Travel Blogs from Folkestone
... 20th January, 1944 No.15 was hit by a shell fired from a gun in Calais, France and completely destroyed, where the neighbouring homes were badly damaged. The house was rebuilt in 1946 and Don and Rosemary bought it in 1969 for £3,500 and now could be worth £200,000. Now you have a view of the home ...
... br> How do we refer to our home for the next few months? Spanish for motorhome is "casa
rodante" or "autocaravana". Both a bit of a mouthful. So we'll stick to colloquial French . . . . "Le Van".
Our first drive from Dunkirk to the campsite took us right into the centre of Canterbury to an Aldi store. I was very nervous about driving an LHD vehicle in the UK but as it turns out it was no problem at all. I guess the good weather and the fact that it's ...
... the carpark, so together with the church bells chiming every 15 min, not a lot of sleep was had again. Still heading south we stopped for breakfast (crepes) at a park with great views over Gloucester. Carried on south to Amesbury and Stonehenge, where our NT membership let us in for free. It was very busy. Alter looking at an exhibition and having a go at pulling one of the stones we got a shuttle bus to what Ben called the 'stupid pile of stones'. It was more interesting ...
Waking up at 5:45am was an interesting way to start the day could not believe that I was awake that early while on holiday. Woke up to Dad at my door scaring the living day lights out of me! Had a cup of tea and we watched day brake seeing all the different coloud in the sky.
We then decided that we would go over the hills for a walk ...
... to get into our door... Lets see if it works over the next few days...!
Finally after 12 hours of departing Harrogate we set off on the 10 minute walk to the Disney village for tea.
Evening meal was taken at King Ludwigs Castle a Bavarian themed castle with German based food and the all important German beer. This brings back memories of Tewit's German tour...
Simon and myself ordered a metre of beer, which came with ...
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