Folkestone Coastal Park (Folkestone) Reviews
Description:Address: Marine Parade / Folkestone / Kent
Newest Review: ... the park, picnic tables, dedicated barbeque tables and even tables with built in chess boards. The footpaths lead you under the supports of the large theatre/conference centre called the Leas Cliff Hall which stands above the beach on the famous Leas walk, close to the town centre. The venue is popular on the rock circuit and many famous names have performed there, including Jimmy Hendrix, ... more
Customer Folkestone Coastal Park (Folkestone) Reviews (2)
by - written on 31/07/12, updated on 07/10/12 (Very useful, 145 readings)
Review of Folkestone Lower Leas Coastal Park. I live in Folkestone, a sea side town in south east England. Our town started life as a fishing community and cross channel port. In Victorian times Folkestone became popular as a holiday resort, sadly over the past few decades, like many British sea side towns, Folkestone has slid into a bit of a decline, with empty shops, poor levels of employment and a rundown seafront. The closure of the cross channel ferry service around 20 years ago added to the general decline of this once proud town. ==The Coastal Park in General== The land this park is located on has always been a popular area, ... Read the complete review
by - written on 24/08/11 (Very useful, 133 readings)
When I think of Folkestone I think of brightly painted buildings, the harbour and the stony beach, so when it was suggested to me that I take the kids to visit the Coastal Lees park on our recent holiday, I was willing to try it but I didn't have strong expectations. The coastal park dates back to Victorian times, when the area between the top of the cliffs and the sea was modelled with walkways, stairs, and a selection of Mediterranean plants, turning what could be a bit of a drab area into a thing of wonder. We were told the park was quite popular, particularly in the school summer holidays, so we arrived early, before 10am. Getting to the ... Read the complete review
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