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Beautiful beaches

We could not get in the fort itself due to being out of season but don't let this put you off a... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
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Charming "fort Mahon" in sea / on shore

Traditional stop when coming to this area. Remains a welcome charming place. Beach, the river La... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Leuven, Belgium
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  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
18 Sep 2018
“Beautiful wild beach, Wheelchair accessable”
29 Oct 2017
“Beautiful beaches”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Just beside the fort is a stretch of flat rocks and cement leading down towards the sea, over which it is possible to wheel a wheelchair (with care). Thereafter, the sand is compact enough to wheel the chair on. Lots of rock pools, lots of...More

Thank fogartyhover
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We could not get in the fort itself due to being out of season but don't let this put you off a visit to the fantastic beach alongside - perfect for a spot of rockpooling and pebble hunting not to mention amazing coastline views.

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Went here on recommendations online but the beach is unpleasant, rocky pebbly and not very clean. The fort was closed, even on a glorious sunny day in June! Wouldn't waste your time here, it's like a ghost village.

Thank Elaine_and_Adrian
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Traditional stop when coming to this area. Remains a welcome charming place. Beach, the river La Slac entering the sea, the for Mahon (in good condition after restoration). Never visited the fort inside, but the outside is great. Next to the fort (on the left...More

Thank WS_55_60
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This Napoleonic Fort is an absolutely fascinating piece of history from the building itself to the conditions in which the men lived. The winter weather here is always very wet and windy !! The fort/museum is run by volunteers and it is still a bit...More

Thank Bazzajmcg
Reviewed 6 November 2016

A small castle beside the seaside in Ambleteuse. You can visit this castle but only during limited hours on a Sunday, sometiemes also on a saterday, but never during weekdays (even not in summertime). The building seems to need some restoration. A pebble beach is...More

Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It is worth the trip to the beach just to set your eyes on this fort. I've never seen anything like it in my life, and it is so well preserved. On the beach behind it there are some old cement pill boxes that were...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Gave it a five because the surrounding beach was absolutely stunning! We were there with small kids (2,5 and 7) on a cold windy day, and they loved the beach climbing the stones and searching the small waters. Didn't enter the fort, though ;)

Thank Charlotte A
Reviewed 22 April 2016

interesting fort to visit due to its position ( in sea, on a rock), and the view on the côte dÓpale. The presentation of the many items in the museum could be more professional

Thank Vacancesenfrance2016
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