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Camping La Briquerie
Normandy   (Browse area)
Tel: +33 0231892832
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Open: 01/04/2024 to 30/09/2024

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 24 Reviews
                8/10 from 24 Reviews

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 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 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 No Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   Bar On Site   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway On Site 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming <5 miles   No Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool On Site 
 No Horse Riding   Cycle Hire <5 miles   No Golf   Tennis On Site 
 Beach <5 miles   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  No Dog Walk 

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Date of Visit: August 2022 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 8 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Lattytatty 19 reviews from this member

 I loved this site and would definitely return.

The access can be quite tight, as vehicles are parked on both sides all the way down the entrance drive.

Check in was hassle free. Our pitch was a good size, hedges on both sides. The pool was great, curly slide, racing slides, and covered pool. Lifeguards on site all the time, paying attention to what is going on.

This is quite a large site, with lots of statics.

The sanitary facilities are split for wcs and showers. They were clean, but regularly ran out of toilet paper.

There's a fitness room, table tennis tables and boules courts. However, every afternoon there is properly serious matches going on over all the courts. Us mere amateurs didn't dare show ourselves up! We did hire the tennis court, which was a very good standard.

There is a restaurant on site (cash only), but we never used it.

There is a very handy Intermarche next door.

The main reason for me loving the site so much is it's close proximity to the gorgeous Honfleur. We are quite active, so it was an enjoyable, do-able walk for us. There are plenty of buses if you can't face the hill when heading back.

At the time of the year we were there, the beach at Honfleur is dog friendly before 10am and after 6 or 7pm (I forget which). We used to turn right out of the campsite along the quieter back roads to get to the beach for about 9am. We'd then walk along the beach, heading through Honfleur for breakfast, before heading back to site. It was a glorious way to start the day, and the reason the site is so good in my mind.

Turning right out of the campsite will also take you to the Bois du Breuil, which is a very pleasant walk through a wood.

I will definitely be back here. 
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Date of Visit: September 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Malcol 1 review from this member

 Lovely well maintained site, with excellent facilities,

well situated just outside Honfleur.

Supermarket just outside camp site. Made to feel very welcome by friendly staff.

Highly recommended. 

Date of Visit: June 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Retired Traveller 1 review from this member

 This is a lovely site, it is a bit of a transit camp but we cannot fault it, it feels right, it is quiet,

The facilities are modern and immaculate. On days when it was cold they had the heating on. Today there was no toilet paper in one of the toilets, by the time I got back with my own toilet paper they had filled it up.

The pitches are large and the grass is cut short and the hedges well trimmed. There is a grounds man who is constantly keeping the place tidy.

We have our own tap and waste water disposal point on the pitch and there are waste bins every two pitches which are checked each morning and emptied as necessary with new bin liners used each time.

Strangely for France there is no recycling. The other very odd thing is that they only take cash, even in the restaurant 

Date of Visit: June 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Carol Jean 38 reviews from this member

 Excellent site. We stayed here for 3 nights. The meals in the restaurant were very good value: 16 euros for 3 courses including half a karafe of wine!

Its a good job that the restaurant is there as if we had taken the bus into Hornfleur on an evening the last bus back was just after 7pm. So we used the bus through the day (only 50 cents each). Think they run every hour and the stop is very close to the campsite. We do like cycling but we didn't like the sound of cycling back uphill. But we were told that if you went outside the campsite and turned right and right again that was a quieter road to cycle up and down and that it took around 45 minutes to cycle/walk back up the hill.

Hornfleur is gorgeous by the way. There was an antique market around St Catherines Church when we went (maybe they are every Sunday) which was fascinating. Loads of Art shops and restaurants. Drinks around the Bassin area are extremely expensive but meals looked fairly priced. 

Date of Visit: May 2019 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Roma07 37 reviews from this member

 Large well appointed site with touring section. The pitches were mainly level and benefitted from convenient rubbish bins and water points between pitches. The washroom facilities were good, as was the heated pool, according to my partner. We didn’t sample the restaurant which is supposedly closed Wednesdays, but had a sign saying “Open”! The large supermarket was right next to the site, so scores for convenience.

