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Summer Breaks in White Cliffs Country 2022

Deal Beach and Pier in summer (©Explore Kent)

Summer Breaks in White Cliffs Country 2022

Sandwich Quay in summer

Summer Breaks in White Cliffs Country 2022

The White Cliffs of Dover in summer

Summer Breaks in White Cliffs Country 2022

Your #MustDoIn22 Destination

Have you been dreaming of a summer holiday, looking forward to sun, sea and sand this year? Whatever your plans are for taking a holiday in summer 2022, make sure you make time for White Cliffs Country this summer. With more than one hundred visitor attractions to visit across Deal, Dover and Sandwich; exciting new visitor experiences to connect you with our wonderful people and place; and twenty miles of world-famous coastline to explore along our Heritage Coast (recognized as one of the best regions in the world to visit, in Lonely Planet's “Best In Travel 2022” guide), a trip to White Cliffs Country - for the day, a weekend or longer - has to be on your “Must Do in 2022” list.

Easily accessible from the major cities in the UK, and with the shortest ferry crossing time from Europe – and easy to get to by train, just an hour from London on the Highspeed rail link - a visit to White Cliffs Country makes a fantastic daytrip or mini break. But with so much to see and do here on the Kent coast, in the Kent countryside and in our character towns and picturesque villages, you’ll want to stay longer, explore further and do more. So why don’t you? We’ve a huge variety of exciting accommodation options to choose from, so you’re bound to find the perfect place to stay overnight in Deal, Dover, Sandwich or wherever takes your fancy in White Cliffs Country!

What about a family camping or glamping adventure in the pretty Kent countryside? Or a traditional family holiday park near the White Cliffs of Dover?

Perhaps you’re looking for a dog friendly self-catering cottage by the sea, or in one of our historic villages?

You’ll love our cosy boutique hotels, and traditional family-run guesthouses - perfect for a summer break when you want to stroll along the seafront or explore wine bars and bistros on a warm summer’s evening.

Or for something more quirky, you can even stay on a Dutch barge or at a traditional Kentish inn and explore the medieval oasis that was once the most important port in Britain…!

Located so close to mainland Europe, in the "sunshine corner" of South East England, White Cliffs Country has one of the warmest, driest and - we think - best climates in the UK. While the great British summer weather has a reputation for being unpredictable, still you'll want to make sure you pack your sunglasses and suncream! 

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