Travel Blogs from Folkestone
... the musings of the possible positive impact of melting ice caps and rising seas begin enter my mind.
We saw a sign to the "Creative Quarter". Surely this was worth investigating. It had to be better than Asphalt Wasteland-on-Sea and the garish skate-board field that covers what is actually a quite decent shore line.
It turned out to be a few rather attractive (in their time i.e. about 100 years ago) vacant buildings with boarded-up windows. ...
... be done in warmer weather. By the way it's 24C here today and will be the same tomorrow. We have a very new satellite system which uses one button to lock onto any number of channels. The problem here being you have to search for the few that you want to view. She is fully alarmed with every door and hatch automatically armed when you lock up. We were not expecting it but all the lighting has been changed to LED, the warm glow type, so the interior feels pretty ...
... They had lots of different sports demonstrations. The boys had a go at fencing and we learnt about Nordic walking. After looking around the mansion and lunch back in the van we set off on a 3-mile woodland walk which was very pretty with all the bluebells out under the trees. Heading south again we drove for an hour to Leominster where we'd spent a couple of nights last year in a carpark that allows campervans to stay overnight. The fun fair had taken over the main street ...
... crisp morning air and to our suprise and amazement there were wild blackberries everywhere so as we walked we were eating blackberries, they tasted so much better then the frozen ones back home. After our littls morning we decided that it would be a good idea to head down to Sainsburys to get some food etc.
Once coming back from our ...
We left Alnick reasonably early on the Sunday morning . First calling in to Barter Books to just make some final checks on the mail and Facebook. They don't open until 9:00 so we actually got away from Alnwick at 9:30. I thought it would be good to call in to the Viking Centre and found one on the GPS, problem was that it was the Viking Shopping Mall in Newcastle. Then we found that the one we wanted was in York. So off we went to York. Arrived and had to find a car park, you ...
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
The Leas, 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
1 Rue Jean Jaures, Bagnolet | 3 star hotelfrom $114