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Folkestone

Folkestone is a Kentish Coastal Town that is near the site for the Channel Tunnel. There is something in Folkestone for visitors both young and old. Folkestone was a ferry port but now is more of a regenerated seaside resort which has been given a new lease of life to both the town centre and the sea front. Folokestone started of as a fishing village but with the coming of the railway in 1842 it grew in to a popular holiday destination with the Victorians.

Charles Dickens stayed often in Folkestone and wrote the opening chapters of 'Little Dorrit' while here in 1855.

The Leas Cliff Hall has been renovated recently and is a popular venue for live music and concerts. There are stunning views over the Channel to France from this point in Folkestone. As an entertainment venue, The Leas Cliff Hall is popular for all age groups as a varied schedule is always on offer.

Folkestone also boasts roughly 14 acres in the form of a coastal park and even has an amphitheatre which is used for music and concerts during the summer months.

The Sunny Sands beach in Folkestone has been awarded a blue flag and is a very popular with visitors to the town. There are various attractions to keep you amused including 2 pools and a 9 hole golf course.

Folkestone is also home to a Race Course which is Kent's only Race Course.

The town has a range of pubs and restaurants offering a wide variety of food and drink, there is bound to be something that takes your fancy.