Series 1,2 & 3
From crumbling ceilings to time-worn turrets, British families discover what it takes to buy and renovate beautiful chateaux in France
Series 3 Episode 30
Near Le Havre, new chateau owners Chris and Jolyon begin a huge project to create a home and events venue with an opulent guest suite. Jayne and Steve host their first and last wedding!
First shown: Sat 1 Oct 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 29
Stephanie and Gerry begin a personal project, and a honeymoon suite renovation keeps Alison and Zion busy with their new digger. Meanwhile, Emma and Paul build a dancefloor for their jazz event.
First shown: Fri 30 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 28
The Cherry family begin to renovate their bridal suite, complete with a turret bathroom. Emma and Paul begin a dam project to restore their lake to its former glory. Alison and Zion decide on a theme.
First shown: Thu 29 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 27
A nest of ants causes trouble for Tim and Krys as they finally open to paying guests. The Cherry family experience an unexpected delay to their kitchen project, while Aaron battles the elements.
First shown: Wed 28 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 26
Ben and Billie embark on an ambitious project to turn their boatshed into an outdoor glamping kitchen. Erin and JB prepare a medieval-themed village fete, which is not a straightforward task!
First shown: Tue 27 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 25
At Château de Bourneau, Erin and JB are alarmed to discover that their dormer windows are falling apart, leading to water damage.
First shown: Mon 26 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 24
At Château de la Boutinière, Alison and Zion press to complete their first ever gîte. With a booking on the cards, the pressure is on to get it done in time.
First shown: Fri 23 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 23
At Château du Puits es Pratx, Tim and Sasha battle soaring temperatures to host a wedding and Sasha must get the floristry looking its best.
First shown: Thu 22 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 22
At Chateau du Puits es Pratx in the Occitanie region, Sasha gets creative making an elaborate bridal pathway, but Tim can’t resist playing a practical joke on her.
First shown: Wed 21 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 21
In the Languedoc region at Chateau du Puits es Pratx, Tim tries to make a complicated bamboo water feature for the garden but Sasha struggles to see his artistic vision.
First shown: Thu 20 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 20
In the Dordogne, Nick gets demolition happy in a bid to open up the entrance hall of his derelict chateau. And it’s a big day for Becky and Mark as their new gîte floor is laid.
First shown: Fri 16 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 19
In the Loire Valley, Guy struggles to build a flatpack spiral staircase, while May spots some safety issues that have to be addressed before her yoga retreat can commence.
First shown: Thu 15 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 18
Matt and Helen brace themselves to host their first ever wedding at Château La Briance. Tensions rise for Belinda and Lee as they try to install the kitchen in their two-bed gîte.
First shown: Wed 14 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 17
Ben and Vanessa rush to finish their new gin bar, housed in an old garage. Having discovered discarded oak boards in the chicken shed, Ben’s DIY skills come in handy.
First shown: Tue 13 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 16
At Château Lagorce, Edward must learn to roof tile for a poolside project. Ben and Vanessa start transforming an old laundry into a cinema and games room.
First shown: Mon 12 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 15
Julia battles the heat as she prepares to host her first wedding. Alison and Zion start a long-term garden project, but hidden rocks may end it before it’s begun.
First shown: Fri 9 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 14
In a bid to protect her solar panels from the sheep, Trish builds a fence. Sarah shows off her new wedding floristry skills, while Edward tackles a tricky engineering project.
First shown: Thu 8 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 13
Trish calls in friends to help bring light into the dark interior of her medieval chateau. Edward and Anna struggle to revamp an overgrown border.
First shown: Wed 7 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 12
Jayne and Steve are pulled from pillar to post as they host a painting course. Chateau shopper Sarah is smitten with period features, but Bart worries about the level of DIY.
First shown: Tue 6 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 11
Emma and Paul don’t see eye to eye over an unusual WWII style renovation in their attic. Ben and Billie battle the heat to finish their garden apartment.
