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Coastal walk from Sandgate to Folkestone

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Hi, can anyone advise if it's possible to walk along a coastal path from Sandgate to Folkestone and if so, is it easy to find/signposted?

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1. Re: Coastal walk from Sandgate to Folkestone
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Hi Suzyrpilgrim, yes I believe you can walk along the promenade from Sandgate through to the Lower Leas Coastal Park in Folkestone. The path is marked on Google Maps. Although I have walked along both Sandgate promenade and the Lower Leas separately, I have yet to walk between the two - would really like to.

You can also walk along Lower Sandgate Road through the park which, although it has some vehicular access, is almost like a path rather than a road, you can 'walk' this on Street View.

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Thanks for the info. Will definitely give it a try next time I'm there.

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The coast path runs from Folkestone all the way through to Hythe and is very straight forward. It just runs along the edge of the beach, so you can't really go wrong.

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Thanks Gary. Definitely going to try it when we visit soon.

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Yes it is a fantastic walk along the shore.No hills,in fact you can walk all the way along the coast to the Harbour Arm in Folkestone.A new path from the end of the Lower Leas near the Cliff Lifts across the beech on a winding path and you will find no problem with the pebble beach.It is easy to find the Lower Leas path from Sandgate.

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Yes you can but you may have to walk on shingle beach for part of way. I did it over Christmas and there are few houses in West end of Sandgate that have private area right down to beach from there on it is concrete path all the way. If you want to walk to Leas, I would advise walking up through the park which at the half way mark. Other wise you can continue on until you get to the Harbour area. There are some interesting work of art along side the path, as you get into Folkestone.

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For some reason they have seemed to have closed the path between Radnor Park Crescent and Cliff Road. This is a shame, you can get the best view of Sandgate here.

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