Things to Do in and around Sandwich


13th – 14th May

Sandwich Food Fayre Sandwich Town

Over 40 food and drink stalls from the UK and around the world, street music.


26th – 28th May

Crabble Corn Mill Beer & Cider Festival Crabble Corn Mill, Dover

This year will be the 15th annual Crabble Corn Mill Beer & Cider Festival.


27th – 29th May

WWII Weekend at Dover Castle

Experience military encampments, talks, displays and live music.


26th – 29th May

The Beast - obstacle course Betteshanger Park, Near Deal

The ultimate bouncy castle experience for adults. At 272m The Beast is the worlds largest inflatable obstacle course.


29th May

Margate Meltdown Margate seafront, Thanet

10th Annual ride out from Ace Café to Margate Harbour. See the 100’s of bikes, live music


10th – 11th June

Le Weekend Sandwich Town

Sandwich goes French for the weekend! Market, music and Medieval encampment


17th – 18th June

Gears of Change & Fought for Freedom Quex Park, Birchington, Thanet

Classic Motor and Military Show, attractions and exhibits including WW1 Trenches


17th – 23rd June

Dickens Festival Broadstairs, Thanet

Commemorating the life of Charles Dickens with a week of plays, concerts, parades and parties


7th – 8th July

Folk & Ale Festival Sandwich Town

Traditional & Modern Folk, dancing, music and Ale!

22nd – 23rd July

Ramsgate Carnival Weekend Ramsgate Town, Thanet

The Carnival itself takes place on Sunday 23rd with fairground, entertainment, stalls and music over the whole weekend


22nd – 30th July

Ramsgate Festival Ramsgate Town, Thanet

Events taking place all over the town of Ramsgate with music, crafts, art and much more


28th – 31st July

Kent VW Festival Sandwich Showground, Sandwich

Live music, traders, entertainment, food and drink


2nd August

Broadstairs Fireworks Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Thanet

Fireworks over Viking Bay plus live music at the Bandstand.


4th – 6th August

Margate Soul Festival Margate, Thanet

Kent’s soul music festival with events and performances being held in and around Margate Harbour


12th – 13th August

Bikes at the Bay Sandwich Showground, Sandwich

Classic and vintage motorcycle event. Huge Collection of Classic Race Bikes.
BARRY SHEEN'S SUZUKI - Bike Club Displays - Live Music - Fun Fair - Kids Entertainment - Helicopter Rides - Creative Quarter with Art Work - Loads of Food & Beers.


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11th – 18th August

Broadstairs Folk Week Broadstairs, Thanet

Folk music by the sea. Over 70 events – concerts, dances, workshop, children’s festival.


23rd August

Broadstairs Water Gala Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Thanet

Celebrating the best of traditional English seaside. All day entertainment, funfair, air display and fireworks


24th – 30th August

White Cliffs Walking Festival Dover

Over 40 walks from 1 to 32 miles around the beautiful coast line and countryside.

25th – 28th August

Sandwich Festival Sandwich Town

Carnival, barn dancing, street traders, Italian market, classic cars, duck race and boat parade


8th – 10th September

Wheels and Fins Festival Joss Bay, Broadstairs, Thanet

Three day, action sports & music festival at Joss Bay Beach

All about Sandwich -
History; Events; Places to visit -

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Beaches / Seaside Towns


Broadstairs, Ramsgate & Margate

Guided walks and cycle rides plus other information - White Cliffs Countryside Project

Historic Buildings and Gardens

Canterbury Cathedral -

Canterbury Roman Museum –

Richborough Fort -

Walmer Castle & Gardens -

Deal Castle -

Leeds Castle -

Goodnestone Park Gardens-

Quex House and Gardens –

Nature Reserves/Wildlife

Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory -

Wingham Wild life Park -

Discover Wildwood -

Port Lympne & Howletts Animal Parks –

Royal St. George's
This is 2 miles from the centre of Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole championship course.
Sandwich Bay, Sandwich.
Tel: (01304) 613090 Web Site: Click Here

Royal Cinque Ports
This is 4 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
Golf Road, Deal.
Tel: (01304) 374007 Web Site: Click Here

Walmer & Kingsdown
This is 8 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
The Leas, Kingsdown, Deal.
Tel: (01304) 373256 Web Site: Click Here

North Foreland
This is 9 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
Convent Road, Broadstairs.
Tel:(01843) 862140 Web Site: Click Here

This is 11 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
Littlebourne Road, Canterbury.
Tel:(01227) 453532 Web Site: Click Here

This is 14 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
103 Chestfield Road, Chestfield, Whitstable.
Tel:(01227) 794411 Web Site: Click Here

Pay & Play

Manston Golf Centre
4 miles from Sandwich
Manston Rd, Manston, Kent
Tel: 01843 590005 Web Site: Click Here

This is 2 miles from the centre of Sandwich
Facilities: 27 hole Championship links course
Princes Drive, Sandwich Bay, Sandwich.
Tel: (01304) 613797 Web Site: Click Here

St Augustines
This is 4 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
Cottington Road, Cliffsend, Ramsgate.
Tel: (01843) 5090333 Web Site: Click Here

Westgate & Birchington
This is 8 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
176 Canterbury Road, Westgate-On-Sea.
Tel: (01843) 831115 Web Site: Click Here

Broome Park
This is 10 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
Canterbury Road, Barham, Canterbury.
Tel: (01227) 830728 Web Site: Click Here

Boughton G.C.
This is 14 miles from Sandwich
Brickfield lane, Boughton.
Tel: (01227) 752277

This is 17 miles from Sandwich
Belmont Park,
Tel: (01795) 890251 Web Site: Click Here

Pay & Play

Stonelees Golf Centre
2 Miles from Sandwich
Ebbsfleet Lane, Nr Ramsgate, Kent
Tel: 01843-823133 Web Site: Click Here

Local information

Sandwich Town its History, Events and Places to visit

Sandwich Events

Weddings at The Guildhall

Sandwich Tourist Information Office
The Guildhall, Sandwich 01304 613565 (winter 01304 617197)


For Local Restaurants and Pubs

For information about taxi/mini cabs call

Sandwich Cars on 01304 617424

Silver Cars on 01304 62022

For in formation about local bus services call

Stagecoach on 08702 433 711

For information about local train services call

National Rail enquiries on 0845 484 950