Travel Blogs from Folkestone
... of the evacuation of the Allied armies from Dunkirk in May 1940, and naturally we end up in the underground gift shop and café! Here we are overwhelmed by an expert salesman and depart with a basket of artisan jams at a price totally out of our budget. Just as well he wasn’t selling time shares!
One of the planned highlights of ...
... the five "Cinque Ports" of South-East England created in 1155 by King Henry II. Due to silting of the River Stour, Sandwich is now two miles from the sea and is no longer a significant port.
Somehow or other our little group gets separated in this small town, considered as one of the best preserved medieval towns in England. Margarita and I wander ...
... city, one of the principal tourist attractions of Britain, so empty on a Sunday morning. Makes for great photos though, and we enjoy coffee in an almost deserted Starbucks.
At 10:30 we approach Christ Church Gate again and are ushered inside the cathedral. Onlookers wonder if we are visiting VIPs or something. I guess it never occurred to them to visit the cathedral during ...
... the shop and comes out with a bag of assorted breads.
“Thanks. You are so kind. How much do we owe you?”
“This is today’s bread so don’t worry. Come back when you need more, though I’m afraid it might not be free next time.” Ah! Village life!
This evening we have the ...
... 8217;s lunch time. We exit at Cobham Services and find the food court. It’s 10 in the morning here, so we decide on an English breakfast. Bangers and bacon with fried egg and mushrooms add up to a cholesterol busting meal. We won’t be able to do this every morning, but this one time? Why not?
Continuing on the motorway we finally arrive at the exit to Lenham. I haven’t requested a GPS with the car as I ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Lismore Hotel Folkestone
Other places to stay in Folkestone
16 / 19 The Leas, Folkestone | Hotelfrom $46
Shakespeare Terrace, Folkestone | Hotelfrom $61
63 Bouverie Road West, Folkestone | Hotelfrom $70
4 Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone | Hotelfrom $70
4 Augusta Gardens, Folkestone | 5 star hotelfrom $148
- Fab wkend break in Relish
- Excellent Family Hotel
- Great boutique B & B
2-4 Langhorne Gardens, Folkestone | 2 star hotelfrom $76
6 Langhorne Gardens, Folkestone | Hotelfrom $59