DATE & TIME:Sunday 18 July 2021 @ 08:05
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CATEGORIES:Beach, Boat trip, Bridge, Castle, Church, Cliffs, Coast, Cobbled streets, Countryside, Gardens, Guided tour, Hike, Hills, History, Lighthouse, Market, Monument, Museums, Nature reserve, Panoramic views, Park, Pier, Sea, Ships, Shopping, Statues, Tower, Town
COST:This amazing trip costs £34.00 . If you book at least 10 days early then there's a small discount.
This includes the well-organised trip with all of the logistics and route planned, 2-way transport, and some awesome travel buddies to make good friends.
EXTRA ACTIVITY COSTS:No extra activity costs.
HIGHLIGHTS:– Stroll through the pretty 19th century promenade on the cliffs high above the beach, and take the Zig Zag Path down the cliffs through caves and gardens. – Enjoy glass of champagne and live music at the Lighthouse Champagne Bar and dine at the street food stalls on the Harbour Arm, a former rail terminal that extends several hundred metres out to sea. – Head down the cobbled streets of the Creative Quarter to the performance spaces, shops, cafes, and live performances. – Hike through the cliffs and beaches of the 300-acre East Cliff and Warren Country Park, past 3 of the remaining Napoleonic-era Martello towers, where you can go fossil hunting. – Sunbathe on the sandy beach besides the life-sized bronze Folkestone Mermaid sculpture. – Visit the impressive Battle of Britain Memorial, a large propeller-shaped monument with a seated pilot at the centre.
DEPARTURE:Wasabi sushi shop, Victoria Station
Map & directions: https://goo.gl/maps/K1fWoYfT6PkVyvfS9
ITINERARY:# 8.05am – We’re meeting outside the Wasabi sushi shop inside Victoria rail station. It’s just by the ticket office. The address is: Wasabi, Unit 31, Victoria Station, Buckingham Palace Rd, London, SW1V 1JU. Here’s a map: https://goo.gl/maps/K1fWoYfT6PkVyvfS9 . # 8.10am – We’ll leave the meeting point to board the train. You must arrive before this time. # 10.25am – When we arrive in Folkestone and we’ll walk to Lower Leas Coastal Park and the along Folkestone Beach, through the town and down to the Creative Quarter. # 1pm – We’ll have lunch on the Folkestone Harbour Arm, where you can get lunch at the street food stalls, and a little drink at the Lighthouse Champagne Bar. # 2pm – We’ll go for a hike up to the Battle of Britain Memorial, then back down to the town and beach for some free time. # 5.50pm We’ll arrive at Folkestone station. # 6.11pm Train departs. # 7.53pm – We’ll arrive back at Victoria station in London.
TRIP UPDATES:This trip was originally scheduled for Sun 11 July, but has been postponed to Sun 18 July.
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