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The Leas Promenade

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Address: The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2DZ, England
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A pleasant walk

A wide and level path with gorgeous sea views and plenty of handy seats to stop and enjoy them. Some have taped letters from people who passed through Folkestone in the war, which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Elvin R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wide and level path with gorgeous sea views and plenty of handy seats to stop and enjoy them. Some have taped letters from people who passed through Folkestone in the war, which are very interesting.

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2 Thank Elvin R
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walked the prom and sat at the bandstand many times. What a view, great walks on the lower leas also.

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1 Thank Neil A
Clayton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This wide promenade makes for an enjoyable time strolling and taking in the wonderful views out over the Straight of Dover and, further beyond, France. We were able to enjoy this on a relatively warm evening; the breeze was gentle and the path was not crowded. Of note are the thousands of reded poppies that had been crocheted and were... More 

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1 Thank Dale W
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely view over the channel, nice strolls along the leas, grassy area to sit and picnic.... bandstand where different bands come and play.

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1 Thank Sharon C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for the playground and the beach. We were at first a bit shocked that parking was free. Had to check that, so unusual. We were parked on top of the zig zag path from the boulevard down to the playgrounds and beach. The view was amazing. Very clear water,it was like we were in southern Europe,looking over... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the Leas are a lovely elevated area beside the sea and are well kept and maintained , It is a great place to go for a stroll and the views across the sea to France are lovely

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2 Thank GKavanaghDublin
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely park along the cliffs with wonderful views across the Channel. The are well kept flower beds and some magnificent Edwardian hotel buildings the Grand and the Metropole. There are paths leading down to the Lower Leas walk but please note these are not suitable for people with walking difficulties, however the Leas Lift can transport you down as... More 

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Bay View, Kent, Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful area and during the summer weekends there is often a full band playing on a Sunday afternoon. Very popular, deck chairs are provided and makes for a very nostalgic Sunday! Plenty of grass for the kiddies to play on and lovely views of the sea. Definitely worth taking a walk along the Leas when visiting Folkestone.

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2 Thank Jackey W
London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves walking along the promenade, although it was a bit windy when we first arrived the wind soon settled down. There was something of a local attraction going on and there were children performing and also some arts and crafts stalls along the promenade. Very interesting to see all the poppies on the railings

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for long walks and relax. Perfect view for sea and lots of benches where you can sit and admire the landscape. Place is really tidy and clean.

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