Sandwich Quay in summertime

Things to do in White Cliffs Country

Walmer Castle and Gardens (© English Heritage)

Things to do in White Cliffs Country

© Dover Sea Safari

Things to do in White Cliffs Country

For exciting things to see & do: Experience White Cliffs Country

White Cliffs Country is full of exciting things to see and do. Choose from a range of fun-filled personal experiences to enjoy on your staycation and create holiday memories to last a lifetime. 

Our destination has a unique place in history, and you could spend weeks here as you explore our amazing castles, museums and beautiful gardens. From exploring wide and open countryside to playing at championship golf courses and discovering water-sports, you'll be spoilt for choice for fun things to do in White Cliffs Country.

Don't forget to check out the new visitor experiences coming to Deal, Dover and Sandwich as part of the Interreg EXPERIENCE programme.

Take a look at our suggestions of things to do in Dover below, including visiting Dover Castle, exploring Dover Marina Pier and the area by the Port of Dover or enjoying a Dover Sea Safari trip. Further along the coast you’ll find Deal, with Deal Pier, a pretty little town with fascinating maritime history, a Tudor artillery fortress and an award-winning high street - as well as there being plenty of pubs in Deal to enjoy after a day exploring. Sandwich is a perfectly preserved medieval town with much to explore - including Sandwich Guildhall Museum and the historic Town Trail - and you can relax on the beach at Sandwich Bay.

From enjoying fun activities at holiday parks in St Margarets Bay to discovering exotic animals at Wingham Wildlife Park - White Cliffs Country has something for everyone to love. Find out more below.


Shopping in Deal

Deal Pier

Farmers Markets

Miners' Way Trail

Dover Sea Safari

Shopping in Sandwich

East Kent Railway


Sandwich Leisure Centre

Sandwich Market

Mike's Bikes Deal

Shopping in Villages

South Foreland Walk

North Downs Way

Martin Gorse Wood Clay Pigeon Club

Cross channel swimming

Owl House Riding Centre

Channel Gliding Club

Solley's Ice Cream Parlour

Dover District Leisure Centre

Deal Saturday Market

The Sandwich Way (Route 15)

Chequers Kitchen

Cottington Lakes

Shopping in Dover

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club

Royal St George’s Golf Club

Cornilo Riding

Saxon Shore Way

Samphire Hoe

Western Heights Nature Reserve

Dover Sea Sports Centre

Cycle Friendly Deal

Braeside Equestrian Centre

Western Heights walks

The Lane – Cocktail Making

Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club

Cycle Shops and Cycle Hire

De Bradelei Wharf Shopping Outlet, Dover

Gamebase & Playbase

CHALKUP21 Art & Architecture Trail

White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

Cathedral to Coast Regional Cycle Network 16 and 17

Prince's Golf Club, Sandwich

Lydden Hill Race Circuit

Dover Marina

Monks Wall Nature Reserve

Captain Colin's Riverbus

Coker Fishing Trips

Frontline Britain Trail

Jewellery making at Rees and Rees

Deal and Sandwich Shooting School

Primal Roots Wellbeing Retreats

England Coast Path Walking Route

The Wild Kitchen

Tours of the Realm

St James Retail and Leisure Park

Royal Geographical Society Walks

Chalk and Channel Way

Felderland Pick Your Own Farm

Walmer Paddling Pool

Dover Bluebird Heritage Trail

England Plus Tours

Via Francigena

Cliffs and Castles route (National Route 1) Dover to Deal

Betteshanger Park, Deal

Sandwich Town Tours

National Cycle Network Route 1

Dover's Bluebird Market

Sea Swimming

Cliffs and Castles route (National Route 1) Deal to Sandwich

Tides Leisure Centre

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

Bright Skies Online Freedom In Movement Classes

Stour Valley Way

Deal Wednesday Market