Welcome to our bike-friendly B&B and self-catering accommodation

in Northern France!

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Welcoming bike and car enthusiasts Les Ballastières is a 200-year old farmhouse, situated in the Pas de Calais in the small village of Gauchin Verloingt, just outside St. Pol-sur-Ternoise. The English owners, Paul Thomas and Sue Fairbairn, have converted the old farmhands’ quarters and stables to offer a variety of accommodation to suit different budgets and needs, in a peaceful setting but within 5 minutes of the race track at Croix-en-Ternois.

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“We hope you enjoy looking through our website, which gives you information about us, our home and the area we live in, and some idea of what you can see and do during your stay. The Somme battlefields, historic towns, coast and countryside are all within easy reach, with good roads for riding (or driving!) and we will be happy to help with your itinerary.

If you are a biker, a cyclist, a “petrolhead” or a hiker, click on the logos below to see what we can offer specifically for you.

To make the most of a weekend, why not leave Friday after work and be with us in the evening?  We look forward to welcoming you to Les Ballastières”

Paul & Sue