Sandwich cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country and coastal cottage to rent in Sandwich

Sandwich is a historic town in the Dover District of Kent that lies on the River Stour, is a well preserved Medieval town in Britain and one of the original Cinque Ports which were grouped together by Edward the Confessor for defence purposes. Sandwich town is a gret place to wander through the unspoilt, medieval streets, where there are more half timbered houses than any other street in England. You can also enjoy the town from a river boat, which travels up the River Stour and take's in some seal spotting in their natural habitat.

Sandwich will draw you in with it's laid back vibe and idyllic charm and unsurprisingly, is often associated with its namesake snack - although the Earl of Sandwich had no real connection with the town, however food is an important part of the town’s makeup, with plenty of different culinary fayres and festivals taking place throughout the year.

At a glance...
Restaurants 20+
Cycle paths & Mountain Biking
Coastal Walks
Royal Golf Courses
Family Friendly
Car Recommended
Nearest beach (5kms)
Local airport Gatwick (133km)
Nearest major airport Gatwick (133km)
Nearest train station Sandwich (SE)


Sandwich located on the southe east coast offering views of the English Channel and an ideal place for a holiday cottage to discover and explore Kent and the South East. From the circular town walk to the riverside ramble, to the Sandwich Wildlife Park to the Royal Golf Courses, there's something for all ages to see & do in Sandwich.

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Things to see and do in Sandwich

Sandwich and the surrounding area is full of interesting villages, open coastline and countryside to explore. Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory is a haven for wildlife and a great day out and also has great walks and activities.

A few suggestions...
Richborough Roman Fort & Ampitheatre
Sandwich Wildlife Park
The Guildhall Museum
Boat Trip
Sandwich Bay Beach
Bars & Restaurants


Sandwich has something to offer everyone, whatever their age all year round. The beautiful Kent countryside, the expansive and rugged coastline with stunning views of the English Channel. Sandwich Bay pebble beach is backed by a private estate and is accessed by a private toll road. Sandwich town is scattered with pubs and restaurants or browse the independant and quirky shops. There's so much to see and do for couples, families you might have to come back.