Channel Suite

"If you want to encourage blue sky thinking, try a blue sky view."

With its panoramic balcony offering breath-taking views across the English Channel, the Channel Suite at the Leas Cliff Hall is a truly unique corporate venue. Events, both fun and formal, can be tailored to your exact specifications with room for up to 250 people in the Channel Suite alone or 1000 across the entire venue.

Perfect for exhibitions, conferences, lectures or just a simple breakfast meeting, you can mix and match our extensive facilities to suit your exact requirements.

The Leas Cliff Hall is less than one hour from St Pancras International via the High Speed Link, easily reached by road with plenty of parking and a variety of hotels nearby, ensuring that the venue is accessible for all of your delegates.

Contact us for a brochure or to arrange a viewing

Channel Suite

A truly unique corporate venue with facilities for all your needs.

  • Stunning English Channel Views
  • Separate, private entrance with reception area on The Leas
  • Three main rooms seating up to 250 people
  • Hire rooms separately or combine for total flexibility
  • Separate lounge bar
  • In-house catering team
  • In-house technical support
  • Use of Broadband Internet
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Disabled facilities / wheelchair access
  • TV & Video/DVD, OHP & screen, Back projection are all available to hire

Whatever you need to help you plan a perfect event, we are here to help. Contact us for a brochure

Channel Suite

Room Area Theatre Dinner Dinner Dance Board Room Standing
Channel Suite 414m2 n/a 280* 200* n/a 400
Room 1
113m2 100 80*
n/a Yes 150
Room 2
186m2 200 120* 80* Yes 300
Room 3
113m2 100 80* n/a Yes 150
Martello Room 104m2 100 70* n/a Yes 100

*Seated at round tables of 10

Grand Hall

The Grand Hall truly lives up to its name. With its opulent décor and exquisite plasterwork cornicing and pillars, this space is testament to the fact that they just don't build them like they used to. So if it's an impressive setting you are after, simply look no further.

Direct wheelchair access, excellent transport links by road and rail, plenty of nearby parking and a variety of hotels on our doorstep ensure that the venue is accessible for all your delegates.

Perfect for large scale events, the Grand Hall can seat and feed up to 440 guests and still leaves ample room for a dance floor and stage, alternatively we can comfortably seat 800, making the hall ideal for seminars. Our in-house technical team are also on hand to assist you with any staging or lighting requirements you may have.

Grand Hall

The Grand Hall is an ideal and surprisingly affordable corporate venue.

  • Large versatile space overlooking the English Channel
  • 573m2 space can seat up to 1,000 people
  • Fully licensed bar and Kiosk serving hot and cold drinks
  • Moveable seating
  • Stage lighting, PA system and permanent stage
  • Dressing rooms and Green room
  • Full in-house technical support
  • In-house catering team
  • Adjacent car park
  • Disabled facilities / wheelchair access

When you book your corporate event with us, you are in the hands of the experts — from tailor made catering to in-house technical support Contact us for a brochure

Grand Hall

Room Area Theatre Dinner Dinner Dance Board Room Standing
Grand Hall
573m2 1004 500* 440* n/a 1514†

Includes 214 seated on balconies
*Seated at round tables of 10



See examples of the tailor-made food and drink menus that our in-house catering team can offer

Our in-house catering team will pull out all the stops to create a tailor-made menu, just for you, all served on elegant and high quality linen and tableware. From champagne and canapés to five-course gourmet feasts including special dietary options at every level, you can rest assured that your meal will be a memorable one.

How To Find Us

The Leas Cliff Hall is situated on The Leas. To reach it by motorway, leave the M20 at junction 13 (Folkestone). Follow signposts to The Leas. The venue’s car park entrance is on Sandgate Road.

By rail, we are a 10 minute walk from Folkestone Central Station, which is a 1 hour journey from London Charing Cross.

The venue is a 5 minute drive away from the Cheriton terminal of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, which will take you to Calais in approximately 30 minutes. It is also a 15 minute drive (20 minutes by train) to Ashford, where you can get on the Eurostar at Ashford International Station.


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Leas Cliff Hall, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2DZ

Telephone: 01303 228600


For national and international touring productions please contact our venue bookings department on 01865 381800 or email