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Lower Leas Coastal Park, Folkestone
(4.8/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Opened in 2000, Lower Leas Coastal Park is split into three broad recreational zones. Beginning at the Leas Lift, the formal zone is comprised of pine avenues, gardens, and flowers blooming all year. Pathways wind through this area, so you can stroll peacefully to enjoy the smells and sights. The fun zone is home to the largest free adventure play area in the southeast. There is also an amphitheater, which is popular with visitors. The wild zone is a haven for quiet recreation, where careful habitat management allows wildlife to thrive. Keep watch for the critters that roam here. Arrange your visit to Lower Leas Coastal Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Folkestone using our Folkestone vacation planner.
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  • An amazing place to walk and enjoy the views. Plenty of parking and well sign posted. Great for families with plenty to look at. 
  • A lovely park to walk through with a good cafe and super play areas. There are also lots of picnic tables and toilets. 
  • This is an fantastic walk. It's really peaceful, very green and by the edge of the sea. Even better, if you take children there is a small, free adventure playground. What's not to love? 
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  • Excellent day out for all the family of 12 relatives. Babies to great great aunts. Wonderful for children and a credit to Folkestone. Brilliant work done by Warden and staff. Friendly cafe. Playground and adventure area of a very high standard. We are regular visitors.
  • I hardly ever give a 5 star rating but this park deserves it. Fantastic place, vast and beautifully landscaped. Ideal for a family visit. Amazing play areas for kids of all ages. Picnic areas with timber seats and tables even proper barbecue stands. Direct access to the sea and great pebble beach. The only downside is the lack of a cafe close to the play areas the closest one is down towards the sea and it doesn't accept cards and closes for winter.
  • Came to Kent for a short holiday with my nieces last year in may and we left lower leas coastal park till the last day. We had the best day ever!! not only is it absolutely beautiful it also has tons of stuff for the kids to do. we stayed for hours and hours and when our lift arrived to pick us up we still weren't wanting to leave. Can't praise this place enough, Will be coming back this August with more of the Family.
  • Excellent park but local council is starting to do bodge up repairs if they carry on doing that it will become dangerous
  • Lovely park set in well looked after gardens right next to the sea