The Three Peaks of Folkestone Downs
Join this free guided walking tour to explore the three peaks of the Folkestone Downs.
- 10 Dec 2022
- 10:30am - 2:30pm
Saturday 10th December
Join the White Cliffs Community Rail Partnership on an exciting circular walk from Folkestone West Station to the summits of Folkestone’s three peaks: Castle Hill, Round Hill and Sugarloaf Hill. On our way we’ll learn about the geology, wildlife and human history of the Downs including Adonis blue butterflies, medieval castles, ancient burial mounds, sacred springs and 100-million-year-old fossils.
The walk will include some steep slopes and muddy paths so please wear suitable outdoor footwear.
Bring a packed lunch and a drink.
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 5.3 miles (8.5km)
Meet: Folkestone West Train Station
Leader: Alfie Gay
Should weather conditions not be suitable for the walk, leaders will be in touch to advise postponement or cancellation of this walk.