We had arrived at the aire in Le Treport early Sunday afternoon. To our surprise the aire was very busy and we wondered whether we would find a space. We suddenly realised that a number of the motorhomes were starting to leave so we were able to get a space watched as usual by a small crowd as we manoeuvred into place. When we had visited this aire in November there was hardly any other motorhomes. Asking in the local tourist office the next day we discovered we had hit the start of the French schools three week holidays.
The next day the weather was really lovely so we walked into Le Treport mainly to visit the local tourist office to find out and get them to make an appointment for us at the local vets for Daisy to have the required tapeworm tablets administered by the vet for her return under the Pet passport scheme to the UK. The tourist office was very helpful and arranged an appointment for the next morning.
After lunch we walked to the other side of river inlet to the old Victorian town of Mers-les Bains. Walking along the long promenade we had on one side the pebble and sand beach and on the other some unusual Victorian houses which had been built in the late 19th century when Mers-les-Bains was a seaside resort. At the end of promenade we came to the white chalk cliffs and decided to take the steps up to the top. From there we got great views along the coast both north and south before heading back to base.