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Mairie de Neufchâtel-Hardelot
Hardelot Plage is a medium sized beach resort in the Hauts-de-France region of France, approximately equidistant along the coast from Boulogne to the North and Le Touquet to the South. It was founded in the 1910s by Englishman John Whitely (who also founded Le Touquet) and it remained a relatively small quiet resort principally popular with golfers and sand yacht enthusiasts until major redevelopments starting in the late 1980s. From that point forward the town developed itself as a more traditional beach resort, with the sand yachts and wind surfers banished to the edges of the beach in high season, when lifeguards are provided. The town has more than doubled in size since 1990 and now has a continuous built up area bordering the next town to the North-East (Condette). As well as the beach, Hardelot now boasts two shopping streets, several restaurants, an equestrian centre, two golf courses and a country club, and (just outside), a castle and a nature reserve.

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