Discover White Cliffs Country - Deal, Dover, Sandwich and beyond

With striking, world-famous coastline, beautiful countryside, fascinating history and heritage, characterful towns and picturesque villages, White Cliffs Country in Kent is a wonderful part of the UK. It’s where the coast meets the countryside, ancient meets modern, relaxation meets adventure and England meets Europe. The iconic and instantly-recognisable White Cliffs of Dover are at the heart of White Cliffs Country, with Kent's Heritage Coast listed in Lonely Planet's "Best In Travel 2022" as one of the world's best regions to visit.

As one of the warmest and driest places in the UK, White Cliffs Country - Deal, Dover, Sandwich and beyond - makes a great getaway destination, for exciting things to do in Kent, for the whole family to enjoy, and for the whole year round. Just an hour from London on the high-speed train, and with the shortest ferry crossing time to Europe, White Cliffs Country has excellent travel connections and is easily accessible from major cities. If you're planning to visit the coast and countryside of South East England, visit White Cliffs Country!

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). In White Cliffs Country, you'll find 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 - and unique experiences that mean you can "live like a local".

The home of Kent's Coastal Castles and Kent's Golf Coast, White Cliffs Country is somewhere you might plan to visit for a day, but you'll want to stay for a week - or more! Visit maritime Deal, historic Dover, medieval Sandwich and beyond for amazing days out, fantastic locally produced food and drink, quirky and traditional places to stay - and make holiday memories to treasure.

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Spring Breaks

Enjoy a spring break in White Cliffs Country

Wedding Planning

The Pines Calyx Wedding Venue

History and Heritage

Discover Kent's Coastal Castles (©Explore Kent)

Amazing Attractions

Enjoy great days out (©Wingham Wildlife Park)

White Cliffs of Dover

Explore breathtaking landscapes (©National Trust)

Rainy Day Activities

©Battle of Britain Memorial

Food and Drink

Sample the taste of White Cliffs Country (©Frog and Scot)

Unique Experiences

Try something new (©Dover Sea Safari)

Summer 2022 Getaways

Make time for White Cliffs Country in 2022

Stay in White Cliffs Country

Stay longer, explore more (©The Dog at Wingham)

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White Cliffs Country At A Glance

20 miles of coastline and beaches

Over 100 visitor attractions

3 iconic castles

30 walking routes

9 cycling trails

Over 200 parks and open spaces