Thinking of taking a family camping holiday to Brittany? Looking for good places to camp in Normandy? Campsited.com have picked out family friendly campsites in northern France, all an easy drive from the ports of Calais, Cherbourg, Roscoff or St Malo. Here are Top Family Friendly Campsites in Brittany and Normandy:
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#1. Castel Château de Galinée
The Castel Château de Galinée campsite is located in a 14 hectare wooded and shaded park between Cap Fréhel and Saint Malo and is only 5 minutes from number of beautiful beaches. It has a waterpark with 7 pools, kids clubs, mini-golf, tennis, fishing, billiards, a restaurant, bar and mini market on site.
“The children loved the swimming pools. All of the staff were very friendly. The go-karts were good fun. There was a nice friendly atmosphere across the site. Lots to do in the area.”
18km from St Malo. 5* campsite. 150 Pitches and 123 Rentals. Pets allowed on request.
#2. Camping Haliotis
Situated between Brittany and Normandy, just 9 kilometres from Mont St Michel, Camping Haliotis lies on the edge of a river bank. The site has 4 pools, kids club and a leisure centre. It has a restaurant, bar and mini market on site and plenty of activities to enjoy including fishing, table football, volleyball, bike rental and kayaking.
“Overall the layout was very good and very friendly staff. Easy walk into town which was a bonus and really enjoyed the cycle ride to Mont St Michel. Would fully recommend this welcoming site.”
38km from St Malo. 3* campsite. 124 Pitches and 43 Rentals. Pets allowed.
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#3. Camping La Route Blanche
The beautiful family friendly Camping La Route Blanche campsite is situated in the Bay of Mont Saint Michel close to Granville. This site has a heated waterpark with 7 pools, kids club and 2 golf courses. The site also has a pizzeria, bar and mini market on site. Along with a boules area, table tennis, fitness park and many more fun activities for all ages to enjoy.
“Friendly staff; easy access to GR (marked footpath) along sand dunes. We walked north to Coudeville plage and south to Granville. Can also just follow the beach!”
41km from St Malo, 5* 131 Pitches and 40 Rentals. Pets allowed on pitches only.
#4. La Corniche
La Corniche is located in lovely Baie d’Audierne and is close to a number of fabulous beaches. The site has a number of pools, kids clubs and offers activities like mountain biking and billiards. It has a food shop with bakery and bar on site.
“Beautiful, white sandy beaches within a mile. Never overcrowded. Audierne a, small fishing port with some nice restaurants about 4 miles away. Port Poulhan within 2 miles. This is our fourth year at La Corniche! Speaks for itself.”
89km from Roscoff. 3* campsite. 80 Pitches and 35 Rentals. Pets allowed.
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#5. Camping Le Panoramic
Camping Le Panoramic is located in a treelined and landscaped environment, 500m from a large, fine sand beach. It has 4 pools, kids club and offers evening entertainment, concerts and watersports. The campsite has a restaurant, bar and foodstore on site.
“Campsite was quiet, relaxing, reception staff were always helpful and friendly and spoke good English.”
86km from Roscoff. 3* campsite. 59 Pitches and 60 Rentals. Pets allowed.
#6. Camping de la Plage Benodet
The Camping de la Plage Bénodet campsite is situated only 300m from the seafront in Benodet, a charming seaside resort on the South coast in Brittany. The site has a waterpark with 7 pools with a kids club and playgroup. It has a restaurant, bar and mini market on site. There are many activities to enjoy including a cinema, water sports, biliards, bike hire, gym, tennis courts and a sports field.
“The accommodation was clean and modern. Campsite in a fantastic location. Staff were friendly and extremely helpful and went above and beyond when we were stuck without transport in town!”
95km from Roscoff. 3* campsite. 160 Pitches and 110 rentals. Pets allowed.
