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You may want to consider the welcoming destination of Folkestone if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The beaches, entertainment and ferry rides are just some of the things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), which is located 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Folkestone, you might want to consider one of the 14 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.
Families on holiday have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:
Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel: Offers a restaurant, free parking and free buffet breakfast. Guests like the central location at this 2.5-star hotel.
The Grand – Features 2 restaurants, in-room kitchens and free parking. The overall comfort and central location make this 3.5-star aparthotel popular with guests.
Best Western Clifton Hotel – Features a restaurant, laundry facilities and free WiFi. The overall comfort and central location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.
You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use this information to decide when to grab the children and head to Folkestone.
While you are visiting Folkestone, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Leas Lift, Folkestone Harbour and Kent Battle of Britain Museum. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Museum and Dover Castle.Folkestone is also well-known for the:
If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Folkestone Harbour Station, Folkestone Central Station or Folkestone West Station. Folkestone might not have as many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.