Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marshes are the scenic coastal areas of Kent and offer a range of attractions and activities for visitors. Folkestone in particular can claim to offer visitors the quickest route to mainland Europa via the Eurotunnel! As well as the Eurotunnel, Folkestone is close to all major Kent towns and is an ideal base from which to explore Dover and Canterbury. The famous Port Lympne Wild Animal Park is nearby as is the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, a miniature railway built for a millionaire racing driver. Folkestone Racecourse is a popular attraction as is the Battle of Britain museum.
Folkestone, Kent and the South Coast
Folkestone and Kent have much to offer visitors of all ages. As well as the beautiful beaches and secluded bays, the region boasts the world famous White cliffs of Dover. Dover Castle is an amazing building with historic importance. The castle was used as the nerve centre for operations in the north of France during World War II and contains an underground hospital amongst the maze of tunnels in the cliffs. Leeds Castle in Kent also has a fascinating history but is more romantic than Dover Castle! Explore Canterbury and visit the reconstruction of the Canterbury Tales. Kent truly has something for everyone.
Folkestone is a popular holiday destination in Kent on the south coast of england. The Grand Burstin Hotel is a fascinating building situated in the Harbour, overlooking the sea. The Hotel offers a health and leisure club with a range of treatments, premier rooms and dining, day trips to France and an in-house entertainments team. The Hotel is close to the Eurotunnel and makes the perfect base for a day trip to France. Speak to the Hotel about including a trip to France in the cost of your stay. Alternatively, enjoy a boat trip around Folkestone Harbour if you forget your passport!