How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews The Grand Folkestone
Travel Blogs from Folkestone
... to several farmers on their tractors as they went by. The wind has been against us again today but it's been much warmer and no hills to climb so we've actually managed to cycle 27.81 miles today, making a total of nearly 118 miles so far. We also cycled along a path at the side of the Royal Military Canal which was built around 1804, into Hythe where we booked into the Stade Court ...
... Ancient Britons who defended this place when it was a pristine stretch of coastline against the Romans.
These little craft are well maintained and attractive and I can see why. If the roads/Eurotunnel were destroyed due to some horrific disaster, they'd be the only escape route to Europe.
A kind of weird Dunkirk-style operation on reverse. Fleeing rather then fetching.
We hope to make our escape tomorrow morning, touch wood - Eurotunnel to Calais.
The flights to the UK for the start of our fourth annual motorhome adventure were long as usual but this time we went via Shanghai on Air NZ and then Virgin Atlantic to Heathrow and Manchester. There was a slight hassle with our luggage and for some reason it couldn't be checked all the way through. We had to go through Chinese immigration to claim them, and then check them back in again. The VA flight was very cramped and Barry was not at all well, but otherwise it was ...
... we were on our way around London the only good thing about not yet being 16 was that I was still classed as a child so we didn't have to pay a full price adult ticket for the bus. Going around London was so cool there was so much to see we saw Tower Bridge, the London eye, Big Ben, Buckingham palace and heaps of other call sights. We also went on a free river cruise which came with the bus trip it was really nice the boat was warm and I got a nice hot chocolate we were on the boat for 1 ...
After Simon, Rachel and Leanne arrive at our house at 8am we set off for Folkestone and our 1.50 pm tunnel crossing.
Our 35 minute crossing will see us arrive at Calais and then the 3 hour drive to Disneyland and our hotel for the next four nights, the Newport Bay Club Hotel
So we set off at 7am and apart from a very slow 7 miles of traffic around Stamford which delayed us for around ...