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Address: The Stade, Folkestone, England

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Sunbathing at Folkestone

The Sunny Sands beach at Folkestone is a must for sunbathers and swimmers alike. The local Council has made great efforts in making this beach a great place to spend some leasure... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The Sunny Sands beach at Folkestone is a must for sunbathers and swimmers alike. The local Council has made great efforts in making this beach a great place to spend some leasure time. Dogs are banned from this beach from spring to September, which is a great blessing. There is a new cafe very close to the beach area, and... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The only truly large expanse of sand on this part of the coast - everywhere suffers from shingles, which are unpleasant underfoot. As a result this ideal south-facing beach can be quite busy, and when the tide's in space can really be at a premium

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Spent so many days on this beach. It's the perfect beach for family fun; good clean sand that's washed by a full tide, rock pools, promenade, easy access for all.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We were staying in Folkestone nearby and went for a walk along the promenade finishing off visiting the folly at the top of the hill and a well earned drink at the pub nearby. Clean and we'll maintained beach, lovely area.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Folkestone's only sandy beach. Great for a paddle and to explore the rock pools, at the eastern end. With the cliffs as a back- drop Sunny Sands (formerly East Cliff Beach) forms a natural sun-trap. The beach is kept clean and safe for children. But be mindful of slippery sea weed, when exploring the arches. Note: check the tide times,... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My kids love this beach. It is small, but has lots of interesting things to explore, plus a huge expanse of sand to play on at low tide. Just check the tide times before you go, as at high tide there isn't a beach at all.

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Daytona,Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Sat at sunny sands and just watched the tide come up over the rocks. It was just a bit breezy the day I went but I still enjoyed.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We thankfully got to the beach at a time when the tide was going out !!!! We got our own tunnel and relaxed, had a great picnic. We weren't close to the sea so it was just great. I warn you that there is an awful smell if you sit near the toilets !!!! Make sure you check the tide... More 

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

What a fabulous beach. So much to see. Marvellous above, disused Second World War buildings scattered hither and thinner. Have they found all the buried gold bars?. Some homage to the old days with local fish markets and cockle Nd whelk stalls. Good for all ages, play fountains for the kids and benches and views for the old. Folkestone is... More 

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The beach is clean, accessible for dogs too, out of season. A lovely spot. There are nearby restaurants and seafood stall. I'd love to return in Summer

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Address: The Stade, Folkestone, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone

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