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Tel code: 01304 | code search
Postcode: CT14 | code search
Population: 1500
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Admiralty of the Medway
Biddenden Dole
Blessing the Sea and Diving for the Cross
Canterburys Hop Hoodening
Rochester Sweeps' Festival
St Bartholomew's Day Bun Race
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Kings Head
"We went in as a group of strangers and left feeling we had made friends. Hospitality, second to none, food great, the quiz hilarious! Going back next week.

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Kingsdown Park

Kingsdown Park
"The park itself is ideally situted. You can walk to 3 pubs - all good food, plus the beach is 2 mins walk. Lovely area. Plyed golf at Princes - £50.00 ..." More

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Kingsdown is a village immediately to the south of Walmer, itself south of Deal, on the English Channel coast of Kent. There is a butcher’s shop, a hairdressers, a newsagents and a post office on the main Upper Street. The 18 hole, cliff top, Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club is on The Leas. Kingsdown Woods is a small, once coppiced, wood maintained by the National Trust. Kingsdown is located at the northern end of the White cliffs of Dover. The village itself sits below the cliff, with a holiday camp on top, midway up. There are 3 pubs in Kingsdown, The Kings Head, The Rising Sun and The Zetland Arms on the shoreline. This is known as “White Cliffs Country” and cliff top walks from Dover up to Deal can be undertaken, with views across to France. There is also a 3 mile cycle track along the seashore. The resort towns of Deal and Walmer with their Tudor castles are 10 minutes away. Both Deal Castle and Walmer Castle are operated by English Heritage. Deal has many old buildings and a leisure pier, plus several museums relating to its maritime history, including the unusual building of The Timeball Tower Museum. Deal lies adjacent to the treacherous Goodwin Sands.

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Sutherland House Hotel (2.27 miles)

Sutherland House Hotel

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Welcome to the Sutherland House . This comfortable accommodation in a pleasant residential area is ideal for a quiet and peaceful stay in the atmosphere of an Edwardian House and ... More

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The White Cliffs Hotel (2.51 miles)

The White Cliffs Hotel

The White Cliffs Hotel is an historic inn nestling in the heart of the village of St Margarets at Cliffe near Dover, Kent; the best kept secret of White Cliffs Country, a Dover hotel ideally ... More | visit website

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Dunkerleys Hotel (2.52 miles)

Dunkerleys Hotel
Our award-winning restaurant and accommodation is in the heart of Deal; just a stone's throw away from the beach. We are in easy reach of Dover; Canterbury; Sandwich; Margate; Broadstairs and Ramsgate. We are renowned ... More | visit website
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Beachbrow Hotel (2.64 miles)

Beachbrow Hotel

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Built in 1700 and overlooking the pier, this family-run hotel is close to the town centre, the bus and train stations, golf, fishing, and is 8 miles from Dover ferry port.

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Wallett's Court Country House Hotel (2.80 miles)

Four hundred years of history exude from the walls of the ancient manor house nestling in wild open landscape in the heart of White Cliffs Country ninety minutes from the city of London and ten ... More | visit website
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St Margaret's Bay Motel (2.84 miles)

St Margaret

Our comfortable Motel is situated in the grounds of the five star holiday park St Margarets Bay. Perched high on the famous White Cliffs of Dover this is an ideal base to explore the Garden ... More | visit website

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Swingate Inn (3.68 miles)

Swingate Inn

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Welcome to The Swingate Inn, set in the idyllic surroundings of the Kent countryside, with hotel accomodation with excellent connections with Dover & the Channel Tunnel. The Swingate is a Welcome ... More

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Premier Inn Dover East (4.07 miles)

Premier Inn Dover East
An ideal location just 1 mile from Dover ferry terminal and 3 miles from Dover train station. For shops and local amenities Dover town centre is only 2 miles away. Our Dover East Premier Inn has ... More | visit website
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Blazing Donkey Country Hotel (5.00 miles)

Blazing Donkey Country Hotel

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This unique, characterful hotel set in its own beautiful grounds is located a short distance from Dover, between the ancient Cinque Port towns of Sandwich and Deal. All rooms offer full en ... More

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Loddington House Hotel (5.21 miles)

Loddington House Hotel
Loddington House bed and breakfast in White Cliffs Country is a family run hotel an elegant Grade 2 listed regency property with accommodation that is tastefully decorated and furnished throughout offering evening meals and licensed ... More | visit website

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