What to Do in & near Sandwich Kent UK:
Events in Sandwich
There are events throughout the year in Sandwich, including, festivals, carnivals, concerts, talks and exhibitions
More information can be found on the Open Sandwich website events pages:
Walks around the town:
You can walk all the way around the town along the site of what used to be the town wall.
Sandwich Town Trail - a free Town Tour
1) First take the town tour in the comfort of your own home see map photos & history
2) Download a leaflet & map - it was written some time ago but the history & places are still relevant also it's in English, French, German and Dutch. View, Download or Print Town Trail leaflet here
3) Finally venture out and walk around Sandwich and see the real places.
Or you could do it in any order or all at the same time!
You can also download an ordinary Sandwich Town Map: Download here from www.whitecliffscountry.org.uk
Longer Walks & Bike Rides
Sandwich Country Breaks - Very useful information and Leaflet downloads from Visit Kent
Sandwich Walks' Pack - 7 circular walks (3-5 miles) from the White Cliffs Country Partnership
A.A. Recommended Walks around Sandwich - 3 Miles - One & Half hours walking
Click to the AA website Page
Explore James Bond's Kent - useful information from 'Visit Kent'
Click to view and / or download leaflet
Discover Kent by Bike from 'Explore Kent'
Leaflet and maps - includes 'Sandwich to Rye' and many other routes
Click to view and / or download route Leaflet & Maps
Discovering Britain - NEW self guided walk
The Royal Geographical Society Sandwich walk with booklet, leaflet and audio
Sports & Fitness
Sandwich Town Cricket club
Established in 1823, STCC combines cricket at a high standard with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Welcome players of all ages and abilities.
Sandwich Amateur Boxing Club
Based at: Sandwich Leisure Centre, Deal Road Sandwich Kent CT13 0BU.
Mondays & Thursdays Juniors (10 years +) 6pm-7pm
£1 Mondays & Thursdays Seniors (17 years +) 7pm-8.15pm £2.50p
Sandwich Leisure Centre
State of the art Gym. Sports hall available for badminton, football, cricket nets & basketball. 3G full size artificial turf pitch with floodlights. Air-conditioned studio offering a range of exercise classes.
Address: Deal Road, Sandwich, Kent CT13 0BU
Tel: 01304 614947
Squash court open from 7am-10pm Monday - Friday & weekends 9am - 5pm. Members can book up to 1 week in advance and non-members on the day. Bookings are for 1 hour.
The following clubs are also based at the centre...
Sandwich Karate Club - Kyokushin Karate and Self Defence for men, women, boys and girls (aged 5+) KCC Youth and Community Afiliated.
Fridays: Children 6.00-7.00pm & Adults 7.00-8.30pm
Contact: Paul - 01303 256053/ 07768 126171
Now have 3 newly refurbished floodlit netball courts available to hire evening and weekends. For more information and booking availability please call Sandwich Leisure Centre on 01304 614947
Back 2 Netball - Non-competitive netball run by a qualified and experienced coach.
For Ladies aged 16+, no experience necessary.
£4.00 per session
Contact: Sandwich Leisure Centre for course dates - 01304 614947
No Strings Badminton - Any age, any ability, just pay & play! Come on your own or with friends.
Wednesdays - 6.30-7.30pm £3.50 per person
Contact: Sandwich Leisure Centre for more details - 01304 614947
Many local football clubs play both inside in our sports hall or outside on our full size 3G artificial turf pitch. For booking rates and more information please call 01304 614947.
Award-winning club offers motivational but relaxed atmosphere for people of all ages, shapes, sizes and abilities.
Address: 33 - 35, High Street, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9EB
Telephone 01304 614000 or 01304 617777
At Bay Point 17-acre complex you’ll find popular fitness, events and leisure facilities. From sports enthusiasts to people just looking for fun.
Address: Baypoint, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9QL
Tel: 01304 613022
Sandwich Bowling Club
Address: Millwall Place, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9BQ
Tel: 01304 611 100
Fishing on the Delf
Fishing permits are available at the Town Council Offices in the Guildhall and the Tourist Information Centre.
The fishing permits allow residents of Dover District to fish on the Ropewalk and the Butts free of charge. Non-residents pay £6.00 a year.
For further information please contact the Town Clerk’s Office on 01304 617197
Address: Ramsgate Road Sandwich Kent
Contact: Canterbury and District Angling Association - Adult £58, Student £29, Junior £17.40, OAP and Disabled £29. Plus Joining fees.
Sandwich Coarse Fishery
The Fishery is situated in a quiet, peaceful countryside setting with far-reaching views, 11 miles from Canterbury and 2 miles from Sandwich on the A257 Sandwich Road. It caters for all anglers from the dedicated carp angler to novices and beginners.
Address: Sandwich Road, Ash, Kent CT3 2AH
Tel: 07936 409912 or 07872 101015
Golfers have a wide choice of courses very close to the town, including championship courses such as, Royal St. Georges, Princes and the Royal Cinqueports.
Where to Stay
Those wishing to stay can find accommodation information about the hotels, inns, self catering and bed and breakfasts in and near to Sandwich, including, Deal & the towns of Thanet (Ramsgate, Broadstairs & Margate).
Food & Drink
For both short term and long term visitors there are details of places to dine out, including, restaurants, pubs and cafes. Some are located in the centre of the town whilst there are others near the Quay. Find out More:
There are plenty of visitor attractions both in & near Sandwich. The nearby towns & channel ports plus the many nature reserves, gardens and other attractions, all make Sandwich an ideal base to discover Kent, the Garden of England.