Tag Archives: Folkestone

Folkestone and the sea

Saturday, February 11th 2015 Folkestone is an ancient settlement whose origins go back at least to the Mesolithic era. There was a town here in Roman times and later, the Anglo-Saxons chose it as the site for a nunnery built … Continue reading

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To Dungeness by Train

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014but also It seems hardly possible that it is over five years since we visited that strange beautiful place called Dungeness (see Steaming through Kent) but so it is and we are overdue for a return visit. … Continue reading

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Some pictures of Folkestone

Saturday, April 12th 2014 There have been settlements in and around what is now Folkestone since ancient times. The Romans knew it, though the name they gave it is uncertain. Anglo-Saxons lived here and when the Normans occupied the land, … Continue reading

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