Private camping rentals at Besné, Pays De La Loire 31

Land for
Tents accepted Caravans accepted Minivans accepted Motorhomes accepted
1.66 ha

Your host, Laura

Member since May 2020. Responds within less than 1h 97% response time.


  • Animals welcome
  • Electricity
  • Independent dry toilets
  • Independent solar shower
  • Horses welcome
  • Parking onsite
  • Picnic table
  • Kids playground
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Hello campers! On August 9, 2022, a fire ravaged 150 hectares of countryside, including our grounds... Our animals died. Fortunately, our home was saved by the fire department. A great chain of solidarity gave us new courage and motivation. For several months now, we've been replanting, imagining, redesigning and rebuilding. New chickens and goats have settled in. We're preparing the ground to welcome you soon.

The setting

In the Middle Ages, the Auberge du Temple already welcomed travellers here. Today, our windmill, built in the early 19th century and producing flour until 1957, continues to welcome walkers: the GR3 passes in front of our gate.
Besné is part of the Brière Regional Nature Park.
30 minutes from the coast.
5 minutes by car from the 2x2 Vannes-Nantes motorway.
5 minutes from the 2x2 St-Nazaire-Nantes motorway.

We're in the middle of the countryside, with no neighbors... oh yes, cows!
Great spot for birdwatching by day and stargazing by night.

It's a self-sufficient place: photovoltaic panels for electricity, borehole and rainwater recovery tanks, phytodepuration and dry toilets.
Every day, we become aware of our impact on the environment.
Non-drinking water; bottled water available at cost price.

We have dwarf goats and laying hens on our large wooded and fenced plot.
It's also a great playground for us and our children!

The spots

Under construction...

The sanitary facilities

Under construction...

The amenities

4G Internet ok.
Outdoor power socket with extension lead provided.

The activities

Le Moulin du Temple is a great stopover for GR3 hikers, cyclo-hikers and those who prefer simplicity in nature, a quiet spot to recharge your batteries, rest, meditate, ... you could even get stuck in a hammock!
For swimmers, from Pénestin to St Brevin, there are numerous beaches within +/- 30 min.

Other things

In autumn and winter, we only accept self-sufficient travelers: for electricity (as our solar panels provide little at this time of year) and for showers (the solar shower is outside - see photo).


Respect, common sense and joie de vivre.


  • Bar / Restaurant
  • Canoe / Kayak
  • Trails
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Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

31 reviews

Land & setting
  • Super 1st experience of night at the inhabitant, in motor home.
    We couldn't have dreamed of a better welcome! Fabien and Laura are warm, smiling, good advisers.
    We had the pleasure to share a friendly aperitif with them and their guests. Everything was perfect!
    The guided visit of Paco and Anouk the next day ended the stay.
    The site is large, shady, well equipped. The outdoor shower adds a taste of adventure. Everything is well thought out so that the travelers have a good stay.

    We warmly recommend this place.
    (and the happy family we are waiting for you in Alsace! It's almost the road to South America ;-)).

  • A magnificent family! a bucolic and calm and soothing, a stay of the warmest! Softness, respect and sharing are at the rdv a magnificent meeting!

  • Very nice place, peaceful, and welcoming. Laura and her little family are very warm, you feel so good that you want to stay longer.

  • Excellent stay, very warm welcome and very enriching exchanges.
    Thank you again!

  • I was very well received by Laura Fabien and the children.
    The land is big enough to have privacy, the setting is relaxing.
    I highly recommend these hosts

  • For our first night of homecamping we were very well welcomed by Laura and Fabien and their 2 children. A small quiet place under the trees to pitch the tent and the very friendly evening spent with these long distance travelers make us keep an excellent memory of our stay at the mill!

  • Thank you very much for your warm welcome, and these very interesting exchanges. The setting is also beautiful. See you soon, maybe!

  • Laura and her family were very welcoming and this meeting was the occasion for many exchanges on our respective travel experiences. The site is very calm and pleasant, with a beautiful place to settle down, animals to observe and the tower of the old mill which dominates. Our stay was the occasion to test our bivouac equipment before a bigger trip, towards the north.

