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Beautiful walk along the beach.

Unusual board walk along the pebble beach. Meant that we could walk with ease along the shingle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Going down is not too bad but coming up is not that easy

We used to live in Bournemouth and used the Zig Zag path most days, so it was fitting that we... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Bernice D
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The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2XL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unusual board walk along the pebble beach. Meant that we could walk with ease along the shingle beside the sea.

Thank HeatherKeeling
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We used to live in Bournemouth and used the Zig Zag path most days, so it was fitting that we should, on this holiday to England and Europe take a trip down memory lane so took the train to Bournemouth and relived old times, Zig...More

Thank Bernice D
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Great way to get a bit of exercise. The bottom is situated in the lower Leas coastal park which is well worth a visit in itself. As you ascend the path you get great views of the sea and on a good day France. As...More

Thank lobster64
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Rainy day. Hadn’t been to Folkestone in years and promised my granddaughter a fun day. Surprised to find so little for her age group (11). So checked trip advisor and found this path. Intrigued we took it and found en route the children’s extensive playground....More

Thank paulsmallwood
Reviewed 9 July 2018

After a strool along the Leas we needed to get back to the Harbour area and took the 'zigzag' path. Well it lived up to its name lol, snaking down the cliff. The views were terrific and as we were going downhill we could really...More

Thank tony22eff
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This path was waiting to be challenged. May Bank Holiday, it was sunny and warm as I descended down to the coastal path at the base of the Leas. The Zig-Zag path was busy with families, and many people just out for stroll. Its a...More

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely walk before work, beautiful place and spectacular views. A great place to unwind. Quite steep in parts

Thank Michelle1967_13
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Walk up the Zig Zag path to the top fair amount of rubbish unfortunately but not SN unusual site on britains coastline.

Thank mark_keefe
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I have grandchildren that I take down the zigzag path to the Lower Coastal Park. The zigzag path has been beautifully done with artificial rocks forming little hideaways. The view going down is spectacular. I have mobility problems so I would like to comment about...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Easy walk on a tarmac path down to the pebble beach. Great walk . you can walk to Hythe. The pebbles on the promenade however make it difficult to cycle , and makes walking feel like you are walking in treacle. good exercise though !

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2 November 2017|
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Response from Cindy C | Reviewed this property |
the path is not steep. it zig zags back and forth to the bottom. it is paved the whole way down.
Naomi D
29 July 2017|
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Response from Tim_the_Taf | Reviewed this property |
given it is mostly woodland think it extremely unlikely
24 August 2016|
Response from SwanseaBear | Reviewed this property |
It's reasonably steep..... Better to get advice from Folkestone Tourist Information as I would not like to give you unsafe advice.