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Samphire Hoe

Samphire Road, Dover CT17 9FL, England
+44 1304 225649
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Too much concrete and noise

Along most of the bay there is concrete structures/promenade (probably built to protect the train... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Olenka1980
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Fabulous place for a lovely walk

This is a little gem. Lots of parking, toilets and cafe and lovely walks. Perfect for families... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandra W
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“channel tunnel” (66 reviews)
“sea wall” (34 reviews)
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Samphire Road, Dover CT17 9FL, England
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"white cliffs"
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"car park"
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"rock pooling"
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"traffic lights"
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"nice relaxing walk"
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"reclaimed land"
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"spectacular cliffs"
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"flora and fauna"
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"wild flowers"
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"paninis"
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"refreshment kiosk"
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"sheep grazing"
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"cheap parking"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Along most of the bay there is concrete structures/promenade (probably built to protect the train track from waves), however if someone is looking for nature - please don't be deceived by the front picture of the location. On top of that you can hear Dover...More

Thank Olenka1980
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a little gem. Lots of parking, toilets and cafe and lovely walks. Perfect for families and dogs.

Thank Sandra W
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Unusual and surprising place accessed by a single lane tunnel (traffic light controlled) downhill through the cliff and emerging onto the Hoe created from the spoil of the Channel Tunnel. Parking charges apply, but worthwhile for views, walks, fresh air, visitor centre with refreshments and...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Visit regularly for a brisk walk and dose of sea air. Reasonable parking charges and lots of free/ low cost family events available throughout the year. Very knowledgeable rangers often lead walks to show some of the many wildlife and plants in the area. Stunning...More

Thank Jenny T
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

An interesting place to stretch your legs - but not massive - a couple of miles end to end and back. Great sea views. Also a good little cafe where you can get snacks and drinks. Just a reasonably cheap parking charge to visit. Good...More

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

First visit here. Good facilities-toilets, information & food kiosk selling sandwiches, bacon rolls, hot & cold drinks. Nice 20 min walk cross-country to a pebble beach with rock pools and chalk cliffs. Lovely clean water, quiet beach. We took the sea wall walk back to...More

Thank crochetmomma
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Named after the flower that grows there Samphire Hoe area is a wonderful nature area with lots of short walks. It was interesting to see how it was developed from the making of the English Chanel tunnel as there are information boards dotted around the...More

Thank MartynDyer
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Just as good on a bad weather day as a good. Wall all the way here from the warren in folkestone if you fancy a kind coastal walk. Good with a Dog. Heart with kids. Nice facilities and wardens are really helpful and keen to...More

Thank RKT2004
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place to walk the dog or take the children to run around, food and toilets are avalable. Parking is only £2 for anthing over 2 hours. It is very peaceful with nice views over the English channel and up at the...More

Thank F3ster
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

wonderful walk with family and dogs, the information/learning centre is a must visit as is the tea room with amazing icecream

Thank Castle H
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Tavistock21
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Response from Vic W | Reviewed this property |
I think you could contact tourist information and ask for advice
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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
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