HOW TO VISIT
Visiting the art works can take as little as a couple of hours or as long as two or three days, depending on how much you want to see. The works are displayed in various locations around the town, on the beaches, in the harbour and even in a disused railway station.
We have put together a series of suggested routes with appropriate timings in order to help with your visit. Click here to see the suggested routes.
For information on some of best places to stay, eat and drink in Folkestone please follow the links below. It is advisable to book restaurants in advance, particularly at weekends.
Click here for a downloadable Time Out guide to Folkestone and the Triennial.
GETTING TO FOLKESTONE
High speed trains run regularly from London St Pancras International (journey time 55 minutes). The last return train from Folkestone to London is at 22:56. Folkestone Central Station is a short walk from the centre of town. To book tickets click here.
National Rail Enquiry Line 08457 48 49 50 www.nationalrail.co.uk
From the motorway network, turn off the M20 at junction 12 or 13 and follow the signs to Folkestone Harbour. Or take the M2, via Canterbury, from where there is a choice of routes to Folkestone.
All council car parks charge daily fees, mostly between 8am – 8pm. The Folkestone Harbour Car Park is close to many of the key locations for the Triennial, including the Visitor Centre. The charge for parking is currently £3 all day.
By Bus or Coach
A direct National Express coach service runs several times a day from London Victoria Coach Station to the main bus station in Bouverie Square, Folkestone. There are connections at London Victoria to other towns, cities and airports throughout the UK. Stagecoach operates a network of bus routes linking towns and villages.
National Express 08705 80 80 80
Stagecoach East Kent 08712 00 22 33 www.stagecoachbus.com/eastkent/
JJs Taxis – Tel: 01303 244442
Premier Taxis -Tel: 01303 270000
Folkestone Taxis - Tel: 01303 252000
Channel Cars – Tel: 01303 252252
Folkestone is one of several seaside towns being regenerated through exciting creative programmes. Further up the South East coast is the Turner Contemporary in Margate.
Visit the website for more details.