  • Beautiful meeting with Laura and Fabien, with the small care with their hosts by offering them a direct contact with the nature and the animals. The setting is superb and the serenity is there.
    Delighted to have met Anouk and Paco, their two little children. To be recommended without moderation!

  • A superb place in the green and calm. The welcome is excellent and warm. The children showed me around the goat and sheep pens and helped me set up my tent under the green cedars. There is a very convenient electricity point and Laura, having traveled a lot herself, is always ready to help. The shower point is spartan but pleasant, more limited perhaps if one must wash long hair or camp with several people. Otherwise the site is in the spirit of what should be the Homecamper spirit, which is not so frequent.

  • Thank you for this welcome - Available and discreet host, adorable children. Laura takes care of the comfort and the intimacy of each gamper.
    We recommend! ;-)

  • A very welcoming family! A perfect night for us who love the outdoors! The red moon over the mill was just sublime! Thank you ☺️

  • Very pleasant little stay !

    A welcome at the top, sharing a nice aperitif, exchanges with their adorable children, presence of their animals, place in the peace, we would return there with pleasure!

    Thank you Laura, Fabien, Annouk and Paco (sorry if I misspelled it...).

    Seb and Anne-so

  • We put down our camper in this magic and timeless place, the time of a night. We had the pleasure to exchange around a glass with Laura and Fabien, while their children and ours were playing together with the goats...
    Thank you for this pleasant moment!

  • Un séjour au bout du monde et en même temps proche de tout, le lieu invite à la rêverie... L'accueil a été plus qu'agréable, nos enfants ayant trouvé des complices de jeux, ils auraient bien voulu prolonger le séjour! On reviendra sûrement!

  • Very pleasant moment! Very beautiful place. Part of land reserved for vans is very good. The people are very welcoming and pleasant. There are goats and chickens for the children it's great. Thank you again, we will come back !!!!

  • A very nice place in the middle of nature. We loved it !
    A great family with two little elves too cute but also goats, sheep, chickens.
    We will come back for sure !

  • Great stay ^^. So good that I decided to stay a little longer.
    The setting is beautiful and the nature is very present, perfect to recharge your batteries. Laura and Fabien are very good hosts. I recommend them.

  • Excellent stay despite the grey weather. The place is beautiful, the whole family is super welcoming and attentive! Beautiful moments of sharing, with a great humanity. Thanks to you, we will come back!

  • Laura and Fabien are very welcoming. We shared very pleasant moments.
    The place is great, calm, relaxing, in the nature.
    A great family ????
    A big thank you.
    Véro and Aline

  • What a welcome! Laura was very thoughtful for me. I spent a night sheltered from the rain and was able to share with her some beautiful moments

  • It was really a beautiful evening, the welcome was great, the hosts took the time to answer all our questions, the place is like magnificent. We even shared the meal together (like at home). We didn't even pitch the tent, the sky was our roof for this night. Stay too short, we will come back. Thanks again to you

  • Super stay, super nice setting. We would have gladly stayed there. Thank you very much for the great welcome

  • Laura, Fabien and their children are adorable, we spent two nights on their land, with the company of their little goats and sheep, the setting is very pleasant, quiet and in the middle of nature everything we were looking for, thank you again for your welcome and see you soon ☺️

  • A wonderful meeting with a very nice family. We had a lot of fun talking and sharing during the day and under the stars. We were also able to bring back 2 very nice books from Laura!

  • Incredible setting, shaded areas, space and a super friendly country corner! Moreover Laura and her family are very accessible and welcoming. At the top!

  • A stay at a quite place, a wonderful garden With plenty of hidden corner which was a paradise for our kids. Highly recommended!

  • Very kind hosts, a superb and unusual setting, everything you need to bivouac... that leave us with a very good memory!

  • Hello Laura and Fabien and all the nice family as well as the dolls, goats...! What a pleasure this stop in the middle of this beautiful nature and so much benevolence! I particularly recommend this stop to get to know this beautiful family.

  • Backpacker atmosphere and good moments of sharing with Laura and Fabien. Very good point of entry in this bocage and these marshes a little mysterious. Thank you.

  • Very nice family.
    And superb ground.
    We felt good right away.
    Thank you for the welcome