Welcoming bike and car enthusiasts Les Ballastières is a 200-year old farmhouse, situated in the Nord 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
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Les Ballastières is not just bike friendly, but welcomes all 4-wheelers. Facilities include: Secure courtyard Small workshop with compressor, battery tester/charger, trolley jack etc Drying room Large games room with kitchenette BBQ in courtyard Site mechanic! Paul may be able to help fix a problem Indoor camping in The Hayloft GENERAL INFORMATION The local
There are numerous walks in the area. From Les Ballastières you can even set off on walks from an hour upwards with no need for wheels! Every Sunday morning in Gauchin you can join the locals to explore a different area (except July and August – their holiday period!). We also have
France being a nation of cyclists, there are many cycle routes to be found and explored in the area of the Seven Valleys. You may also be able to join one of the local cycle tours that are often advertised. The ‘Boucle d’Artois’ race takes place in Spring and often
Les Ballastières is not only bike friendly, but run by bikers. We have travelled many times on two wheels, both in the UK and on the continent, and know only too well what it is like to arrive at your overnight stop cold, soaked through and unable to dry out! So