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Folkestone Creative Quarter

Address: The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
Phone Number: 01303 842195
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Ranked #13 of 17 Attractions in Folkestone
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other

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English first
newcastle
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

well worth a visit very trendy intersting items to view, up and coming young new ideas very nice and colourful

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The creative corner appeared to me to consist of a few art and craft shops on one street and one centre where you could go and be involved in making your own craft items.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Really nice atmosphere in the old town and the high street on the way to the small sandy beach. More shops and coffees seems to have opened. Nice coffees and burgers at Googies. A great day out of London.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

What more could I add, other than come visit any time of the year, and you will always find something on. You can feel the buzz of creativity in the air. People are friendly and welcoming.

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Charlestown, Maryland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
35 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Planned on spending time in Folkestone on our trip from Dover to Hastings, but found the shops closed on Mondays. Did find a place to stop for a cup of coffee.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Was in Folkestone for an overnight before a daytrip to France, and with time to kill the night before had a walk around the Cultural Quarter on Saturday late afternoon. Interesting and Unique stores and eating and drinking, in an area that's clearly had money and attention lavished on it - a nice way to spend a little time

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London, United Kingdom
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159 reviews 159 reviews
100 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We went down to Folkestone to see the Christmas Lights switched on in the Old High Street of Folkestone. This cobbled street has many different independent boutiques selling many varied items, from chocolate to jewellery to records to knitwear to art. There was a wonderful group of carol singers singing hymns and carols, then the countdown began at 5.30pm for... More 

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Stanford Le Hope
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Some interesting crafty/quirky gift shops. Loads of galleries ( not our thing) and some nice looking cafes.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

nothing of any worth at this part of Folkestone just little shops selling junk and overpriced rubbish

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were walking in Folkestone to view it as a possible place for wedding guests to stay. Came across this area which looked quaint. Just went up one street which had various art shops. Would have loved to spend more time exploring.

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