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Folkestone Creative Quarter

The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
+44 1303 842195
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Scaffoldland

At the time of our visit the Old High Street was actually a tip, with scaffolding abounding, and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BruceNB
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UK
Great project

We visited this part of Folkestone whilst on holiday nearby and it was nice to see the labour of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann H
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York, United Kingdom
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The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
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+44 1303 842195

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Reviewed 4 days ago

At the time of our visit the Old High Street was actually a tip, with scaffolding abounding, and graffiti. Tontine Street and the harbour area generally look like work in progress, very slow progress. The old railway line to the harbour arm was being concreted...More

Thank BruceNB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this part of Folkestone whilst on holiday nearby and it was nice to see the labour of love that has created this special area of the town. Lots of cafes, galleries and quaint shops to visit make this an interesting place to explore.

1  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are near the Harbor Arm, you should head up the hill on Old High Street and check out the Creative Quarter. Its a quirky combination of narrow streets, shops, restaurants, pubs and ...well, you name it!

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Art galleries galore. Plenty of shops selling great art, pictures and pieces and photos. Well worth a stroll if your in the area !

Thank Vegaz180
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This project is amazing and shows what can be done with a depressed town with a bit of imagination and the backing of a generous local billionaire. I am so impressed and can see it thriving in the coming years. I'm sure it will inspire...More

1  Thank Donsafe
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The Creative Quarter is full of small shops for art, fashion antiques and artifacts of all sorts. We go there every time we visit Folkestone, as there is always something new to see browsing the art shops.

2  Thank John W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Great for a wander through if you're hipster, artisic, creative, foodie..........or a cynic looking for something to laugh at. It all fits the stereotype beautifully - all artisan coffee, wacky shop interiors, tattooed and bearded creatives running the shops, and overpriced artwork. Great fun though.

1  Thank Doris156
Reviewed 17 April 2017

As a local I have been visiting regularly over the last few years and watched with interest the regeneration!! It really is coming on and it is so good to see it growing in popularity. with different sorts of music in a varied range of...More

Thank SHORNCLIFFE_12
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Its a bit like shifting sands . .you might lose a few things along the way but there;s always something new and exciting taking its place. Parking easier at the to of the town .. loads of good eats including TasteofKent award winners Googies

2  Thank tabithacat
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting range of shops, but it lets itself down by no consistency with shop opening times. I regularly see shops advertising obscure opening hours such as 10-2 one week, 11-3.30 the next. This doesn't help create a buzzing atmosphere or give people an incentive to...More

2  Thank Sweetpeagreen
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