Fancy following the smugglers paths?* Walks along the seafront and pier?
Deal has plenty of attractions to keep you occupied. Deal castle,10 minutes walk from Sondes Lodge, Walmer and Dover castles near by.
The Deal maritime and tower ball museums, nature reserve, wildlife sanctuary and a zoo are some of the options.
*due to popular demand, advanced booking will be needed.
Shops in Deal are an attractive mixture of the old, new and quaint. Canterbury and West wood cross have all the big city outlets and there are a lot of historic attractions in the centre of Canterbury.
If golf is your thing, then Sondes Lodge is the ideal place to be, there are 4 very well known golf courses close by. The Royal Cinque Ports and Kingsdown courses in Deal plus Princess and Royal St. Georges in Sandwich.
Don’t forget to take your passport as daytrips to France are quite in vogue here in Deal. Specials are on frequently as a foot passenger or take the car and stock up.
The Historic Town of Deal
The town received its Charter as a Borough in 1699 and became one of the Cinque Ports. It is renowned as a smugglers town. Deal boatmen would stand by as ships floundered on the Goodwin Sands in the Channel and reap the spoils as crew and passengers drowned. The Maritime and Time ball Museums are interesting and informative places to visit during your stay in Deal.