Book and review 9,261 holiday parks and campsites in the UK, Europe and the Americas

Feefo service rating

Camping La Petite Forêt

View prices & book
From £14.03/€16/A$25.10/US$18.62/CA$24.58/CHF18.49/SEK164.15/DKK119.23/NOK151.10/ISK2,024/ARS513.99/CLP11,852/PEN61.07/NZ$26.84/ZAR254.57/PLN68.87/R$69.76/CZK412.56/RSD1,889/HUF5,184.48/RUB1,179.82/CN¥119.84 (for 1 night, 2 adults)

Why not enter some details and get an accurate price?

General

  • Green and peaceful park just outside Aire-sur-la-Lys
  • Around an hour from Calais, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Dunkirk and Lille
  • Cycle to Aire then pedal to the Caps Et Marais D'opale natural park

Brits heading south, travellers heading north... and anyone seeking a scenic space from which to venture out to northern France seaside days, countryside walks and urban sightseeing should give this place some serious consideration.

The Pas-de-Calais site of Camping La Petite Forêt is in a green and peaceful setting an hour from Calais, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Dunkirk and Lille – and under 10 minutes' drive from the highly handsome riverside town of Aire-sur-la-Lys. Yet more? The fab Caps Et Marais D'opale Natural Regional Park is within 25 minutes to the north west for wanders, beach days and wildlife watching and wanders around the vast forest of Clairmarais.

You're well placed here too if your holiday plotting involves giving the car a holiday as well, as several hiking paths start from Aire-sur-la-Lys three and a half kilometres away (reachable by foot or bike via the D187 and the Rue de Constantinople). Or cycle into town, then – if your legs are up for it – pedal the 15 or 20 kilometres to Arques or Saint-Omer in the Caps Et Marais D'opale Natural Regional Park for more sightseeing and a richly deserved rich lunch.

Too tiring? Ramble around the colourful Camping La Petite Forêt grounds instead, preferably with a picnic packed using bits from the supermarket a couple of kilometres away. The play area and free wifi can keep kids and teens occupied while you then wrestle with the tongs for the evening barbecue... or you could remain very relaxed indeed and sort dinner from the snack bar open on summer weekends.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.


Arrive:
Depart: (2 nights)
Party:

Edit…

Click/tap once to select your first day, and again for your departure day.


Booking as a group?

Reviews

10

Overall rating based on 2 reviews

 

100% would recommend this site to a friend.

100% would stay here again.

 

Distribution requires 5 reviews or more.

More ratings

Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
Show me reviews by:
Sort by:
Staying in:
Original language of review:

Only showing reviews for last 18 months.

Reset filters

lovely little camp, owner very friendly. made us welcome from ... 29/05/2018

john_b255150 Confirmed

  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    lovely little camp, owner very friendly. made us welcome from the start and gave us a pitch near the toilet block as my wife uses a wheelchair.

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
(No rating)
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)
Default avatar

Very good place to camp. 09/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Stephen S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quiet spot, easily located,only stayed one night as a stopover before heading south.friendly staff.

    Disliked: 

    No loo roll in toilets.

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi

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

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

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

Fully serviced pitches

Seasonal pitches

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Location

[[ campsite.name ]] [[ place.name ]]
  • 16 Rue du Canal, La Lacque, Aire-sur-la-Lys, Pas-de-Calais, France, 62120
  • Timezone Europe/Paris CEST (GMT+02:00)   GPS 50.6331°N 2.4386°E

Directions


Local attractions

An early stop when holidaying here should be the old town of Aire-sur-la-Lys, sitting pretty on both banks of the Lys. Visit on a Friday if at all poss, for the splendid little market on the cobblestones beside the UNESCO-listed belfry tower; after that (and particularly if you've indulged somewhat on market produce), a climb to the top of the tower is in order for views over the town.

Another UNESCO World Heritage Site is at the Audomarois marshes between Flanders and Artois, the only wetlands in France still cultivated in these modern times. The best way to traverse their waterways is via a bacôve or flat-bottomed boat, bookable on a cruise from Saint-Omer or on a self-guided trip – look out for the smallholdings still producing food among the marshlands.

As well as a look around the museums and memorials of Dunkirk, sightseers in northern France on a World War II remembrance trail should also take time for La Coupole (10 minutes' drive), the war museum inside a huge disused bunker.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

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

Camping La Petite Forêt cancellation policy

Balance refunds: 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: €200.00 (£178.49) 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 city/eco tax is included in the rate.

Payment methods accepted on the park

Cash
MasterCard
Visa

Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

Close

Report a problem

Reason:
Your claim is being sent…

Close

Contact Camping La Petite Forêt


Close

Terms and conditions

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.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
A valid vaccination certificate must accompany your dog.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.
Your dog must be tattooed and microchipped.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
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: €200.00 (£178.49) 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 (£44.62) will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Taxes
Local city/eco tax is included in the rate.

Vehicles
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a touring caravan or a tent. If you wish to bring a car along with your motorhome/campervan please select the extra.
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Visitors
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.

Close