• Perfect for a trip to Puy du Fou theme park
  • Camping pitches in unspoilt wooded parkland (100-150m2)
  • Hit the heights with the amazing treetop adventure course
  • Relaxed
  • Toddler Friendly

This rustic and peaceful campsite, has a lovely countryside setting, inland from the Vendée coastline.

Château La Forêt is a charming and quiet site, which is set in the grounds of a magnificent 19th Century château, close to the village of St Julien-des-Landes. Nestled amidst 100 acres of unspoilt wooded parkland, it has the feel of a traditional French country estate. The on site facilities include a treetop adventure course, paintballing field, and a recently added beauty therapy service, and in high season, quiz nights, barbecue evenings and live music performances are held on the lovely cobbled courtyard of the campsite bar. The camping area has pitches which are level and grassy, and most have shade from the surrounding trees. The campsite is within easy reach of the famous sandy beaches, lively seaside resorts and attractions of the nearby coastline, including the Château of Talmont St Hilaire. This medieval fortress is set upon rugged rocks, surrounded by water and famed for its association with Richard the Lionheart.

  • Near a Beach (12km)

  • Near a Town (0.2km)

  • Waterslides

  • Near a Lake

  • Canoeing

  • Covered Pools

  • Near a Theme Park

  • Windsurfing (21km)

  • Football

  • Archery

  • Fishing

  • Table Tennis

  • Horse Riding (3km)

  • Badminton

  • Dog Friendly

  • Mini Golf

  • Cycle Hire

  • Surfing (19km)

  • Tennis

  • Volleyball

  • Small Parc

Pools

Indoor pool Open dates: 16 May - 29 Aug 2020

Swimming
Type Location Heated Size / Depth Features
Rectangular Covered Size: 181m² Depth: 0.8m-1.6m with waterslides
Waterslides
Suitable for Length Minimum Age/Height Lanes Notes
All the Family 15 metres 6 years / 1.1m 2 a double waterslide, straight with a bump into the covered pool
All the Family 66 metres 6 years 1

Outside pool Open dates: 01 Jul - 29 Aug 2020

Swimming
Type Location Heated Size / Depth Features
Rectangular Outdoor Size: 180m² Depth: 0.8m-1.6m Pool is for adults only

The pool area is immediately in front of the chateau which provides a lovely setting

Extra information

  • Sunloungers available
  • Sun Terrace available

Restrictions

  • T-shirts not allowed
  • Inflatables not allowed
  • Parental Supervision is required at all times

Kids' Clubs

Site Run Kids' Clubs

campsite kids' clubs

This campsite runs its own kids’ clubs, and you’re welcome to make use of these throughout your holiday. We don’t however, have any involvement in these clubs or how they are organised, including the quality of activities available. *Please check details of timetable of activities, and if sessions need to be pre-booked, directly with the campsite staff. Consent forms may be required.

  • Available for: 5 to 8 years
    9 to 12 years
    over 12s
  • Languages: Dutch
    English
    French
  • Available to all customers

Facilities and Amenities

Reception

  • WiFi is available - may only be in certain parts of the parc (CHARGES APPLY)

  • Internet access available (charges may apply)

  • Credit cards accepted: Debit Cards, Diners Card, Eurocard, Maestro, Mastercard, Visa

  • A safe is available to use No charges apply

  • Languages spoken: Dutch, English, French, German

Shops

  • Small Grocery: Open: 16/05/2020 - 29/08/2020

Bars

  • Number of bars: 1

  • Opening dates: 16/05/2020 - 29/08/2020 (bars may only open for part of this period)

Dining

Restaurant - L'auberge de la Foret

  • Location: In the courtyard

  • Opening Dates:

    16/05/2020 - 29/08/2020

  • Terrace: The restaurant has a terrace area for dining

Takeaway

  • Opening Dates:

    16/05/2020 - 29/08/2020

    31/08/2020 - 29/08/2020

Entertainment

  • Children's Disco

  • Family Disco

  • 16+ Disco

  • Animation Team:

    Aqua Gym

    BBQ evenings

    Bingo

    Evening shows

    Karaoke

    Quizzes

    Sports tournaments

    Talent competitions

  • Games room

    Air hockey

    Pinball

    Pool table

    Table football

    Video games

Laundry and Sanitation

  • Toilets

  • Children's toilets

  • Hot showers

  • Baby changing facilities

  • Baby baths

  • Dishwashing sinks

  • Laundry sinks

  • Washing cubicles

  • Washing Machines

  • Dryers

  • Irons available

  • Laundry Service

Sports and Activities

Whilst our range of campsites are ideal for relaxing holidays, they also offer you plenty to do when you feel like being a little more active.

Available on parc The following activities are available on site (some activities may only be available in high season, which is generally July and August):

Sports
Tennis
  • 1 Tennis court
Table Tennis
  • 4 Table Tennis tables
Football
  • 1 Football pitch
  • 2 Secondary pitches available
Badminton
  • 1 Badminton court
Volleyball
  • 1 Volleyball net
Archery
  • Open: 01/07/2020 - 29/08/2020
Boules
  • 1 Boules pitch
Activities
Crazy Golf
  • Deposit required for balls and clubs
Fishing
  • Fish available: carp, pike, roach, perch, eel
  • All fish should be returned to the lake.
Pony Rides
  • Open: 01/07/2020 - 29/08/2020
Playground
  • 1 Playground
  • Slide, swing, sand box, trampolines. Suitable for 4-12 yrs.
Cycling
  • Baby seats available
  • Helmets available
Trampolining
  • 3 Trampolining nets
Adventure Course
  • Tree top, Zip wire
  • Supervision
  • Minimum age: 2 years
  • Minimum Height: 0.86 metres
Sports
Canoeing

The following activities are available off site:

Sports
Quad Biking 18 km from site
Activities
Golf 12 km from site
Horse Riding 3 km from site
Boat trips 20 km from site
Sports
Windsurfing 21 km from site
Pedalos 2 km from site

Excursions

  • Bicycle tours to discover the area around the Lac du Jaunay

The activities detailed are available all season, unless indicated otherwise. This information is subject to change, and it is possible that some activities may have a charge and/or may remain closed in low season. Please check at the time of booking if there is an activity or facility which is key to your holiday.

Important Information

Pitches

  • Only Gas BBQs allowed

Vehicles

  • A car can be parked on a pitch

  • Motorbikes are allowed on site and the pitch

  • There is a charge for additional vehicles

Dogs

  • Dogs are allowed on site

Reception

  • There is a barrier in operation

  • Last arrival time: 22:30 hrs

Accessibility

  • This campsite is suitable for customers in wheelchairs.

  • The following areas of the campsite are wheelchair friendly:

    • Bar

    • Reception

    • Sanitation blocks

  • There are disabled toilets on site

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