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Folkestone overview

You can take in the local culture of Folkestone at Kent Battle of Britain Museum and Elham Valley Railway Museum. And while you're here, be sure to stop by Leas Lift and Leas Cliff Hall. Folkestone is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Folkestone

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Folkestone has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Folkestone with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Folkestone hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Folkestone hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Folkestone

Fly in to Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), 20 mi (32.2 km) from downtown Folkestone. London (LGW-Gatwick) is the next closest major airport, 58.5 mi (94.1 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Folkestone Harbour Station
  • • Folkestone Central Station
  • • Folkestone West Station

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
Some recommended sights include:
  • • Leas Lift
  • • Leas Cliff Hall
  • • Folkestone Harbour
  • • Battle of Britain Memorial
  • • Sene Valley Golf Club

When to visit Folkestone

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

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