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Samphire Hoe

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Address: Samphire Road, Dover CT17 9FL, England
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This is truly a place to visit if you're in the area. Absolute dream of a nature reserve. Good long walks if you're able, or just a slow ramble along....great!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Durham, United Kingdom

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is truly a place to visit if you're in the area. Absolute dream of a nature reserve. Good long walks if you're able, or just a slow ramble along....great!

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Samphire Hoe was created from the soil etc. removed from the channel tunnel dig. Its now a nature reserve at the bottom of towering white cliffs. Located at the car park site is a very reasonably priced refreshments hut and recently opened info / interest centre. From the carpark , you can stroll through the reserve and down to a... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lovely entrance under the cliff, ample space for walking, and enjoying the spectacular cliffs and scenery. Well worth a visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We visited on a cold but calm December day. Ideal place for a walk. We will have to come back when the weather is stormy and see how interesting that will be.

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Thank Jax H
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This park was created as a result of the Euro Tunnel and it is a spectacular place above the white cliffs looking over the English Channel. It is a great place to walk but can get cold and windy but the scenery is worth it.

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Thank Oldjack
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Came here for a walk with my sister on a windy day. Parking was ample, lovely picnic area and visitor centre, even toilets! The gentleman at the information desk came out to make sure we didn't mind cows and sheep as they are grazing out at the moment. We stopped and chatted a while and he was a font of... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this nature reserve to be in the lea of the strong wind so that we may enjoy a walk with our two dogs. Dogs are to be kept on a lead and during our visit there were sheep grazing the field. The magnificence of the white cliffs, the bird life, views towards Folkestone and Dover harbour where a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A short drive out of Dover, the history of Samphire Hoe as an old Mine, the railways and then dumping ground for the Channel Tunnel extractions, now a nature reserve, definitely worth a visit.

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Thank 10ymg10
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

what ever the weather take a picnic , you can eat out side or in doors with the heat of the wood burning stove. then take off for a long stroll including the beach or a shorter walk around the hoe. the history of this place is quite a surprise and at the age of 60 I have learnt a... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

It all depends what you like, but I found it a nice relaxing walk. The white cliffs to one side and the ocean to the other.

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