Supermarket: In Braine and Fîsmes supermarkets are a 15 minute drive away.
Pharmacy: Pharmacie de Bourg et Comin, 1 place du Marché.
Hospital: Centre Hospitalier de Soissons 46, Avenue du Général de Gaulle
Bed&Breakfast : At 1 km from the water there is a B&B run by Belgians, always nice when the other half wants a bit more luxury. www.la-difference.be/
Recreation and Sightseeing
Reims, known for its numerous champagne houses, the impressive cathedral and where the shopping lover can also indulge himself.
Laon, with the medieval town centre on top of a table mountain
The "Chemin des Dames", a 30km long road full of memories of the First World War with a.o. the museum Caverne du Dragon. www.chemindesdames.fr/fr.
Walking and cycling
Centerparcs Lac d'Aillette
Spa in Bourg-et-comin www.revesdeau.net/spa
The 18 ha domain is home to a great diversity of fauna and flora. The water takes its name from the numerous brambles present.