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Folkestone Creative Quarter

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Address: The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
Phone Number: 01303 842195
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A lovely short cobbled street for a scroll to Folkestone Harbour

The area is quite small and can be visited in as a little time as you wish. Lots of very nice tea rooms and restaurants normally mean that you end up spending more time there than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Lasbareilles C
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Folkestone, England, United Kingdom
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Folkestone, England, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The area is quite small and can be visited in as a little time as you wish. Lots of very nice tea rooms and restaurants normally mean that you end up spending more time there than you had expected. Stop for some pastry or even a full meal, you won't regret it. There is a real new look to this... More 

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Thank Lasbareilles C
Warrington, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very Steep hill if you are okay with walking it"s fine but could be hard going if you have a problem with your legs,A few shops and Restaurants cafes

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nice shops, some very arty places to visit, and at the bottom of the street is the fountains play area next to harbour where there is a lovely fish and chip shop using local products...... nice area to sit and watch the boats and beach. xxx

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently a rundown area the narrow winding road leads from the Harbour up to the High Street. There are quite a few shops, selling unusual items and artwork as well as a few good cafes.

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1 Thank Michael M
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its okay in the day time, full of druggies and drunks at night time though. Everywhere has its rough areas this is one of them.

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1 Thank Emsxo
Maidstone
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103 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We walked up and down here a couple of times over the weekend, spotting something different each time. Beautiful art work, and so many choices of techniques and materials.

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1 Thank holidaybakers
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Lots of creative and artistic people are helping to bring a good vibe to this area of the rejuvenation of Folkestone. Interesting shops and galleries. Good places to eat and get a drink. Fabulous Silver Screen Cinema nearby.

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Tring, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Gone are the run-down side streets of Folkestone, what a delight to see such great investment paying off for this area. Starting to feel like Brighton or Hastings and a real destination

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1 Thank Charlotte W
Croydon
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Mostly shut, was a bank holiday so expected to be buzzing, overpriced the bits that were priced, in all fairness walked half way up the hill and came back down, seemed to much effort from what we had seen!!

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Trying to be something it is not. The old character has gone. Plenty of art shops but few shoppers. Not for us.

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