South Foreland Lighthouse - Image by Explore Kent

Pet friendly attractions

Don't leave your dog in the car - enjoy White Cliffs Country together! The following attractions welcome pets:

The Battle of Britain Memorial

Dogs are allowed on site at The Battle of Britain Memorial, but must be kept on a lead at all times. Only assistance dogs are allowed in The Wing.

Dover Castle 

Dogs on leads are welcome in the grounds at Dover Castle. Assistance dogs are welcome across the site.

Samphire Hoe

Samphire Hoe is a man-made nature reserve made from the material dug to create the Channel Tunnel. Situated below Shakespeare Cliff, with stunning sea views. Dogs on leads are welcome.

The Pines Garden

The beautiful organically managed and sustainable Pines Garden welcomes dog walkers. The Pines Garden Tea Room offers homemade produce and a warm welcome to dogs and their owners in their tranquil surroundings.

The Salutation Gardens

The Salutation welcomes dogs on leads in the gardens.

The Western Heights

The Western Heights Nature Reserve is carved into the hillside of Dover. Dog walkers are welcome all year round.

The White Cliffs of Dover & South Foreland Lighthouse

Dogs are allowed along the cliff top and around the grounds of the South Foreland Lighthouse. There are tables and chairs placed outside the White Cliffs Visitor Centre so you can take refreshments with your pet whilst admiring the view across the English Channel. It is wise to keep your dog on the lead as the cliff edge isn't fenced! You will also meet the Exmoor ponies that roam the White Cliffs near St Margaret's.

White Mill Rural Heritage Centre

White Mill is a dog-friendly, beautiful smock mill with a fascinating museum and small shop selling souvenirs and ice-cream. 


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