Discover White Cliffs Country - Deal, Dover, Sandwich and beyond
With its striking, world-famous coastline, great beaches, beautiful countryside, fascinating history and heritage, characterful towns and picturesque villages, White Cliffs Country is a truly unique destination. It’s where the coast meets the countryside, ancient meets modern, relaxation meets adventure and England meets Europe - set against the backdrop of the iconic and instantly-recognisable White Cliffs of Dover.
As one of the warmest and driest places in the UK, White Cliffs Country - which takes in Deal, Dover, Sandwich and beyond - is the perfect place to visit, no matter what's on your wishlist of exciting things to do in Kent or what time of year you're planning to visit the coast and countryside of South East England. Just an hour from London on the high-speed train, and with the shortest ferry crossing time to Europe, White Cliffs Country has great travel connections and is easily accessible from major cities.
The coast and countryside destination covers 123 square miles, with 20 miles of coastline and beaches - offering stunning views and breathtaking scenery. Around 22% of the entire region is designated as an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' (AONB) and 3% of this is designated as Heritage Coast. In White Cliffs Country, you are never short on memorable things to see and do whilst enjoying fantastic outdoor spaces - with a great variety of walking trails and cycle routes, including along the North Downs Way and England Coast Path National Trails.
The home of Kent's Coastal Castles and Kent's Golf Coast, visit White Cliffs Country for a day and you'll want to stay for a week - you’ll have a truly unforgettable experience in Deal, Dover, Sandwich and beyond and you'll look forward to coming back, again and again.