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Visitor Reviews - Camping De La Filature

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Camping De La Filature
Route De Chouvigny
Auvergne   (Browse area)
03450   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 0033 470 907201

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Nearby: (within x miles)
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Pitches: 80
Open: 15th April To 1st October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 25 Reviews
              9/10 from 25 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes  Statics for Hire 

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Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jane1954 1 review from this member

We found this delightful site in the ACSI book and the caravan club directory. It is run by a very pleasant, helpful English couple who have owned the site for 30 years.

The pitches are a very good size offering plenty of shade. The toilet facilities are spotlessly clean and plentiful for a site this size and the site is very well situated for touring the Auvergne.

The site is situated by the river and there is easy access for a paddle. For those who like to swim a short walk to the village, beside the municiple site will afford access to the beach which enables swimming in the river. Walking, canoeing and horseriding are just some of the activities available in the area.

The site do an excellent take away meal every evening which is very good value for money and extremeley tasty. I would recommend this site for a short or long stay particularly as it is easily accesible from the A71.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: 664DaveS 10 reviews from this member

This is a lovely site in a peaceful location a few minutes walk from Ebreuil. It is owned by a very pleasant english couple who provide a different takeaway meal each night. These were good value for money and delicious. There is a small bar with reasonably priced drinks.

The pitches are large and some shaded as the site was once an orchard.

You can paddle in the river which was very cooling during hot weather, you can take a short walk to the village where there is a park with access to the river for swimming.

There are a few restaurants in the village, market on Thursdays.

Nearest supermarkets are in Gannat not far away.

The site facilities are quirky including a bathroom, washrooms with marble worktops and gilded mirrors in some!

All were spotless and had plenty of hot water.

We love this part of France for its tranquillity and secenery, there are pleasant drives to the local gorges, Vulcania park or Vichy.

We loved the site and recommend it for long or short stay, as it is not far from the A71.

There is a children's play area and laundry facilities as well as a lounge with fridge and tv.

ACSI is taken.

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Becboz 8 reviews from this member

Great site that we only found while parked in an Aire checking out the Acsi app. Easy access from motorway. Arrived at lunchtime but a notice on the door of reception told new arrivals to go & find a pitch then check in at 5pm. Lovely big pitches by the river, some with shade or partial shade - take your choice. Fairly level so easy to pitch. A water tap by each pitch. It was so lovely just listening to the river tinkling so close by - very peaceful. Plenty of clean toilets & showers, yes they are old but you can't keep building new blocks when there is nothing wrong with the existing one! Toilet paper provided & clean. The little bar was nice to use while waiting for your takeaway meal which is a great idea on a stopover. We intended just 1 night but stopped 3 on our way down south. Good free wifi near the reception/bar with chairs in the shadet so a nice touch. In the village you had a small Spa shop, but we went over to Gannat where there were several large supermarkets. Gannat a nice place with plenty of bars & restaurants in the square for a spot of lunch. The English owners were friendly & informative about the area. Overall a lovely peaceful site that we would definitely use again.

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Dens 2 reviews from this member

What a great campsite - we loved the quirkiness, the welcome and the location. We parked right by the river for one night and stayed for three! The owners, who are English, were helpful and gave us frozen bottles of water as the weather was very hot. They make evening meals to buy and take away, provided in ceramic dishes which you return. The food was so tasty. My husband had the meal every evening!

The toilets and showers are clean and plentiful (more are locked ready for when the site is busier). Not a turkish-style toilet in sight and toilet paper provided! Bliss!

Great to have a little bar on site and a small shop too. People gravitated to the bar for a wine or beer early evening. We met so many friendly people there and we loved paddling in the river to cool off.

Ebreuil is very quiet. Has a helpful tourist information office, interesting church and while we were there, an art exhibition. The market is on Thursday and a little life comes to the town. We loved cycling into the town on the back road.

We will go back to Filature!

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: B2tuscan 1 review from this member

When I see such negative reviews ( there are a couple here), I sometimes wonder if we went to the same campsite!

We called in en-route from the south without a booking. Arrived in a huge thunderstorm and torrential rain. Owner told us to park anywhere we fancied and check-in with him when the rain had abated. This we eventually did. No problems. Decided to try their home cooked take-away. Only €8 and VERY GOOD SIZE PORTIONS and excellent taste. We found the small bar to be cosy and not unrealistic prices.

The heavens opened up most of the night with very heavy rains. In the morning, we expected to see a lake outside, but the pitches had drained very well and driving on and off was NO PROBLEM.

We liked the site so much that we decided to stay another night. Yes, the showers and toilet buildings look a little dated but they work perfectly well, are very clean and are most adequate. Unlike most French sites, they even supplied loo paper! A bonus.

We found the English owners to be friendly and most helpful. They were not aloof as someone else on here commented and we enjoyed our chats with them. Other people staying seemed to enjoy the site and the owners.

Highly recommended.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: PW555 12 reviews from this member

Used this site once again as an overnight halt whilst travelling through to Spain, it is in a great location and not far from the A71 so easy to get to and be on your way again in the morning.

Booking in was nice and easy and the young Australian Lady on reception was very friendly, as they were not busy we were told we can pitch were we liked, we set up in the middle of the site and were up and running with water and electric in 15 minutes.

The site itself is very nice and really has a “Rustic France” feel, the shower and toilet facilities were plentiful (There was even a Bath!) and all were clean and tidy.

There is plenty to do and see and the little Bar being the focal point and it was nice to meet a few fellow campers for a good old chin wag. A nice touch was they laid on a nightly fire up at Bar area to aid the get together.

All in all a lovely site to use as an overnighter or longer break, would wholeheartedly recommend.

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