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Some of our guests reviews of their stay with us at

Just some of the lovely comments that have been written in our Visitors Book which is on display in our Dining Room for everyone to read.

(For more reviews, what people think about us and their visit to Flowerpots take a look at our page on www.TripAdvisor.co.uk)

Guests from around the World

We have welcomed guests from:- New Zealand, USA, UK, Australia, Netherlands, South Africa, Canada, Israel, Central Africa, Reims Paris, Belgium, Spain, Thailand, Ireland, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Malta, and many other places.

We were delighted to welcome honoured veterans in June 2014 below

"A perfect place to stay. Clean, comfortable and wonderful hosts - "a home away from home"! Must return!! 

(Mr & Mrs T - Australia)

"Our fourth stay in three years!. Exceptionally well prepared and presented food. Beautiful accommodation, terrific hosts - can't do enough for you. Don't want to go anywhere else but here. Can't wait to return. Other guests have been lovely and friendly. Thanks!"

(Mr & Mrs Z - Cambridgeshire)

" A lovely welcome & superb food at the end of a long drive! Fabulous hospitality, & thanks for the surprise breakfast!"

(Mr & Mrs P & family - South of England)

Lovely host/hostess, wonderful rooms, and very,very welcoming, will definitely come back & recommend"

(Mr & Mrs C - High Wycombe -England)

"Thank you for the wonderful stay and comforts of home! You made us feel like family."

(Mr & Mrs L - Apperley - UK)

"This is truly a wonderful vacation in the French countryside! Such great hosts and wonderful food - thanks."

(Ms. C - Atlanta) 

"Very relaxing, peaceful, extremely well watered, fed & attended. Wonderful"

(Mr & Mrs B - Hampshire, England)

"The website attracted with its promise of comfort & hospitality! The reality exceeded that which is truly exceptional! "Thank you" Sandra & Geoff for a 5 star, 4 night stay in the oasis of the Barn Suite! The hard work which made our visit so special is sincerely appreciated. The delicious wholesome food presented with flair & panache reflected Sandra's passion for good food! We will be back"

(Mr & Mrs H - Dublin)

 "What a wonderful place!!! We had a fantastic 2 night stay here, the rooms were wonderful, the meal was a delight and such great hosts"

(Miss Q & Family - Derbyshire)

"Geoff & Sandra run a very comfortable B&B which is better than the Four Star I was in, in Paris"

(Mr M - St. Louis Missouri USA)

" The attention to detail and the most friendly approach makes "Flowerpots" the elite of all B&B it is the best you could ever imagine. Thank you for a fantastic stay, great food and the best of company. See you soon."

(Mr & Mrs P - Southampton)

Wonderful stay for a week - nice private accommodation in Barn Suite & fantastic hosts. Great food & company with Sandra & Geoff"

(Mr & Mrs P- Lockport NY USA)

This has been the discovery of the year! We had a delightful stay, felt like home! THANK U!"

(Friends from Romania and Paris)

Wow!! Super beau séjour, nous avons adoré. Propriètaire charmant & sympatique, très belle maison, chaleureux, magnifique chambre, repas vraiment délicieux. Un gros merci!!!

(Mr & Mrs N - Canada)

"Thanks again for a lovely stay - standards as good as last year, hospitality excellent"

(Mr and Mrs W - Gozo, Maltese Islands)

"Exceptional 5* hospitality and accommodation. Sandra's cooking was the highlight of the day. Congratulations to the perfect hosts. We were made to feel very much at home and the perfect way to remember our 44th anniversary"

(Mr & Mrs A - Croydon)

"Absolutely fantastic time, loved everything. Hospitality unmatched. Would love to come back soon. Thank you so much!"

(Mr and Mrs B & family - San Diego. USA)

A perfect start to our holiday in France. Wonderful hosts, great food (+ wine) and a beautiful nights sleep! Thank you!

(The Sm-E family - South of England)

"Many thanks for your generous hospitality and the excellent dinner. We had a lovely stay here and will be back. Merci beaucoup pour tout & BRAVO!"

(Mr and Mrs P - Austria)

"Thank you for your generous hospitality. A lovely meal and a comfortable nights sleep - perfect!"

(Mr and Mrs C - England)

"Un petit coin charmant ou tout est trés bien entretenu...c'est rare!! Bravo"

(Mr E et Mme R - Paris)

"Normandy has the kind of food the rest of France thinks it has and to experience it at its best we came to Flowerpots! Excellent food, hosts & accommodation - what more can we say? Thank you so much for a perfect holiday. We shall return!"

