Folkestone bathing water is a resort beach in Kent. It is situated at the northern edge of Hythe Bay, which stretches from Folkestone down to the headland of Dungeness. The beach is of fine sand mixed with occasional gravel. It is only 200 metres wide and enclosed in a small bay with chalk cliffs in the east and a breakwater in the west. Adjacent to the breakwater is a small harbour. The bay is backed by a promenade and rocky cliffs.
Beach type: Sand/Shingle
Nearest town: Folkestone
Local authority: Kent County Council
OS Grid Reference: TR238362
Discover Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh
20 Bouverie Place Shopping Centre
Phone 01303 258 594
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Offering boutique rooms situated in the upper floors of a newly renovated house, Rocksalt Rooms feature bare red-brick walls, wet rooms, and original antique beds. Details...
Overlooking Folkestone Harbour, Britannia Grand Burstin Hotel offers limited parking, free Wi-Fi and wonderful sea views. Just 15 minutes from Dover, the hotel has a fitness centre and 3 restaurants. Details...
Offering luxurious boutique accommodation on England’s south coast, Stay 2a is situated in Folkestone, 15 miles from Canterbury and 3 miles from the Channel Tunnel. There is free Wi-Fi throughout. Details...
Situated just 10 minutes' drive from the Channel Tunnel Terminal, this traditional sea-facing hotel is situated on The Leas, Folkestone's cliff-top promenade. With free parking and free Wi-Fi throughout, it is a 15-minute drive from Dover's Port. Details...
In Folkestone centre, the Kentmere is just 5 minutes’ drive from the Eurotunnel Terminal and a 10-minute walk from the beach. It offers family rooms, free internet and cooked breakfasts. Details...
With views across the English Channel, The Hamlet Hotel is a boutique hotel set in a Victorian townhouse just a 10-minute walk from Folkestone Harbour. It features elegant rooms, a restaurant, and a cosy bar. Details...
Pill Rags is a lovely, detached cottage sitting on the edge of the busy village of Lyminge, near Folkestone, overlooking fields and footpaths and can sleep five people. The cottage has two double bedrooms, a child's single (suitable for up to 4 years of age), a bathroom, a kitchen with dining area, a utility room, a dining room and a sitting room. Details...
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Beachmaster 33 Kingsdown Park is a delightful, semi-detached Scandinavian-style lodge on Kingsdown Park in Kent. With a family bathroom and a double bedroom on the ground floor, plus two twin bedrooms and a cloakroom on the first floor, this cottage can sleep six people. Details...
Seabreeze Cottage is a delightful, terraced coastal cottage situated in the heart of Walmer, five minutes walk from the beach. The two bedrooms, one king-size double and one twin, which can be requested to be king-size double, share a Jack-and-Jill en-suite shower room, meaning this cottage can sleep four people. Details...