Folkestone named a ‘coastal up-and-comer’

7th May 2021

The local town of Folkestone has picked up mentions in several recent articles across the UK’s media. Conde Nast Traveller has tipped Folkestone as a ‘coastal up-and-comer’ in its Best Day Trips from London feature. Sunny Sands beach, the Creative Quarter and eateries in the town and on the Harbour Arm get special mentions.

Harper’s Bazaar dubbed Folkestone Kent’s most underestimated town, lauding its growing art scene, respectful regeneration and seafront spots including The Warren and the Lower Leas Coastal Park.

F51, the new multi-storey urban sports park springing up in Folkestone, was included in an article from The Times about the best new architecture for 2021.

Some of the area’s best pubs – The Pullman in Folkestone and the Earl of Clarendon in Sandgate – appeared in The Guardian’s best Kent coast pubs with beer gardens.

LivingEtc also picked the upcoming Folkestone Triennial as one of its places to go for a ‘free arts promenade’ in its UK’s most exciting live summer events to book now piece this month.