Discover the exceptional wildlife of the lake and enjoy the various nautical activities.

Take a walk with your family

Quiet and peaceful in winter, lively and festive in summer, the lake of Ardres is enjoyable in every season. Paths on wooden pontoons, picnic tables, a pedalos rental service (link Pédalos la Frégate) and a leisure park for children (link Eurolac) invite you to relax in this preserved site.

In the summer season, the lake lives to the rhythm of events and festivities: grandiose fireworks on July 14, sports races, guided tours…

Several catering establishments welcome you for a coffee or a meal:
Auberge du Lac La Frégate 
Estaminet du Roy 

A remarkable natural site

This site was born from a traditional peat exploitation that lasted until the mid-nineteenth century, when this means of heating was abandoned in favor of coal. The lake became then an elegant place of walking and fishing.

Its typical wildlife makes it an exceptional place. Come feed the ducks, pet the horses and goats and learn more about the typical wildlife of the lake at the Maison de la nature, located rue des Rainettes, where workshops are regularly organized for families and school groups.

Coming soon: 2018 programme of the Maison de la Nature

You can also take part in the free workshops of Eden 62: discover plants, insects, birds and animals who live in this natural site.

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