To the north is the medieval city of Carcassonne and to the south, the city of Perpignan. Both have easily accessible airports with regular flights from UK and European airports and both within an hour of the house.
Toulouse airport is a two hour drive as another option, or you can even fly into Girona in Spain, approximately a two and a quarter hour drive.
Ryanair is a popular choice for visitors from the UK and flights are available all year to Carcassonne from selected UK and European airports.
Easter sees the start of a more frequent service from a wider selection of airports, making it a really accessible and affordable place to visit.
Easyjet offer a regular service to Toulouse from select UK airports.