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Samphire Hoe

Samphire Road, Dover CT17 9FL, England
+44 1304 225649
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Beautiful little spot to go and visit. Don't get your expectations, it's not Alton Towers, instead... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rob B
Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
great views

Stopped here on our way to Folkestone. Views from this viewing point are fantastic. You can see... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Barry S
Harlow, England, United Kingdom
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“white cliffs” (43 reviews)
Samphire Road, Dover CT17 9FL, England
+44 1304 225649
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful little spot to go and visit. Don't get your expectations, it's not Alton Towers, instead it's a magnificent construction Good for a walk/run/picnic Nice little cafe and visitors centre Shortage of bins on the sea wall though (i.e none)

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped here on our way to Folkestone. Views from this viewing point are fantastic. You can see across the English Channel to france on a clear day. There is a snack kiosk and toilets. The staff on duty the day we visited were very helpful...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Samphire Hoe with our granddaughters aged 8 and 6. We had a wonderful day rock pooling and doing the treasure trail. Also great excitement when Spitfires flew overhead. The cafe serves delicious paninis and lovely coffee. All the staff we met were helpful and...More

Thank 941SusanC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit regularly with kids. Taking a lunch adults can grab a coffee from cafe whilst looking out to sea. Always a great walk or rock pooling on beach for kids. Great to just walk and forget busy lives. Great.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called into here on our way home, brilliant place to stop off for a break. Very restful. Lovely walks available if you have the time

Thank helenruss2016
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is an amazing place its so quiet build from the channel tunnels workings its a very quiet nature reserve you can walk through it at the base of he cliffs its a very big place. Fishing is good. On fridyas the Spitfire often flies...More

Thank pchild309
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Common sense tells you if you dig a great long tunnel then you have to put the spoil somewhere. The chalk from the Channel Tunnel has been used to create this huge beach area. Having navigated your way to the car park you then have...More

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is a great place for a brisk stroll. There is a small car park which was full so we went to the large overflow map. It is £2 to park. There is a small visitors centre. The walk is about a half hour or...More

1  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We made a spontaneous visit and it was worth it. There is a free exhibition for visitors, a restaurant and very clean toilets. There is a devised walking pathway to follow; that you must follow which leads you to a view filled with warmth and...More

Thank theycallmeayesha
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We visited Samphire Hoe on Tuesday this week. We too Casey and Sophia, our Great Grandaughters with us. They really had a lovely day, walking the nature trail, using Grandads binoculars to look at the birds and butterflies. I think the part they enjoyed the...More

Thank Margaret291944
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Sam M
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about public transport but cycling is a possibility but the main road before the turn off is very busy with freight traffic and when you leave the main road it is important you wait for the traffic lights as the... More