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.



“I found it a fantastic area for cycling, and once you start digging into the history of the area, you can frame whole days around stop-offs at pubs, churches, or spectacular views ¬– it’s charming, soulful and compelling.” Bitten & Written takes a trip to New Romney, Dymchurch and surrounds.


“The town has been having something of a renaissance, and since moving here in 2019, I’ve seen things kick into another gear.” Read Bitten & Written’s take on Folkestone’s food scene.

FH Stories | The Lobby

A new kind of shop has arrived in Folkestone, one that’s stocking high end brands with a conscience. We spoke to owner Jody Denner about The Lobby, which opened in Rendezvous Street in autumn 2021.

FH Stories | Terlingham Vineyard

Set in the Kent countryside at Hawkinge, with views across the English Channel, is a family-run vineyard that was named in The Times earlier this year as one of the top UK vineyards to visit.

FH Stories | Let's get back to the things we love in Folkestone & Hythe

Experience the Extraordinary in Folkestone & Hythe! Are you getting back to doing the things you love this summer?

FH Stories | Clifton Hotel

Perched on a cliff overlooking the English Channel, the Clifton Hotel dates back to 1864. This Victorian three-star hotel has a rich history and was in fact once six houses – knocked together into one hotel over a period of time.

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.

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The Royal Military Canal - a peaceful haven for wildlife, walking and cycling, built in 1804 to stop Napoleon's would-be invasion


“I’m still discovering little nooks and tiny backstreets on each visit.” Bitten & Written takes a trip to Hythe, taking in its cafes, bars, and restaurants.

FH Stories | Take a trip to Kent’s Heritage Coast

Take a trip to Kent's Heritage Coast One of Lonely Planet's top regions in the world to visit in 2022.

FH Stories | Anne's Restaurant

There’s a newcomer to the Folkestone restaurant scene - one that’s offering relaxed dining, creating jobs and helping aspiring young talent earn their hospitality stripes.

FH Stories | Best vegan eats in Folkestone and Hythe

The start of a new year, and the month of Veganuary, sees many people exploring plant-based diets. Experienced vegans might also be looking to ring the changes with some new ideas to try.

FH Stories | Our guide to visiting the Folkestone Triennial

Immerse yourself in The Plot, a curated outdoor arts exhibition of over 25 new artworks by internationally acclaimed artists to be found right across Folkestone. So, plot out your visit (pardon the pun) with our guide to visiting the Folkestone Triennial.

FH Stories | Where To Eat, Drink, Stay and Visit in Dymchurch

This coastal village in the Folkestone and Hythe district is slightly off the beaten track but has plenty of places to explore, eat and drink.  

FH Stories | 48 hours in Romney Marsh

Get out of the city and into the wild – a weekend exploring the Romney Marsh is the perfect way to restore your mind, body and spirit.


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


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