Folkestone Beach, Kent

Folkestone Beach tide times



April 2024

Folkestone Beach tide times

Date Low tides High tides
Tue16
12:202.4m
05:095.7m
17:455.6m
Wed17
01:032.4m
13:482.6m
06:275.4m
19:075.5m
Thu18
02:312.4m
15:102.4m
08:265.4m
20:425.7m
Fri19
03:482.0m
16:192.1m
09:325.8m
21:406.1m
Sat20
04:481.7m
17:111.7m
10:136.1m
22:216.4m
Sun21
05:341.4m
17:531.5m
10:466.3m
22:556.6m
Mon22
06:101.2m
18:271.3m
11:146.5m
23:266.7m


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Things to see and do near Folkestone Beach

If you're planning a visit to Folkestone Beach, you'll find that there are plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area. Here are just a few ideas to help you make the most of your trip.

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  • Kayaking – Kayaking is an excellent way to explore the beautiful coastline of Folkestone Beach. There are several companies that offer kayak hire, allowing you to explore the area at your own pace.
  • Windsurfing – With its wide open beaches, strong winds, and shallow waters, Folkestone is a great spot for windsurfing. The beach can become quite busy during the summer months, so it is best to arrive early to get a good spot.
  • Fishing – Fishing is a popular activity among locals and visitors alike. Folkestone Beach has a wide variety of fish, including cod, mackerel, and bass.
  • Cycling – The promenade at Folkestone Beach is perfect for an enjoyable bike ride. There are several routes to choose from, with stunning views of the English Channel.
  • Beach Volleyball – Folkestone Beach is an ideal place to play beach volleyball, with several nets set up for use.
  • Surfing – Surfers of all ages and abilities can enjoy the waves at Folkestone Beach. Beginners will find plenty of gentle breaks, while experienced surfers can explore the more challenging waves.
  • Horse Riding – There are several local companies that offer horse riding tours along the beach. With its wide open sands, it is a great way to explore the area.
  • Beachcombing – Beachcombing is a great way to discover the treasures that the sea has washed up on the shore. Folkestone Beach is a great spot for finding shells and other interesting objects.
  • Boating – Boating is a popular activity in Folkestone. There are several companies that offer boat hire, allowing you to explore the area at your own pace.
  • Bird Watching – Folkestone Beach is an excellent spot for bird watching. The area is home to a variety of different species, including gulls, terns, and cormorants.
  • Swimming – With its shallow waters and wide open beaches, Folkestone Beach is the perfect spot for a swim.
  • Shopping – Folkestone is home to a wide range of shops, from independent boutiques to larger stores. There is something to suit every taste and budget.
  • Dining – Folkestone has a wide range of restaurants, from traditional English pubs to modern restaurants. Many of them offer stunning views of the English Channel.
  • Sightseeing – There are several landmarks in and around Folkestone that are worth visiting. These include the Leas Lift, the Grand Parade, and the Rotunda.
  • Museums – Folkestone has several interesting museums, including the Folkestone Museum and the Maritime Museum. These offer a great insight into the history of the area.

There are many things to see and do near Folkestone Beach. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or outdoor activities, you'll find plenty of ways to enjoy your time in the area!