Group homestays in Folkestone


1326610_ba463708Folkestone is a port town on the English Channel, in Kent, south-east England.

Folkestone is near to two important Battle of Britain landmarks – the Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne and the Kent Battle of Britain Museum. The Leas Lift, a Victorian water lift connects the Leas with the beach. Folkestone harbour was constructed in 1809, and is the major landmark of the town. The Folkestone White Horse is carved on Cheriton Hill above the Channel Tunnel terminal. The Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty includes part of the town area.



The domestic services from Folkestone use the Central and West stations on the South Eastern Main Line. Passengers can change at Folkestone West for the onward journey through the Channel Tunnel, connecting the Channel Tunnel to London.

Rates for Folkestone

Prices are per night. Please note the below is a guide, please contact us for the full rates and list of supplements.

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High season is 1 February to 31 July and 1 September to 31 October.
Low season is 1 to 31 January, 1 to 31 August and 1 November to 31 December.

Supplements for Folkestone

Supplement for leaders/drivers in twin room is £3.00 pppn on above prices.
Supplement for leaders in single room, subject to availability, is £6.00 pppn on above prices.
Supplement for drivers in single room is £10.00 pppn on above prices.
Extra packed lunch is £5.00 pppn.
A supplement of £2.00 per person per night will be added for 2 night stay bookings.

Booking fee

1-3 nights = £100.00
4-7 nights = £50.00
8 nights or more = £0.00

  • May include:
  • Sandgate
  • Leas Cliff
  • Hawkinge
  • Capel-le-Ferne
  • Peene
  • Newington
  • Cheriton
  • Seabrook
  • Hythe
  • Frogholt
  • Beachborough


Please note that although we do cover the above areas we may not necessarily be recruiting new hosts in all areas at all times. If you are thinking of becoming a host, but would first like to confirm if we are currently recruiting in your area prior to completing the application form, please drop us a quick message on our contact us form and let us know your postcode. We will reply as quickly as possible.