside so it may of been uncomfortable to eat in the sun (something to consider depending on what time of year). The food was delicious and the portions were generous, and the croquembouche was a work of art! The wine was very good and we ordered several bottles to take home with us in the car.
Overall the weekend was perfect and the setting was beautiful, Anna directed everything to time from the background and was such a lovely host and wedding planner. Her attention to detail and support were second to none, and made a such a difference to how I felt on the day. This review could be filled with endless praise for Edward and Anna and the beautiful venue but rather we have tried to go through and provide some insight that may help should you consider Chateau Lagorce as a wedding venue; there is not one thing we could say or experienced that would deter you from making this decision, pictures do not it do it justice and once you arrive you immediately get a sense of what so many have experienced before.