Where to stay around Dover?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 555 holiday lettings near Dover. From 219 Cottages to 207 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dover for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal: 856 holiday lettings
  • Roman Painted House: 875 holiday lettings
  • Dover Castle: 871 holiday lettings
  • Samphire Hoe: 803 holiday lettings
  • Dover Beach: 868 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dover listed on HomeAway 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 Cottages in Dover?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 219 Cottages in Dover. Our other popular types of Dover holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 207 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 86 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 10 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Dover?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 90 beach rentals in Dover. You have also many other possibilities in Dover area, including:

  • Downtown rentals: 22 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 20 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dover?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Dover. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental House in Dover, Deal & Sandwich, Kent Your Home Away From Home


    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.


    Things to Do on Holiday in Dover, Deal & Sandwich, Kent

    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.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Dover, Deal & Sandwich, Kent

    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.

    Weather in Dover, Deal & Sandwich, Kent

    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.

    Travel to Dover, Deal & Sandwich, Kent

    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).

    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)

    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.

    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)