Travel Blogs from Folkestone
... fire watchers threw fire bombs from the roof onto precincts below. A beautiful building of such heights and length. Heard the organ playing, and yes saw him way up high. We walked into the cloisters then heard singing, it was choir practice. Fair enough, they shut entrances to the Quire, but we listened for about 5 minutes. The accoustics great.
From the cathedral we walked to Princes ...
... his hand for payment. So plebeian.
Had a wonderful night's sleep at the the Red Lion but agreed one night was the limit. Not quite 3 star but nevertheless homely and welcoming. What is it about pub food that people like so much over here? The chicken korma was certainly tasty but the portion size was gargantuan. Very much US style 'super size". Anyway it was tasty and filling and went down well with a local bitter.
On Saturday morning Linda ...
... when we went to go. Luckily there was a motorhome hire place across the road that gave us a jump start and told us where to find a battery place not far away. They couldn't replace it until the morning so we stayed in a church yard nearby. Everyone was awake very early so we set off to Tesco's at 5.30 and into town. The battery was replaced and they put two new front tyres on as well, so we were off on our next mission to get a replacement rego sticker in Winsford. Barry ...
Well what and interesting day we had today, starting out per normal up early around 6:30 am had a cup of tea and decided that once again we would go for a morning stroll of so we thought.
Today we decided that we would go the other way down the hills but as we didn't know dad was planning on taking us on a 2 hour hike through the wilderness past wild animals and were our life would flash before ...
... so we missed lunch time. Fortunately, we stumbled on a quaint creperie and had a yummy late lunch. We were only in France for about 10 hours but it felt like a real visit.
Today we were in Dover. I got off the ship and Rex stayed on board. My sister Liz came down on the fast train from London and we had a really nice visit. We decided to climb up to the castle on the top of the hill. It was sort of like the continuation ...
Other places to stay in Folkestone
The Harbour, Folkestone | 2 star hotelfrom $60
- Good value for money
- Wouldn't stay there again
Cheriton High Street, Cheriton Parc, Folkestone | 2 star hotelfrom $88
22 - 26 The Leas, Folkestone | 2 star hotelfrom $48
Earls Avenue, Folkestone | 3 star hotelfrom $105
\N, Folkestone | 3 star hotelfrom $111
30-32 Clifton Gardens, Folkestone | Hotelfrom $55
Cherry Garden Lane, Folkestone | Hotelfrom $133
39 Earls Avenue, Folkestone | 2 star hotelfrom $119
7 Sandgate High Street, Folkestone | 3 star hotelfrom $114