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Forest View
L Esperance
Normandy   (Browse area)
61110   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 02 33 83 78 55

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Pitches: 20
Open: 1st April To 31st October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 71 Reviews
              9/10 from 71 Reviews

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Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Maydog 1 review from this member

Peter and Sarah such wonderful hosts. Sarah's cooking is superb. They were kind enough to organise vet for our dog locally before returning home. Supermarket five minutes away. Made many friends. Shower block New and clean and tidy. New this year is Sarah's homemade delicious pizzas. Lovely local villages to explore. Thanks again peter and Sarah see you next year.

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Climit43 1 review from this member

First visit. Forest View is precisely what the owners describe it as - 'their little piece of paradise'. A Beautiful and tranquil setting with large pitches. Peter and Sarah are the perfect hosts - the perfect combination of a personable and professional approach. Delicious ' plat de jour ' 3 times a week and fresh home made pizzas on alternative evenings, all prepared by Sarah. Thank you. We have already made real friends and will be returning in September, after which our van will be stored ready for 2016, when we hope to enjoy more happy holidays.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Marmitevw 2 reviews from this member

We stopped here for a couple of nights with our two dogs and we had a lovely time. Very chilled out and peaceful campsite. A warm welcome, generous pitch sizes, excellent toilet and shower facilities and even a lovely field where your four legged friend can stretch their legs off lead. We had pizzas one night and a nice cold beer from the bar. Would definitely recommend this site.

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Kif56 1 review from this member

We stopped at this site on our first night of our motorcycle tour down to southern Spain. We were so tired that we would have slept anywhere. This is one of the nicest campsites I have stayed in for many a year. Anybody who offers me a cold beer when we were booking in understands hospitality. Excellent lakeside pitch. Clean fully equipped toilet and shower block. Home made pizza and real coffee from the restaurant. Fully intend to stay again next year and use it as a base to explore the area.

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: 100175 1 review from this member

We base our ratings on the caravan club also the camping and caravanning sites in the UK which are at a high standard. This site forest view nearly reaches that standard the site was tidy, quiet, the toilets clean maybe could do with a couple of more toilets and showers especially when the site is full. WI Fi was available near the reception

We had a meal in the bistro/ dining room, reasonable priced 13 euros each + drinks, and enjoyed eating with other campers but felt that maybe we would like to eat on our own if visited more often. A supermarche about 2 miles away.

If you like fishing this site has a nice lake and well stocked so I am told. We took many walks from the site some on back roads which are very quiet and some through the forest. The owners where very friendly and helpful. Will we visit again - probably just a few niggles but really minor, the lights in the toilet block should be on a movement sensor, the lights need cleaning as full of flies inside the building and out, so on this review we would award a 8. 2

Management response: Dear 100175

Firstly, many thanks for your 8 star rating it's always nice to get good reviews. I simply wanted to correct a few errors in your review that others could find misleading.

1. Too few toilets and showers when full.

We have a total of 25 pitches serviced by 6 huge showers and 6 toilets housed in our new facility which has separate ladies and gents sections. Taking this into account it is a better ratio than found on the UK Caravan Club sites you compare us to and even when full we have only received praise for the temperature, pressure and lack of queues commonly found on French sites.

2. Separate dining tables in the restaurant

Glad you enjoyed the 2 course Euro 13 Plat du Jour. Just for clarification no one is bound to socialise with others it'™s just a format that seems to work rather well and introduces campers to each other for a great social experience. A simply request for a separate table would have been easily accommodated if it had been requested.

3. Motion sensor lights in the Shower and toilet facility

Our lighting is light sensitive not motion sensitive and comes on when the ambient light drops below an acceptable level and stays on all night as is a legal requirement. The only time the lights are extinguished is during the day when they are not needed. I have always found motion sensor lights to be far more dangerous as they always seem to extinguish at the most inappropriate moment!

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Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: BushBabyJane 25 reviews from this member

This lovely quiet site is in a rural location at the centre of the Perche Parc Naturel in southern Normandy. Its a straight-forward drive of about 5 hours from Calais.

The nearest town is Remalard (about 2 miles), which has a couple of bakers, butchers, vets pratice, deli and so on, plus an excellent Tourist Information office. There is also an Intermarche supermarket, with fuel, on the outskirts of the town. Not much further away is Bretoncelles, which is smaller, but also has a bakers etc.

At the centre of the site there is a beautiful fishing lake, containing large carp. The well-maintained pitches are a good size (huge by European standards) and its possible to select your pitch when you book online, which is a facility that I like. Most of the pitches have a slight incline, but blocks are available if required.

The toilet facilities are simple but adequate, with plentiful hot water. There are sinks for dish-washing and laundry plus a washing machine (5 euros, I think).

Free wifi is available in the bar area, and we were able to pick up a weak 3g signal on the pitches. The bar is open at specific times during the day and the evening for a quiet drink, and there are English books and games available to borrow. Other facilities include crazy golf, a swing, and a table tennis table. There is also a huge field where you can exercise your dog off the lead.

The site is owned by Peter and Sarah, who will welcome you warmly and provide information and assistance, as required - though are never intrusive. Once or twice a week, Sarah cooks a delicious meal, where site guests eat together around one, or more, big tables. We highly recommend these evenings for good food and convivial company.

We particularly like the location of the site, as there are lots of tracks and footpaths where you can walk your dog - both from the site and within a short drive. The Tourist Information Office has lots of leaflets available for a small fee; they're in French but the maps are easy to follow. Alternatively buy the Blue IGN 1:25000 maps at the supermarket and make your own routes up. Occasionally you'll find a path has been blocked, but we didn't have any major issues. There are lots of lovely villages and hamlets to explore.

This was our third visit to the site. This time we'd booked three nights and stayed for three weeks, so you can tell that we like it.

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