Kent Battle of Britain Museum Trust
Aerodrome Rd, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, UK
About Kent Battle of Britain Museum Trust
The Kent Battle of Britain Museum is an aviation museum located in Hawkinge, Kent, focused on the Battle of Britain. The worlds largest Battle of Britain collection of memorabilia, Artefacts from over 700 crashed aircraft on display. It has an impressive collection of Battle of Britain artefacts recovered from more than 650 crashed aircraft.
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The National Memorial to the Few Dedicated to the heroic and selfless deeds of the men who won the Battle of Britain. The Memorial itself inspires quiet reflection on the bravery and sacrifice shown by the aircrew – fewer than 3,000 men – who flew, fought and sometimes died in probably the most crucial battle fought by this country in the whole of the 20th century. Also on the site are replicas of a Hawker Hurricane and Supermarine Spitfire and the Christopher Foxley-Norris Memorial Wall, on wh
Sunny Sands Beach is a popular sandy beach located close to the centre of town and next to Folkestone Harbour. As such all the facilities are close by including cafés, pubs, shops and toilets. Later on take a stroll along the zig zag path of the Lower Leas Coastal parks where you can stop off at the amazing childrens adventure playground complete with pirate ship and rope slide.
The Lower Leas Coastal Park is a linear park between Folkestone and Sandgate which has been developed into an award-winning park for recreation and enjoyment of the coast. It also boasts an amphitheatre which hosts theatre and musical performances during the warmer months, and is right next to the beach.
Folkestone’s Harbour Arm is a beautiful promenade out at sea with a World-class view. The former railway station and ferry terminal have been comprehensively and imaginatively restored to reflect the heritage of the site, including its role as an embarkation point for millions of soldiers in WW1.Local businesses have become well established along the pier offering choices from champagne to gourmet coffee, Greek mezze to hand-stretched sourdough pizzas.
Brockhill Country Park is in Saltwood, near Hythe in Kent, England. The park was a former estate with landscaped gardens and has subsequently been sub-divided. It has a central lake, open grassland and meadows, and all the facilities you need for a family day out, including a picnic area, a new play area for kids and refreshments at the excellent Brockhill Café.
Samphire Hoe, the nature reserve of Eurotunnel located between Folkestone and Dover in Kent, is a place for both wildlife to thrive and people to enjoy. The park was created by using 4.9 million cubic meters of chalk marl from the Channel Tunnel excavations and is found at the bottom of a section of the White Cliffs of Dover. The site is owned by Getlink, and managed by the White Cliffs Countryside Project.
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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west, and East Sussex to the south-west. The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel. The county town is Maidstone.