The Open In White Cliffs Country

Championship week is here and White Cliffs Country is delighted to welcome The Open, the world’s oldest golf tournament, for the 18th time, with Royal St George’s Golf Club in Sandwich playing proud host to The 149th Open.

Following confirmation that up to 32,000 fans will be welcomed on each Championship day - in the next phase of the Government’s Events Research Programme – visitors to White Cliffs Country can enjoy a week of special events and unique experiences taking place across Sandwich, Deal and Dover, in celebration of The Open championship.


From live music events to food and drink specialities and extended opening hours, visitor experiences from local history tours to coastal foraging by bicycle; businesses across White Cliffs Country have pulled out the stops to ensure visitors have an amazing time when they’re outside the golf course and are exploring the local area.

Visit our dedicated mini site to find out about all the exciting things to do while The Open is on in Sandwich!

Safety is the first priority. Information about the rigorous protocols in place at Royal St George’s Golf Club can be found on the main Dover District Council website.

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