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Cafes and Resturants

Sandgate is a small village between Folkestone and Hythe and the birthplace of comedian Hattie Jacques. The High Street has a selection of cafe’s and antique shops.

Sea Front

Folkestone Harbour Arm

A short pleasant walk along the sea front takes you to the Harbour Arm. During the summer this is a buzz with music and good food. The Folkestone Old High Street is also just a short walk away.

Explore by foot

Local Walks

4 Greenhills is a great place to start walks. The seafront, North Downs Way, Saxon Shore Way and English Coastal Path are all within easy reach.


Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

The famous little trains start and end in Hythe which is about a 15 minute drive from Sandgate. Here you can take the train to Dungeness and Britain’s only desert.


Britains only desert

Dungeness is unique and worth a visit. As well as a lighthouse you can see Derek Jarman’s house and fishing boats parked along the beach. There is also a pub which serves meals.


Dover Castle and Western Heights

As well a Dover Castle and its WWII tunnels Western Heights is a wonder to explore. Completed in the 1860s, the vast defences of Western Heights were designed to protect Dover from French invasion.


The flat is about an hour away from London and can be easily reached by train and then a short walk or taxi ride.

It’s ideal for exploring the area or working remotely. The second bedroom can be used as an office and there is a fast internet.

We’ll pay for free on-street parking for one car and there is good public transport.


2 Bedrooms, sleeps 4

Bath and Shower

Fast internet

Fully equipped kitchen

Comfortable lounge/dining room


The flat is a top floor/attic apartment with sloping ceilings and charm. It’s idea for holidays or working away from home.


Jan and Rob are your hosts and 4 Greenhills is where they spend some of their time.