(Mr and Mrs G - Poole Dorset)

"Had a lovely few days at Flowerpots, excellent hosts, amazing food, can't wait to come back!"

(Mr and Mrs C - Bishopstoke Hants)

" Thanks for being the perfect host Sandra, had a very relaxing time. Great food. See you soon xx"

(Mrs G and Mr R - Winchester - Hampshire)

"Had the most amazing first day to our holiday here, was treated like royalty, food was amazing, rooms were amazing, and could not have asked for better company. We all felt so at home and have to say its such a shame we're only here for 1 day, definitely recommend this beautiful place to anyone xxx"

(Mr P and family - Birmingham)

"Raffinement et chaleur nous ont accompagnés durant ce séjour, de la décoration à l'acceuil. Merci c'était comme un voyage en Angleterre et en Normandie. Adresse que nous ferons découvrir à nos amis."

(Mr et Mme C - France)

"Un petit coin de Grande Bretagne dans le bocage normand! Accueil chaleureux, chambre "typically English" et une hôtesse charmante. Vive l'amitié franco-britannique!

(Mr et Mme E - Paris)

"You have been the most gracious, generous hosts. Such a lovely comfortable home you have created. We couldn't have asked for more. And Sandra went above and beyond in preparing special foods to accommodate our needs. Merci beaucoup, beaucoup."

(Mr B and Miss R - Cailfornia USA)

" Accueil très chaleureux dans une maison très agréable. Nous reviendrons certainement"

(Famille. R - France)

" Thank you for a really enjoyable stay in your lovely house. A very good night's sleep (which was needed after a lovely dinner and plenty of vin!"

(Mr D and Miss M - South Coast - England)

Très beau, chaleureux. Beaucoup  d'amour, propriétaire charmant et acceuillant, beau séjour" Un gros merci pour cet acceuil chaleureux. C'était merveilleux..."

(Mr et Mme R et amies - Quebec, Canada)

"A jewel of a place. Beautiful room, great food. Wonderful! Here's to next time! x"

(Mr and Mrs W - Essex)

"Wonderful stay, amazing food - Sandra you're an angel!" Beautiful place, beautiful people, fantastic food, fantastic welcome. Thank you"

(Mr and Mrs H and guests- Dorset)

" Séjour court mais intense autour d'une bone table...a la prochaine!"

(Mr et Mme P - Belgium)

"So glad we discovered "Flowerpots". A truly fantastic start to our holiday. Exceptional hospitality & generosity. Absoultely loved our short stay. Thank you so much."

(Mr & Mrs F - Isle of Wight)

" Toujours un moment de rêve, chaleureux et tellement agréable, Geoff tu nous as manqué!! A très bientôt pour des moments supers ensemble!"

( Mr et Mme D - France)

"Extraordinary hospitality plus Sandra does a 100 things at once & makes her guests feel that her home is their home. Breakfasts and dinners! - Unbelievable. Thank you Sandra."

(Mr & Mrs R & Granddaughters - USA)

"In a word, wonderful"

(Mr and Mrs D - England)

"We are very happy that we discovered your place. We immediately recognised that your home is done with love - and one more thing we have to say - you Sandra and Jeff are artists. No other words suits better for Sandra's flowers, excellent breakfasts, tabling and Jeff's furniture and house as a whole. Thanks a lot!"

(Mr et Mme G - Republique Tcheque)

"This is by far the best B&B I have been in France. Thank you Sandra and Jeff for your warm welcome" Me like! 

and also comments from her colleague who stayed with us at the same time -

 .....  "I can't wait to get home...Just to tell everyone I know about this place!!! Thank you so much for this magical weekend!"

(Mesdames I M et O de Brussels)

"Champaneois de passage en Normandie, tres bien recus. Accueil agreable, cadre sympa et maitresse de maison "formidable" tres bonne table avec surtout petit dejeuner. Copieux. A recommander!"

(Mr et Madame H - France)

"So glad we discovered you, everything was perfect. Appreciated the extra touches such as the fresh flowers in the bedrooms and the mini Easter eggs! Thank you for everything"

(Mr and Mrs F & family- Bournemouth UK)

"Nous repartons le coeur rempli de soleil et de sourires! Merci pour ce trop court séjour et ce merveilleux petit déjeuner, les croissants frais!!!"

(Mr et Mme L - Paris)

"Thank you so much for your generous hospitality. We felt at home immediately. Your kindness and thoughtfulness is reflected everywhere. Your meals were superb! A big thank you from Oliver for his Easter egg hunt. We hope to stay again. Thank you."

