Press and News

January 2020
Le Camp listed in The Times Travel feature "The 50 best holidays in France for 2020" under "Family Trips".

November 2019
New for 2020 Le Camp will be offering cycling holidays and cycle hire.

March 2019
Tent news: Le Camp's two yurts (Shimoni and Bamburi) have been upgraded to beautiful Woodland Safari Tents. With 16sqm of internal space, they make a wonderful retreat for a couple, or a great space for a family who want to share some quality time together.

February 2019
Tent news: Following the success of Maasai Mara's extra bell tent bedroom, Le Camp can confirm that they are adding kids' tents to Samburu and Mount Kenya too. Great news for large families or those with older children who would prefer their own private space.

December 2018
Some great travel news: Ryanair have announced a new Summer route from London Stansted to Rodez Aveyron Airport, which is less than 1.5 hours drive from Le Camp.

October 2018
The 2019 Tour de France route has been announced, and the cyclists will be racing through nearby Albi. On 17th July Le Tour will be passing within 10 miles of Le Camp!

June 2018
Le Camp's new penthouse safari tent "Mount Kenya" welcomes its first guests. For photographs please see our Tents Page or facebook post.

February 2018
We have adopted two lovely goats! Fred and Percy are West African Dwarf goats, who needed a new home with more space to roam and graze naturally. As well as being sweet natured pets, they will also be working hard, keeping the weeds under control and making fantastic fertiliser from kitchen scraps. For photos of the goats, puppies and all the other animals at Le Camp, check out our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lecampsauvagefrance/

January 2018
We are delighted to confirm the following new additions to Le Camp, ready for for Summer 2018:
- Ensuite safari shower added to Samburu,
- Bell tent annex added to Maasai Mara, providing extra sleeping space for large families,
- Plus two new brand safari tents! Both with en-suite showers, one with its own private kitchen and dining area.

November 2017
Our journey from nine-to-five to french countryside is featured in Living France magazine. Along with some practical advice for those looking to set up their own camp.

September 2017
Le Camp has been named as one of the 10 most beautiful camping destinations in UK and France by blogging site "Beautiful Now".

August 2017
Following an inspection and glowing review, Le Camp has been invited to join Canopy and Stars' exclusive portfolio of special places to stay. As part of their review, Canopy and Stars described Le Camp as “The distilled essence of the perfect holiday under canvas - we have been totally spoiled for any future camping holiday anywhere else and yearn to return.”

June 2017 - Le Camp is under new management!
After ten years running Le Camp, the previous owners are moving on to new adventures and handing the reins to Nigel, Claire and Seiya who are getting ready to welcome their first Summer guests. The new team are bringing with them years of experience (including 11 years running a luxury tented safari camp in Kenya), fresh ideas and buckets of enthusiasm!

March 2016
Le Camp interviewed by French local radio (Totem) to discuss the development of Glamping in France.  A challenge for our French, but fun nonetheless!

January 2016
The Tour De France is coming to St Antonin this year!  The 6th July 2016 will see this incredible race pass through our beautiful village.

July 2015
St Antonin Noble Val, 10 minutes from Le Camp, has been awarded 3rd place in a nationwide televised competition where French citizens vote for their favourite village.

July 2014
Stephen Spielberg's movie - The Hundred Foot Journey, set in St Antonin Noble Val, is released to great acclaim.

January 2014
St Antonin Noble Val, our local town has been awarded "Vacances Familles" status, which means that it has been recognised as one of France's best places to holiday with families.  This is not only due to the activities available in the local area such as canoeing, horse riding, biking, walking and rock climbing but also thanks to its cultural richness and the family-friendly attitude of local people and those providing services in the area.

April 2011
Le Camp features in the acclaimed book Campings Pas Comme Les Autures.  "Ce camping est un ilot de paix"

May 2011
Le Camp features in the latest edition of Cool Camping - France.  "Camping with the rough edges smoothed off"

2011 (various)
Le Camp features in Vogue New York, Vogue Italy, Conde Naste India, Elle Decoration France and Blonde Magazine Germany

27th February 2010
Financial Times - A week in a luxury French campsite  

20th February 2010
The Guardian - Green Travel List 2010

27th November 2009
The Guardian - Five Green Breaks for 2010 

1st August 2009
The Times – The World’s Best Ways to Make a Clean Break

July 2009
Le Camp features in the Rough Guide's Clean Breaks 

4th July 2009
The Independent – Five Luxury French Campsites 

26th February 2009
The Irish Independent – Five Luxury French Campsites 

November 2008
Le Camp features in Alistair Sawday's Green Europe - Special Places to Stay