Art Deco Empire Cinema, Sandwich (©DDC)

Things to do in White Cliffs Country

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

Things to do in White Cliffs Country

RHIB ride around the White Cliffs (©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.


Lydden Hill Race Circuit

Dover Bluebird Heritage Trail

Captain Colin's Riverbus

Gamebase & Playbase

Shopping in Deal

Dover District Leisure Centre

North Downs Way

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

Chalk and Channel Way

Braeside Equestrian Centre

Western Heights Nature Reserve

Saxon Shore Way

CHALKUP21 Art & Architecture Trail

Sandwich Leisure Centre

Monks Wall Nature Reserve

Channel Gliding Club

Walmer Paddling Pool

Cycle Friendly Deal

South Foreland Walk

Samphire Hoe

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club

Cornilo Riding

Royal St George’s Golf Club

River Runner

Cathedral to Coast Regional Cycle Network 16 and 17

Shopping in Villages

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

Coker Fishing Trips

Deal Wednesday Market

Stour Valley Way

Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club

Dover's Bluebird Market

The Lane – Cocktail Making

Felderland Pick Your Own Farm

Cycle Shops and Cycle Hire

Sandwich Market

Tides Leisure Centre

Farmers Markets

St James Retail and Leisure Park

England Plus Tours

Dover Sea Sports Centre

Owl House Riding Centre

White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

Dover Marina

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

The Sandwich Way (Route 15)

Royal Geographical Society Walks

England Coast Path Walking Route

Shopping in Dover

Cross channel swimming

Dover Sea Safari

Cottington Lakes

Sandwich Town Tours

Deal Saturday Market

Frontline Britain Trail

Jewellery making at Rees and Rees

Solley's Ice Cream Parlour

Miners' Way Trail

Betteshanger Park, Deal

National Cycle Network Route 1

Deal Pier

Tours of the Realm

Western Heights walks

De Bradelei Wharf Shopping Outlet, Dover

Deal and Sandwich Shooting School

East Kent Railway

Primal Roots Wellbeing Retreats


Martin Gorse Wood Clay Pigeon Club

Bright Skies Online Freedom In Movement Classes

The Wild Kitchen

Sea Swimming

Mike's Bikes Deal

Chequers Kitchen

Via Francigena

Prince's Golf Club, Sandwich

Shopping in Sandwich