Hardelot – In the children’s own words . . .

On our last night in France the children were able to write comments in The Hardelot Centre’s visitors book: “I loved the football and the Ping-Pong.” “It was a great week, I really enjoyed it.” “I love this place!!!!!!!!!!” “I had a great time as the staff are kind, the facilities are great and the […]

Au Revoir Hardelot – Our Final Day!

This morning we enjoyed our final breakfast and said “Au revoir” to the lovely staff at the Hardelot Centre. However, before we headed for home, we still had some exciting things to see. The first of these was Étaples.  We spent time visiting the local market, it was much larger than the one we have in Ashford.  It was […]

Hardelot – A picture says a thousand words!

Today we visited ‘La Ferme Aux Escargots’ – a real snail farm, we had a short talk about the farm, followed by a guided tour and then a tasting session! See if you can work out what we thought from our pictures!     And now for the tasting . . . .     […]

Hardelot – Sun, Sea, Sand . . . and sore feet!

Unbelievably we needed to be woken up at 7:30am this morning.  Our breakfast was a very traditional croissant, baguette & hot chocolate – we learnt how to say each of these items in French, and re-capped on the language that we learnt yesterday. After our rooms had been inspected, we relaxed a little before preparing to […]

Hardelot Day 1 – The adventure begins!

We have arrived! Having departed Godinton at 7:30a.m. we made had a smooth journey to Calais.  We “sailed” through customs and security checks, and arrived in plenty of time to stake our claim in the food court on P&O’s Spirit ViviLnk of Britain.  We all tucked in to a hearty breakfast – just the thing you […]

Not long until our Hardelot adventure!

  Only 4 sleeps to go! Remember you must bring a packed lunch for the first day! French weather is as unpredictable as ours!  Be prepared for anything – don’t forget your sun cream and raincoat!