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Deal Kent - Local Tourist Attractions

Official Deal Tourist information number : 01304 369576

As well as all the things to do in Deal itself, there are plenty of nearby tourist attractions.

Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Wingham Wildlife Park

From lions and tigers to flamingos and monkeys, there is lots to see at this popular local attraction. As well as the animals there is an indoor play area and the lifesize animatronic dinosaurs.

There are talks and feed times scheduled everyday with hands on animal encounters available at weekends.

Check the website for opening hours, prices, etc.

Howletts Wild Animal Park

This 100 acre wildlife park has elephants, gorillas, rhinos and a huge range of other animals.

There is a cafe, a restaurant and a large gift shop as well as the Treetop Challenge.

You'll need a full day to do justice to all that is on offer here.

Check the website for opening hours, prices, etc.


40 acres of beautiful woodland are the setting for over 200 animals native to the UK. See Bears, Wolves, Bison, Wild Boar, Lynx, Badgers, Beavers as well as birds and reptiles.

There is also an adventure playground, cafe, gift shop and picnic area on site.

Check the website for opening hours, prices, etc.

Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

With over 600 acres to explore Port Lympne makes for an amazing day out. Don't miss the African Experience, a truck safari ride through 100 acres of free roaming African animals including zebras and giraffes.

Check the website for opening hours, prices, etc.

Castles, Stately Homes and Gardens

Dover Castle & the Secret Wartime Tunnels

Dover castle is one English Heritage's top attractions. There is plenty to do here even on a rainy day.

The history of the site stretches back to the iron age. The Great Hall has had a £2.45 million refurbishment to showcase the grandeur of Henry II's court.

The Secret War Time Tunnels reveal the history of the castle as a command centre during World War II. The underground hospital has been restored and is very atmospheric.

The guided tours really add to the enjoyment.

Check the website for opening hours, prices, etc.

Goodnestone Park

A lovely 15 acre garden with year round interest. There is a walled garden, a woodland garden, a parterre, an arboretum and a gravel garden.

Jane Austen was a frequent visitor to Goodnestone Park where her brother lived.

Check the website for opening hours, prices, etc.


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