Surrounded by towering cliffs and nestled in a bay, Folkestone Beach is made up of sand and shingles and is situated in the county of Kent. This is a beach that can be easily accessed through the use of public transport, with both buses and trains available to transport those without their own transport. For those who do have their own cars, there is on street parking as well as a number of car parks a little further on.
Cleaned on a daily basis, this is an attractive beach that comes recommended by the Marine Conservation Society. There is no lifeguard here but the water quality is excellent and ideal for a range of water based activities such as surfing and swimming. While the beach is popular with families it is worth noting that between May and September no dogs are allowed.
Amongst the facilities that are offered at Folkestone Beach are toilet facilities, first aid facilities, and a range of eateries for snacks and refreshments. There are also some great walks to be enjoyed here with the chance to take in some stunning scenery. This is a beach that is relaxed and ideal for those who want to enjoy the water activities that are available.