Activities in Deal
If it is a leisure break you have in mind, Deal has
plenty of attractions to keep you occupied. Walks
along the seafront, 3 castles within a 15 minute
drive, a nature reserve and wildlife sanctuary,
plus 2 zoos are just a few of the options.
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.
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 Princes 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.
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.