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Camping de la Ferme des Saules

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General

  • Peaceful site in the grounds of a working farm 3km from Bailleul
  • 20 minutes' drive from Ypres and In Flanders Fields Museum
  • Farm shop on site with an wide range of homegrown and local produce

If you want a full flavour of French cuisine (oui), you'll find it here in French Flanders.

The shop at Camping de la Ferme des Saules, in the grounds of a working farm in the Flanders mountains, is piled with all sorts of fruit and veg fresh from the fields for you to sample, as well as a range of tiptop produce from other local suppliers including fresh meat, pâtés, cheese, eggs, sweets and homemade Flemish waffles. Pick up some local fruit juices and beers to wash it all down and you’ve got everything you need for quite the French feast.

Ferme des Saules is a family-friendly site, half a kilometre from the Belgian border and 20 minutes' drive from Ypres. Guests are welcome to wander the farm during opening hours to meet the chickens, goats and pony, or you could work your appetite up further with a pre-dinner game of pétanque while the kids bounce around the playground or trampoline.

Spacious grass pitches are within easy reach of a smart modern toilet block that houses toilets, showers, a kids’ bathroom and an accessible bathroom. There’s also free wifi access around the site.

Ferme des Saules is a few kilometres from Bailleul for yet more foodie options at its restaurants, bistros, bars and speciality shops: you can reach town within a five-minute drive, a 15-minute cycle or a 45-minute walk, depending on how many calories you need to work off...

Please note

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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9.4

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Most welcoming people. Lovely rural location with fantastic farm shop ... 09/02/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom bruce_s313353 Confirmed

  • Electric optional mixed motorhome pitch
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    Most welcoming people. Lovely rural location with fantastic farm shop on site. Modern toilet and shower block.

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We didn't stop for long as this was just an ... 09/01/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Marc T. Confirmed

  • Electric optional mixed motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    We didn't stop for long as this was just an overnight stay to break a long journey in the Winter but I can say that it was a very nice place with very helpful and friendly staff and a lovely farm shop. Very good shower and toilet facilities.

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Shower and Toilet Block - 1 year old Farm Shop ... 03/12/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom John R. Confirmed

  • Electric optional mixed motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Shower and Toilet Block - 1 year old
    Farm Shop - An excellent range of fresh produce.
    Location

    Disliked: 

    Cold Weather!

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Polite and helpful shower and toilets clean (need your own ... 30/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Dave H. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional mixed touring caravan or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Polite and helpful shower and toilets clean (need your own loo roll 😂) WiFi was good kept older kids happy 😃 as not much to do on the site but would go again

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Rural stop over 22/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom frances_w232275 Confirmed

  • Electric optional mixed motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very nice site. Flat pitches. Very helpful owners. The farm shop on site sold some wonderful local produce, expensive (like all farm shops) but excellent quality. No local transport links and situated on quite a fast road. We walked into town (about 40 minutes) but certainly wouldn't walk back in the dark as quite a fast main road. No taxi's at night. A lovely lady from the Pomme d'or restaurant gave us a lift. Lovely town and easy access to Ypres memorials .

    The showers and loos are very clean, modern and warm. Remember to take you own loo roll as none provided as seems the norm in France

    Lovely stop over site

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    Nothing

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Lovely site 28/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Chiaki O. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent pitch
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    We loved there. Bathroom and toilet area was super clean although we didn't know we had to bring our own toilet rolls. Kids had fun with the animals and a trampoline.
    The beef we bought from the shop on site was so delicious and all the veg and fruits were fresh. Would love to stay again at this lovely site. Thank you.

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    Just a minor thing but someone's dog left a poop in front of our tent pitch, which was very annoying...

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Ideal spot for to bring Ypres region. Lovely farm produce in shop. 28/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom clive_b221740 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional mixed touring caravan or trailer tent pitch
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    Location, the operators ie the farmer and family
    Lovely big pitch. Good farm shop.
    Brand new San block.

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    Nothing

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What a fabulous site! We received a lovely welcome and ... 22/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom helen_e845785 Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    What a fabulous site!
    We received a lovely welcome and were really happy with a pitch surrounded by hedges. The products in the farmshop were fabulous (we tried ham, cheese, yoghurts, fruit, beer and wine) and we ordered bread the day before which was delivered to our tent door in the morning.
    The shower and toilet block was spotlessly clean and the showers were completely temperature adjustable. I enjoyed a steamy hot shower every evening.
    Can't fault this site - it was great.

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A lovely well appointed relaxing spot with friendly welcoming owners. 21/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Phillip H. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent pitch
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    Had a lovely stay that we extended by a day. Fresh local produce shop was lovely and the new shower block was clean, with plenty of hot water and everything you need. Kids loved the animals and the trampoline.

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    Nothing to dislike at all, would happily return.

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Good place for a one night stay. Very good and clean facilities. 20/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom rachel_w731018 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional mixed motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Excellent shower/toilet facilities

    Disliked: 

    Needed a bit of tlc

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Pétanque

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

Motorhome service point

Water hook-up points for tourers

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Location

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  • 453 Route du Mont-Noir, Bailleul, Nord, France, 59270
  • Timezone Europe/Paris CET (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.7615°N 2.7489°E

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Local attractions

At Bailleul, start in the flower-filled Grand’Place, dominated by the 62-metre belfry tower of the town hall, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Climb to the top for spectacular views towards the mountains and to get up close to the 35-bell carillon.

Around the corner from the square is the Museum of Benoit-De-Puydt, a converted private house where you can learn a bit about the town’s role during the war and visit the exhibition of Flemish art. Also worth a visit is the Country Life Museum in Steenwerck, a 15-minute drive from the site and set up to recreate a Flemish village in 1900.

The major Belgian point of interest close by is Ypres, 20 minutes' drive from the site, where you can tour the battlefields, visit the war cemeteries and learn more about the area's historical significance at the In Flanders Fields Museum.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  8 a.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  4 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart:  10:30 a.m.

Camping de la Ferme des Saules cancellation policy

No penalties

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

Hired accommodation: €300.00 (£266.01) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Tax

Local eco/city tax of €0.22 (£0.20) per person over the age of 18 per night is not included and must be paid on arrival.

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Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Unsupervised minors must have a letter of authorisation from their parents or legal guardian.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Dogs
A valid vaccination certificate must accompany your dog.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.
Your dog must be tattooed and microchipped.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.
Quiet hours must be respected between 10:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: €300.00 (£266.01) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.
Your unit must be left clean and tidy, a fine of €50.00 (£44.33) will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.

Taxes
Local eco/city tax of €0.22 (£0.20) per person over the age of 18 per night is not included and must be paid on arrival.

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.

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