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Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Dover

Enjoy the history and other features of Dover. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the beaches, restaurants and parks. Dover Museum and Dover Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Dover

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Dover a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal St George's Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Dreamland (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Walmer and Kingsdown Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Leas Lift (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Sene Valley Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Dover

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dover

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Dover. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pencester Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Dover Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Shakespeare Cliff (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Samphire Hoe (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • White Cliffs of Dover (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • St Margaret's Bay Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Dover

The nearest airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), located 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Dover Priory Station, DOVER EASTERN DOCKS and Dover Hoverport Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dover?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 735 holiday lettings around Dover. From 249 houses to 295 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dover?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dover. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Botany Bay: 907 holiday lettings
  • Whitstable Beach: 1,077 holiday lettings
  • Whitstable Chestfield and Swalecliffe Station: 1,094 holiday lettings
  • Reculver Towers: 1,047 holiday lettings
  • Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Gardens: 1,236 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dover listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Dover?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 249 Houses in Dover. Our other popular types of Dover holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 295 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 119 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dover?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 40 holiday homes with pool available in Dover. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.