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Folkestone - The Warren Beach

Folkestone, Kent

A sandy beach which is rocky in places, especially at high tide. The surrounding area includes chalk cliffs and the Warren/East cliff country park.

Beach Type



Country park


Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

Walk along the beach or on coastal footpaths. There is a nature reserve adjacent to the beach

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

FOLKESTONE TIC Harbour Street. Folkestone Kent. CT20 1QN Tel: +44 (0) 1303 258594


Nearest town: Folkestone
County: Kent
Latitude/Longitude: 51.093, 1.21075
Postcode: CT19 6NQ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Folkestone, Kent at Explore Britain.


To the east of Folkestone. head out of town on the B2011 coastal road.

Nearest Railway Stations

Folkestone Central (Approx. 2 miles away)
Folkestone West (Approx. 2 miles away)
Kearsney (Kent) (Approx. 5 miles away)
Dover Priory (Approx. 5 miles away)
Sandling (Approx. 6 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking is at the country park.

Nearby Car Parks

Chapel-le-Ferne, Folkestone (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Roman Villa Site, Folkestone (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
East Cliff Pavilion, Folkestone (Long stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Tram Road, Folkestone (Long stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Lower Payers Park (Mill Bay), Folkestone (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Harbourside, Folkestone (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Upper Payers Park, Folkestone (Short stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Shellons Street (St Eanswythe Way), Folkestone (Short stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Forresters Way, Folkestone (Short stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Marine Parade, Folkestone (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Folkestone