Situated in a picturesque port town on the southern edge of the North Downs, Folkestone is an idyllic place to visit come rain or shine. Boasting a wealth of natural, cultural and entertaining family attractions, you’ll find there is something to suit all in this part of the world. Our hotels near Folkestone are an ideal option for a seaside break. Regardless of whether you stay a single night or an entire week, you’ll never tire of the many pretty beaches, chic coffee shops, deli-style eateries and stunning scenery.

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Book one of our Folkestone hotels and enjoy endless seafront walks, an abundance of independent cafes and a variety of must-try restaurants. If you enjoy the great outdoors, Lower Leas Coastal Park is a must visit. Boasting three recreational zones, comprising gardens, pine avenues, an amphitheatre and one of the largest free adventure parks in the UK, it’s a great place for both children and adults. Other nearby attractions include The Leas Lift, a funicular railway that travels between the promenade and seafront, located half an hour from our Canterbury Chaucer Central hotel. The newly restored Harbour Arm situated just over 20 minutes from our Ashford hotel opens every weekend with events and activities and al fresco dining options. 

Things to do near Folkestone

There are a number of things to do in this thriving town, and when you stay at one of our hotels in Folkestone, you’ll find yourself on the doorstep to them all. If culture is more your bag, you’ll be pleased to learn the Kent Battle of Britain Museum is now open until the end of October, whilst the Folkestone Creative Quarter is a must-visit if you’re an aspiring artist. It’s here you’ll find a myriad of artist’s studios and creative businesses, all of whom make it their sole mission to encourage visitors to let their creative juices flow.