Berty gite in France A traditional stone built Quercy farmhouse and barn in the idyllic Lot countryside

extracts from our Visitors Book and online reviews

Comments from 2017

We are so pleased that we chose to stay at Berty Gite. Ideal, beautiful location - excellent accommodation. Best gite we've ever stayed in. Thank you Belinda & Graham.

Back to lovely Berty Gite for a (hot) delightful stay - thank you both As always - totally wonderful stay. Berty is divine. Garden sublime/ pool fab/ house lovely & G & B delightful as always. Best markets 1) Montcuq, Sunday 2) Prayssac Friday 3) Lauzerte Saturday - Cahors Wednesday & Saturday. Swim in Montcuq plan d'eau is awesome and walks on doorstep stunning. Pilgrims, sunflowers, melons, cherries, stunning / seeing Venus moons courtesy of Graham - all fabulous. Back soon - 5 star love & appreciation xxx
14 years on from first visit and still loving it the same! Absolutely wonderful to be back and found it easy as ever to settle into the Berty way of life! Thanks a million Yet another wonderful holiday at Berty. Thank you for everything. I loved getting to experience everything Tom has raved about from years ago - the melons, the birds, the pool and (of course) your amazing hospitality. We'll be back!
What a fabulous week! Huge thanks to B & G for looking after us so well and for our fab impromptu astronomy session - even saw the ISS pass by. Weather mixed, but perfect for us with pool, trampoline, table footie, badders, table tennis (phew!) - the boys haven't complained they've been bored once! Love the wildlife here, sunflowers, and the peace was special, as was our meal at Vire sur Lot - Le Caillau - well worth a visit for lovely food. We will return next year.

I loved the pool, the sit on mower ride, the chicken and the cats especially 'Bunny' (William age 6)

Love your house. See you next year (Edward age 5)

A lovely location and friendly and helpful hosts. We are lucky to live in rural Northamptonshire - oilseed rape and undulating countryside. You however have some wonderful extras - quiet country roads, no A road hum. Wonderful light and Hoopoes.
Thank you so much for allowing us all to stay in your lovely gite. The property was so well equipped and the garden magical. You also arranged wall to wall sunshine!
Thank you for a fabulous stay. Your hospitality is faultless. This is our 6th stay but I hope not our last by a long shot. We love the gite, the garden, the cats and your welcome! The only drawback is that 2 weeks is not enough! Thank you both from us all.
Best appointed gite we have ever stayed in - and we've been coming to France for 10 years! Boys loved the pool. Wow, so perfect - delightful in every way - don't want to leave and so hope we will be back! Thank you so much, for everything!
Perfect place for creative inspiration, for work, rest and play. Your hospitality has been both warm and generous. Much appreciated. Our walks on the Camino route were fabulous. Loved the whole week, such fun with friends, an endless supply of rosé and red and a re-creation of Agincourt after a swim. Graham & Belinda are stars at least 36.7 billion light years ahead of us. Many thanks. A wonderful week at Berty. Thank you Graham & Belinda for your great hospitality which will be remembered with great affection as we work our way through Belinda's recipes.


Lovely Gite in beautiful rural setting

This is a lovely place to stay if you want a get away from it all holiday. The owners live next door and are always on hand if you need them, however they gave us full privacy and we often forgot they were about. The garden is huge and beautiful with a great table tennis table and badminton net - great when wanting a change from lounging around by the pool. The pool is large, fenced and has all the chairs and sun-cover that you could need.

The property itself is clean and well-maintained and has everything required for a self-catering holiday.

A car is essential. The nearby town Montcuq is a 10 minute drive away and has a supermarket local shops and a few restaurants/bars.

We went kayaking down the Aveyron river, visited the weekly market in Montcuq, visited the prehistoric caves at Peche Merle and spent lots of time lounging around in the sun by the pool.A great holiday.


The perfect place for a relaxing holiday

Very quiet, the gite is very well equipped clean and well maintained.

The welcome pack was the best that we have had on any of our holidays.

Belinda and Graham really made us welcome.

