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Welcome to Manor & Maker.

Discover a whole new side of yourself at Manor & Maker!

You might not think of yourself as a geek, but we believe that everyone has their own unique passions and interests waiting to be explored. Whether you're into arts, crafts, or simply love immersing yourself in creative pursuits, Manor & Maker is the place for you. It's about unapologetically embracing what makes you uniquely you, without judgment or labels.


Join us in celebrating creativity, community, and the joy of discovery, no matter where you are on your journey.

Our home manor is Château de Saint-Germain-des-Prés, where time slows and makers can discover, grow, and relax by an authentic quiet French village.


Here, our Château stands as a testament to history, over 500 years old, and offers more than just spacious accommodations – it provides room to breathe, think, and create.


From the grand entrance room, to the grandeur of our tower, to the expanse of our 15 ha of grounds, every corner of the Château beckons you to explore, reflect, and find inspiration.

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Experience the magic of our intimate retreats, where small groups of 10 or fewer participants gather in the embrace of our historic Château.


With a high ratio of our dedicated host team to attendees – up to 6 supportive team members for every 10 participants – you'll receive personalized attention and guidance every step of the way.


Delight in the famous gastronomic region of the Perigord, in Dordogne, France, and discover wines of our neighbours in St. Emilion, Bergerac, and Bordeaux.

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With workshops tailored to your interests and skill level, you'll have the opportunity to unleash your creativity in a nurturing environment where authentic connections are forged and lifelong memories are made.


Immerse yourself in creativity and inspiration as you explore the rich tapestry of the surrounding landscape, where every corner tells a story and every moment is infused with the spirit of artistic discovery.


Discover the joy of making, and being unapologetically geeky.

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Join us and embark on a journey of self-discovery and creative exploration in the timeless charm of our Château and authentic France, where history, culture, and creativity converge to create an unforgettable retreat experience.

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