What to Do in & near Sandwich Kent UK:

Events in Sandwich

Sandwich GFestivalThere 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:

Sandwich 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.

mill wallSandwich 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

Longer Walks & Bike Rides

Toll Bridge SandwichSandwich Country Breaks - Very useful information and Leaflet downloads from Visit Kent

Click for Sandwich Country Breaks

Sandwich Walks' Pack - 7 circular walks (3-5 miles) from the White Cliffs Country Partnership

Click Here to download Sandwich Walks pack

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

sportSandwich 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.


sportSandwich Amateur Boxing Club

Based at: Sandwich Leisure Centre, Deal Road Sandwich Kent CT13 0BU.

Mondays & Thursdays Juniors (10 years +) 6pm-7pm

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


sportSquash 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...

Martial arts

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.

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

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.

sportFitness Connection

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


activitiesSandwich Bowling Club

Green Bowls and Social Club
Address: Millwall Place, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9BQ

Tel: 01304 611 100


sportFishing 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

Stonar Lake

Address: Ramsgate Road Sandwich Kent

Contact: Canterbury and District Angling Association - see CDAA Website

fishingSandwich 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


Golf Courses

golfGolfers have a wide choice of courses very close to the town, including championship courses such as, Royal St. Georges, Princes and the Royal Cinqueports.

Click Here for a list of Golf Courses plus details in and near Sandwich

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.