Folkestone Hotels is the Official web site of the Folkestone, Hythe and District Hotel and Catering Association. If you are considering a visit to 'The Garden Coast of England', then Folkestone is the place to be. At FolkestoneHotels.com we provide some information to help you access quality accommodation with a Folkestone hotel or guest house. There is one to suit every taste and pocket. We also have information about the activities and attractions in the area. Not least of which is Folkestone's famous beach. There is so much to see and do in Folkestone and the surrounding areas, that we feel sure that you will become a regular visitor.
Kingsnorth Park, Folkestone
In the Folkestone district you will find many fine restaurants, friendly pubs, and inviting cafés many of which are in Folkestone Hotels which also offer clean, comfortable and welcoming accommodation. Folkestone is perfectly situated for visitors exploring Kent. A hundred years ago the town of Folkestone was a Royal holiday destination. These days the Channel Tunnel connects Folkestone to mainland Europe making it a very exciting destination indeed, attracting British and European visitors.
The world famous White Cliffs of Dover, which have for centuries played a major role in Britain’s history, provide a welcoming sight for many millions of people who come to look at them from the beach, and enjoy the wonderful walks and superb views. Browse the pages of our site for more information on the many places of interest that are attracting millions of visitors to Kent every year. Folkestone has everything from museums and fully operational steam engines to to the white cliffs. All within easy reach of hotels in Folkestone.
A half hour on the scenic old Roman Road will bring you to the cathedral city of Canterbury. Both the Port of Dover and the ancient Cinque Port town of Hythe are only 15 minutes away, the historic and mysterious villages of Romney Marsh only a little further, and London is within an hour and a half via the M20. Or do it the easy way and take the train. For those traveling on to the Continent it's a 5-minute drive from Folkestone town center to the Channel Tunnel (Chunnel), from which point you can take your car to France in less than an hour.
There are many buildings of historic significance and architectural interest in Kent. Folkestone and many of the villages along the Kent coast provide many opportunities for diving, angling and even a relaxing day in the boat. Visitors who take their shopping seriously will not be disappointed either. Folkestone's streets are lined with small interesting shops that sell things you could never have dreamt of, alongside the large multinationals that you know and love.
Folkestone hotels have much to offer their guests, having neighbouring seaside towns and inland villages, which are famous for their festivals and entertaining events such as colourful carnivals, country fairs and farmers' markets as well as sports meetings. For those with a keen interest in wildlife there is the world famous Dungeness Nature Reserve, which is the RSPB's oldest, and events run throughout the year by the Kent Wildlife Trust, not to mention the nearby zoos and wildlife parks.