Samphire Hoe

Visit Samphire Hoe

Samphire Hoe sits at the foot of the famous Shakespeare Cliff, between Dover and Folkestone and is a reclaimed area of coast from the digging of the Channel Tunnel.

There is something for everyone who enjoys the outdoors and wildlife: a stunning location and outstanding scenery, peace and quiet, walks, wildflowers, birds, sea angling and picnics.

Samphire Hoe is wheelchair and pushchair friendly. There are toilet facilities, including disabled and a baby changing room.

Dog Friendly – dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead at all times

This beach is …

  • Dog friendly with restrictions during the summer
  • Wheel Chair Friendly
  • Great for families

Have a great day out along the coast.

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Header Photo by Vincent Wright on Unsplash

Getting There

Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

LOCATION: Samphire Road Dover Kent CT179FL
NEAREST TRAIN : Dover Priory
Map of Samphire Hoe

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