Folkestone tourist and travel information

Folkestone tourist and travel information

Folkestone Travel Information

Travel Information Folkestone is located in Kent on the South East coast of England next to the Straits of Dover. Folkstone is seven miles down the coast from Dover.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Folkestone - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

M 20 Motorway

Roads Folkestone - Travel by road - Folkestone is about 3 miles south of Junction 13 of the M 20 Motorway. The M 20 Motorway links the M25 Motorway at Swanley (London), to Folkestone. Folkestone is about 55 miles from Swanley.

M 20 Motorway

Miles from town Folkstone is 7 miles from Dover.

Travel by train

Rail Folkestone - Travel by train - Folkestone Central Station, Station Approach, FOLKESTONE, Kent, CT19 5HB. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Wheelchairs available.

Folkestone West Station, Station Approach, off Shorncliffe Road, FOLKESTONE, Kent, CT20 3PA. CCTV. Waiting room. Toilets. Whole station step free access.

Southeastern. Main Regions: Serves Kent, parts of East Sussex, and south-east London commuter routes into Charing Cross, Blackfriars, Cannon Street, and Victoria. Tel: 0845 000 2222. www.southeasternrailway.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Ferries - Folkestone Folkestone - Ferries - Folkestone Terminal Ferries, Kent, CT18 8XY. Folkestone to Calais Ferry - 50 ferry crossings a day, with a crossing taking about 35 mins. The Eurotunnel terminal at Folkestone is located at Junction 11A on the M20.

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Folkestone Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Folkestone - Sport - Etchinghill Golf Club, Etchinghill, Folkestone, Kent, CT18 8FA. Tel: 01303863966. About 3 miles from Folkestone. Sene Valley Golf Club, Sene, Folkestone, CT18 8BL. Tel: 01303 268513.

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Sport

Sport Folkestone - Sport - Folkestone Racecourse, Stone Street, Westenhanger, Nr Hythe, Kent CT21 4HX. Tel: 01303 266 407. www.folkestone-racecourse.co.uk. About 4 miles west of Folkestone.

Folkestone races

Shopping

Stores Folkestone - Shopping - Folkestone has names such as Debenhams Stores, Marks & Spencer, Tesco, WH Smith in the town.

Town Centre Shopping

Entertainment

Entertainment Folkestone - Entertainment and attractions - A ferryport and a resort town with a harbour and sandy beaches. The Victorian Leas Lift (photo) transports you up and down from the Marine Parade to the marine promenade. The Leas Lift works by pumping water into a tank on the top car, which then swaps place with the bottom car. The Leas Cliff Hall, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2DZ.Tel: 01303 228 600. Live concerts and shows.

Entertainment

Other information Folkestone - Other information - Folkestone Museum, Folkestone Library, 2 Grace Hill, Folkestone, CT20 1HD. Tel: 01303 256710. The history of the region. Location: In the centre of Folkestone. Eurotunnel Exhibition Centre, High Street, Cheriton, Folkestone, Kent. Explains the construction of the Eurotunnel beneath the English Channel. Location: In the centre of Folkestone. KENT BATTLE OF BRITAIN MUSEUM, Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Nr. Folkestone, Kent CT18 7AG. Tel: 01303 893140. About 2 miles north of Folkestone.

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FOLKSTONE ACCOMMODATION

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Folkstone hotels

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Guest House bed and breakfast in Folkstone

Self Catering accommodation in Folkstone

Kent Map and Attractions

Canterbury is about 60 miles from London. Dartford to Dover is about 60 miles and Sheerness to New Romney is about 52 miles.

Ferries Ferries indicated are Dartford, Ramsgate and Dover.

Roads Folkestone is about 3 miles south of Junction 13 of the M 20 Motorway.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Folkestone.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RP. Tel: 01732 462100. One of England's greatest show houses. nationaltrust.org.uk.
Attraction 2 - Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH. Tel: 01227 762862. canterbury-cathedral.org
Attraction 3 - Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, The Old Surgery, The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TZ. Tel: 01634 823800. chdt.org.uk.
Attraction 4 - Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, New Romney Station, New Romney, Kent TN28 8PA. rhdr.org.uk
Attraction 5 - Brands Hatch Circuit, Fawkham, Longfield, Kent DA3 8NG. Tel: 01474 872331. motorsportvision.co.uk.
Attraction 5 - Hever Castle & Gardens, Hever, Nr Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG. Tel: 01732 865224. hever-castle.co.uk.

See Folkestone attractions & More Kent Attractions

For hotels accommodation in other areas nearby see Ashford hotels & Hythe hotels For bed and breakfast accommodation see bed and breakfast in Dover & bed and breakfast in Canterbury. For self catering accommodation see S/C accommodation in Ashford & S/C accommodation in Canterbury

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