The Cinque Port coastal market town of Hythe, offers a handsome Victorian promenade with a wide stretch of shingle beach, Royal Military Canal and a traditional High Street
The coastal market town of Hythe, which offers a handsome Victorian promenade with a wide stretch of shingle beach, Royal Military Canal and a traditional High Street with independent shops, restaurants as well as Waitrose, Aldi and Sainsbury's supermarkets and Sandgate, a charming seaside village offering a selection of bars, restaurants, boutiques and antique shops.
About 3.5 miles to the east is the larger town of Folkestone with the restored Harbour Arm with seasonal festivities, and the regenerated Old High Street within the Creative Quarter. There is a variety of sporting facilities available along the coast, including rowing and sailing clubs, a choice of golf courses in the immediate vicinity, together with the Hotel Imperial Leisure Centre. There are excellent communications with a mainline station in Saltwood (2 miles) and high speed rail service to London, St. Pancras in less than an hour available from Folkestone West Station (5 miles) and Ashford International (10 miles) where there are also Eurostar services to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam. The M20 motorway network and the Eurotunnel Terminal at are both about 11 miles distant. The port of Dover is approximately 12 miles away.