Folkestone, Kent
Folkestone used to be a busy port with ferry services to and from Boulogne, but with these
ceasing to operate and with the opening of the Channel Tunnel the town lost much of its
business. However, we understand that things are now improving - and it's still a nice place to
visit !  Enjoy the postcards of this channel port as it was years ago ! And click on
this link for a
brief history of the town.
Folkestone, Boulogne Boat
Old Postcard, Folkestone, Ships
Folkestone Harbour
A 1906 postcard of the Boulogne Boat at the Harbour Pier.
The Harbour in a postcard mailed in 1912.  
Kent, Folkestone, Pier
This view of the pier was posted in 1908.   
Folkestone Fish Market
Folkestone East Cliff
A 1930s view of the sands at Eastcliff - with a Walls Ice Cream ad in
the foreground.  
Difficult to date this postcard of the Fish Market - probably 20s or 30s.
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Folkestone photographs and postcards !!
"Morning Beauty, Folkestone" - a postcard by Judges who were famous for the
high quality photography in their cards. This one dates from the 1920s.
A 1906 postcard of the Boulogne boat.
The Boulogne Boat leaving Folkestone Harbour - a 1910 postcard.
No date for this artist's impression of Folkestone Harbour.
Kent, Folkestone, Lower Sandgate Road
An "Oilette" by Raphael Tuck of the Lower Sandgate Road.
Folkestone - the Lifts
A 1911 postcard of the Lifts.   
Folkestone, the Shelter
An undated postcard of the Shelter.   
Folkestone Beach
Folkestone Church
An Edwardian view of the beach and the pier.
The Parish Church - no date.   
Folkestone, the Warren
No date for this card of the Warren.............
..........nor for this one of the Harbour.
Folkestone, Marine Gardens
The Marine Gardens.   
Lower Sandgate Road.
Folkestone, Toll Gate
A postcard from 1926 showing the Tollgate on the Lower Sandgate
Folkestone, Victoria Pier
An undated view of Victoria Pier.  
Folkestone, the Leas
The Leas, Cliff Hall.
This postcard was mailed in 1914.  
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Vintage Postcard, Folkestone
"Arrival of Turbine Steamer".
On the Pier.
Folkestone, Fishing Boats
Fishing Boats in the Harbour.
Sandy Bay, Folkestone
Sandy Bay.   
Folkestone, Warren Halt - train
An excellent postcard of a train in Warren Halt.   
Folkestone, Hotel Metropole
Western Leas and the Hotel Metropole.
Folkestone - Hotels
A French postcard of Folkestone.
Folkestone Fish Market
The Harbour.
Folkestone, Kent
Castle Hill Avenue.

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