We walked the back road down to Honfleur on our first day (turn right out of the entrance) and found it very quiet and there is a viewpoint, Panorama Mont Joli, above the town. From there a zig-zag path descends to Honfleur, well worth a visit. The bus into Honfleur has a stop right outside and is very cheap: €1 for two singles, and the drivers were friendly and helpful.

Sadly, in our case, the man in reception was less helpful and not informative. On our arrival he stressed that he was about to close at 6pm, though reception is actually open till 7pm! We never did get the WiFi password which he could easily have told me on checking in. Also, it does seem ludicrous that a huge camping park won’t take card payments, when a tiny sandwich shop run by one lady in town did! For this reason I’m docking two stars from the rating.

However, for convenience of visiting Honfleur this site would be hard to beat, especially with ACSI discount. 


Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Jonnypanic 17 reviews from this member

 A well presented site.

This is a site where there are mixed residents, some touring, some are sited in tourers, some in static accommodation etc.

The site is well cared for and has a restaurant/bar (not open on Wednesdays)

The toilets/showers and pool areas well maintained.

Luckily there is an Intermarche supermarket and also a DIY store next door.

Honfleur centre itself is a misleading distance away (about 3. 5km)and takes nearly an hour to walk it down a steep hill, but definitely worth visiting this charming and attractive little town with loads of sites, shops, bars and restaurants.

There are bus stops nearby and after waiting for over an hour for a bus we decided to do the hike into the town. We still didn't see a bus!

It was difficult to find a taxi for our return but even after finding a number we still had to wait an hour for it to arrive. But still better than the hike back up the huge hill!

If you're considering it, it would probably be worth asking the reception to book a return taxi on your behalf. 

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Dickiebird 19 reviews from this member

 Stayed one night on our way to see the WWII beaches. Good location, just outside of Honfleur - easy to walk into but a bit of an uphill struggle returning. However, there was a very good, cheap bus service with a stop outside the campsite. Despite the site being large, the pitches were spacious and well laid out and separated by hedging.

Toilet/showers etc were very clean, but configured in that strange, French way, where the showers and toilets were separated, so you had to go out of one part of the building (shower block) to go round to another section for the toilet.

Staff very friendly and welcoming - there appeared to be a good restaurant and bar on site, and Honfleur itself has plenty of restaurants and pubs. No credit cards accepted. Great value for money with the ACSI out of season discount card. 

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Antonella 6 reviews from this member

 Superb fully serviced pitches. Toilets and showers very clean. Large supermarket next door. First time I have come across this in France cash only for site fees which I found a little strange.

Only a short drive to Honfleur, which is just beautiful sitting and watching the world go by in an open air café the stuff dreams are made of. 

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Kat4art 5 reviews from this member

 Stopped at this site to see honfleur on our way back home to ferry port of le havre. The toilets and showers were very clean. The restaurant is excellent value for money we had the menu for campers 16€ which consisted of a choice of starters, main course, afters, coffee and 1/2 carafe of wine.

We got the bus into hornfleur which was lovely and the cheapest bus ride at only 50cents you can also get the bus into Deauville which is well worth a trip a beautiful upmarket town with a beautiful beach.

We used the ACSI card for 16€ a night very good value for money considering some of the sites we have stayed in. 

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Morepints 40 reviews from this member

 We spent three nights here, on the way back up to the ferry. I wanted to see Honfleur, which didn't disappoint - every view was a picture. The town is a couple of miles down the hill, with parking down by the fishing harbour. In high season I'd get there early. We were there during D-day commemorations, and the town was heaving.

The site is well appointed, with a good restaurant/bar; pool (didn't use, so can't report); heated toilet block; sports facilities. There's a supermarket, with fuel and cash machine, right by the entrance. Staff are friendly enough. Entrance barriers use numberplate recognition, which I hadn't seen on a camping before.

The downside for us was the size - it's huge; and the pitches are organised on a regimented grid pattern extending over three or four fields. Even in June it was busy, with only a few pitches vacant. As a consequence, it had the feel of a Butlins about it. Everything was efficient, and a little soul-less too. But for €16 on ACSI, a decent place to lay your head. As others said, a stopover rather than destination. 

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