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GRID REF: 50.998 423N 2.055755E POST­CODE: Oye Plage 62215 HOW TO GET THERE: From Calais take the A16 east to Dunkirk. At junc­tion 49 take the D940 to Oye Plage and turn left at the traf­fic lights in town along the D219 Rue de la Mer, Fol­low the ‘Re­serve Na­turelle’ signs, which will take you to the site WHERE TO PARK: In the Platier d’oye Na­ture Re­serve car park, found off the Routes des Dunes TER­RAIN: A mix of rough tracks, board­walks, met­alled lanes, all on lev­els. For those with mo­bil­ity prob­lems, much of the re­serve can be seen from the two hides and road­side lay-bys AC­CESS: Full ac­cess through­out the year. FA­CIL­I­TIES: Toi­lets, pic­nic area and in­for­ma­tion boards on site. Full range of fa­cil­i­ties in nearby Oye Plage OR­GAN­I­SA­TIONS: Platier d’oye Re­serve Na­turelle, 62215 Oye Plage, Pas-de-calais, web: platier.free.fr / tel: +33 321 32 1374. WEB­SITES: Trek­tellen for up to date bird sight­ings in north­ern France, web: trek­tellen.nl MAPS: Miche­lin 301 Lo­cal. IGN 01 Abbeville Calais

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