Visit Folkestone and Hythe

Welcome to Folkestone, Hythe & Romney Marsh...

...there’s simply no other place like it. Breath-taking beauty, stunning shorelines and creative communities make our corner of the Kentish coast one of the most exciting places to explore. 

This is a landscape full of surprises and brimming with adventure. From the cobbled streets of Folkestone to the eerie wilderness at Dungeness (the UK's only desert), our district has plenty to offer every taste and budget. One visit will never be enough!

You can immerse yourself in the incredible culture of Folkestone's famous Creative Quarter and spend your time exploring the bustling harbour arm, spotting public artworks and enjoying tantalising food and drink from some of the region's most exciting producers. 

For a great family day out, climb aboard the miniature trains on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway or experience an African safari in the Garden of England at the award-winning Port Lympne Reserve. For a darker taste of the past, visit the fascinating collection of more than 1,000 skulls in the ossuary at St Leonard’s Church in Hythe or see the imposing Martello Towers constructed to defend our coast during the Napoleonic war.

Or simply spend a day, a weekend or longer enjoying the incredible beaches along Kent's heritage coast or immersed in rural beauty of the North Downs and evocative Romney Marsh. 

Stay in a cosy cottage, a four-star hotel or a holiday park by the sea. And with great transport connections via road, rail or sea, getting here is easier than you think. There’s so much waiting for you, so what are you waiting for?

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