The Dog Inn is nestled amidst beautiful Kent Countryside "betwixt" the famous cinque port town of Sandwich and the city of Canterbury. The hotel provides a perfect base for leisure seekers wishing to take a relaxing short break or holiday. Many guests choose to simply unwind in the relaxing surroundings of the hotel, but for those inclined, there's plenty of opportunity for a wide variety of leisure pursuits too!
As our nearest towns, Sandwich & Deal ooze character with plenty on offer to charm visitors. In fact local places of interest are truly in abundance. The stunning landscape of the world famous White Cliffs of Dover (With it's National Trust Visitor Centre), along with breathtaking countryside, impressive castles, monuments and attractions can all add up to a great day out . Indeed, our area has a wealth of "English Heritage", "National Trust" and "English Nature" sites enjoyable for visitors of all ages.
The Cathedral City of Canterbury and famous costal towns of Broadstairs and Margate are within easy reach for leisure, sightseeing and of course, shopping. The fashionable harbour town of Whitstable is also close by, and well worth a visit.
For those a little more adventurous, France and the continent are within easy reach too with the cross channel ferries and the channel tunnel tickets available via our concierge.
Live theatre and entertainment lovers won't be disappointed either with Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre running shows all year round. The famous Winter Gardens in Margate and the nearby Leas Cliff Hall at Folkestone also regularly host top name artists. Arrangements can be made for guest tickets for theatre excursions in addition to a number of well established festivals and carnivals that are attracting growing numbers of visitors each and every year.
Spectator sports are available East Kent too! The St. Lawrence ground at Canterbury is home to The Kent County Cricket Club and plays host to dozens of first class matches throughout the season, including international's.And for golf enthusiasts, Royal St. Georges, Royal Cinque Ports and Princes championship links courses all host major golf events and tournaments throughout the year including the "Open Championship" at Royal St. Georges and annually "The Grand Match" played over Deal's challenging links