The local shops and market in Montcuq were very good and would recommend a visit to Cahors


The perfect family holiday in South-West France

After spending weeks trawling the internet for that all allusive French holiday home (the one in the perfect location, reasonably-priced and with all facilities laid on) this was the only gite that 'ticked all our boxes'.

The graceful owners, Graham and Belinda were on-hand to provide unobtrusive help during our stay and the gite was fully equipped with absolutely everything thoroughly thought about in order to provide for the most relaxing holiday. The very generous welcome pack was most appreciated (as we arrived late on Saturday night), but we found to our delight that even the supermarkets locally were open on Sunday morning.

The gite itself was beautifully presented and clean. The two bathrooms (one separate, one en-suite) were much appreciated by our family and the rooms were very airy and cool when wishing to escape the heat of the day. There was an abundance of tourist literature in the gite, and the owners had compiled a wealth of information on the amenities and attractions of the surrounding area, incorporating the reviews, thoughts and recommendations of previous guests, as well as their own. A well-stocked library of books was also available.

The large pool was perfect for our family of four. We have fond memories of sunbathing next to vines of succulent grapes, whilst watching the bees floating between the lavender and with only the sounds of crickets to disturb us. We dined in the huge, immaculately-kept gardens and walked between the nearby fields of sunflowers with butterflies swirling around us. Our young children loved the toys provided and could even watch their 'Cbeebies' programme in the evening. For peace of mind, the wireless internet provided kept us in touch with home and business whilst away.
The location of the gite in the little village of Rouillac certainly makes for easy day trips into the Lot and Quercy region of France and the nearby village of Montcuq has a fabulous weekend market with its supermarkets, shops and restaurants close by.

If you are looking for true luxury in South-west France for a 'down-to-earth' price, then look no further than 'Berty Gite'.

We will not forget our stay in this beautiful and immaculate accommodation, and hope to return soon. Thank you so much for your kindness and hospitality during our stay.


Peaceful French rural retreat

A wonderful peaceful rural location perfect for recharging batteries but not too isolated to find good resturants and shops. A well maintained gite which has been equiped to a high standard.

The pool area is a real bonus, perfect for relaxing in the sunshine with wafts of lavender scent carried in the air. The garden is a haven for wildlife with the meadow being full of wild flowers and butterflies.

The local town of Montcuq is close and prefect for all provisions or just sitting outside drinking coffee. Typical colourful French market on Sundays worth visiting.

The owners couldn't be more helpful, they live on site and whilst they are close by they keep a low profile.

Choice of 3 main resturants in Montcuq but many in the surrounding area.

The area is ideal for walkers with many routes throughout the countryside. Trips to Cahors provides further choices for shopping and interesting boat trips. If you want to travel further afield it is possible to have a day trip to the Millau bridge and to the lovely historic city.

I would recommend this holiday let to friends and family and in fact already have. We have returned 3 years running which speaks for itself.



Third time we have stayed and still as good as ever.
Another wonderful week spent at our favourite place! Beautiful weather again and new places discovered.
We enjoyed our holiday very much.

A memorable (for all the right reasons) holiday. Loved spending time in your little oasis.

Absolutely stunning postion! We've had a fantastic time.

we thoroughly enjoyed our stay - the area, the gite and your welcome were wonderful.  Terry and I will definitely be looking to come again in the future and have recommended it to various friends and family already.


Great pool and space for kids to burn off excess energy! Lovely, well-equipped gite. Very peaceful. Lovely gite, will recommend it. had a great week, thank you!
Another great Berty holiday - only problem is that the time just speeds away too fast

Still as wonderful as ever, after a 3 year gap - we won't wait as long to return again!!

As always, a beautiful setting and great hosts. See you both next year.

What a wonderful week! Excellent accommodation and hosts. Perfect, peaceful setting to take 'time out' and recharge the batteries.

We all agree we have had a fabulous time.

