Walmer Castle and Gardens, Walmer near Deal (©Explore Kent)

Things to do in White Cliffs Country

Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery

Things to do in White Cliffs Country

Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery

Things to do in White Cliffs Country

The UK's only Moon Bears, at ©Wingham Wildlife Park

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, whatever time of year you're here. Choose from a range of fun-filled personal experiences to enjoy on your daytrip or during your staycation - and create wonderful memories to treasure from your fun times in Deal, Dover and Sandwich.

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.

The town centres of Deal, Dover and Sandwich are dotted with heritage landmarks and hidden gems on every corner - so whether you're out and about on a leisurely stroll, or you've planned a day out doing things in town, you can take time to discover the stories behind our history. You'll feel inspired and excited by what you discover when you wander - from the world's oldest-surviving seagoing vessel at Dover Museum in the heart of Dover, to an original Art Deco cinema in the town centre of medieval Sandwich to a timeball in maritime Deal.

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 head into Dover town centre to discover Dover's very own Bronze Age Boat. 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 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.


Tides Leisure Centre

Samphire Hoe

Sandwich Leisure Centre

Mike's Bikes Deal

Betteshanger Park, Deal

England Plus Tours

Shopping in Sandwich

Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club

National Cycle Network Route 1

Cottington Lakes

Dover District Leisure Centre

River Runner

Bright Skies Online Freedom In Movement Classes

Felderland Pick Your Own Farm

White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

Lydden Hill Race Circuit

Frontline Britain Trail

Deal Pier

Cathedral to Coast Regional Cycle Network 16 and 17

Farmers Markets

De Bradelei Wharf Shopping Outlet, Dover

Wetwheels Southeast

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

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

Solley's Ice Cream Parlour

Miner's Way Trail

Martin Gorse Wood Clay Pigeon Club

Western Heights Nature Reserve

Dover's Bluebird Market

Braeside Equestrian Centre

Dover Bluebird Heritage Trail

Dover Marina

Deal Wednesday Market

The Sandwich Way (Route 15)

Dover Sea Sports Centre

Chalk and Channel Way

Deal and Sandwich Shooting School

Gamebase & Playbase

Shopping in Villages

Coker Fishing Trips

Monks Wall Nature Reserve

Boonies Outdoor Adventure Centre

Western Heights walks


East Kent Railway

Sandwich Market

The Wild Kitchen

Cycle Friendly Deal

Via Francigena

South Foreland Walk

The North Downs Way

Stour Valley Way

Sandwich Town Tours

Royal Geographical Society Walks

St James Retail and Leisure Park

Cornilo Riding

Shopping in Deal

Chequers Kitchen

Deal Saturday Market

CHALKUP21 Art & Architecture Trail

England Coast Path Walking Route

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club

The Lane – Cocktail Making

Cross channel swimming

Cycle Shops and Cycle Hire

Sea Swimming

Jewellery making at Rees and Rees

Primal Roots Wellbeing Retreats

Owl House Riding Centre

Captain Colin's Riverbus

Channel Gliding Club

Royal St George’s Golf Club

Prince's Golf Club, Sandwich

Shopping in Dover

Saxon Shore Way

Dover Sea Safari