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.


England Plus Tours

South Foreland Walk

River Runner

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

The Lane – Cocktail Making

Deal Wednesday Market

Dover Bluebird Heritage Trail

Braeside Equestrian Centre

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

Martin Gorse Wood Clay Pigeon Club

Chalk and Channel Way

Miners' Way Trail

The North Downs Way

Owl House Riding Centre

Lydden Hill Race Circuit

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club

Deal and Sandwich Shooting School

Cottington Lakes

Monks Wall Nature Reserve

Deal Pier

Prince's Golf Club, Sandwich

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

Tides Leisure Centre

Boonies Outdoor Adventure Centre

Coker Fishing Trips

Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club

Shopping in Sandwich

Dover's Bluebird Market

Shopping in Dover

Frontline Britain Trail

Dover Sea Sports Centre

Via Francigena

Royal St George’s Golf Club

Sandwich Leisure Centre

White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

Jewellery making at Rees and Rees

Gamebase & Playbase

Dover District Leisure Centre

Wetwheels Southeast

Captain Colin's Riverbus

Shopping in Deal

Samphire Hoe

Primal Roots Wellbeing Retreats

De Bradelei Wharf Shopping Outlet, Dover

Sandwich Market

Farmers Markets

The Wild Kitchen

Dover Sea Safari

Western Heights Nature Reserve

East Kent Railway

Betteshanger Park, Deal

National Cycle Network Route 1

Bright Skies Online Freedom In Movement Classes

Saxon Shore Way

CHALKUP21 Art & Architecture Trail


St James Retail and Leisure Park

England Coast Path Walking Route

Cathedral to Coast Regional Cycle Network 16 and 17

Cycle Friendly Deal

Stour Valley Way

The Sandwich Way (Route 15)

Sandwich Town Tours

Chequers Kitchen

Felderland Pick Your Own Farm

Channel Gliding Club

Cornilo Riding

Western Heights walks

Cycle Shops and Cycle Hire

Shopping in Villages

Solley's Ice Cream Parlour

Royal Geographical Society Walks

Cross channel swimming

Deal Saturday Market

Mike's Bikes Deal

Dover Marina

Sea Swimming