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Address: The Stade, Folkestone, England
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Recovering after drowsiness

Once a lively place the harbor seemed to have lost it importance with Eurotunnel development. But in the recent years considerable efforts have been made to take the harbor back... read more

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Once a lively place the harbor seemed to have lost it importance with Eurotunnel development. But in the recent years considerable efforts have been made to take the harbor back to life. Now we can harvest: cozy bars and restaurants occupy now all along the mall, stalls with local food and delicacies (including incomparable Jane's gelato) are everywhere on week... More 

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Thank VadAnik
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's just a typical run down harbour however it does get quite busy during the summer months. Folkestone council need to spend some serious money here to keep the visitors coming.

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1 Thank Linda A
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Folkestone in general is pretty run down. There is definite potential but the city just needs some cleaning up. There is quite a bit of litter on the beaches and the local teens are loud and obnoxious. I'm not thrilled with our choice to visit here.

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Thank Catherine C
Watford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place for families of all ages. There are drinkeries, eateries, and I've creams of all sorts around. Places to sit and watch. A fountain area that is very popular with the kids. Definitely worth one of more visits. There are toilets very close, including a disabled one (Make sure you have your radar key).

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1 Thank amandahuggett
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was such a shame to see the harbor so dilapidated, after visiting since a toddler, when it was a thriving port. However after years of absence, it was amazing to see upon my return the rejuvenated harbour arm. Even though it has been going for a couple of seasons it has massive potential. An eclectic mix of pop up... More 

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1 Thank Richard B
manchester england
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to see and do really... everything under construction... scaffolding all over and barriers all round....

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Thank jscwan
Dover, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit location at the weekend! Building works are ongoing but it hasn't spoilt our experience. A massively improved location, very arty and plenty of cafes and eateries popping up weekly..

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Thank Guykim7
Deal, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is currently under renovation and will hopefully be great once finished. Old fishing harbour that still has a few boats operating out of it, really pleasant to walk around. There are a number of fresh sea food stalls and pubs around for lunch or an evening meal. Close to the town and lot's of local parking.

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1 Thank Stuart B
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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811 reviews
332 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 395 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The harbour is in the middle of a revamp. Work is under way dredging the harbour. The rail line to the old harbour station is getting a face lift ! Watch this space its exciting to see so much activity at last.

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Thank LOBSTER64
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pedestrian access is awful and it's nothing but a big carpark which the council must require consider to remove if want to make this place attractive. The harbour end occupied by people doing fishing and can be rude to visitors. Found little bit not a place for foreigners to go as twice I been passed on with comments from behind... More 

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