LES PIEUX, Le Grand Large


Selected as this site occupies a unique position right next to a huge stretch of sandy beach, just 25km from Cherbourg. It is a good choice for lovers of the sea with access to beautiful beach walks directly from the site. It is a well maintained site with a friendly French atmosphere and is ideal for overnight stops in a special annex or for longer stays on the main site. A new indoor pool makes this site a good low season choice. You can enjoy magnificent sunsets over the superb west facing beach and the children can spend hours playing in the sand dunes.

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25km south west of Cherbourg. Les Pieux 4km. St Lô 83km.

Grid reference

N 49° 29' 37 W 01° 50' 33





Tour operators


Suitable for

Couples and families with young children.


Accommodation description

Two bedroom mobile homes for 6 persons. Two and three bedroomed cottage style mobile homes for 6 persons. Reductions for couples in low season.

Pitch description

Flat, well hedged and laid out in straight lines on a mixture of grass and sand. Vary in size, some only about 80 - 90m². No trees, so no shade.

Pitch size

232 (130 touring)

Hook up

10 amps - all pitches. Water and drainage - available on request.

Motorhomes information

Motorhome service point. Not walking distance of town or village.

Activities Onsite

Activities on site

Tennis (free outside July & August). Large children's play area in the dunes. Games room. Table tennis. TV room.


Occasional evening entertainment in the high season.

Swimming pool types

Heated, Baby Pool

Activities Offsite / Places to Visit


Cité de la Mer in Cherbourg, Gatteville lighthouse, Valognes, Coutances. St Vaast la Hague. The GR223 footpath runs along the Cherbourg peninsula coast by the site.

Sports and Activities

Tennis, Football Pitch, Cycling, Walking

Nearby Attractions

Near the beach

0-1km from beach

Campsite Rules

Pets allowed


Campsite Facilities


Small shop with bread and basics. Bar, take-away in July and August. Barbecues allowed. Dogs accepted. Internet and Wi-Fi point. Bar/snack/entertainment area being revamped for 2016.

Swimming pool information

One 20m x 8m, good-sized baby pool with mini slide. There is a super new covered pool and new spacious sun terrace.

Sanitary facilities information

One large toilet block that was refurbished a few years ago. Separate mens and ladies. Toilets with seats and toilet paper. Push button showers. Disabled facilities. Babyroom. Washing machines and tumble dryer. Chemical waste point.

Campsite Directions


Cherbourg Port: Exit port and turn right for Cherbourg centre. At next roundabout follow signs for Caen/Rennes. Keep in right hand lane and as you climb the hill turn right on the D900 signposted Bricquebec. At next junction turn left on the D650 to Bricquebec and Les Pieux. Travel through the village of Les Pieux on the D4 and in front of the Mairie follow signs for "Plage" and Sciotot. The campsite is well signposted along this road on your left hand side. From south follow the D903 to Barneville Carteret and continue north towards Cherbourg. Turn left into Les Pieux and continue through the village towards the beach. The campsite is signposted to your left.

Contact Information

Telephone Number


Camping Le Grand Large 50340 Les Pieux

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