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Address: The Stade, Folkestone, England

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A lovely Harbour with plenty of seafood stalls, fish and chips and colourful boats.

I love this harbour! Its a lovely place to buy some seafood (La's is the best) or an ice cream and walk along watching the boats bring in their catch for the day. The beach is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
lymingemum
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely afternoon in half term walking along the beach, playing in the sandy bay and eating freshly caught fish. My son loved playing in the dancing fountains, if you forget your towel there is a lovely little seaside shop where we picked one up really cheaply! We had a lovely freshly cooked lunch from the fish bar... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I love this harbour! Its a lovely place to buy some seafood (La's is the best) or an ice cream and walk along watching the boats bring in their catch for the day. The beach is just a little walk along further and is quite a large clean beach and there is promenade to walk along if you dont want... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Folkestone harbour still retains the atmosphere of a proper working harbour with fishing vessels . There is still a viaduct descending into the area, I think with train tracks. We were able to walk away from the town up some stairs to a grass mound where we could gaze out to see and look at the cliffs toward Dover.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Folkstone Harbour is a very quaint area with good restaurants, fish and chips and lovely sands. Great for a sunny family day out.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Beautiful walks along the seafront - Restaurants selling locally caught fish - friendly locals - Art galleries within easy walking distance - A good day out.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

The nice walkway along the side of the harbour wall is dotted with a couple of excellent seafood stalls,very fresh and great value,lots of benches,a pub and a sit down fish and chip restaurant (Smokehouse).It's a smashing place for a relaxing snack and a sit in the sun but for me the main reason to visit is the excellent Folkestone... More 

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Burntwood
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It is hard to believe that this harbour was once graced by the Orient Express. The whole place needs a make over. Cafe's and kiosks are scruffy. Not much to do in the evening. A typical run down holiday resort.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I and my partner followed the signs to Folkstone pleasure beach looking for something to do after visiting the zoo. It was a nice little beach to walk along in the sunset. It was a little lacking in things to do along the sea front with one sad looking ice cream man waiting for any business he could get sadly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The harbour doesn't now cater for big ships as it did just a few years ago and it has (is being) developed into a tourist friendly area. There are pubs, sea-food kiosks, small boat marina and gift shops to wander around, and there is an ornamental fountain, which I am sure would delight the youngsters on a hot day. If... More 

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Daytona,Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

It was a lovely little walk and I enjoyed all the little shops and fish and chip vendors. It gets quite breezy though. But it was a nice refreshing walk around the Harbour.

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