Samphire Hoe has outstanding scenery with great walks to enjoy the wildlife and wildflowers. It is home to more than 200 species of plants, including the rare early spider orchid, 123 species of birds and 30 of butterflies have been recorded at the Hoe. The site was created by Eurotunnel during the construction of the Channel Tunnel and is a 30 acre site between Dover and Folkestone, and has a visitor centre for more information.
Last entry 7pm.
Free - fees apply for parking.
There is a recommended 'access for all' way around the Hoe, and the full circuit is 2km long.
Dover priory - 3 miles.
61 to Aycliffe, then on foot
Available on site: Pay & display 30 mins 50p; 30 mins-2 hours: £1
Over 2 hours: £2.
Disabled badge holders and motorcycles: Free.
Tea Kiosk is open every weekend, then most days from Easter to September.
Tickets for sea angling are available.
Kiosk • Toilet • Disabled Toilet baby • Changing Facilities
Picture Credit: Getlink.