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#7. Camping La Gallouette
Camping La Gallouette is perfectly located, just a 5 minute walk from the sea, harbour and shops, and close to places to visit like Hougue Tower, Château Vauban on Tatihou Island, and a number of UNESCO monuments. The site has 5 pools, kids club and entertainment in the evening for young and old. There is a restaurant, bar, mini market and bakery.
“Couldn’t ask for a better place to stay, staff were polite and helpful, site was clean and tidy was within walking distance of village centre. Everything we went to see and do was within a reasonable distance. There was plenty to do with a fair over the weekend of our arrival and a circus and medieval display the following weekend. We would have loved to have stayed longer, Next time we will!”
25km from Cherbourg. 4* campsite. 100 Pitches and 31 Rentals. Pets allowed.
#8. Flower Camping Le Haut Dick
Flower Camping Le Haut Dick is a family campsite in the Natural Park of Cotentin and close to the port town of Carentan. This site is perfect for exploring all of the historical sites and beaches in Normandy. The site has 4 pools, kids club, watersports club and multi sports field with numerous outdoor activities. There is also a restaurant, bar and local farm produce for tasting.
“The site was ideally situated for our holiday, there was everything we needed on site and in the local town, the site was well kept and tidy, the accommodation was perfect for our needs as a family but more than anything the owners and staff were very friendly and helpful, making sure our stay was everything we wanted, they made our stay special, we would certainly stay here again. :-)”
45km from Cherbourg. 3* campsite. 74 Pitches and 26 Rentals. Pets allowed.
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#9. Camping Sandaya La Côte de Nacre
Camping Sandaya La Cote de Nacre is located in Calvados, Normandy, only 500 metres from the extensive beach at Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer.
With 7 swimming pools, heated water park and water slides, as well as many activities including horse riding, tennis, rock climbing, mountain biking, this is a great place for kids, teens and adults. The campsite has kids and teen clubs; there’s a restaurant/bar and even an ATM on site.
95km from Cherbourg. 5* campsite. 150 Pitches and 350 Rentals. Pets allowed.
#10. Yelloh Village le Ridin
Yellow Village Le Ridin is located at the heart of the Somme Bay and is only 2 km from the beach. The site has 3 pools, kids club and has cycling and hiking tracks in close by. It also has a restaurant, bar, mini market and offers evening entertainment and concerts.
“Definitely recommend this site. Great little campsite, friendly staff and fab facilities (swimming pool, showers/toilet blocks, groceries) Pitches were great – individually designated with plenty of space. Felt safe and secure in a friendly community of the site. Nearby beaches and activities kept us busy for the week (2 adults, 13yo and 8yo) and the campsite can also provide discounted rates for some local attractions.”
80km from Calais. 4* campsite. 160 Pitches and 49 Rentals. Pets Allowed.
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#11. Flower le Domaine du Rompval
The Flower le Domaine du Rompval campsite is located in the heart of the Somme surrounded by a protected natural park. The site has two pools, kids club and biking tracks on site and offers bike hire. It also has a BBQ bar, food store and offers evening concerts.
“Great facilities and a well maintained, welcoming campsite. The children really enjoyed the pool, bouncy castle and play area. There is also plenty to do and see in the local area. We really enjoyed our stay and hope to return.”
102km from Calais. 3* campsite. 89 Pitches and 32 Rentals. Pets allowed.
#12. Camping Val de Trie
Only 6 miles from the Bay of Somme, the shady, picturesque Camping Val de Trie campsite is situated in the valley of the river Trie, in the heart of the countryside, but also near the sea. The campsite has heated swimming and paddling pools, jacuzzi, fishing pond, bouncy castle, trampoline and organised activities, farm animals, children’s club, grocery and you can have fresh bread delivered to your pitch or rental.
“The sizes of the pitches. The friendliness of the staff. The things to do in the area. The facilities on site (bar, restaurant, pool, kiddies areas, fishing). We loved it.”
97km from Calais. 4* campsite. 76 Pitches and 24 Rentals. Pets Allowed.
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