Gardens and Parks in Dover, Deal, Sandwich and the surrounding villages and countryside of White Cliffs Country

Connaught Park

Connaught Park is located near to Dover Castle. These beautiful gardens offer a tranquil setting within Dover Town. There are plenty of areas to sit and enjoy a picnic or just take in the views.

Dover, Kent
Tel: 01304 201211
For more information visit Connaught Park

Fowlmead Country Park

Fowlmead Country Park is the new nature reserve and leisure park that has been regenerated from the former Betteshanger Colliery spoil tip. From cycling to bird-watching, running to horse-riding, it offers a great leisure day out.

Sholden, Deal, Kent
Tel: 01304 615390
For more information visit Fowlmead Country Park

Frontline Britain Trail

Discover the wildlife and history of the countryside of the cliffs-top village of St Margarets-at-Cliffe on an exciting circular walk, the Frontline Britain Trail.

St Margarets-at-Cliffe
Tel: 01304 241806

Gazen Salts Nature Reserve

1.5 miles of winding paths escort you through this wonderful 15 acre man made nature reserve.

Off Strand Street, Sandwich, Kent
Tel: 01304 617197
Goodnestone Park Gardens

Goodnestone Park Gardens

Considered to be one of the best gardens in the South East. 14 acres including woodland area and walled garden.Fine trees, large collection of roses and herbaceous plants. Connections with Jane Austen who frequently visited.

Nr Wingham, Goodnestone, Canterbury, Kent
Tel: 01304 840107
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Kearsney Abbey

Enjoy walking around the gardens or relax watching the wildlife on the lake. Facilities also include tea rooms, children's play area and BBQ area, plus putting green and grass tennis courts at Russell Gardens adjacent to Kearsney Abbey.

Alkham Valley Road, Temple Ewell, Dover, Kent
Tel: 01304 824880
For more information visit Kearsney Abbey

Pfizer Monks' Wall Nature Reserve

Pfizer Monks' Wall Nature Reserve is a 5 minute walk across the bridge from the quay in Sandwich and is ideal for seeing wild duck and other wildlife in a wetland habitat.

Sandwich, Kent
Tel: 01304 617197

Samphire Hoe

Samphire Hoe is an amazing place, made from the material dug to create the Channel Tunnel, with something for everybody - a stunning location with wild flowers, birds, sea angling, peace and quiet, painting or walks.

Off the A20 carriageway, between Dover and Folkestone
Tel: 01304 225649
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The Pines Garden Visitor Centre & Museum

Adjacent to cliff walks and beach, open undulating parkland, trees, shrubs and secluded areas. Lake, waterfall, grass labyrinth, roundhouse shelter, famous Oscar Nemon statue of Winston Churchill. Organically managed garden.

Beach Road, St. Margarets Bay, Dover, Kent
Tel: 01304 851737
For more information visit The Pines Garden Visitor Centre & Museum

Sissinghurst Castle Garden

National Trust property.

Cranbrook, TN17 2AB
Tel: 01580 710 700
For more information visit Sissinghurst Castle Garden

The Secret Gardens of Sandwich

The Secret Gardens are 3.5 acres of architectural and formal gardens by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll.

The Salutation, Knightrider Street, Sandwich, Kent
Tel: 01304 619919
For more information visit The Secret Gardens of Sandwich

Walmer Castle

Visit the Royal residence of the Lords Warden of the Cinque Ports and the garden created for the late HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. This features a herbaceous border alongside a canal. There is a 100 metre long broad-walk in the ornamental area flanked by beautiful herbaceous borders. Kitchen Garden with fruit trees, greenhouse and cut flowers garden. Drifts of daffodils in the Spring and wildflower Meadow. Moat garden, woodland walk. Play croquet on the oval lawn. A great day out.

For more information visit Walmer Castle