At the heart of the Garden Coast, lovely Folkestone has much to offer, with towering white cliffs to the East and broad sandy beaches to the West.
It's lovely harbour and wonderful sandy beaches make this a popular seaside resort, becoming one of the Cinque Ports in the 13th century
Folkestone, the garden coast.
Folkestone was only a small fishing community until 1809, when Thomas Telford was commissioned to build a pier and harbour. Today it is a cosmopolitan port with easy access to the channel, the delights of France and the rest of Europe.
There is always something to do here with all year round festivals, including the Folkestone Harbour Festival in July, and all year round entertainment with Folkestone's music and theatre attracting stars from far and wide to perform. With a colourful history, this lovely town has been home to many famous people, including HG Wells who once lived and wrote here.
A fantastic base for exploring the surrounding area, including picturesque Canterbury, this lovely resort is stylish and draws visitors all year round.
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