Visiting Folkestone Artworks? Here’s some helpful info!

Located in the historic heart of Folkestone, the Creative Quarter is a 15 minute walk from Folkestone Central train station, where the UK’s only high speed train line will get you here from London St Pancras International in under an hour. There are public car parks and local bus routes through the Creative Quarter, which links Folkestone harbour with the main town centre.

48 hours in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh

If you’ve only got a weekend to spare, click here to find out what to see and do and where to stay and eat!

Getting here:

By train: High speed trains run regularly from London St Pancras International (journey time less than an hour) to Folkestone Central station, which is a 15 minute walk from the Creative Quarter. For more details, train times and to book tickets, visit Southeastern railway.

By busStagecoach operate buses regionally, while National Express offer services from London Victoria.

By car: From the M20, turn off at junction 13 and follow signs to the harbour. Sat-nav users: CT20 1RL.

Parking: The nearest car parks are pay and display, situated in: Tram RoadMill BayPayers Park and the harbour.

Creative Quarter map

Find out more about Southeastern’s high speed trains:

There are toilets marked on the map but you can also use the toilets at Quarterhouse, 45 Tontine Street, Folkestone, CT20 1BN during venue opening hours Mon – Sat: 10am – 5pm, closed on Sundays.


Blooms (Italian/Mediterranean)
2-4 South Street, Folkestone, CT20 1RW
Tel: 01303 250397

El Cortador Tapas Bar
41 The Old High Street, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1RL
Tel: 01303 243974

Rocksalt (Seafood)
Fishmarket, Folkestone, CT19 6AA
Tel: 01303 212070

Smokehouse (Fish)
1 – 3 Back Street, Folkestone, CT19 6NN
Tel: 01303 884718

15 Rendezvous Street, Folkestone, CT20 1EY
Tel: 01303 246188

Kipps’ Alehouse
11-15 The Old High Street, Folkestone, CT20 1RL
Tel: 01303 246766

Beano’s (Vegetarian Cafe)
43 Tontine Street, Folkestone, CT20 1JT
Tel: 01303 211817


The Burlington Hotel
3 – 5 Earls Avenue, Folkestone, CT20 2HR
Tel: 01303 255 301

The Relish
4 Augusta Gardens, Folkestone, CT20 2RR
Tel: 01303 850952

The Grand
The Leas, Folkestone, CT20 2XL
Tel: 01303 222222

The Grand Burstin Hotel
The Harbour, Folkestone, CT20 1TX
Tel: 08714742755


Folkestone Taxis
01303 252000

JJs Taxis
01303 244442

Premier Taxis
01303 270000

Channel Cars
01303 252252

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