Folkestone

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.70 to £12.95 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites next to or within walking distance of a beach

    Top site for beaches

Cliff-top site popular with birdwatchers, sea anglers and Channel hoppers.

Our Folkestone Club campsite is ideally located whether you’re holidaying in Kent or taking a day trip to France by Channel Tunnel. The campsite enjoys a dramatic cliff-top position with stunning views of the sea and the chalky cliffs of the Dover-Folkestone Heritage Coast.

The campsite is surrounded by the trees and shrubbery of The Warren, a local Nature Reserve and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Nature trails weave their way through The Warren, an important habitat for many rare plants and animals. Guided walks run from April through until September.

This peaceful campsite is well laid out with a mix of grass and hardstand pitches. The excellent facilities include a parent and child room with a baby bath, shower, and a highchair with harness.

Walkers and dog owners will enjoy the walks from the campsite along the cliffs and beach. You can walk into Folkestone and Dover using the footpath from the site too.

Folkestone has a cobbled High Street, harbour, promenade and a sandy beach next to the harbour. Dover, with its world-famous white cliffs, has an interesting castle.

South of the campsite is the seaside resort of Hythe, while Romney Marsh boasts three of the finest family-friendly sandy beaches in Kent – Dymchurch, Greatstone, and St Mary’s Bay. The shingle beach at Dungeness is backed by an RSPB Nature Reserve visitor centre and the area is brimming with plant and wild life.

Access and SatNav Advice

Please note that this site is not suitable if you need to leave for an early ferry, as the site gate does not open until 7am, and there is no parking outside the site. No touring caravans on this site. Long narrow access road to site.

Worth Noting

Sea Fishing from beach. The site overlooks a great shingle beach – the kids will love it. The site is the ideal location for bird watching and walking.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

There are several stalls selling fresh fish in Folkestone. Hythe has good greengrocer shops and fishmongers, all selling local produce. A Farmers’ Market is held at Capel-le-Ferne.

Facilities

Folkestone has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • No caravans allowed

    No caravans allowed

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Difficult access/approach

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Coastal

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Family shower room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Payphone

  • Electric hook-up

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Sea/loch view

Reviews

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5

As above.

This review is for Folkestone

As above.

  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Despite only booking one night for a tent with no extras, I was given a wonderful welcome as...

This review is for Folkestone

Despite only booking one night for a tent with no extras, I was given a wonderful welcome as thought I had booked my entire summer at the site. I found the facilities excellent and very clean. I was also helped in ordering a delivered take-away from a wonderful Nepalese restaurant, I believe run by ex-Gurkhas. The food was incredible. The sea was just a stones-throw away and the views were magnificent. I can highly recommend this site.

  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Site immaculate and a wonderful position. Access road nowhere as bad as reviews imply.

This review is for Folkestone

Site immaculate and a wonderful position. Access road nowhere as bad as reviews imply. Yes there are pot holes but knowing this you drive accordingly. Would not hesitate to recommend or would certainly use again for long stay or pre trip for ferry, 20 mins away.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4

This site was very pleasant, although only accessible to motorhomes and tents.

This review is for Folkestone

This site was very pleasant, although only accessible to motorhomes and tents. Caravans are not allowed on site due to the restricted access road. The site is long and narrow, but only a short walk to the beach and sea wall. The facilities are very clean and generally well kept. As this site only accepts motorhomes/campervans and tents, it was disappointing that the motorhome service point was almost useless. The drive over to empty waste could be used as it was impossible to lift the lid having driven over. To lift the lid first, you risked driving down the chamber, very dangerous. Why is there not a grid like all the other drive over points. This was the only downside to what is quite a pleasant site.

  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Older couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.5 miles from site entrance

Nearest train station: Folkestone – 4 miles

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