Walmer's shingle beach is 1 mile from the station. On a clear day France can be seen from the beach. From Walmer Castle it is a 1¼ mile walk north along the coast to Deal Castle. Nearby Deal PlusBus tickets are valid within an extensive area including Walmer, Sandwich and Dover.
Built by Henry VIII for coastal defence, centuries of domestic refinements have transformed Walmer Castle
from a fortress to an elegant stately home. It is the official residence of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports.
Gardens. Tearoom. Tel. 01304 364288.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1800 (1700 in Oct). Nov-Mar, SSu (also WThF in Mar) 1000-1600. Closed for a few days in July when the Lord Warden is in residence, please check the website.