The majority of the Shepway area is coastal towns spread between woods along parts of the North Downs. Featuring some of Kent’s best countryside, it is a popular tourist destination due to the miles of coastline. Folkestone offers cutting-edge art in its Creative Quarter as well as quirky shops. There is an airport at Lydd. The area has links to Europe with Eurotunnel Le Shuttle just 35 minutes away from Calais.