Calais yacht harbour?

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  1. emjaiuk

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    Has anyone stopped there in the last week or so? Going over late Thursday and it's our preferred stop in Calais, but I thought I read somewhere that they were doing some work in the car park.

    Malcolm
     
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    I would be very surprised if you did not get on its a pretty big area ,you could always drive onto the front if it is the case but never seen it closed except when the annual fair is on.Enjoy lol.
     
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    Had a peaceful night at City of Europe last night.
     
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    A lot of the car park was fenced off when we were in Calais on 19th June but there was still a lot of parking available.
     
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    We stopped in Calais overnight for an early(ish) shuttle on Tuesday morning. The sea-front area has been fenced off so camping cars are using the area between the chip bars and the harbour, previously it had a height bar preventing us from using it. the borne is still available, but the water pressure hasn't improved. The marina is still available for overnight too.
     
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    Thanks all. we're off tomorrow night. The yacht harbour is better for us as it's not so far for me to walk to the boulongerie.

    Malcolm
     
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    The whole thing is due to close any time now as part of the redevelopments so it would be as well to have a plan B sorted just in case, especially if you're arriving late.

    They're going to be putting in a new aire but it will be just outside the town towards Sangatte from what I've heard.
     
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    I was asking about the yacht harbour, are you sure that is going to close as well?

    Malcolm
     
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    Yes. The entire site is due to close as part of the redevelopment project.

    The new aire will be somewhere completely different.
     
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    Where are we talking about here. The one that overlooks the ferry port or the one off the roundabout on the Boulevard de la Resistance?
     
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    We will probably be stopping the night at the marina (too noisy for the boss on the sea front) on our return to France next week so, if I see the man who collects the fees, I will ask what he knows about the move and post on here.

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    Well finally here after a 3 hour delay at the tunnel, they had a train stuck in the tunnel. Car park completely clear, very peaceful night and late morning. It looks like they,be done a lot of expensive work on the pavement area near the flats though. Development work going on on the yacht club side of the harbour, but couldn't be heard.

    No man though, only payment option is pay by phone, which I would do if I understood it.


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