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The view from the car park at Cap Blanc Nez

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Cap Blanc Nez France



Places to visit Cap Blanc Nez it is worth the detour just for the view

Cap Blanc Nez is one of two headlands on the Cote d Opale.

The other is Cap Gris Nez you can find the details on another page on the website.

In photo one you can see the monument at the top of the cliff.

There was quite a lot of sea mist when we took the picture.

Cap Blanc Nez


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The Dover Patrol Memorial which was destroyed by the German Army in 1940 / 1941 and rebuilt in 1974

Great view from the cliffs


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In photo you can see some of the great views from the cliff down the beach.

There is a public walk you can take along the cliffs.

You could park your car close to the edge and then take the path up to the top.You can still walk to the top but the car parking as been improved.There are several new marked path to follow a lot of money as been spent on the site

Walkers climbing the Cap

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If you have plenty of energy you can walk the 1/2 mile to the top.

Like the people in the third photo but it is a steep climb.

If not you can drive to the top to the other car park just 50 yards from the top.

The view is well worth the trip.

One of the new walkways

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A WW2 bunker

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We have stayed at several Gites along this coast and have found plenty of interesting places to visit

Places to stay


Holiday Rental Cottage in Normandy


Normandy cottage rental France

Le moulin l'Eveque is a former water mill set at the bottom of the Vire valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty.It is a little hamlet of 4 riverside properties one of which the owners live in and the other 3 are holiday lets. available individually or collectively for larger parties of up to 15 people.

Each property has it's own private garden and patio/BBQ area. There is also a large riverside garden which everyone is welcome to use, with a picnic table right on the river, beautiful with a glass of wine at sunset

The 3 bedroom le gite de cadran solaire has a large andvery well equipped kitchen on the ground floor, with the patio right outside, and stairs up to the principle bedroom wich is furnished with a super king size bed and has double aspect windows, one facing the south and river , the other looking west. Next to it is the main bathroom, with shower, wc and vanity unit Bedroom 2 has twin beds. These can be joined together if required, just let us know. This bedroom has it's own wc and vanity sink Through to the living room where you will find 2 sofas, one of which is a sofa bed and where you can watch TV in English. All the top freeview channels are available.

For booking details and prices

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This short video shows the road between the two Caps.


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Trail sign Cap Blanc Nez

Cap Blanc Nez sign

Viewing area

Cap Blanc Nez sign


Ambleteuse

Ambleteuse beach road

The road to the beach

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The road to the beach at Wissant a nice seaside village

Wissant beach road

Wissant is a short drive from Ambleteuse we have had several picnic on the sea front there

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