(Mr and Mrs D & family - Kent UK)

"Thank you so very much for welcolming us into your lovely home. The fresh home produce was amazing, our meals were wonderful. Sandra and Geoff are a delightful couple. We love " Flowerpots."

(Mr and Mrs F - Hampshre UK)

" Un Vosgien (88) a passé une semaine très agréable chez des Hôtes très sympathiques dont les prestations sont excellentes. A recommander. Très bon souvenir."

(Mr D - Near Strasburg - dept 88)

"The best wishes with this beautiful project you have"

(Miss A. M - Columbia)

"We came, we saw, we fell in love with "Flowerpots". We will come again!"

(Mr and Mrs  A - Scotland)

" A wonderful end to our stay in Brittany / Normandy. We really enjoyed your delicious food and good company and your beautifully decorated cottage was very comfortable"

(Mr and Mrs B - Bishops Stortford)

"This was a great stay on our European trip. Great hosts in a great location. Thanks very much."

(Mr and Mrs R - New Zealand)

"What a lovely stay!! Sandra, your cooking is second to none! We have found inspiration for our own renovations now!

(Mr and Mrs R - London)

"A wonderful weekend with most excellent hospitality. Indoors the sun shone, despite the rain outside. A return visit being planned already. Many many thanks".

(Mr and Mrs L - Fareham, Hants)

"Very nice place, very warm welcome, very good hospitality, thank you so much"

( Mrs U - Thailand) 

" A highly enjoyable & comfortable experience with extreme hospitality"

(Mr and Mrs R - Scotland)

"Avec tous nos remerciaments pour votre accueil chaleureux et votre gentillesse"

(Mr and Mrs D - Paris)

"Merci beaucoup! for a wonderful stay! Your kindness & hospitality are superb. A fantastic  invitation to the village fete which we enjoyed immensely. Wonderful house, amazing food and very generous hosts. C'etait superb!

( Dr. and Mrs S and R - Andover, Hants)

" The most romantic homestay in France! With excellent food, guest inspiring Sandra & Jeff! We'll be back for sure!

(Mr and Mrs De G - Belgium)

" Beautiful and delightful place. Very clean, fantastic food." Sandra & Jeff were fantastic people. I enjoyed our conversations and making friends with them. Highly recommend their home to vacationers to the area. Food was wonderful and all the homemade jams & breads. The home itself is a work of art."

(Mr and Mrs C - Virginia, USA)

" Tres bien, Formidable"

(Mr and Mrs Le C - Paris dept 92)

"We arrived as guests and left as friends. Beautiful house, wonderful food and gracious hosts. A huge thank you to Sandra and Geoff for making us feel so welcome, we can't wait to return"

(Mr and Mrs S - Poole, Dorset)

"Sandra & Geoff were such wonderful hosts. The dinner was amazing. The breakfast was so delicious right down to the home made jam. The Barn Suite is perfect for families. The best night sleep we have had in a very long time. Thank you so much for the hospitality!"

(Mr and Mrs K - Based in Germany)

"In aperta campagna abbiamo trovato la casa dei sogni. E una piacevle gentilezza. Grazie di tutto. Ci piacerebbe ospitarvi a Roma"

(Mr and Mrs G - Rome, Italy)

"Everything perfect, will highly recommend"

(Mr and Mrs S - Fareham, Hants)

"The best British nest in Normandy! We had a wonderful stay, too much brioche for breakfast and lots of kisses from Smudge. (Our springer spaniel). We'll be back for the next chute drop!. Thank you. ps. best boeuf bouguignon ever!"

(Mme J et Marc - Paris)

"Sincere thanks Sandra and Geoff for being such graceful hosts and exceeding expectations for any bed and breakfast.  Needless to say, we truly enjoyed the sumptuous dinner and lovely company. From the generous breakfast to the well-appointed rooms we appreciate the effort to make us feel welcome and comfortable in your beautiful home. Thanks again and we look forward to coming back soon!

( Mr and Mrs D -Paris)

"Très heureux d'avoir été accueilli chez des amis anglais dans un cadre magnifique au charme d'outre-manche qui nous laissera l'envie de revenir des que possible. Avec tous nos remerciements pour cet agréable moment passé chez vous."

