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LA HAYE-DU-PUITS, L’Etang des Haizes

Normandy

Selected because of its delightful situation in the grounds of an orchard and its proximity to the lively little town of La Haye du Puits. It is a well-maintained little site with a very rural feel but only a short walk to the shops, bars and restaurants in La Haye du Puits The town has a thriving market on Wednesdays. The site has a small fishing lake that is popular with amateur anglers. It also has a superb pool complex for the children. The friendly English speaker owner creates a warm welcoming atmosphere.

Campsite website

http://www.etang-des-haizes.com/

Detailed campsite information

Campsite inspected

Yes

Local authority rating

4

Location

47 km south of Cherbourg. La Haye du Puits 2km. St Lô 47km. Bayeux 72km

Grid reference

N 49° 17' 58 W 01° 32' 42

Latitude

49.2997981

Longitude

-1.544878199999971

Tour operators

None.

Suitable for

Families and couples.

Accommodation

Accommodation description

Two bedroom mobilehomes for 4/5 persons and 5/6 persons. Two bedroom chalet for 5/6 persons. Three bedroom mobilehomes for 6 persons. Two bedroom "safari tents" for 2/5 persons. Two bedroomed mobilehome for 4 persons with disabled access.

Pitch description

Mostly flat and grassy defined by low trees. All pitches are 90m²-110m². Twelve pitches have a hard standing area. A 15% discount is available for night pitches with arrival after 7pm and departure before 10am. Cyclocampers get a 20% discount. There is 10% off if you stay 10 nights or more. You can make reservations for 2018 from November 2nd 2017.

Pitch size

160 (80 touring) 40 mobilehomes or chalets to rent. 40 privately owned mobilehomes.

Hook up

10 amps - all pitches Water and drainage - 5 pitches.

Motorhomes information

Motorhome service point. Excellent for motorhomes as walking distance of centre of La Haye du Puits.

Activities Onsite

Activities on site

Cycle hire. Pedalos on lake. Free carp fishing in lake. Archery. Outdoor fitness area. Three table-tennis tables Volleyball. Boules pitch. TV in bar. Donkey rides and pony club nearby in high season.

Entertainment

Children's club (6-12yrs) in high season. Other organised entertainment in 4th July to 24th August including aqua-gym, walks, and occasional family barbecue evenings with a disco.

Swimming pool types

Heated, Waterslides, Full Aqua Park, Baby Pool

Kids club

Yes

Cycle hire

Yes

Activities Offsite / Places to Visit

Excursions

10km from the sea, 30km from the D-Day sites and landing beaches, 50km from Cherbourg, 80km from Bayeux. 100km from Mont St-Michel. L'Ile de Tatihou, a small area of land off St Vaast La Houge becomes an island at high tide and is now listed by Unesco. Nearby the picturesque village of Portbail and the Cape of Carteret.

Sports and Activities

Fishing, Cycling, Walking

Nearby Attractions

Near riverside/lakeside

Lake

Walking distance from town

Yes

Campsite Rules

Pets allowed

Yes

Campsite Facilities

Services

No shop, but bread available in bar, which is open all day from end of May until beginning of September. Take-away and basic snacks available in bar 1st July to 1st September. Good restaurants in town. Barbecues allowed. Dogs accepted. Internet and Wi-Fi.

Motorhome service point

Yes

Swimming pool information

Attractive 320m² pool complex with four lane waterslide, separate swimming area and small baby pool divided by gate. Generous sun terrace, overlooked by bar terrace. Open 19th May to 2nd September.

Sanitary facilities information

Two toilet blocks which have both been recently renovated. Separate mens and ladies English style toilets, but no seats. Toilet paper outside cabin. Push button showers with temperature control and hooks for clothes. Individual wash cubicles. Two family rooms but accessible only with a key. Disabled facilities. Baby room. Washing machine and tumble dryer. Chemical waste point.

Campsite Directions

Directions

From Cherbourg Port. Follow directions for Caen/Mont St Michel on the N13. Once you reach Valognes take the D2 to Ste Sauveur. Then continue on the D900 in the direction of Coutances for 7kms. At the roundabout follow the sign to La Haye du Puits and then turn right after approximately 300m. The site is well signposted from the roundabout. From Caen/Ouistreham. Follow direction Caen on D515 for 12km, then direction Cherbourg on N13 for 75km. At Carentan, leave the N13, direction Barneville-Carteret on the D971 for 4km and turn right on the D903 for 20km until you reach La Haye du Puits. In the village, turn right and follow the signs "Les Haizes" for 1km .

Contact Information

Telephone Number

02.33.46.01.16

Address

Camping Etang des Haizes 43 rue Cauticotte, 50250 Saint-Symphorien le Valois

Web Address

http://www.etang-des-haizes.com/

Email Address

info@campingetangdeshaizes.com

Affiliated Groups

Affiliated Groups

Airotels de France

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philip rawson

Accommodation

Own Tent

Date of Stay:

06/2000

this site is great I cant compare with other French sites because I never stayed on any but this place is great ...

this site is great I cant compare with other French sites because I never stayed on any but this place is great we had great weather which always helps site cleanest I have ever been on showers and loos in the block we used were superb mixed men and ladies but no probs at all we chose our own pitch so you can choose shady or sunny electric no probs with plugs uk camping type fit no probs pool great not sure if it was heated or not but temp great when we were there and not too busy when we were there loads of sunbeds all the time swimming trunk rule a bit strange but we coped cant comment on food burgers etc never had any bar nice quiet prices ok fishing excellent you,ll be busy all the time fishing here plenty of carp action all the time fish not fussy about baits either the,ll take all usual stuff excellent experience will return when holidays allow

Overall Impression
5/5
Welcome
5/5
Cleanliness
5/5
Pitch Size
5/5
Activities
5/5

Maura Buckley

Accommodation

Motorhome

Date of Stay:

06/2012

First time to France,would highly recommend this site,probly go back next year.

Overall Impression
5/5
Welcome
4.5/5
Cleanliness
5/5
Pitch Size
5/5
Activities
4.5/5

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