Best Campsites in Brittany

Brittany is easily accessible from the UK and Ireland by ferry. Its easy to drive around and most of the region can be reached from the ferry port in under 2 hours…

Sunelia L’Atlantique 4 Star, Big Miel 

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This 4 star campsite offers everything families could possibly need for an easygoing, fun and memorable holiday. One of the main attractions here for parents with younger kids is the ENORMOUS indoor play area which is kitted out with a soft play climbing frame on one side and a bouncy castle on the other. The play area also hosts a kids club for over 4’s. There is also a little area for younger kids and best of all there’s a snack bar which sells wine so you can relax with a glass of Merlot in the evening while your kids play. And if this feels irresponsible… you can just have a soft drink. There is also a fantastic kids pool with toys, a whale and slides. There’s a shop selling all your essentials and a snack bar and restaurant. Another draw for families is the nature reserve and beach which is accessible via a small path behind the resort. There is also a cycle path here which stretches all  the way to the local town of Beg Miel. If you like cycling, you can rent a bike with a child seat and have a little adventure. Benodet is a bit further away but has a wonderful market each Monday and a beach with plenty of cafes and restaurants. There are also loads of larger supermarkets around where you can stock up on supplies.  

Domaine de Kerlann 4 Star, Pont Aven

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This lovely campsite is two-and a half hours from Roscoff. The homes are  well-equipped with separate bathroom and toilet,  oven, fridge freezer, microwave and all the usual kitchen utensils. The site has a small shop, three little playgrounds, a kids club, crazy golf. The pool here is fantastic and has a great indoor kids area with little slides and toys. There are also water slides and best of all, there’s a splash park where you can run through different water features such as a giant oversized tap and a fireman’s hose. There is kids entertainment in the evening in the form of games and dancing and the restaurant offers outdoor seating next to the play ground so you can keep an eye on little ones. One of the highlights of this campsite is the nearby towns of Pont Aven and Concarneau. Both towns are picturesque and charming and have great restaurants. The fortress in Concarneau is a big hit with kids. Just down the Road from this campsite is the wonderful maze, trampoline park and petting zoo – Le Labyrinthe. This has a lovely café too with a tree house where you can enjoy an ice-cream after exploring and running around.

Escale St Gilles, Near Benodet

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Escale St Gilles is a luxury, 5 star, family friendly campsite located close to the beach town of Benodet. Accommodation comprises of 2 and 3 bedroom mobile homes, sun lodges and serviced pitches for those who wish to camp. They have a state of the art waterpark, luxury spa, restaurant and take away food options and a full range of activities for all members of the family. There are heated indoor pools and waterslides, onsite activities for kids and a sandy cove opposite across the road from the park. You can also enjoy a walk along a coastal path to the main beach at Bénodet. Benodet has a number of restaurants along the beach and supermarkets and shops where you can buy all of your essentials. You can also take a boat trip from the town to one of the surrounding towns.

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Domaine des Ormes is located in northern ­Brittany, about 15 miles from the port of Roscoff/ St Malo. The campsite is located around a beautiful chateau – still used as the family home by its owners. There are 6 heated pools which are fantastic for families and are never over-crowded. There’s also a large indoor heated pool if the weather isn’t great. There are also kids clubs, which are all free and take place twice a day, six days a week. There is also evening entertainment and a host of other family friendly activities such as bike rental and pedal boats. There is a shop on site and all the usual services such as a laundrette and souvenir shop. The campsite allows for trips to Mont Saint Michel and Dinan which are both enjoyable for families and there are plenty of parks and beaches in the local area which are ideal for younger children. 

Les Mouettes campsite, Carantec

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Les Mouettes is a wonderfully family friendly campsite in Carantec, close to Morlaix on the Northern coast of Brittany. Your kids wont want to leave the huge pool with slides and a lazy river. There is also a large indoor pool which has whirlpool baths and an aqua-gym for adults. There is also a playground, a kids club for the over 4s and activities such as basketball, soccer, crazy golf, cycling, tennis and table tennis. There is an area to pitch tents but most opt for the more comfortable chalets which are dotted around a parkland. The chalets are well equipped and come in different sizes, some with sea views and there are also luxury options with hot tubs, roof terraces and balconies. There is also a shop selling food and baked goods. There is a market in the local town and you can also explore the local area by bicycle (available in the Campsite).

See also…

Brittany Ferries

Family Holidays in Brittany

France with a Baby or Toddler

Parent Review – Brittany