Étang de Saint-Estèphe
Étang de Saint-Estèphe
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A8771WNjamesg
West Malling, UK17 contributions
Aug 2021
This beautiful man-made beach is wonderful for all the family. The water is lovely and warm and there is lots of room to play on the beach and in the lake. The food from the restaurants was great too!
Written 29 July 2022
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kurt_stimens
Mansfield, Ohio37 contributions
Sep 2019 • Friends
Did not expect to find such a beautiful little beach in St. Estephe, out in the middle of the countryside. The sand is nice, as is the lake itself. There are a couple of snack bars where you can get drinks, salads, and petite manges. There are campsites, a sand volleyball court, and picnic tables under the shade trees. There is also a nice restaurant in an old mill on the dam itself.
Written 15 September 2019
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Andrew E
Tickhill, UK204 contributions
Aug 2019 • Couples
A perfect place to unwind during our annual trip to this beautiful area of France
Beach sun water great footpath with exercise stations

Great food at all levels.
Written 1 September 2019
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Amanda T
86 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
What’s not to like? Free hire of kayaks and paddle boards, food and drink nearby, lovely sand for kids to play in, nice lifeguarded lake with showers. One evening there was a local producers food market just along the path from l’etang which served a variety of food for supper. We sat on the benches there with other families and ate. Beautiful afternoon/evening out.
Written 25 August 2019
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Ozzycee
Bristol, UK41 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
We spent most of the day at Grand Etang de Saint-Estephe saying “I can’t believe this is free” - it is beautifully kept and there is lots to do. The walk around the lake takes approximately 40 minutes and there are some pieces of fitness activity equipment along the way to play with. Half way round is a manual hand-pull ferry which is great fun.

We didn’t spend lots of time on the lakeside beach as it unfortunately was quite rainy when we visited but the time we did spend on it was lovely and it was so clean. There are two play parks for children of different ages and a cafe that sells a wide menu of hot meals and crepes and ice cream. I had the duck salad and it was huge!!!

We also went canoeing in the afternoon which again was free! Some people were also paddle boarding so that’s also an option.

All in all I would hugely recommend this as a place to spend a day with young children, there was lots to do and plenty of space to run around all afternoon. We will be back!
Written 16 August 2019
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Graham L
Upton, UK53 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
Clean and tidy this lake has to be there at the top of the list. Free kayak hire. A great walk with a twist half way. Good swimming. Great cheap(ish) food. Free wooden sun loungers. Clean toilets and showers and changing facilities. Easy to find and park. All in all a great day out.
Written 3 August 2019
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Paul P
Nontron, France7 contributions
Sep 2018 • Friends
Lovely place for lunch by the Lac. Plenty of parking and also a nice walk before or after lunch. A good place if you had a dog.
Written 3 October 2018
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Lewis C
Epsom, UK118 contributions
Aug 2018 • Couples
great facillites well kept and clean dogs are allowed to go to the lake but not allowed to swim great nature walk around the lake as well
Written 17 September 2018
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holidaypairWiltshire
Devon, UK91 contributions
Aug 2018 • Family
Great area to spend family time, safe swimming. Used our own paddle board. 4yr old played on the sand area running in and out of lake water. Very safe area over looked by life guards. The cafe was clean but basic food. Prices as expected.
Written 29 August 2018
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David P
St. Davids, UK52 contributions
Jun 2018 • Couples
The large lake is in a stunning natural setting. One end has all the facilities and activities for families, but a short walk along the bankside takes you into tranquil woodlands and you can do a 3km walk around the lake.
It was amazingly quiet on a warm June day, but I suspect it is much busier in high summer. Lots of free parking available.
Written 7 June 2018
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