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Address: The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2DZ, England

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Always a treat to walk on the Leas in Folkestone

Great views and so close to the shops. You can see the new Archway through which the WWI Soldiers departed to fight in France. Unfortunately the ferries no longer leave from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great views and so close to the shops. You can see the new Archway through which the WWI Soldiers departed to fight in France. Unfortunately the ferries no longer leave from Folkestone Harbour but you can travel to France through Eurotunnel.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great place to walk, take the dogs for a walk or just relax on the many benches provided and watch the world go by. On a clear day France can be seen. Always very clean and the flowerbeds beautiful.

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kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

There is plenty here to see - seaviews, a bandstand, a road to the memory of those who fought for their country (going down to the harbour), seafront hotels, a delightful long promenade ....................and all this is one of the county's most run-down towns! If you end up in this east Kent seaside town and find little to do (or... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Run it walk it. Stop to take in the amazing sea views or the beauty of the lower leas coastal path. Coffee in the Leas cliff hall marvel at how it stays in place on stilts. Take in the amazing hotels the new arch the poignant memorial way. It is wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Super views of the coast! You can even see France on a clear day. Love our family walks along the leas. So many things to do during the summer months.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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63 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

You wont recognise the Leas now!! Thank to our Council they have cut down all the Rogue Sycamore trees , and left the Holm oaks and Fir trees , which were the original trees on the Leas. Now you have a wonderful Panoramic view of the Channel and it looks fantastic , before you could hardly see the sea at... More 

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folkestone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Love the views of the sea, over to France and round the coast to Dungeness. Plenty of seating to sit and while away the time. In the summer great to listen to bands playing at The Bandstand.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited Leas Promenade on the same day, 13th Feburary, as our walk down the coastal path. Really nice walk with super views. We're new to this area so we took in the lovely architecture of the Leas and finished with a lunchtime snack in the Leas Cliff Hall. It all seems to happen there! The lower level is a... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We loved it so much eventhough it was very cold in January. After a journey through the tunnell we loved the long walk

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is a taste of England at its traditional best. For over a century people have strolled along this beautiful lawned downs with views of the English Channel. The Leas is also overlooked by some incredibly grand old houses and hotels. Very enjoyable even on a wintry day but at it's best in the sun or during the annual air... More 

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