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Beautiful walks

We visit the coastal park a couple of times each month walking our dog. I love the contrast between... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dan C
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A safe and enjoyable place for all the family

A wonderful space has been created along the lower path, towards Sandgate. With free parking during... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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“mermaid cafe”(40 reviews)
“all ages”(71 reviews)
“lower leas”(66 reviews)
Public Park with walks, large play area, cafe and summer events. BBQ facilities provided - please bring a disposable BBQ to place on the metal stands provided. Please do not place lit BBQ's on the grass or wooden furniture. Coaches will need to park...more
Lower Sandgate Road, Folkestone CT20 2JP, England
+44 1303 853685
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visit the coastal park a couple of times each month walking our dog. I love the contrast between the meandering path’s and the seawall overlooking the shingle beach. In the summer you can take friends and family and enjoy a barbecue And it’s great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dan C
Reviewed 6 days ago

A wonderful space has been created along the lower path, towards Sandgate. With free parking during the Winter, here is a wonderful opportunity for families to stroll along the coastal path ( it can start from the renewed Harbour Arm, along the board walk, past...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robertgrieve24
Reviewed 6 days ago

nice play park for the children and good walks plus your near the sea. there is a nice cafe/ice cream tea room place

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We left Folkestone four years ago and have very fond memories of the coastal park . We were there last September and it brought back many fond memories . Many a lovely day was spent there - we had barbecues and enjoyed sitting and watching...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marky J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a bracing walk in early January, this was perfecct. Although a few more maps and signposts would be helpful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Phil W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Folkestone and walk a lot locally and this is a must if you are on a weekend break or holiday.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank valbrocklesby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit. Great views over the sea. Plenty of family areas for picnics and bar b ques.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Reviewingu2
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Pleasant enhancement of a previously unused resource, some good stuff for the kids to play on in a relatively safe yet adventurous envrionment

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank graemerf
Reviewed 10 December 2018

A beautiful area on the edge of the beach better than a promenade with excellent walks lovely landscaped gardens and even adventure play area for children. Its WEST of the Harbour Arm and you can walk to Hythe from here about 5 miles. Beautiful views...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 9,227
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place for a walk in good weather Lovely views of the sea and nature It is most enjoyable in spring & summer

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AngelaG3629
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10 August 2018|
Response from marinal251 | Reviewed this property |
I’m afraid the main playground wouldn’t be suitable for young children. There is a smaller playground, which I’d presume was designed for younger children, however there’s no age restrictions and older kids also play there.
Veronica C
7 July 2018|
Response from Rufus B | Reviewed this property |
when we went there were a lot of barbecue zones and bits of kit so I really doubt you need to (or even can) prebook but it was not obvious how the kit would work and most people we saw barbecuing had brought their own stuff... More
25 June 2018|
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Response from Lollipopsbaby | Reviewed this property |
Hi there are both open and shaded places. It truly is a beautiful place