The Priory at Gouvix

9 Rue de l'Eglise , gouvix, 14680 France (Show map)


Welcome to our beautiful old priory, dating in the most part from the 17th Century. Filled with light, and set in a 2 acre orchard garden 15km south of Caen on the edge of the Suisse Normande, we offer spacious, informal b&b and delicious home cooked evening meals, using the best of the abundant local produce. We also provide 1 to 4 day cookery courses - accompany us to a local market and learn how to prepare some of the great dishes for which the area is famous.

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Innkeepers: david brewer

Rooms & Rates


King size bed and single bed in an attached room. Ensuite shower room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: EUR 90 - EUR 90


Suite with large double bed, and a smaller double in an attached room. Ensuite shower room

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 90 - EUR 90

Green man

Twin room with ensuite shower

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: EUR 85 - EUR 85


Double room with private, but not ensuite shower

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 65 - EUR 65

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Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

CD player, Computer, DVD Player, Desk, Library, Parking, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wet bar, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Private entrance

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 4pm
  • Check Out:: midday
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: For online bookings a 20% deposit is required
  • Cancellations: Full refund if cancelled up to 30 days before stay.
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david brewer

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Escaped a corporate life in medical technology some years ago. I love running the b&b for the 6 months of the year that we are open, and get as many thanks in a week as I ever got in a year working in a big company

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  • Time Served: to suit you
  • Serving Location: on the terrace during the sumer, Dining Room

Special meal options

Vegetarian just ask

Signature Dish

Fruits de Mer
"Signature dish" sounds a bit pretentious - this however is something we have from time to time and particularly like to eat : A selection of local seafood, bought direct that morning from the local boats / producers. Sunday is best. Making a regular appearance (although not all at once!): Tourteau (Crab), Araignée (Spider Crab), Bulots (Whelks), Bigorneaux (Winkles), Coquilles Saint-Jacques (Scallops), Petoncles (Queen scallops), Huîtres (Oysters), Crevettes (Prawns), Crevettes gris (Brown Shrimps), Coques (Cockles), Palourdes (Clams), Couteaux (Razor Clams), Encornet (Squid), Seiche (Cuttlefish), Langoustines, Moules (Mussels).


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