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The beach at nearby Hardelot Plage

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Oye Plage a small seaside town in Northern France




Our visit to Oye Plage on the D940 we visited the town on our way back from visiting nearby Gravelines. The town has a long flat beach and is popular with carvanners and campers.

Oye Plage is about 10 miles from Calais going towards Dunkerque.

The town is right on the coast almost in the sand dunes. There are several camp sites almost on the beach.

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You can drive down to the beach


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The long sandy beach stretches to the Platier nature reserve.

If you like plants and animals in there natural state this is the place to visit. Bring your binoculars for spotting migrating birds and viewing this unspoilt area.

The best vantage point is the observatory where you can see over the wetlands and its wealth of flora and fauna.

You can see the ferry coming in to Calais

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You can see Oye plage on this Map just to the right of Calais on the map

My wife had the beach to herself

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Sand dunes

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In the distance you can just see the outline of Dunkerque This is the area where the British army were evacuated in WWll.

The troops were hidden in the sand dunes before wading in to the sea to the small boats.

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For a fun family holiday in Normandy, Aiguille Creuse is an ideal destination. Nestled in the small village of Les Loges, it's only a few miles from the beautiful Channel beaches. The campsite offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere surrounded by invigorating sea air and magnificent coastline.

Sports fans are also well catered for with volleyball, pétanque, tennis, table tennis and cycling all available onsite. Children have their own playground complete with a bouncy castle and there is a fantastic covered swimming pool set in the middle of a beautiful lawn, making Aiguille Creuse perfect for families with young children.

The real advantage of Aiguille Creuse is its location, only four miles from the shingle beaches on the Normandy coast. Here you’ll find breath-taking natural beauty with spectacular white chalk cliffs that dominate the coastline, stretching for over 120 kilometres

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