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Excellent lake

Amazing place to visit. The car park is free and there is plenty of parking. The beach is lovely... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Mrs_Mc_8
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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Relaxing and Refreshing

This is a large picturesque lake in the heart of the countryside. There is a small sandy beach and... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
miceaLeeds
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Villefranche de Lonchat, 24610 Villefranche-de-Lonchat, France
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place to visit. The car park is free and there is plenty of parking. The beach is lovely and very clean. The water is clear and great for swimming in. The areas for swimming are sectioned off and there is a shallow area of...More

1  Thank Mrs_Mc_8
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is a large picturesque lake in the heart of the countryside. There is a small sandy beach and swimming area, along with kayaks available to hire. Snacks and drinks are available and reasonably priced. If you walk around the lake there are plenty of...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Pretty beach with good facilities for young and old alike. Easy to park and walk around. Safe swimming, children’s play areas, good priced food and snacks, cold beer etc!

Thank Wildsk
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Since it's updating the Lac de Gurson has little to offer apart from a small playground, a small beach and swimming. Unfortunately, it has lost a lot of its appeal. Disappointed.

2  Thank LucindaSue
Reviewed August 26, 2017

This lake is free to access and has a sandy man made beach with play equipment, a couple of snacketeria, and plenty of shady areas. The food is pretty good and varied for this type of facility and you can buy teas and coffees, beers...More

3  Thank glynisam
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely lake with great sandy beach plus two snack cafes and a good play area - what more could you want!

Thank Nick D
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Lovely beach, not too crowded. Couple of restaurants, kayaks, fishing, etc. Unfortunately fishing equipment is not available to hire. Small mountain bike park, holiday chalets, camping, and a couple of rather sad-looking tennis courts. We took a walk around the lake - about 40 minutes...More

Thank Rachel7Mary7
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Nice lake with a man-made beach for swimming. New facilities for changing etc. and all very well kept. The cafe and the sort-of restaurant next door provide parasols for shade and apparently the fish and chips is very good! We parked in the (free) camping...More

2  Thank Millymissme
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Lac de Gurson is a very popular destination with locals and tourists alike. The area has undergone recent refurbishment and has benefited from easy (free) parking new toilet and showering facilities as well as restaurants. There are plenty of ways to entertain families here, including...More

1  Thank Zoe I
Reviewed April 10, 2017

A beautiful place which was a joy to relax in... The large wooden sun beds suitable for 2+ adults were a nice touch. Would love to go again in Summer when the boats are available

1  Thank Lucy C
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Ashley S
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Hi! Yes you can take dogs but they are not allowed on the beach. There are plenty of wooden tables and benches in the picnic areas where you can go with a dog and you can take them to the café and walk around the lake.
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