Residing strongly over the south-eastern coastal area of the county of Kent are the towns of Dover, Deal and Sandwich. Dover is well known as the port into which many visitors arrive in Britain. Sandwich is a historic town and Deal is a quiet seaside retreat. A Dover, Deal & Sandwich holiday has the perfect mix of peace, cultural activities and outdoor activities, making it a wonderful experience for all. A Dover, Deal & Sandwich holiday rental house has all the comforts of home and some of the best coastal views in the country.
For visitors who love a whole host of outdoor pursuits a Dover, Deal & Sandwich holiday is the perfect choice. Visitors can indulge in activities including cycling, walking, bird watching, tennis, golf, fishing, diving, sailing, windsurfing and horse riding. The towns also have their own attractions worth visiting: Dover has the magnificent and historically important 12th century Dover Castle; Deal has several maritime museums and Sandwich is home to the 18th century White Mill. These are only a handful of great attractions to be found on a Dover, Deal & Sandwich holiday.
If you fancy venturing out from your comfortable Dover, Deal & Sandwich holiday rental home there are plenty of other fantastic towns and villages worth exploring. If you can leave the comforts of your Dover, Deal & Sandwich holiday rental house for the day, then it is worth taking the 40 minute journey south-west to the town of Folkestone. Some of the fantastic attractions to be found in the town are the Folkestone Museum which details the town's important part as an area central to the defence of the country against invaders. Also in Folkestone is the Kent Battle of Britain Museum which has many exhibits and displays relating to this historic air campaign.
If you are thinking about booking a Dover, Deal & Sandwich holiday rental cottage then you can expect to experience warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year tends to be July and August when the temperature during the day can reach as high as 28°C. The coldest months of the year are January and February when the temperature drops to around 7°C during the day. The wettest month of the year is usually October with 3 inches of rainfall. The annual rainfall for the area as a whole is 28 inches.
Travellers on a Dover, Deal & Sandwich holiday will most likely land at Gatwick Airport (LGW) which is about an hour and a half's journey away from the area. Several air operators offer affordable, regular flights such as Flybe, Air Southwest, British Airways and easyJet. Passengers can leave from various other UK airports including Leeds (LBA), Belfast (BFS), Edinburgh (EDI), Newcastle(NCL) and Cardiff (CWL).