First shown: Mon 5 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 10
Stephanie and Gerry bid to complete their opulent Marquis Salon restoration. Anna and Edward face floods, while Sarah and George trial an exciting new money-making venture.
First shown: Fri 2 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 9
Sarah adds opulent floristry to her repertoire, while George scales new heights to wash the chateau. Elsewhere, Nigel keeps his hand on the purse strings of Debbie’s gravel garden.
First shown: Thu 1 Sep 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 8
Alison and Zion bicker while moving an old polytunnel. Tim and Sasha get inventive creating a sumptuous bridal suite, and the Cherry family start a large-scale kitchen project.
First shown: Wed 31 Aug 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 7
Tim struggles to get a huge olive tree into position without destroying Sasha’s flower beds. Christina and Sassan explore their new chateau.
First shown: Tue 30 Aug 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 6
Philip and Janet push to complete a guest suite with creative upcycling and clever sewing. Tim and Krys turn their attention to their chateau.
First shown: Mon 29 Aug 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 5
At Château du Doux, bad weather threatens to derail a wedding. Ben has his work cut out with a chandelier light fixture. And Billie attempts to paint new life into old furniture.
First shown: Fri 26 Aug 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 4
In the Dordogne, Abbie, Clive, Karen and Ross start a complicated project to create a terrace dining area. Meanwhile, Ben constructs a soundproof door in the Loire Valley.
First shown: Thu 25 Aug 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 3
In the Loire Valley, Ben has to wallpaper for the very first time. Meanwhile, Julia converts her former artist’s studio into living accommodation at her woodland chateau.
First shown: Wed 24 Aug 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 2
At Château de la Boutinière, it’s Zion’s 60th birthday, but a power failure threatens everything. In the Loire Valley, Ben and Billie start an ambitious renovation project.
First shown: Tue 23 Aug 2022 | 45 mins
Series 3 Episode 1
At Château de la Fare, Janet and Philip overhaul their entrance gates for something much grander
First shown: Mon 22 Aug 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 15
Storms have led to parts of Erin & JB’s moat collapsing but repairing the mediaeval stone walls is no mean feat. Stephanie continues work on Gerry’s tartan apartment and Sarah & George have their work cut out preparing to host the local town fete.
First shown: Fri 17 Jun 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 14
Erin & JB scale new heights to fix a leaky roof. Sarah & George try to makeover an entire cottage on a budget to make a family bolt hole during wedding season and Stephanie starts a huge project creating a tartan inspired apartment for Gerry.
First shown: Thu 16 Jun 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 13
Debbie & Nigel face challenges when they start to build a new terrace for their hot tub. Emma & Paul get creative with styling their new bar and dining area and Donna & Paul embark on a huge attic project to create their own private apartment.
First shown: Wed 15 Jun 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 12
At their first wedding of the year Edward must become chef for the day, something he has never done before. The search continues for chateau shoppers Christina & Sassan and in north France Emma & Paul start work on an al fresco dining and bar area.
First shown: Tue 14 Jun 2022 | 46 mins
Series 2 Episode 11
The end is in sight for Ben & Billie’s epic ballroom renovation which must be completed for a potential booking. Christina & Sassan search for their dream chateau home and the creation of a hog roaster causes engineering problems for Edward.
First shown: Mon 13 Jun 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 10
As the important picnic event approaches Amy & Marc are up against it getting their garden ready. Philip & Angelina must make some urgent repairs to the bridge over their moat and Belinda & Lee start a colossal project building a new gite.
First shown: Fri 10 Jun 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 9
Amy & Marc have their work cut out preparing their gardens to host an important picnic event. Becky & Mark are under pressure to complete their family guest room and Philip & Angelina get busy ahead of the events season.
First shown: Thu 9 Jun 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 8
Amy & Marc start their wine producing endeavour but the arrival of an antique wine press causes problems. Becky & Mark make the final push to get the first of their guest rooms ready and Edward goes high-tech with the design for a new chicken coop.
