/ Font camping with a family help please
As an aside, is the cycling in the forest any good, (think kids and mountain bikes.)
In regards to mountain biking its not something ive done but there are always loads of people out in the forests on their bikes, you want to make sure to pick the right areas as some have quite deep sand and I would imagine difficult to ride in
Hope that helps
We've stayed at Lido many times - pretty quiet these days, so loads of space and quiet pitches. Cold swimming pool, playground, crazy golf, bar, good shower block for families. Downside is it's a drive to any climbing. Also near the train line, which you may see as an advantage or disadvantage!
We went back to the Milly campsite last summer. Busier, and camping is more crowded - it's a bit of a free for all in the woods rather than being neat pitches, so try not to arrive late on a Friday or Saturday. But now has a small but newer playground, and great swimming area with 3 pools inc a paddling one with slide. Showers aren't so good, but as long as kids are happy to go in small cubicle with adult (or alone) they're fine. Much closer to climbing - there were a few families there who were cycling to bouldering each day (mainly with option of trailer for pulling back shattered kids). I think we'd probably go back there for preference now the kids are a bit bigger.
This is the Milly campsite
I love the way they just show the pools, they're definitely the highlight!
> This is the Milly campsite
> I love the way they just show the pools, they're definitely the highlight!
It is very expensive there though, and the last few times I went, the showers were luke warm at best
Not that much more than Le Lido, though, and less driving..... I do remember showers were better at some times of day than others, but unhelpfully can't remember the details!
> We've stayed at Lido many times - pretty quiet these days, so loads of space and quiet pitches. Cold swimming pool, playground, crazy golf, bar, good shower block for families. Downside is it's a drive to any climbing. Also near the train line, which you may see as an advantage or disadvantage!
There is some climbing to been done not far from the Lido, not much and orange (on the way to fontainebleu itself).
The advantage with the Lido if camping en famille is that it is much easier to find stuff for non climbers to do.
Ah, no none climbers allowed in this family ;-)
£20 a night indicative for 2 adults/2 children caravan/car high season - not bad at all really.
Thanks very much for all the help everybody.
can an eye open for ticks on the kids in summer...
Thanks for that
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