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Folkestone Creative Quarter

The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
+44 1303 842195
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Interesting area

Great place to explore with a good mixture of shops. Narrow cobbled streets add to the charm of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
suemarb
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Fab place to visit really good for art and sculpture and vintage

Love coming here lots of little indies and further arts shops Nice place with good restaurants... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GabbyJoHud
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United Kingdom
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The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
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+44 1303 842195

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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to explore with a good mixture of shops. Narrow cobbled streets add to the charm of the place.

Thank suemarb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love coming here lots of little indies and further arts shops Nice place with good restaurants too Very Bohemian Lots of residence artistes ! Have purchased some lovely paintings here in the past

Thank GabbyJoHud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A trip to the creative quarter takes you past several art installations, particularly from previous Triennials. You will find plenty of cafes and coffee shops in which to sit, and you can even play in Payers Park - even adults can go down the enormous...More

1  Thank EllieofFolkestone
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

There’s a handful of unique stores. T-shirt prints, vinyl shop and a few hand craft goods. Would like to see more stores though, did spend a bit of money at the the great British store, loved that the products are made in Uk. We came...More

Thank LiChilli
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Folkestone gets such a bad press.. full of Chavs is the usual stereotype...well it certainly isnt..so many delightful places to eat, drink shop and wander here...well worth a visit..

Thank LondonFet
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

All I can say its worth a visit and you need to see it for your self is best way I can explain it. old cobble streets up hill try and visit all the shops there staff are very friendly

1  Thank dnb1980
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We were in Folkestone the night the Christmas lights were switched on so the atmosphere was lovely. Live bands, music and very busy. The old cobbled streets and cafes quaint shops and restaurants. What a quaint part of town.

1  Thank sandrac58
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a good reason to visit Folkestone. It's growing fast, and confirming the town's creative pedigree. This triangle offers many rewards for creative explorers.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The Old High Street is lined with independent shops and artistic ventures. A bit steep and cobbly, but charming. Lots of coffee shops and restaurants to break the walk up or down. At the bottom you come out to the harbour. Currently there is an...More

1  Thank crystalcatLondon
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The Folkestone Triennial brings stunningly good art to the town and it's all FREE! All the support staff were knowledgeable and seemed to be thoroughly enjoying being part of it. The highlight for me was the walk through the arches to find the Anthony Gormley...More

2  Thank Terry L
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