Samphire Hoe


Type:Nature Reserve

Off the A20 carriageway, between Dover and Folkestone, Dover, Kent, CT17 9FL

Tel: +44 01304 225649

Samphire Hoe


Samphire Hoe is an amazing place, made from the chalk marl excavated from the construction of the Channel Tunnel.  This 30-hectare nature reserve has something for everybody - a stunning location, wildflowers, birds, sea angling, peace and quiet, painting or walks. Refreshments are available on site.

The site is accessible for all people, providing gentle and interesting walks - the further you get from the car park the wilder the site becomes.  Guided walks and other activities are regularly organised.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Off the A20 carriageway between Dover-Folkestone.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* 07:00-dusk every day.

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