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Check the tides first!

Sunny sands is a lovely beach but varies from spacious to non-existent, depending on the tide! I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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Winter Walk

I came too late to see the Anthony Gormley sculpture but was satisfied by the lovely mermaid that... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Jon A
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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The Stade, Folkestone, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sunny sands is a lovely beach but varies from spacious to non-existent, depending on the tide! I love to walk on it in the winter when I don’t have to dodge the families building sand castles! At very low tide you can walk right into...More

Thank EllieofFolkestone
Reviewed 2 December 2017

I came too late to see the Anthony Gormley sculpture but was satisfied by the lovely mermaid that oversees this lovely quiet stretch of sand with tunnels to explore and walks up to the East Cliff, it is best accessed from The Stade as this...More

Thank Jon A
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Felt awesome walking on the sand and running in to the water childhood memories came back Does not matter what the weather is felt good and peaceful

Thank dnb1980
Reviewed 12 November 2017

My kids love this beach! It's small and compact. You need to check the tide times as then it's in the beach isn't there! Lovely place

Thank chloew
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Didn't know it was there, pleased to have found it and will definitely return before my little girl is too old for beach fun :-)

Thank filrite
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Family friendly beach close to all amenities. Safe and clean , plenty of space and lots of places to eat and drink.

Thank martin j
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had a great day at the beach last Sunday with the whole family, lovely sandy beach, if the suns out it's a great place to set up camp with a gang of kids, we had nine ranging from 1 year to 17, if you can...More

Thank WoolwichWanderer57
Reviewed 21 July 2017

A very clean ,no stones just fine sand area. The kids playing on it were haveing a lovely time. There is a loo just of the beach which is handy. Just a few mins walk you can get the full range of ice creams and...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Must be one of the best beaches in the area, for a wide stretch of sand in an enclosed bay-looking across to France, where you can see the ferries crossing in the distance. The beach is clean and with no stones, for a perfect day...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Well what a lovely experience. The tide was right out . ALWAYS check the tide times especially if you are going to travel a fair distance otherwise you will find that there is little or NO beach to enjoy !! There were loads of people...More

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26 August 2017|
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Response from lovekos | Reviewed this property |
theres a car park at the bottom of tontine street or on the harbour arm both are pay and display
14 August 2017|
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Response from WoolwichWanderer57 | Reviewed this property |
We used a small, we were right at the back of one of the arches under the promenade so all the smoke was funnelled to the other side of the promenade
10 June 2015|
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Response from jimbomcbagins | Reviewed this property |
This is England my good man/woman. Good weather is just pure pot luck.