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Forest View
L Esperance
Dorceau
Normandy   (Browse area)
61110   See Map
Tel: 02 33 83 78 55
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Pitches: 20
Open: Open For Easter 2018 26th March To 5th October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 96 Reviews
                9/10 from 96 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available    Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar On Site   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire On Site   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach   Watersports <10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <5 miles 

Reviews:  96 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: ToadOfToadhall 9 reviews from this member

We used this site for a one night stopover on the way back to Calais. The pitches are arranged around a small fishing lake and is quite pretty. The site backs onto a road that can be busy at times so expect some road noise. A plat du jour or pizza are available most evenings. The pizzas were very good if a bit expensive. Not sure that there is much in the surrounding area to keep you entertained for many days so the main reason for staying here for more than a day or two would be the fishing.

Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jeff261159 9 reviews from this member

This was our third visit to Forest View, and once again it didn't disappoint. Sarah & Peter and great hosts, nothing is too much! The 2 course plat-d-jour has become a must do of ours when here, as is the take away home-made pizza!

The site is only 2 hours from channel ports at Caen and Le Havre, which makes it so easily reachable, even by using the normal roads and avoiding the autoroutes

Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Franh 5 reviews from this member

This was our second year at Forest View and we were just as pleased with our stay as we were last year. We met many previous visitors from last year as Sarah and Peter have built up a strong clientele of returning campers/caravanners which was lovely. The area is very pretty with lots of walks, we take our three dogs so it is ideal. Whilst we don't fish it was good fun to chat to the fishermen and enjoy their successes. The plat du jour meals are wonderful and not the normal restaurant experience as the emphasis is on attention to detail and the diners getting to know each other - hence booking is essential! We can't wait to return again!

The site isn't particularly child friendly but most families we've met have been passing down or up France and it is therefore ok for a short stay and they've cycled or walked with their children.

Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: GlynisRE 1 review from this member

Just returned home from a wonderful first visit to Peter and Sarah's lovely campsite. Well I say campsite, but as they themselves would say, it was like being a guest in their garden and home. Our pitch (one of less than 30) was without doubt the most lovely I have ever camped on and I have been camping for over half a century! From our pitch we could see no other tents or caravans, just an idyllic view over the lake, trees and countryside.

Facilities (loos showers etc) were spotless and spacious.

Despite the rural location, a petrol station and supermarket are within about 5 mins drive.

Sarah cooks great Plats du Jours several times a week and everyone, including Sarah and Peter, sit together to eat. It means that you form lovely relationships with your fellow campers and consequently the atmosphere of the whole site is relaxed and friendly. Sarah's cooking is delicious - I am hoping to replicate her tiramisu roulade!

The forest is beautiful and has many great walks, many directly from the site, which appealed to us, (although we were disappointed not to see any deer or wild boar, but others had).

The number of campers who return to this site year after year is a testament to its owners who make a stay at Forest View something very special indeed.

We wished we were able to stay more than 3 nights but plan to return to this unique, welcoming and tranquil site next year.

Thank you Sarah and Peter for a lovely time.

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Vasco 11 reviews from this member

What a hidden gem. Lovely lakeside peaceful site with spacious pitches and modern facilities. We only stayed 2 nights on our way back to Le Havre. The owners couldn't be more welcoming. We had a hard standing overlooking the lake that was obviously well stocked with fish as our neighbour caught a 32lb carp while we were there. He said they store their caravan at the site and have been staying for 6 years running. Peter and Sarah, the owners offer a set meal in the bar restaurant on some evenings and also produce the best homemade pizzas I have ever eaten. Dogs are now allowed in the lake and have to be on a lead on site, however there is an 8 acre field where they can be exercised. A new large supermarket is about 10 mins drive away. The site is set in lovely countryside with great views. Wished we had stayed longer and would certainly stay again

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Texatwig 1 review from this member

OMG, This is the best campsite we have ever been. The owners Peter and Sarah are made to run a campsite, so professional and friendly, nothing is to much trouble. The homemade pizza nights are a must as well as the 'Plat Du Jour' which is well priced and gets you to meet like minded individuals(should you be the outgoing type)we are and its highly recommended. The Plots are spacious and toilet/shower facilities are lovely and clean. I recommend the bike hire, the bikes are very good quality and Peter made sure we were equipped with map, pump, helmets etc. There's lovely forest walks ranging from 20 minutes to hours.

All in all a lovely place ran by a lovely couple.

This was our first visit to France and I know we will be back(With friends in tow).

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