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Camping Le Barrier
La Herpiniere
Pays de la Loire   (Browse area)
Tel: 0033 02 41 51 35 67
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Pitches: 116
Open: 01/04 To 31/10

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 4 Reviews
                7/10 from 4 Reviews

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 Tent Pitches   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   No Hardstandings   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 Shop On Site   Bar On Site   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   No Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool On Site 
 No Horse Riding   Cycle Hire 1 mile   No Golf   No Tennis 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport 5 miles  No Dog Walk 


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Date of Visit: August 2018 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Kaiwh 6 reviews from this member

I am sure this was once a good site as it has a large pool, tennis court with spacious pitches. However.

The site looks as though it has been left on it's own, the tennis court which was once a hardcourt looks to have more grass and weeds on it. The pool needs a clean with weeds growing through the flagstones which have just been laid on top of the concrete. The poolside Flume is derelict and nearby toilet block damaged, nearby the showers are okay.

The owner has a Vineyard with his own red and white wine the white is fantastic and he is very friendly with 2 great wolf like dogs.

Pitches need a good cut and it needs some big money to bring it back up to standard. At first we thought it had been abandoned. 23 euro for the night for the Motorhome 2 x adults 1 x 13 yr old and ehu. We did have the pool to ourselves but only stayed in 5 mins due to frostbite.

Such a shame as I can imagine when it was a top rural site.

Who knows the circumstances of the site and owner, he is nice.

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

Excellent peaceful site on a vineyard. Lots of wildlife especially butterflies. Large spacious pitches edged by wild plants and grasses giving a natural feel to encourage nature. Extremely friendly owner (french needed to communicate). He has two large white dogs that wonder around site but don't bother you or come near tents, fun to watch them hunting mice and crickets. Your invited to taste the wine he makes and under no pressure to buy, however its a good price and why wouldn't you. Bread can be ordered daily at his little bar /shop( limited stock). This also houses washing machine €3 for a token. Swimming pool on site with fence/gate for safety. Two sanitary blocks (one had no hot water the week we stayed). Easy drive to Saumur and surrounding attractions we walked to the abbey, short forest walk to lake on site. Only criticism a more regular cleaning regime of sanitary blocks needed when busy. Would definitely recommend though and we will return, €19 approx a night for tent, car, two adults, electric hookup and taxes.

Date of Visit: January 2016 Unit:  Other
Reviewer: Webmaster

Please note, this campsite, previously known as 'Camping La Herpiniere' is no longer a naturist campsite. It is now under new ownership and is now called Domaine Naturea Camping Le Barrier, and is still situated behind the Chateau La Herpinière.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: AMBD 5 reviews from this member

A basic, eco, type site set in wooded area behind Chateau and its vineyards. There is a building behind the office which appears to have been used as communal eating area. We were there out of season so don't know if such a thing happens later in season. Massive selection of books. Bikes to hire. A few bits of fruit and veg. Chateau wine to buy from its top end wine to everyday at 2e a litre. Bread/croissants etc. To be ordered every day. I believe ice cream available in season. A large lovely covered pool, chest deep, in woods. Walks around site. V basic ablution facilities. The charming patron is French. No English spoken. Good mime! Downside - hot showers with 1. 50e token. Lovely area. Next to troglodyte village of Turquant. About 4+ hours drive from Le Havre. The site and facilities appear to be a bit run-down but that, for us, does not detract from its charm. Would not suit those wanting all singing dancing place but we we enjoyed very much. Hopefully we will return again later in year.

Management response: Please note this review relates to when this site was under previous ownership. It is now under new management, and is no longer naturist.

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