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Folkestone overview

Visitors to Folkestone speak favorably about this welcoming city's seaside, port, and entertainment. You may find the bars and restaurants to your liking. You can take in the local culture of Folkestone at Kent Battle of Britain Museum and Elham Valley Railway Museum. In the surrounding area, popular sights include Dover Museum and Dover Castle.

Where to stay in Folkestone

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Folkestone has the right accommodation for you. There are 19 hotels in Folkestone and you can shop as many as 291 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 40%. We have room prices starting at 14 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Folkestone as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 9 5-star hotels from 47 USD per night
  • • 76 4-star hotels from 57 USD per night
  • • 102 3-star hotels from 42 USD per night
  • • 14 2-star hotels from 31 USD per night

How to get to Folkestone

Fly into Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), 20 mi (32.2 km) from central Folkestone.

Train stations include:
  • • Folkestone Harbour Station (0.4 mi/0.6 km from the city center)
  • • Folkestone Central Station (0.5 mi/0.8 km from the city center)
  • • Folkestone West Station (1.1 mi/1.8 km from the city center)

What to see around Folkestone

A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • Kent Battle of Britain Museum
  • • Elham Valley Railway Museum
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Lower Leas Coastal Park
  • • Folkestone Beach
  • • Sandgate Beach
Recommended sights include:
  • • Leas Lift
  • • Leas Cliff Hall
  • • Folkestone Harbour
  • • Battle of Britain Memorial
  • • Sene Valley Golf Club

When to visit Folkestone

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 68°F day, 39°F night
  • • July-September: 71°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 61°F day, 37°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.24 inches
  • • April-June: 0.16 inches
  • • July-September: 0.28 inches
  • • October-December: 0.35 inches