What to do in Folkestone this May

Here at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone – Channel Tunnel, we often find ourselves championing the beautiful continent of Europe (and understandably so!). However, if Folkestone is your final destination during your stay with us, then there are many local attractions and events happening right here in the wonderful county of Kent! Check out our best three for the month of May below…

Pay a visit to Leas Cliff Hall

Leas Cliff Hall often hosts some of the biggest names in the world, and May definitely doesn’t disappoint when it comes to comedy. Legendary Jason Manford brings his Muddle Class tour to the venue on Friday 18th May, promising an unforgettable evening of laughs, spills and thrills!


Tickets available here: https://bit.ly/2FgZGFD


Visit the Plant Fayre on May Bank Holiday

Enjoying the Bank Holiday in Folkestone? Then you definitely won’t want to miss this! Alkham Valley Garden Centre & Tea Room plays host to this year’s Plant Fayre, offering visitors the chance to choose their own tubs/baskets of flowers at special prices – perfect for the upcoming summer bloom!


A Bar-B-Q will also be available on Bank Holiday Monday, serving delicious sausages and burgers from Coopers Butchers, while you can try your hand at Apple Juice tasting too!



Visit the wonderful Battle of Britain Museum

Discover more about the Battle of Britain with a visit to this fantastic museum, based right here in Folkestone, Kent! Walk in the footsteps of heroes. Live the story of ‘The Few’ of the greatest ever air battle in 1940. Get up close to the iconic Hurricane, Spitfire and BF109 Battle of Britain fighter planes. Read the stories of the brave airmen, marvel at all the artefacts.


This really is a MUST SEE during your time in the county!


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