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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 | ADRENALINE ADVENTURES!

Thrills and spills and a lot of fun too! We take a look at some of the adrenaline-fuelled activities you can enjoy in the district.

FH STORIES | FAVOURITE FIVE PUBS

Ah, the pub - a great British institution! Check out five of our favourites

FH STORIES | JUST BEACHY

Check out our beautiful beaches! Right on our doorstep, lapping up to our toes, choose the right beach for you, whether it's for paddling, sandcastle building or something more energetic.

FH STORIES | WALKING IN NAPOLEON'S FOOTSTEPS

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

FH STORIES | LEAS COASTAL PARK

Leas Coastal Park - a fantastic blend of fun, fauna and flora where Folkestone meets the sea!

FH Stories | The Burlington Hotel

From a £2 million renovation to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Daniel shared with us The Burlington Hotel’s story and why its location in Folkestone is fantastic for those looking to visit, live and work.

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 | 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.

FH STORIES | STEPPING BACK IN TIME

Chris Cole and Tony Quarrington are men with a mission - to share their knowledge of and fascination with our area!

FH STORIES | JAM TODAY!

JAM on the Marsh is a very different type of festival, and it's right here! Check out everything from comedy, classical music, and an arts trail - there really is something for everyone.

FH STORIES | FAVOURITE FIVE CHURCHES

Five of our favourite churches - pop in, soak up the peace, find out about the wealth of history these beautiful buildings hold

FH STORIES | UN1QUE IN HYTHE

Operating as an art collective, Un1que is home to hand painted furniture, handcrafted textile art, and photography.

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | folkestoneandhythe.co.uk

Planning a visit? Find places to stay, things to do and see, by clicking the link to our tourism website visitfolkestoneandhythe.co.uk

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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.