Folkestone, United Kingdom
Known as a principal town in Kent, England, Folkestone is a seaside resort destination surrounded by towering rocky cliffs. Sandy beaches beckon visitors to enjoy warm weather, history museums and beautiful flora and fauna. This city also offers visitors a great affordable experience that is perfectly located close to London and France.
- Coastal Park
- Macfarlane's World of Butterflies
- Kent Battle of Britain Museum
- Ride the Cliff Lift
- Visit the Creative Quarter
- Enjoy the nearby Port Lympne Zoo
The town of Folkestone and the Kent area tend to be much warmer than most parts of Britain. The temperatures, however, are still pretty mild compared to most places and the seasons do not experience much change. The average annual temperature for the area is around 14°C. Rainfall is consistent, and annual totals measure in at 728 mm.
Getting There & Around
Visitors to Folkestone, like many towns and cities close to London, will see there are a variety of airports from which to choose. Heathrow, Gatwick and Kent airports all serve flights both international and domestic. By long-distance coach or rail, visitors can travel from London or France to Kent to reach the town.
After arriving, visitors will find road, rail and coach available for getting about the area. Walking and cycling are also possible to reach France; visitors can access the Eurotunnel for a quick day trip to the country.
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Boasting extensive range of entertainment facilities, quality service and superb accommodation, the Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone is ideal for holidays, short breaks and weekend's joy. GeneralThe... More
Boasting fantastic location, this property offers superb accommodation and quality facility that will be etched and makes your stay a memorable one. GeneralThis property offers well-equipped... More
Blending personalized service and cosmopolitan atmosphere, the Burlington Hotel Folkestone caters to the needs of discerning travellers. GeneralThis property features 9 well-equipped meeting rooms... More
Situated in the picturesque seaside town of Sandgate, this hotel offers a wide range of modern accommodation and great food in their Gees Bar, served from Mon- Sat 12 noon till 8pm and 12 noon till... More
Stay in uncompromising comfort in each of the modern en-suite accommodations at BEST WESTERN PLUS Dover Marina Hotel & Spa. Travellers can learn more about Dover's history at Dover Museum or... More
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Embracing you with superb accommodation and quality service, the Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel will present you an enlivening reside, while you are in Folkestone. GeneralEquipped... More
Elegant Victorian splendour, seafront location and fantastic modern facilities make Mercure Hythe Imperial Hotel & Spa a perfect destination for both business and leisure stays. GeneralThere are... More
Settle in by the sand as you ease yourself into the fine accommodation offered by BEST WESTERN Stade Court Hotel! Standing proudly on the seafront of the picturesque Cinque Port of Hythe, the hotel... More
Ramada Dover in Kent offers tasteful accommodations set on a garden alongside A2, about four kilometres to the town centre. Guests on a Dover vacation can take a tour of the medieval Dover Castle... More