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St. Joseph Village, Guines

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Address: 2450 1er Banc "Le Marais", 62340 Guines, France
Phone Number: 00 33 (0)3.21.35.64.05
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Garden of many delights

Having spent this morning at the village I hasten to write my review. You have to come here with an open mind- the place is an eclectic mixture. You have old and fairly recent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Hawarden
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

A lovely little village not far from Calais we camped just on the outskirts they are super markets for anything you need a local spar and market in the week. We were a ten minute drive to the beach and three hours from Paris. It is beautiful place to visit.

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We came here for an afternoon of fun as we were driving through the area. We are not great with our French speaking skills so we didn't 100% understand all that was going on. I totally get that we were in France, and they do speak French but for being an activity rated on Trip Advisor, even the most simple... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

What a find, just outside Calais so easy for a day trip, we found this little museum village with loads of old shops with vintage displays, a traditional pub with pub games blacksmiths bicycle workshops farming machinery dairy garage windmill watermill barbers shoe repairer hairdressers bakery printers mini gypsy caravan mini merry go round and a Saint section with mini... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is like a small village captured in time. It is a replica of French buildings of the time. Unfortunately is is all in French but that did not spoil our visit in any way And the meal was to die for. Absolutely delicious local food. Yummy.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We visited here as it was recommended for the area we were staying. The gift shop looked cute. There is a restaurant and drinks here although we did not partake. The village did not have any thing to help the non-french speaking visitor. No map, suggested route or overview of what was there. We wandered around with our nearly 3... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Having spent this morning at the village I hasten to write my review. You have to come here with an open mind- the place is an eclectic mixture. You have old and fairly recent agricultural machinery, various trades such as bakery, shoe (sabot) manufacturing, groceries etc. if you are of a religious (Christian) turn of mind there are various chapels... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Rather sad and not very interesting Needs updating and brightening up Arrangements for entry need improving

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

a small open air museum type of attraction, old farm machinery, small old world shops of varying types giving an insight of how things used to be, a small version of our local Beamish museum, but interesting and not expensive to enter about and 2-3hours to go around without hurrying, there is also an on site restaurant and gift shop.

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Salisbury
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130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Maybe I expected too much and maybe I have seen too many places like this in the UK, but a report on this would be could do better. Like most leaflets they make it seem better than it really is. But it is good to go to as it is open a lot of them time. Unlike many other places... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We visited on recommendation from Chateau Cocove,thoroughly enjoyed our day.we spent the day saying do you remember them,great memories of the old days.Lots to see very busy cafe we didn't eat there it was so busy.

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