From the UK’s only desert at Dungeness, to safaris in Port Lympne and breathtaking views from the ridge of the North Downs and across the unique landscape of Romney Marsh; with the coastal charms of arty Folkestone and historic Hythe. Explore all the district has to offer.

FH: stories | 48 hours in Folkestone

Only an hour on the train from London St. Pancras or less than an hour in the car from London, Folkestone in Kent is the perfect destination for a cultural getaway.

FH: stories | The Battle of Britain Memorial

Folkestone is the proud home of a national memorial dedicated to the bravery of those who fought in the Battle of Britain between 10 July and 31 October 1940. 

FH: stories | Port Lympne

If you’re looking for extraordinary, Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve has it all. Kent’s largest wildlife attraction is home to more than 700 rare and endangered animals.

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FH: Stories | The Burlington Hotel

Since 1893, The Burlington Hotel has been a part of the fabric of Folkestone, and for the last 26 years the hotel has been under the ownership of Daniel Sangiuseppe and his family.

FH: stories | Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

If you’re looking for an extraordinary day out, few attractions are more quintessentially British than a day out aboard the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (RHDR).


Urban vibe, coastal cool, rural retreat. Live the lifestyle you’ve always wanted.


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A highly accessible location with a focus on growth and investment. Play a part in our future.


Prepare to be surprised by our arts festivals, safaris, historic adventures and beaches. All are welcome.