Camping La Bien-Assise issituated close to the centre of Guînes, a village not far from Calais. The castle camping site is therefore popular with British tourists for whom this is the first (or last) stopover in France. The camping site is located in an attractive, rather flat, rural area. The grounds are dominated by large trees and look very attractive. The rural setting will give you an immediate French holiday feeling, while the coast of the English Channel is not far away.
Camping site and sanitary facilities
There are 46 mobile homes on the camping site which are fitted with all amenities. There are also four wooden, fully furnished rental holiday cottages. Other camping guests have access to good and modern sanitary facilities in the service building.
Because camping La Bien-Assise is not directly situated on the sea, a lake or river, it has a covered swimming pool with large water slide. However, at a distance of only 16 km, you will find Escalles and Cap Blanc-Nez, where you can spend the day on the beach. Wimereux and Sangatte are located at similar distances.
On the grounds you will also find the three-star hotel L’auberge du Colombier, located in a small 19th century castle, as well as the restaurant La Ferme Gourmande. The restaurant serves classic French dishes, also on the terrace when the weather allows it. From here you have a view of the castle's dovecote. There is a cosy bar near the reception (with a small library).
As is the case at most camping sites, camping La Bien-Assise also has its own small shop. Are you looking for a larger assortment? In Guînes itself there is a variety of supermarkets and typical French shops.
Detail information about this campsite
"This castle campsite is located in a beautiful landscape. The pitches are spacious and delineated with shrubs. Many facilities."
Average rating: 8.0
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
- Food and drink
Reception closed 11-16 sign on the gate only open for Camping International card holders wanted to stay with Acsi but could not wait until 4 to find out if open for Acsi. Avoid Avoid Avoid customer care non existent.
Big grass pitches, We paid extra for water & drainage - but it was expensive. Good takeaway & bar food in a nice setting. French restaurant by the chateau is excellent. 4 toilet/shower blocks all spotless with separate ladies/gents toilets with soap & toilet rolls (not usually the case we have found in France !) Shop very expensive. Good stop off for Calais & channel tunnel.
Not a bad site if you are in need of one near Calais. The welcome was ok, the facilities were ok. The pitch was rather gloomy and there were a lot of pitches with quite large trees closeby - great in the heat but maybe not as good otherwise. There is quite a major roundabout by the entrance to the site and I was conscious of heavy goods vehicles on it quite early in the morning. All in all ok however the price for a night (ACSI card rate) there are cheaper and better around as far as we are concerned.
Have stayed here many times at the start and end of touring holidays to France and beyond. Campground is in a lovely setting with easy access to pitches. Pitches are of a good size but not well defined is some cases creating problems sometimes with people not respecting your space. Unless you have paid for a serviced pitch water points appear to be scarce. Toilet facilities disappointing for a 5 star site. Overall though very good and I am sure we will stay there again.
We use this site a lot as a first or last stop in Europe. Pleasant, well run and well maintained site with small pool and with an excellent restaurant adjacent. There are cycle and walking routes available from reception. Basic shop.
Overnight stop in beautifully cared for and well managed site. Grass pitches large but didn’t expect Eurocamp to figure as prominently as they did, totally convenient to Eurotunnel and as consequence will definitely use again. Our experience this time however was spoiled by noisy and uncontrollable children on pitch next door.
Great campsite, nice restaurant, staff very helpful. Our pitch was a little soft after some rain, had to use mats under wheels to help manoeuvring the motorhome. Easy walk into town. Large supermarket approx 20 min walk. Ideal for visiting local vets, site happy to help organise. Would visit again.
perfect spot for overnight after/prior channel crossing. excellent restaurant. good pitches which are allocated - you do not choose. some in sun some shade. small pool always full of kids. can get very busy on site. i will always return as ideal for 1 night stopover.
Great campsite with lovely large pitches .resturant food very good and not overpriced
Excellent site with good facilities. We stayed a couple of nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. Will definitely use it again. Only 15 minutes or so from the channel tunnel, so very convenient
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 28-03-2020 till 30-09-2020
- 15 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 149 (100 - 300m2)
- Number of camper pitches
- Number of permanent pitches
- Number of accommodation units for hire
- Campsite suitable for disabled persons
- Eco campsite
* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)
** The opening period may vary due to the measures surrounding the coronavirus.
At the reception
Ground and vegetation
Washing, washing-up, cooking
Food, drink and groceries
Available to hire at the campsite
Sport and games
Situation of campsite
Address & Route
Would you like to book Campsite La Bien Assise or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.
Campsite La Bien Assise
D231, avenue de la Libération
62340 / Guines
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Coordinates: 50°51'59"N 1°51'29"E
From Calais A16, exit 43 to Guines D305. Follow signs in Guines. Site located near roundabout. From Boulonge exit 36 to Guines. From St. Omer take D943 to Ardres, then D231 past Guines. Follow signs to campsite.
Warning! Since July 13 2015, many French campsites are prohibited from installing their own signpost. We advise to use GPS-coordinates to locate the campsite.
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