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Castel Camping le Brévedent ****

General information

Castel Camping le Brévedent is a campsite in Le Brévedent, Calvados, located in a wood, a river/stream and by a lake/recreational pond.This terraced camp site and camp site with sloping grounds has which are marked out, pitches with shade, pitches without shade and pitches with some shade. It is possible to rent tents and mobile homes. The campsite has a playground and a sports ground.

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For sportive holidaymakers the camp site offers excursion programmes, guided walks and various cycle routes. There is an entertainment programme. The camp site has an outdoor swimming pool, heated outdoor swimming pool and a toddlers' pool.

You don't always have to cook, as the camp site has a snack bar, pizzeria, restaurant (with snack menu) and restaurant (with full menu). The camp site also supplies fresh bread. You can also use the internet, as there is a WiFi point.

Can also be found in the ACSI Campsites Europe app

Guide price €37.00
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Detail information about this campsite

J.J.M.M. Stassen

"Camp site located around an old hunting castle. A small lake and a swimming pool on the grounds offer water fun. Friendly and pleasant atmosphere."

- Inspector Mr J.J.M.M. Stassen
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Average rating: 7.9

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Toilet facilities
7.5
Staff
8.3
Price - quality comparison
7.9
Camping pitch
8.1
Accommodation
7.9
Child friendliness
8.2
Entertainment
7.7
Sports facilities
7.7
Swimming pool
7.7
Food and drink
7.7
Surroundings
8.4

Peter Johnstone, on this campsite in August 2017

8.3

Travelling party: Seniors

Some recent reviews have suggested a falling-off of standards, but I found the site just as pleasant as on my previous visit (August 2010). Good-sized pitches, well-designed sanitary blocks, good food in the restaurant and very pleasant surroundings.

TM, on this campsite in May 2015

8.0

Travelling party: Couple

Fine site poorly maintained
Showers second rate water cold for low season
Reception staff helpful
Needs tlc the whole of facilities
Forth visit there detoriating

Barry Stockdale, on this campsite in July 2014

7.5

Travelling party: Couple

We chose to stay here because of the location in Normandy and it was part of the Castels chain.
Location
The site is located in the heart of the Pays d’Auge and a mile or two from the beautiful village of Blangy le Chateau. The seaside resorts of Deauville and Trouville sur Mer are about a 30 minute drive away and Lisieux and Pont l’Eveque are about 8 miles away. There are many walking and cycling routes in the area and you can get routes from the local tourist office in Blangy. A visit to Honfleur is a must but then again there are dozens of lovely villages nearby.
Reception
There was a warm welcome from the reception staff. We were allowed to select out own pitch and then guided along the access road. We were also provided with a lot of information about the area.
Pitches
The pitches are marked and most quite large. We could easily get our caravan with awning and car onto the pitch with probably enough room for a couple of tents. Grounds maintenance does not seem to be a priority. When we arrived it looked as if the grass had not been cut for a few weeks, if at all. The overall impression was of an unkempt site.
Sanitary Facilities
One of the reasons for choosing this site was because it was a member of the Castels chain. They usually have high standards. However, the toilet block behind us was one of three and the oldest. It was way past a refit. Most of the lights in the washrooms didn’t work. The cleaner gave the floors a quick wipe with a mop but the floors were pretty dirty especially behind the doors and in the corners. Many of the taps needed replacing. My wife and I used the other toilet blocks. Which were more modern but once again the standard of cleaning was poor. You tried your best not to let your towel or shower sponge drop onto the floor.
Shop
There is a small shop selling the basics including fresh baguettes and pastries every morning.
Pools
There is a medium heated swimming pool which was ok and well used on hot days.
Eating
During the day in high season there is a cafe which serves hot and cold drinks and snacks.
The restaurant opens at 6pm and serves good quality if predictable food eg steak and chips, pizzas, salads etc.
WiFi and Phone
Free wifi access around the café area. Very slow as it is used a lot.
No mobile signal.
Animations
There were some activities for children but they were very low key. Twice a week they have a musicians evening which is very entertaining. In addition the house band campers are also invited to bring their instruments and perform and they do. Some of them were very good.
Other Stuff
There’s a large children’s playground plus football and volley ball areas.
Summary
If caravan club sites are akin to army camps eg lots of rules and regulations, standard height for grass, caravan must be sited with the peg on the right blah blah blah. Then this site is a bit like a commune. It is very laid back. Hence the lack of attention to grounds maintenance and sanitary facilities. We will not return to this site. Camping Columbier just a few miles away looked much better.
Having said that, it was apparent that many people return year after year. The staff are very friendly and helpful. It has got something. I’m just not sure that I get it.

Kenneth Poole, on this campsite in June 2013

8.8

Travelling party: Couple

My wife and I arrived at Castle Camping Le Brevedent on a motorcycle in June 2013 and we were met with a warm welcome and shown to our very nice mobile home, clean and roomy. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We found this the perfect spot in glorious countryside to explore the Normandy beaches on our motorbike and the site was nice and even and firm so motorbike friendly especially as we could park the bike right next to the tent. We were impressed by the restaurant food quality and service and in addition to the a la carte menu they did a special \"camping\" set menu, 3 courses for 16 euros and quote good choices. The small atmospheric bar in the main house was a welcome haven in the evenings to wind up the day but we were delighted when the talented staff provided impromptu singing and music. Very good facilities recommend you explore the woods and look for the unexpected statue of Madonna built in secret after the war to give thanks for the Chateau not being destroyed.

