Lumbres is a commune in the Pas de Calais department (Hauts de France region), at the intersection of the valleys of the rivers Aa and Bléquin, some 6 miles (10 km) southwest of Saint-Omer. The town has all the amenities and services you would expect including bakeries, pharmacies, markets, doctors, schools. For the sports enthusiasts and the nature lovers there are several activities including golfing at the Saint Omer Golf club, swimming, hiking, fishing and karting. You can also discover the beautiful region through more original ways, with the Rando rail, a 19th century railroad converted into a fun tour for those seeking an adventure, with a rented 2cv, with a quad bike, aboard a boat or a 4×4. Lumbres is just 30 min away from the ferry port of Boulogne sur Mer, 30 min from the Eurostar stop at Calais and only 1 hour 40 minutes from Beauvais international airport with low costs flights from the UK
Lumbres is located just 30 minutes from the ferry port at Boulogne sur mer and 30 minutes from the Eurostar at Calais. The nearest major international airport with low cost flights to the UK is in Beauvais, just 1 hour 40 minutes away.
Cultural sites include ‘St Sulpice’; a 17th Century church, the 14th century ‘Chateau d’Acquembronne’ and various old water mills. Sporting activities include: golf at the Saint Omer golf club, hiking, karting, swimming and fishing. The golf course at St. Omer overlooks the valley of the River Aa and has unique panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. Why not discover the region with Rando rail; a 19th century railway converted into a fun tour, with a rented 2CV, aboard a boat or in a 4×4?
Food and drink
As you walk through the streets you will find many local specialties including beers, cheeses and dairy products, wines and spirits, breads and cakes, chocolates and confectionary, clothing, jewellery, perfumes, gifts, toys, and many more. Two particularly unique specialties of the town include honey and jellies.
- Restaurant le Ristandel, Rue du Bois, 62380 Tel: 03 21 38 72 22
- La Clairiere, 20 Rue Docteur Broncquart, 62380 Tel: 03 21 38 50 51
- Le Moulin de Mombreux, Route de Bayenghem, 62380 Tel: 03 21 39 13 13
Our team of sale advisers at Sextant Properties will be happy to help you find a property in Lumbres. All of our agents in Pas-de-Calais are registered French real estate agents and speak fluent and English. Whatever kind of property you are looking for: flat, gite, B&B, villa, castle or mansion, we will do our best to find a property in Lumbres matching your requirements.