We are a short walk from Walmer seafront and beach, perfect for swimming, fishing and just relaxing in the sun. Our neighbouring seaside towns – Dover, Folkestone, Margate, Whitstable – make for perfect day trips.
Kent is aptly named The Garden of England, with 350 miles of beautiful coast line, national trails and footpaths to enjoy. For ideas of how to plan your hiking or cycling routes, see below:
South East Kent, as a strategic crossing point to Europe, has a rich and varied History. The name itself – Kent – derives from an ancient Celtic tribe. Roman and Viking invasions, World Wars and years of cultural exchange have shaped the physical and social landscape, making Kent a fantastic place for History lovers.
Find information about our local and famous attractions below:
- Deal Castle
- Walmer Castle
- Dover Castle and White Cliffs of Dover
- Canterbury Cathedral
- Sandown Castle and Community Garden
Family Day Trips
We have lots of things to do for families in and around Walmer. As well as the seafront, cafes, restaurants, and walks, we have some suggestions below to keep the whole family entertained: