Stay at Dover Castle and experience 900 years of thrilling history. Venture out to the smuggler's lanes in nearby Deal, delve into the history of the Wellington boot at Walmer Castle and visit the medieval timbered houses in Sandwich. Stretch your legs along the cliff-top trails or at wild Dungeness, the largest shingle beach in Europe.


  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub: 1 mile
  • City centre: 1 mile
  • Railway station: 1.5 miles
  • Dover Museum: 1 mile
A family walking in the woodland around Dover Castle

Things to do in Kent

Home to the famous White Cliffs of Dover, Kent is also the setting for some of our greatest and most iconic castles. From the towering fortress of Dover to the elegant residence of Walmer Castle, there are so many stories to uncover - and all within very easy travelling distance!

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Nearby English Heritage Sites

Nearby English Heritage Sites

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