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About Folkestone

About Folkestone

Complete with seaside amenities like pebble beaches, funfairs, arcades, a traditional fishing harbour, and charming promenades, the coastal town of Folkestone in southeast England is a lovely warm-weather holiday destination. After modification, the Old Town has been reimagined as a quaint creative quarter occupied by art galleries, trendy shops, boutiques, restaurants, and cafés. Make sure you experience the town’s historic gem, a stylish residential area called the Leas, known for its enchanting gardens and squares dating from 1843. Enjoy the town’s Victorian architecture, spend the afternoon in the seafront leisure pavilions and arcades, or stroll along the sandy beaches. Additionally, you can explore attractions such as caves and mines, sports stadiums, or palaces and castles. Be sure to walk along the well-maintained parkland, the Warren Country Park, and the famed East Cliff for an excellent view of France in clear weather. Looking for accommodation in Folkestone is a snap with Opodo's easy-to-use search engine. You can find your desired hotel in Folkestone using the filter feature by travel dates, the number of people accompanying you on holiday, and the preferred number of rooms. Book a hotel in advance to enjoy deals and discounts.

What to see in Folkestone

For convenience, book a hotel in Folkestone near the main points of interest. Be sure to see the Folkestone White Horse, a remarkable work of art on Ashford Road created using chalk from the White Cliffs. While in the area, you can walk to the breathtaking engineering work that is the Channel Tunnel, and discover how it links Britain to the rest of Europe via Brussels and Paris. Samphire Hoe attracts visitors to Folkestone and from neighbouring towns like Dover as they come to experience this natural reserve sitting at the foot of Shakespeare Cliff. Samphire Hoe, which is home to plentiful wildlife, offers a magnificent view of the White Cliffs and exciting activities like sea angling and birdwatching. History lovers should head to Capel-le-Ferne, where you can see the National Memorial, a monument dedicated to the air force pilots who kept this part of England free from invasion by fighting in the skies. A short drive away, discover one of Kent’s picturesque, unique attractions, the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, which operates historic steam engines. Take a short journey to the attractive seaside village of Sandgate to sightsee at beautiful beaches and the English Channel. The High Street in Sandgate is famed for vintage, collectables, and antique shops as well a wide selection of independent restaurants offering freshly-caught fish and chips.

Where to Stay in Folkestone

If you're travelling from or onward to France, look for cheap hotels near the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle, which will make your journeying quick and convenient. Hawkinge is another convenient option to find fair hotel offers of your choice from a fashionable boutique hotel, to a contemporary lodging or a laid-back Victorian style B&B. If you fancy the sea view, choose a seaside hotel near Sandgate and experience the cool ocean breeze while sipping on your favourite cocktail on a terrace. In case you are travelling with friends and need an unforgettable night, consider staying near the Lower Leas for its variety of bars, pubs, and electrifying clubs. Other budget-friendly accommodation in Folkestone can be found around the Stade, near the Fish Market, and the Bayle. We advise that you book online in advance for special offers, among other accommodation discounts.