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Samphire Hoe

Samphire Road, Dover CT17 9FL, England
+44 1304 225649
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Unexpected Gem

I never knew Samphire Hoe existed and saw it signposted as I was leaving Dover. To get there you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stevenage, United Kingdom
Hidden gem

Lovely scenery. Nice walk over grassland which leads down to a beach at the far end. Dogs welcome... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Francesca S
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“white cliffs” (41 reviews)
Samphire Road, Dover CT17 9FL, England
+44 1304 225649
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never knew Samphire Hoe existed and saw it signposted as I was leaving Dover. To get there you have to leave the A20 and wait for people to get out of the tunnel leading to the nature reserve before you can go down. Once...More

Thank therichastill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely scenery. Nice walk over grassland which leads down to a beach at the far end. Dogs welcome on lead then can go off lead once down the far end on beach. Amazing food, good coffee and informed polite and friendly staff all round the...More

Thank Francesca S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entrance is off the A20 about 1 mile outside Dover. Access is through a 1-lane tunnel with traffic lights. Created from the materials dug out of the Channel Tunnel, it created about 75 acres of reclaimed land, which has been developed as a sanctuary....More

Thank Gla_Rangers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone speaks of driving past the turning without ever going in! Definitely glad we did. Can get very windy along the sea front so wouldn't advise visiting on a day that is already fairly windy! Loads of places to sit, toilets at car park and...More

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A wonderful little place that is tucked out of the way between the White Cliffs and the sea. We had a lovely walk along the footpath next to the cliffs and and along the sea wall. There is a nice little cafe, next to the...More

2  Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Always a joy to visit in any season. The rangers are very knowledgeable and helpful. Spectacular cliffs and sea views. Interesting wildlife.

Thank Wembley1966
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Peace and quiet. Wonderful walks, flora and fauna. Saw the early spider orchids today. The rangers are always so helpful, and the little refreshment kiosk is excellent. Samphire Hoe is a really special place.

1  Thank Jo A
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews we thought we'd better give it a go as we were passing..... let down big time. Don't see the raving reviews points at all. Would not recommend.

Thank wallie64
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A lovely place to visit on a nice day. Rather chilly when the wind blow!! If you have a dog it is beautiful to just walk and watch the wild life and boats going past. The little snack bar is pleasant because of the nice...More

Thank wright_lindsay4143
Reviewed 22 April 2017

No matter what the weather is doing this is a great place for an hours stroll and with a kiosk serving a very good hot chocolate at the end it gets even better.

Thank alang684
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Sam M
How can I get here using public transportation? Also willing to bike, weather permitting!
30 October 2016|
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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