A fantastic location, relaxing, pleasant and lots of space!! Thank you very much for an incredibly relaxing holiday


This has been our best overseas trip ever - Thank you for your warm welcome, unobtrusive hospitality - and the beautifully clean and well-equipped gite. It has added so much to the enjoyment of our holiday. Berty and its surroundings has satisfied all our senses and we will miss its serenity and beauty. Linda & Trevor, Australia,

Wonderful holiday! Catered for all our tastes, whether 13 or 40 something, especially the archery.
Great holiday, lovely pool and v.v.v hot! Thank You
The Gray family,

Well equipped gite, lovely setting and gardens. Kids enjoyed the pool and space to run. Plenty to do in and around the gite; kayaking, good walks, archery, table tennis etc. A great two weeks Simple, elegant. I needed a complete rest and felt so 'at home from home' that I relaxed completely and immediately. Lovely setting, well equipped, perfect hosts. Thank You, C
The pool and gite are probably the best we stayed in. Wonderful gite. Wonderful time. We will be back soon. Keep the light on! Dave & Carol, USA
The gite, the area, the whole holiday were fantastic. Sad to be leaving and hope to be back very soon. Stuart & Sarah. Sep 06 What a fantastic week! Fantastic gite, lovely hosts and beautiful weather. Ben will have some wonderful memories. Thanks for a wonderful holiday. Don't want to leave! Sarah, Darren and Ben (age 3)


A most enjoyable and relaxing week. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. thank you for everything! M & P, France, Best equipped gite we've ever been to and the most tranquil setting. Thank you for your hospitality. The only problem we've encountered - one week is not enough! C & J, Switzerland, July
Such a very relaxing week in a fairy land valley! We loved it so much we are coming back next year! R & A, Sept Beautifully equipped, lovely setting. Thank You. S & H, July
Thank you for a great holiday. Couldn't have asked for a more peaceful setting in beautiful countryside. Gite cleanest we've stayed in yet. great pool. Glorious boiling hot weather. Lots of fabulous patisseries and wines to sample, places to eat out, Lots to see and do. Just what a holiday should be! S, F, LM & J. July Thank you for a lovely 2 weeks. the gite is very comfortable and we have had a relaxing holiday. We hope to come back again soon. L & R, Aug .
Time goes all too quickly in this wonderfully tranquil part of the Lot. A lovely gite, spotlessly clean and equipped with all ones needs. Smashing pool and lots space. Would be nice to return with some of the family next time. Thank you for being so welcoming and helpful


"We've fallen in love with this place" 
"We've been to a lot of gites,  but this is by far the nicest"
We had a really lovely time. Thanks to our excellent hosts and their kindness. Mary J This was one of my best holidays! I loved the archery and the pool also the wildlife is really interesting and cool (frogs). I hope to visit again soon. Thank you very much. Joe Age 12
Thank you so much for your fantastic hospitality. We've had a great holiday at Berty. Brilliant gite, wonderful shady gardens and a gorgeous pool. We have LOVED IT and shall return - can't wait! C, P, M, R and C,
What a lovely place with everything you need. From the gorgeous pool right down to something as simple as a night light! DC Just what was needed to recharge the batteries. We had a great holiday - first time away without kids. Thank you.


"Love everything, the hosts, the accommodation, the area" DB June  I loved everything, the heat, the pool, the hammock, the table tennis, the hosts, the lawn mower, the list could go on for ever. See you next summer. Thomas Age 12,
"Marvellous Holiday. Lots of things to do and a smashing pool." Sam, age 10 Lovely Area. pool was beautiful. Gite smashing. Emily age 7
"Beautiful gite, fantastically comfortable and superbly equipped. Exceptionally pretty and peaceful. Pool glorious. Welcome and hospitality unmatched. We feel very lucky and privileged to have stayed here, will undoubtedly be back" Jim, "Graham & Belinda, Thanks so much for you lovely hospitality! Berty Gite is gorgeous, immaculate and helped us to feel so much at we searched for our own special place under the French sun. Your help with that, and your friendship, is greatly appreciated"  C & J
Fantastic holiday - beautiful setting. The stars at night & the silence - wonderful! Thanks. Debbie "We had great fun playing in the garden, football, table tennis & frisbee. FAB! COOL AREA!"
A wonderful holiday - just what we needed esp. the peace and quiet. Thank you for making us feel really welcome - we will see you next year! Jane Thanks for a peaceful stay (definitely a home from home) Raj