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Campsite La Bien Assise *****

General information
Guide price €36.20

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.

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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.

Swimming pool

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.

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Detail information about this campsite

J.M. Dorresteijn "This castle campsite is located in a beautiful landscape. The pitches are spacious and delineated with shrubs. Many facilities."

- Inspector Mr J.M. Dorresteijn

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Average rating: 8.0

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Philip Avery, on this campsite in June 2018


Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Lovely camp site, perfect for families, two restaurants, one of which was expensive but had an excellent menu. 30 minutes from Calais, so very good to use as transit but a very nice site to spend more time at. A short walk into Guines and 20 mins from the coast. If you want to top up with French wine, many supermarkets and wine suppliers.

Mr blackman, on this campsite in August 2014


Travelling party: Family with children, various ages

beautiful site just out of the lovely friendly village of guines .close to ports/tunnel..bus stop out side camp only €1 pp to calais 30 min trip so you can leave the car bind..spacious pitches mostly level..We have used this site for 3 years for a week in summer most use it as a stop over into france or out..would love to stay longer but it's expensive, it's the only thing that lets the site Down. toilets very clean we were there this year & there had been a lot of rain so very muddy but the toilets were kept clean ..very friendly staff with good English well worth the visit

Carol Ottevanger, on this campsite in June 2012


Travelling party: Family with children, various ages

The Staff were friendly and extremely helpful. A very convenient site for quick access to the ferry. We stayed for one night on our way to the UK. Ideal! Beautifully kept pitches and excellent facilities.

Trevor Wilson, on this campsite in May 2013


Travelling party: Young couple

We stayed here a year ago and didn't have a great time but the handy location, 15 minutes from the Eurotunnel terminal, drew us back again. Unfortunately we encountered exactly the same problems as before. The maze of showers and sinks are cold, dirty and old. Certainly a long way from the 5-star facilities that the site claims to have. In fact, these were the worst toilet blocks of all the 7 sites on our trip. The pitches themselves were great, grassy, marked with hedges, plenty of water points etc. however, as with our last visit, we were kept awake at night by loutish behaviour from other campers. I suppose the site suffers as a result of its easy-to-get-to location from England but a fair few of the 'campers', particularly in the numerous Eurocamp tents, were just there to get very drunk on cheap drink. I've seldom felt so ashamed to be British. We won't be back again.

Anna, on this campsite in June 2014


Travelling party: Couple

We used this site as a stop over, using the vets in Ardres before travelling home on the eurotunnel the next day. For this it was very convenient. It has people moving on and off it all the time clearly doing the same thing. The facilities are good and the showers clean but it has a 'stopover' feeling to it. It is set in nice grounds which are well kept. It is grass pitches and in the main level although some were slightly sloping and some motorhomes were on level chocks. There is a swimming pool but we didn't use this. Appears to be kid friendly. We used the vets in Ardres and this site was excellent location for this - just 5 minutes down the road. These vets were also excellent, we booked them before we left the UK but other English people in the vets were also staying at this site and the site had rung and booked them into the Vets.

Ian Hutchinson, on this campsite in May 2014


Travelling party: Couple

We stayed here for a night on the way out in early May and two nights on the way back in late May.
The reception staff were really friendly and helpful. The site was very quiet on the first visit but much busier on the second visit. The toilet blocks were shared (male / female) but were kept clean. The appearance of the site is very pleasant and it was only about 20 minutes from the ferry. Lots of people seem to use it for overnight stays. The pitches we were given were grass and level. There is a charge for wifi. There are some statics and 'permanent' tents, but not overly intrusive. We would go here again.

Tony and , on this campsite in September 2012


Travelling party: Couple

The best site I have ever stayed at; site spotless, toilets spotless, wonderful food at the restaurant, town within walking distance and Calais only a short drive away.

Julie Rich, on this campsite in June 2014


Travelling party: Couple

Very good site, with large level pitches, excellent facilities and friendly helpful staff. We needed a new jockey wheel, and the receptionist drew us a map to find the caravan shop in Calais. Ideal for start or finish of a trip, but doesn't feel like a `transit' camp. Decent shops nearby.

Richard, on this campsite in June 2018


Travelling party: Couple

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.

Russell , on this campsite in May 2018


Travelling party: Couple

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

General information

Guide price 1
Guide price 2
Period of opening
05-04-2019 till 29-09-2019
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!)

Popular amenities
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:3
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:6
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:3G
  • Internet access
  • WiFi zone
    • wifi zone free
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • 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
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:3
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:3
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:charcoal | electricity | gas
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:3
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:3
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Heated toilet facilities
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Squatting-toilets
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Showers: hot water
  • Showers: cold water
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Baby room
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
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
  • Ironing facilities
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: extensive selection
    • period:05-04/15-09
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
    • period:05-04/15-09
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
    • period:05-04/15-09
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Snack bar
    • period:05-04/15-09
  • Takeaway meals
    • period:05-04/15-09
  • Bar
    • period:05-04/15-09
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:6
  • Safes
  • Freezing blocs
  • Indoor swimming pool by means of a sliding roof
    • surface area:100 m2
    • period:05-04/15-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:20 m2
    • period:05-04/15-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Sunbathing area
For children
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:20 m2
    • period:05-04/15-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Children's playground: small
  • Games room
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Baby room
  • Video games
  • Crazy golf
  • No entertainment programme
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Crazy golf
Recreation (adults)
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy | average
  • Games room
  • Television
  • Video games
Situation of campsite
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:8 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:1 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special pitches for motorhomes
    • Surface area:60 m2
    • Amount:4
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length:13
    • weight:6000 kg
Pitch amenities
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • 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:10 ampère | 16 ampère
  • Euro-plug required
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
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.

  • +33321352077

  • +33321367920

  • Send this campsite an e-mail

  • www.camping-la-bien-assise.com

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Max. 18.5° 20.3° 22° 21.2° 22.2° 23.2° 23.5°
Min. 12.9° 13° 14.4° 15.9° 16° 16.8° 16.6°
Precipitation 20% 0% 5% 20% 20% 30% 20%
Wind direction N N W W W SW W
Wind speed 3 2 3 4 4 4 4


Precipitation total (mm)
Jan 71
Feb 61
Mar 46
Apr 51
May 56
Jun 51
Jul 66
Aug 89
Sep 81
Oct 89
Nov 94
Dec 81

Average temperature

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