First shown: Wed 8 Jun 2022 | 46 mins
Series 2 Episode 7
A bubbling and cracked wall throws up problems during Becky & Mark’s guest room renovation. Edward battles the heat to create a surprise family terrace for Anna and May has to learn new skills as she tries to help Guy with some garden construction.
First shown: Tue 7 Jun 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 6
At Chateau Lagorce Edward has his work cut out when he renovates some 2m tall shutters. May & Guy begin a grounds overhaul that sees May needing to learn new skills and Becky & Mark stumble on problems when knocking together 2 guest rooms.
First shown: Mon 6 Jun 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 5
Ithaca and Alex battle the elements to try and pull off their annual brocante & flower fair. Tim & Margreeth want to create a cheese and wine tasting venue in a disused stable and Alison & Zion start repairs on the roof of their abandoned chateau.
First shown: Fri 3 Jun 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 4
Tim & Margreeth battle the elements building a log sweat lodge. Abbie, Clive & Karen are full steam ahead to get ready for wedding season and new chateau owners Alison & Zion finally have the keys to their abandoned 19th-century castle.
First shown: Thu 2 Jun 2022 | 46 mins
Series 2 Episode 3
Tim & Margreeth are less than zen as they create a sensory barefoot path in their woods. Matt & Helen renovate a horse drawn carriage and Janet & Philip struggle with the final stages restoring their third guest suite.
First shown: Wed 1 Jun 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 2
Tim & Krys have their work cut out installing the grand central fountain to complete their formal garden. At Chateau de la Fare Philip struggles to juggle guests and DIY and Tim & Rebecca must finish the gite in time for its first guests.
First shown: Tue 31 May 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 1
As their 2 year gite project draws to a close Tim struggles to see Rebecca’s creative vision. Tim & Krys battle with missing instructions during their formal garden project and Philip works with two French volunteers on a new guest suite renovation.
First shown: Mon 30 May 2022 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 30
Tensions are high for Janet & Philip as their turret’s rooftop spire needs to be installed. Despite months of delays Julia’s pool project nears completion. It’s Ben & Billie’s 20th wedding anniversary where Billie’s planned a romantic surprise.
First shown: Fri 5 Nov 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 29
High winds cause problems for Janet & Philip’s rooftop turret project. Anna & Edward try to create a chateau-scale treehouse in time for their son’s 6th birthday and Ben & Billie’s ballroom restoration forces Billie to face her fear of heights.
First shown: Thu 4 Nov 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 28
Stephanie faces damp issues during the creation of a salon to display her collection of porcelain. Donna & Paul get creative when they try to reinstate a statement window and Janet & Philip decide to build a rooftop turret, 15 metres above ground.
First shown: Wed 3 Nov 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 27
Belinda & Lee don’t see eye to eye as they try to light their new gallery space in time for a grand opening. Tim & Sasha’s unusual bamboo tunnel gets some quirky features and Stephanie starts a project to convert a pond into a natural swimming pool.
First shown: Tue 2 Nov 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 26
Debbie & Nigel must think creatively during a dramatic salon renovation. Belinda & Lee start to turn an old building in to a revenue raising art gallery while Tim & Sasha’s bamboo tunnel project tests their engineering skills.
First shown: Mon 1 Nov 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 25
Angela & Steve get inventive as they battle the final challenge in their wine store conversion. Edward helps Anna learn new DIY skills during a sign making project and Abbie, Clive & Karen finally reach the finish line in their function rooms.
First shown: Fri 29 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 24
Angela & Steve tackle another challenge during their wine store conversion made harder by faulty machinery. Abbie, Clive & Karen have an uphill battle installing the new LED dancefloor and at Chateau Lagorce Edward must face his fears.
