Scout Trips to France

The perfect stepping stone to international travel

From £298pp

A landscape of pretty promenades, golden sands and quaint French towns, the Opal Coast is one of the most charming corners of France. A Scout and Cubs trip to France will let your group experience an exciting new culture, complete with action-packed beach activities, water park fun and indulgent chocolatier visits. Close to home and full of adventure, it’s ideal for younger groups.

A great close-to-home adventure
Perfect for younger members
Evening activity programme included

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  • Activities

    From mornings playing team sports on the beach, afternoons at the water park and evenings at Le Château d’Ebblinghem, you’re never short of things to do in the Opal Coast.

    • Sand yachting
    • National Sea Life Centre
    • Aqualud Water Park
    • Bagatelle Theme Park
    • French night – crêpe making
    • Day trip to Belgium (Ypres or Bruges)
  • What’s Included

    4 days, 3 nights including:

    • Return coach travel
    • Return Channel crossings
    • Use of the coach throughout the trip (subject to drivers’ hours regulations)
    • Full board basis
    • Indoor en-suite accommodation
    • Services of the on-site team at Le Château d’Ebblinghem
    • Full tour and itinerary planning
    • 1 x drawstring bag per passenger
    • Luggage labels for the group
    • Price includes breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal daily

    Example prices based on a minimum 40 passengers departing in August 2022. Contact us for a bespoke quote for alternative group sizes and dates. 

  • Sample Itinerary

    Day 1


    Depart the UK by coach and Channel crossing


    Arrive at Le Château d’Ebblinghem and settle in


    Enjoy an evening at leisure

    Day 2


    After breakfast, collect your packed lunches and hop on the coach for a day in Bruges, where you’ll enjoy a canal cruise before strolling through the quaint cobbled streets


    Ascend the Belfry Tower, browse the boutique shops and enjoy a visit to Choco-Story


    Enjoy an evening at leisure

    Day 3


    Head to the beach for a morning of sand yachting


    Make your way to Le Touquet for lunch on the beach before visiting Aqualud Water Park


    Return to Le Château for ‘French night’ where you’ll learn how to make crêpes

    Day 4


    Depart Le Château, stopping in St Omer, before boarding the ferry for your journey home

  • Accommodation

    Le Château d’Ebblinghem

    Made up of four separate buildings, your group will have sole occupancy of one block, complete with en-suite rooms, a games room and a range of on-site evening activities to choose from.

    • Programme of on-site evening activities
    • Sole occupancy available
    • Close to St Omer
Feeling adventurous?
Enquire about your Scout & Cubs trip to France today!

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