Escape to a unique coastline in White Cliffs Country
White Cliffs Country has more than twenty miles of coastline waiting to be explored – by you! From famous beaches to pebbly bays, the seaside towns of Deal and Dover to quaint villages such as Capel-le-Ferne and St-Margaret's-at-Cliffe overlooking the sea, rockpools to cycle routes that weave along by the shore to clifftop walks with breath-taking views along the paths of the world-famous White Cliffs of Dover – you’ll be wowed by a coastal escape to this part of Kent. The striking shoreline of this unique destination where coast meets countryside and ancient meets modern has inspired authors, film-makers and artists throughout history. Come and discover what ignited their creativity and awaken your senses here.
Perhaps you’ll want to discover our castles by the coast first, or maybe it will be our peaceful nature reserves and scenic walking routes that follow the coastline – did you know that 22% of White Cliffs Country is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)?
If you love adventure sports on water, you might want to check out Dover Sea Sports Centre or step onboard a Dover Sea Safari – whizzing around the coastline on a fast boat ride, taking in incredible views of the White Cliffs of Dover.
Wander around the pretty seaside town of Deal and enjoy the view of the seafront that has remained unspoiled for more than 100 years. Don’t forget to check out famous Deal Pier! Enjoy the view from the Tonkin Liu Esplanade in Dover as you watch the cruise ships and ferries come and go from this bustling, vibrant port – perhaps enjoy fish and chips while you’re at it. Make sure you visit the villages of White Cliffs Country too – on the clifftops, Capel-le-Ferne is home to the spectacular Battle of Britain Memorial, while at St Margaret’s Bay you’ll find the house that once belonged to Noel Coward and Ian Fleming, as well as Britain’s closest pub to France.
All that sea air is bound to make you sleepy, and you’ll find a range of accommodation options by the coast in White Cliffs Country – from hotels with sea views to traditional guesthouses, self-catering pet-friendly cottages and more.
Make White Cliffs Country your destination of choice for a unique and unforgettable coastal escape.