Folkestone Beach

Kent’s stunning coastline has inspired generations of people seeking an escape from the ordinary. From striking views to hidden coves and bays once frequented by notorious smugglers, Kent’s coastline has told many a story and soon it can tell your story too.

With miles of golden sand, crystal seas and blue skies, Kent’s vast array of award winning sandy beaches will leave you spoilt for choice.  From the peaceful seclusion of Botany Bay to the vibrant sands of Margate, there is something to suit all sunseekers. Simply bring a blanket, a picnic, and a bucket & spade for the kids, and you’re ready for a day of relaxation.

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Visiting the coast doesn’t always mean lying at the beach or swimming. Why not explore our beautiful Kentish coastline on foot or by bike. Here are some inspirational walks and bike rides that take in must see aspects and beauty spots of the coastline.

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If all this isn’t enough there is plenty of greenspace to let off steam, walk your pooches or even have a kick around.  Reculver Country park offers great views out to sea and across to the Reculver Towers and Monkton Nature Reserve an important resource for the collection of wildflowers including orchids.  The King George VI greenhouse between Ramsgate and Broadstairs is a perfect haven to stop off for a picnic and see the wonderful Italianate greenhouse.

Kent’s coastline is full of magic, mystery and plenty of summer sun but the fun doesn’t end at the end of the day, with a vibrant nightlife scene at Ramsgate and Margate, why not extend your stay and make a weekend of it.  The coastline offers a perfect weekend escape for couples, families and anyone who loves a bit of seaside splendour!

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