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Samphire Hoe

Samphire Road, Dover CT17 9FL, England
+44 1304 225649
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Beautiful unspoilt

This is a beautiful place to visit to view the Cliffs and unspoilt nature Difficult to walk form... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very nice with good cliffside views

Dont walk to it from Dover. It is not a pretty route. But once there it is quite beautiful. There... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
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“channel tunnel” (65 reviews)
“sea wall” (34 reviews)
“nature reserve” (26 reviews)
Samphire Road, Dover CT17 9FL, England
+44 1304 225649
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place to visit to view the Cliffs and unspoilt nature Difficult to walk form Dover so drive there and walk. Kids had a great time playing with beach pebbles and the view is amazing

Thank MN8888
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Dont walk to it from Dover. It is not a pretty route. But once there it is quite beautiful. There is a "treasure" hunt to keep the 3 thru 7 kids occupied but kinda disappointed at the end for our 5yo. There are skittish cows...More

Thank DachK
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Approached down a narrow one way tunnel this extra piece of England arises from the spoil of the channel tunnel. With information boards giving the history of the site, café and toilets the site has a surprising wildness at the base of the white cliffs....More

Thank hippo432
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Nice place to catch some early morning sunshine, a sea breeze, and to see the white cliffs from a different angle. We stopped here after a big breakfast at a nearby hotel, following a ferry crossing. Samphire Hoe is safe, provides lovely sea views and...More

Thank staghunter
Reviewed 20 September 2017 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 17 September 2017

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 30 August 2017

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 26 August 2017 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 19 August 2017

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
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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