Pictured: Members try the 'Bene Bomb' The drink was discovered by the men of the 11th battalion of the East Lancashire regiment after they were drafted to Fecamp in Normandy - where it is made.The first thing you notice as you approach the Normandy coast from the direction of Albion are the magnificent towering cliffs that march east and west horizons.It comes as no surprise to find the port restaurants specialise in sea-food, though if you prefer your food to have never swum beneath the waves you won’t be disappointed for the menus are rich, varied and very satisfying.
In short, the town of Fécamp has always welcomed ‘le rostbifs’ for the Royal Escape weekend as it is an important date not only in their calendar, but for all the competitors and support crews who enjoy this wonderful long weekend.
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These voyages were made in sailing vessels with the fish salted and stored in barrels for the return journey and there’s a fascinating fishing museum dedicated to these hardy Bretons on the seafront.
The old offshore fishing industry may have declined, but the coastal fishing fleet is still very much in evidence, with a small fresh fish market on the quay and a larger indoor wet fish market nearby.
Fécamp is also famous throughout France for its Benedictine monastery, where the aromatic components of that delightful liqueur were first assembled.