David Overton, on this campsite in June 2013

8.4

Travelling party: Seniors

Returned to this site after several years, and I was not disappointed. Well run site, friendly staff and a good restraunt, what more could you ask for.

Robert Graham, on this campsite in May 2013

8.4

Travelling party: Seniors

Lovely camp site with large grass pitches for caravans. Stayed only on night as weather was wet. The lake and the chateau are beautiful. Nice swimming pool. Very friendly staff in the office and shop .Good value.

Richard Lennox, on this campsite in September 2012

7.6

Travelling party: Couple

Very nice campsite and nice heated pool. Intend to come back.
Disappointed that staff couldn't provide us with more information when on Sunday the campsite was surrounded by a car race which made leaving the site very difficult.
Toilet and shower facilities: nice hot water; our block was a bit old but the biggest problem was that nothing has been cleaned during our 3-night stay!

Truus , on this campsite in September 2011

7.9

Travelling party: Couple

Een heerlijke rustige camping met een heel vriendelijke eigenaarsechtpaar. Praat wat met ze en ze vertellen veel over de omgeving en het kasteel. Mooie wandelroutes met in september heerlijke bramen voor de deur en appels op het grasveld. Gezellige muziekavonden en veel info over de streek. Mooi zwembad en schoon wat verouderd sanitair. Kortom fantastische camping.

Peter Johnstone, on this campsite in August 2010

7.7

Travelling party: Single

In mid-August, the site was inevitably crowded, but the pitches are reasonably spacious and I didn't feel cramped. Good facilities, and very helpful staff. I used the site as an overnight stop, but it would make a good base for a longer stay.

Naish, on this campsite in August 2010

6.2

Travelling party: Family with children, various ages

Just returned from our holiday, we spent the last week in Le Brevedent in Normandy. We were very disappointed by the standards. The campsite was crowded and felt more like a rock festival than a 4 stars campsite. Small pitches with no landscaping and no privacy. All we could see from our tent was a sea of cars and caravans! The campsite is over 26 years old and so are the two pools, which clearly have not been well maintained or upgraded over the years. Very disappointing, we shall not come again!

General information

Guide price 1
€37.00
Guide price 2
€50.10
Period of opening
06-05-2017 till 16-09-2017
Area
6 ha
Altitude
100m
Number of touring pitches
102 (60 - 200m2)
Number of permanent pitches
23
Number of accommodation units for hire
12
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes

* Facilities printed in bold are not included in the overnight rate. Supplementary charges will apply. (This does not mean that facilities which are not printed in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • heated
    • surface area:77 m2
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:8
Internet
  • WiFi zone
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Opening hours reception
    • From - until:08.30-12.00 | 14.00-19.00
  • Opening hours barrier
    • From - until:05.00-23.00
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:English | Spanish | French | Dutch
Campsite rules
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:charcoal | electricity | gas
Dogs
  • Dogs not allowed in low season
  • Dogs not allowed in high season
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Heated toilet facilities
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Family toilet facilities
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Showers: hot water
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Baby room
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Terraced site
  • Sloping site
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Dryers
  • Microwave
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: extensive selection
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
    • period:27-05/09-09
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
    • period:09-09/16-09 | 13-05/27-05
  • Snack bar
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Pizzeria
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Takeaway meals
  • Bar
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:8
  • Tents
    • total:4
  • Bicycles
  • Mountainbikes
  • Safes
  • Rowing-boats
  • Go-kart
Swimming
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • heated
    • surface area:77 m2
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • heated
    • surface area:21 m2
  • Sunbathing area
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • heated
    • surface area:21 m2
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:French
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Games room
  • Mini club (at least 4x a week - high season)
    • languages:English | French | Dutch
  • Baby room
  • Video games
  • Crazy golf
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Crazy golf
Recreation (adults)
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Games room
  • Pool or billiards
  • Excursion programme (at least 2x a week - m.s.)
    • period:09-07/27-08
  • Television
  • Video games
  • Guided walks
    • period:01-07/30-08
Situation of campsite
  • Located by a lake/recreation pond (max. 0.1 km)
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
  • Located in a wood
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:4 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
Pitch amenities
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:6-10 ampère
  • Euro-plug required
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Temporary pitches outside the campsite with electricity
    • total:2
  • Door-springs light enough (3-4 kgs pressure)
Address & Route

Would you like to book Castel Camping le Brévedent or request more information? You can do both using the information below.

  • Castel Camping le Brévedent

    14130 / Le Brévedent
    France

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    49°13'29"N 0°18'17"E
  • From Pont-l'Évêque take the D579 towards Lisieux. After 5 km turn left over the D51 to Blangy-le-Château. Le Brévedent is about 3 km past this town. Follow signs.

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