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Sunny Sands

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Address: The Stade, Folkestone, England

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Sunny Boxing day dip

Great activity to watch on Boxing Day but remember to get there early .... it started at 12.50 this year - published time is 1pm

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
Tracy B
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great little beach that is safe for children. Life guard there. Bars, Cafes and seafood for all testes.

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Thank Karen M
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice little cove and sandy. Yet again work was being carried out so could not walk along the pathway as it was shut. But beach was clean. I noticed it attracted dog walkers who aloud the dogs off leads and didn't pick up after there dog. Still worth a visit to see the metal mermaid looking out at sea.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The sand in this beach is so good that there’s an annual Folkestone Sandcastle Contest with some absolutely amazing entries. Next to the beach is a sculpture of the Folkestone mermaid, the pleasure beach cafe, toilets, a gift shop, fish and chips and a public house. Parking is available next to the harbour in two council run long term car... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just about the only sandy beach in the area - which means it is heaving in summer - far more attractive in spring or autumn for that reason. Lovely sand, high tidal rise and fall so beach area varies with the tide.

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Thank DesdinovaUK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this beach, make sure you check tide information. The beach is beautiful we have been many times if you go in June it is beautiful and quiet, in July more busy. The pebble beach is also quite nice. It's nice place to explore also, if you go further up to the gardens there like a hidden playground it's so... More 

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Thank RAE R
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not great. Full of the smell of weed in the air and empty beer cans thrown all over the sand. Nobody monitors the beach and it is full of yobs, drunks, and potheads. The place is completely spoiled by them and we saw many people simply turning around and walking off..It`s a shame because the place could be lovely otherwise..

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Thank alan s
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great activity to watch on Boxing Day but remember to get there early .... it started at 12.50 this year - published time is 1pm

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Thank Tracy B
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely walk on a breezy day . We were being blasted by the sand but loved it. This is a lovely sandy beach . Around the harbour arm it is all stones ! The coronation parade is being repaired at the moment after damage from a storm so there is no access from the East cliff for... More 

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Nelson, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The majority of this beach is very pebbly and at the time of visiting, construction work was taking place.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have visited a number of times this year when the weather was good. It was very clean and the water quality was good. Works currently being carried out to the arches and when this is completed it will be better.

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