First shown: Thu 28 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 23
As Tim & Rebecca’s first room in the gite completes for Angela & Steve a massive conversion project starts and Steve’s engineering brain is put to the test during a wine store conversion. Abbie, Clive & Karen have challenges of their own.
First shown: Wed 27 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 22
Donna has an epic task for Paul to upcycle an old sideboard into a grand statement bed. Abbie, Clive & Karen embark on their biggest project to date creating state-of-the-art function rooms and Tim & Rebecca’s gite nears completion.
First shown: Tue 26 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 21
Abbie, Clive & Karen embark on a new salon for prospective brides which sees Abbie learning new skills. Tim & Rebecca don’t see eye to eye in their gite kitchen and Donna & Paul’s Royale Suite project is at risk from termites.
First shown: Mon 25 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 20
Confronted by delays on the pool project Julia completes her wedding and events space. Tim & Krys discover one of the Dordogne’s local delicacies and Anna tries to create a bespoke fabric print as she and Philipp struggle to complete their 4th suite.
First shown: Fri 22 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 19
Anna & Philipp don’t see eye to eye at the start of an extensive ground clearance project. Julia has some expensive surprises to deal with while renovating a bridal bedroom and Tim & Krys have their work cut out as they try pleaching their hedges.
First shown: Thu 21 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 18
At Le Fleur Anna & Philipp get creative with the kids in the guest washroom. A discovery for Sarah and George is a bonus as they complete their cognac cellar and Tim & Krys fall foul of their digger as work starts on their overgrown formal garden.
First shown: Wed 20 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 17
Matt & Helen come under pressure during the conversion of their orangery in to a wedding venue. Sarah & George take on a challenging task in their cognac cellar and Ben & Billie make an unusual discovery while pulling down a ceiling.
First shown: Tue 19 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 16
At Chateau Thuriès Jayne and Steve overhaul their master suite with an opulent new look but installing double doors is a challenge. Matt and Helen bring a touch of England to France. Ben and Billie embark on a colossal ballroom renovation.
First shown: Mon 18 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 15
Sarah and George are up against it as they host their second wedding. Tim and Sasha create a winding ‘path of discovery’ through their bamboo forest. Tim and Krys embark on an exciting new venture as they start work on an abandoned building.
First shown: Fri 15 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 14
Stephanie wants to turn a tower staircase into a “pigeonniere”. Sarah and George are under pressure renovating a bedroom in time for a wedding in just a week’s time. Tim and Rebecca’s gite conversion has moved on the next stage.
First shown: Thu 14 Oct 2021 | 46 mins
Series 1 Episode 13
In the Loire Valley, Stephanie embarks on a flamboyant makeover of the grand entrance hall. Angela and Steve complete the Monet Suite. Alison and Zion revisit a chateau they think could be called home.
First shown: Wed 13 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 12
Angela and Steve continue to renovate their Monet Suite. Amy and Marc start to reinstate a mediaeval well in their garden. Alison and Zion search for a chateau to call their own.
First shown: Tue 12 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 11
Angela and Steve come under pressure as they try to create a toilet in one of their turrets. Alison and Zion as they visit two contrasting chateaux as they start their search for a new home. Wendy and Marcus come unstuck in their barn.
First shown: Mon 11 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 10
Anna and Philipp discover some unwanted wildlife in their chimney. Donna and Paul start work on their Victoria Suite. Familiar faces Erin and JB create a beautiful bedroom for JB’s sister in the west turret.
First shown: Fri 8 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 9
Helen and Matt get ready to finally open their chateau to guests on Valentine’s Day. Donna and Paul have to be creative with their cornicing as they finally complete their guest salon. Anna and Philipp start work on a bridal bathroom.
First shown: Thu 7 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 8
Helen and Matt create an elaborate ceiling for their bridal suite. Anna and Philipp get digging to create a huge laurel hedge around the grounds. Donna and Scottish husband Paul host their first event of the year, a Burns Night complete with piper.