( Mr D et Mme B, J et N - Caen)

"This is an excellent discovery. Your warm welcome and perfect hospitality have made this a very enjoyable stay"

(Mr and Mrs De P - Guernsey) 

"The perfect venue for Valentines Day! We love the Barn Suite because it is cosy and romantic by the fireplace, and have thoroughly enjoyed the food and hospitality . Sandra has gone well beyond being a hostess to make a very special, incredible meal for Valentines Day. My second stay has been more fabulous than the first, and I look forward to returning again in the future. Sandra and Geoff feel like old friends! Thanks so much for your welcoming nature and home."

(Miss C and Mr P - Atlanta/Brussels BE)

"Lovely people, lovely home, lovely weekend" "Made to feel very at home"

 (Mr and Mrs J - Southampton) 

"Parisien d'adoption, désireux de l'être désormais au sein de cette famille dont l'accueil et le confort meritent de revenir une autre fois très bientôt"

(Mr R - Paris) 

"It felt like we were staying with old friends. The home, food and the host-hostess were beyond words of wonderful, delicious, and we will come back and tell everyone".

(Mr and Mrs M - Stuttgart, Germany)

"Wow, what can I say, fabulous food, company and a beautiful stay for us all."

(Mr and Mrs P and family - Chester )

"We stayed for two nights, the house is huge and very beautiful, the people are very nice and friendly, the food was great and we'd love to come back".

(Mr L - Netherlands)

"You have a lovely home and we were so pleased to join you. Les repas sont excellent!

(Mr P - Stoke - England)

"We have had a wonderful 2 nights stay with you. Thank you so much for everything. Superb!!"

(Mrs. N and daughter - Northampton)

"We enjoyed the so pretty suite of yours, the delicious home made vegetables!! and de heel aangename gastvrijheid net zoals thuiskomen"

(Mr T and Miss F - Belgium)

"Back again! This is a wonderful place to stay while house hunting in the Basse Normandie. Consistantly Brilliant! Thank you."

(Mrs N - Northampton, England)

"Sejour parfait! Quel accueil chaleureux..on se sont chez moi! Une convivialité et une hospitalité magnifiques.... on reviendra! le repas était délicieux.... thank you so much"

(Family de R. - Belgium)

"Accueil très chaleureux dans un cadre charmant et très soigné. Petit déjeuner excellent digne d'un hôtel quatres etoiles**** BRAVO"

(Mr et Mme N - Caen, France)

"Endroit délicieux pour savourer les charmes d'un cottage anglais sans avoir à traverser la Manche. Nous venons de passer un week-end de reve accueillis par des hôtes merveilleux. Nous vous remercions vivement"

(Mr et Mme A - Paris)

"This is a lovely place to stay - the house is immaculate- very warm, friendly welcome and beautiful food prepared with such care- everything about L'Oraille is excellent- we don't want to leave! Thank you both very much for a memorable stay. Lovely linen and towels".

(Mr and Mrs B - Reading Berkshire, England)

"You have such a beautiful place and share a lovely spirit. Good luck in your (ad)venture!!"

(Mr and Mrs P - Enfield, England)

"Another lovely couple of days. Great hospitality as always. Lovely food".

(Mr and Mrs R - Hampshire, England)

"Merci a Geoff et Sandra pour leur accueil amical et chaleureux, pour leur jolie maison bien décorée et gentiment parfumée. Merci a Sandra pour sa cuisine de "chef" avec les produits de son jardin."

(Mr et Mme H - Dept 78 France)

"Un accueil extrêment chaleureux. Beaucoup de très délicates attentions. Bref, une adresse a recommander. Plein de réussite dans vos projets à bientôt".

(Mr et Mme L - Paris)

"Another lovely couple of days, great hospitality as always. Lovely food."

(Mr and Mrs R - Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, England)

"Sandra was delightful and made us feel welcome immediately. The Barn Suite was very comfortable and a lovely private space. L'Oraille is well located for visiting Normandy. Sandra is a superb chef, all of her guests should enjoy at least one dinner. We look forward to a return visit."

( Mr and Mrs T - Florida, USA) 

"On ne peut pas mieux terminer l'année 2009...un accueil toujours aussi chaleureux et connivial de discussions et une ambiance hors du commun, un repas de roi et un sommeil du juste! Vivement 2010 qu'on revienne vite!!

(Mr et Mme D - Belgium)

"Accueil très chaleureux. Maison très agréable et très calme. Petit déjeuner très copieux. Nous ferons de la publicité pour vous. Je vous souhaite une bonne année avec plein de rèservations. Maison très agréable, très cocooning donnant envie de rester. Merci."

(Mr/s et Mme/s Y et O -  Caen)

 and many many more ........

so a very big THANK YOU from us both at


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