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The Leas Promenade

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Address: Leas Cliff Hall The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2DZ, England
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Lovely walk

I visited the Leas Promenade with my family in September 2016. It runs alongside the beach from Folkestone Harbour. It is a pleasant walk with plenty of steps down to the beach... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
David L
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Midlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Leas Promenade with my family in September 2016. It runs alongside the beach from Folkestone Harbour. It is a pleasant walk with plenty of steps down to the beach. Some toilets would have been handy though. Not too strenuous. Highlight was seeing some locals wearing horses heads. Recommended.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had many a walk along here in all weathers. The walk on top of The Leas is very green, pleasant & ideal for mobility scooters as it is flat. There is a Lower coastal path accessed by the zig zag path or steps. Lovely gardens on lower walk & great adventure playground with zip wires, wooden galleon etc for kids... More 

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great clifftop walk and you can see what Victorian Britain would have been like with the hotels behind and the views. The local council have done well up keeping the place looking good but the down and outs living just below are spoiling it

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you stroll along admiring the brilliant views you can imagine the genteel Victorians / Edwardians with their parasols! Dogs strictly on a lead. At sunset you can get great views looking through the pretty bandstand. You can see to Dungeness in the West and across the channel to France on a clear day. Sometimes it looks so close you... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Throughout the sunmmer on a Sunday afternoon, different bands play for a couple of hours. Deckchairs are provided by the council. After th concert we often go down to the Leas Cliff a Hall for a cup of tea and cream scone. A lovely afternoon.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must say I think the Leas is one of the most beautiful accessable walks in the country, there are many benches to sit on & watch the world go by. Great place for picnics & family time, brilliant for wheelchairs & prams. There are the beautiful views over the English Channel & on to the beach area at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Leas is steeped in history and has been popular for generations amongst young and old and everyone in between. Beautifully kept gardens, the Bandstand, and the Leas Cliff Hall entertainment hall are just a few good reasons why. My own reason for walking there is that my parents lived there and walked along the Leas together every day, taking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying at The Leas end of this walk so went for a stroll along the cliff top (passed the Cliff Railway) and onto the more Victorian-style promenade with the various memorials to the fallen. Lots of benches to sit on, most dedicated to individuals, and I heard recordings in the background of war stories. There was a Road... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk down the promenade. The gardens were packed with beautiful flowers. Its well kept and looked after.

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well if you are looking for a place to walk with a lovely view, well kept gardens, places to enjoy a cup of tea - from a lovely hotel to a tea shop - and a fantastic view of the sea and the french coast then this is the place to be. Thoroughly recommended.

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