First shown: Wed 6 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 7
Helen and Matt create an armoury in one of their towers, complete with shields. Lee and Belinda visit a lumber yard to get wood for some rustic shelving. Donna and Paul as they start work demolishing a wall and removing a staircase.
First shown: Tue 5 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 6
New chateau owners Helen and Matt create a stunning room in homage to Napoleon. Familiar faces Tim and Rebecca finish the first floor in their gite renovation. South London couple Lee and Belinda start work on refurbishing their tired chateau kitchen.
First shown: Mon 4 Oct 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 5
Ben and Billie have a tricky task on their hands as they push to install the jacuzzi bath. Karen has lots to learn as she takes over the reins from the caretakers. Ben and Vanessa are breathing new life in to their very own ballroom.
First shown: Fri 1 Oct 2021 | 46 mins
Series 1 Episode 4
Lydia and Gary embark on the adventure of a lifetime trying to find a chateau they could call home. Ben & Billie start a complicated project creating a new Honeymoon Suite. Anna and Edward host their first wedding of the year.
First shown: Thu 30 Sep 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 3
Anna and Edward’s ambitious caves project finally comes to fruition with an exciting launch event. Metal detecting enthusiast, Lee, goes on the hunt for artefacts. Julia renovates her guardian’s cottage in to a gite.
First shown: Wed 29 Sep 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 2
Edward is re-building the pool house, closely supervised by Anna who has an eye for detail. Debbie and Nigel move their bedroom down in to the completely unrenovated cellar. Jayne and Steve go all out on a lavish Renaissance theme.
First shown: Tue 28 Sep 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 1
At Chateau Lagorce Edward starts an ambitious project in the caves under the chateau in to a wine venue but wife Anna is far from convinced it will be worth it. Jayne and Steve reinvent their terrace. Debbie and Nigel undertake a renovation project.
First shown: Mon 27 Sep 2021 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 5
Donna and Paul have one large restoration project to complete before hosting a festive party, while Stephanie and Gerry get the new Marquis Salon dressed for Christmas dinner
First shown: Fri 23 Dec 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 4
Tim and Krys plan a festive feast of goose, Rebecca goes all out for Christmas but Tim is feeling far from festive, and new owners Chris and Jolyon prepare for a huge family party.
First shown: Thu 22 Dec 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 3
Paul and Julia have grand plans for an even grander antique billiard table. Trish looks to make her Christmas more sustainable. Alison and Zion start decorating the hunting lodge.
First shown: Wed 21 Dec 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 2
Janet and Philip get creative to make Christmas truly unique, as they build a flying sleigh. Alison and Zion embark on the massive restoration of their derelict hunting lodge.
First shown: Tue 20 Dec 2022 | 45 mins
Series 2 Episode 1
Ben and Billie embark on an ambitious stable renovation to create a Christmas party venue, and Anna and Edward have their work cut out felling trees for festive firewood
First shown: Mon 19 Dec 2022 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 4
In the Cognac region, Sarah creates decorations to make a festive statement. Near Bordeaux, can Edward’s renovation of the chateau bell convince his son that Santa will visit?
First shown: Thu 23 Dec 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 3
At Château La Briance, Matt and Helen attempt to decorate their 40-foot tree for a special dinner. And will Ben and Billie’s wine cave be ready in time for the Christmas toast?
First shown: Wed 22 Dec 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 2
At Château de Lalande, will Stephanie’s opulent salon wallpaper arrive in time for her party? At Château Mareuil, Belinda and Lee plan a mysterious party for their neighbours.
First shown: Tue 21 Dec 2021 | 45 mins
Series 1 Episode 1
At Château du Doux, will Abbie, Clive and Karen’s plan to down tools for Christmas be thwarted? At Château de la Fare, Janet and Philip repair the chimney for a cosy Christmas.
First shown: Mon 20 Dec 2021 | 45 mins