Reasons to visit White Cliffs Country

Browse these pages to discover the wealth of fascinating places to explore and fun things to do on a trip to White Cliffs Country and start planning your next adventure - we look forward to welcoming you!

Holiday inspiration

  • Explore our castles and forts

    Discover three magnificent coastal castles, and as many forts, chronicling thousands of years of fascinating history.

    Dover Castle from a distance in the early morning light with a pink sky and greenery in the foreground.
  • Walking in White Cliffs Country

    With over 20 walking routes and many public footpaths, there are walks for all ages and abilities in some of the most spectacular scenery in the country.

    Two adults holding hands with a small child walking on the White Cliffs of Dover - blue sea and sky.
  • Cycling around White Cliffs Country

    There are great routes and paths to cycle in White Cliffs Country - Dover, Deal and Sandwich area - with something to suit all ages and abilities.

    A racing bike and helmet leant against a bench with pink, orange and purple flowers in the background.
  • Literary connections

    Follow in the footsteps of famous writers who have been inspired by locations in White Cliffs Country.

    A green-blue sea, glimpse of beach and edge of white cliffs and green landscape in the foreground.
  • As seen on screen

    Visit the many places in White Cliffs Country used as film and tv locations.

    A street scene at night and the bright colourful lights of an amusement arcade
  • Summer inspiration

    Breathe in the fresh sea air, potter around our seaside towns, discover incredible history and amazing attractions, and explore 20 miles of spectacular coastline. Or just laze on the beach.

    A person on a paddleboard on a calm sea with Deal seafront and beach in the background.
  • Autumn inspiration

    Enjoy seaside strolls and amazing experiences, delicious food and drink from seasonal local produce and soak up the autumnal atmosphere in our iconic landscape.

    Rosehips in a hedgerow with the monument in the distance and an early morning sky


  • A great golfing itinerary

    Make the most of fabulous opportunities to play golf at championship links courses on Kent's Heritage Coast.

    A white signpost to Royal St George's at Sandwich and Augusta, USA on the golf course at Walmer and Kingsdown Golf Club.
  • A World War History Itinerary

    With its close proximity to France, White Cliffs Country was on the frontline during both World Wars. Follow our itinerary to visit key strategic and historic locations in the area and discover the wars' lasting impact. 

    A family group looking at a projection of a World War scene onto a wartime tunnel.
  • The James Bond Trail

    Follow a guided trail of the wonderful places near Dover, Deal and Sandwich that inspired James Bond's author Ian Fleming

    Looking down on St Margaret's Bay and the White Cliffs at low tide.
  • Explore our food and drink scene

    Follow our curated lists to discover the food and drink scene in Deal, Dover and Sandwich and the growing number of great local growers, producers, microbreweries and more.

    Interior of a delicatessen with fridge full of cheeses and a display of other foods.