We look forward to welcoming you to The Dog where we are blessed with the beautiful village of Wingham and our lovely neighbours of Ickham, Wickhambreaux and Goodnestone to name just a few. We have a whole range of walks to choose from (mostly with great pubs as markers), National Cycle routes to enjoy, local vineyards and a host of internationally recognised historical sites and tourist attractions.
Explore some of our local favourites below and you find more at
Howletts Animal Park
Distance : 3.1 Miles
Howletts Wild Animal Park in the parish of Bekesbourne, near Canterbury in Kent, was established as a private zoo in 1957 by John Aspinall. In 1962, the House known as Howletts was being restored. A small cottage was inhabited by an employee. The animal collection was opened to the public in 1975.
Dover Sea Safari
Distance : 16 Miles
Dover Sea Safari Step aboard either of our purpose British built Humber passenger RHIB speed boats. Purpose built to our own specifications and licensed by the Maritime Coastguard Agency to carry up to 12 guests in each boat. Uniquely designed for the job in hand of taking you out for an exciting and safe sea safari experience.
Distance : 7.7 Miles
Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent, is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England. It forms part of a World Heritage Site. It is the cathedral of the Archbishop of Canterbury, currently Justin Welby, leader of the Church of England and symbolic leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Simpsons Wine Estate - Explore
Distance : 5.9 Miles
At Simpsons, we believe that the finest wines convey a rich sense of provenance and integrity, firmly rooted in the characteristics
Gusbourne Fine English Wines - Explore
Distance: 36.6 miles
Boutique English winery in Kent. The most awarded English Sparkling producer. Wines with numerous international accolades & iconic.
Barnsole Vineyard - Explore
Distance: 2.7 miles
Across the verdant flats from Barnsole stand the mighty walls of the Roman fort of Richborough. It is here, in the garden of England.
Chartham Vineyard - Explore
Distance: 10.4 miles
Chartham Vineyard is part of Burnt House Farm located just outside the historic City of Canterbury in East Kent.
Distance : 15.1 Miles
Dover Castle is a medieval castle in Dover, Kent, England and is Grade I listed. It was founded in the 11th century and has been described as the "Key to England" due to its defensive significance throughout history. Some sources say it is the largest castle in England, a title also claimed by Windsor Castle.
Whitemills Aqua Park
Distance : 5.1 Miles
A purpose built Wake & Aqua Park Resort offering a wide range of water based activities for all ages.
The park will consist of a state of the art 5 Tower Ski Rixen Cable System on a purpose built lake, this advanced cable system includes unit features allowing riders of all disciplines, from beginners to pro-level riders to practice, play & compete. The purpose built Lake & park facilities is optimised for Wakeboarding and exceeds the requirements for pro-level competition.
The Pig Hotel
Distance : 6.4 Miles
The restaurant is filled with signature PIG touches – eclectic finds, mismatched crockery, antique furniture and a wall of Kitchen Garden pickling jars - but feeling markedly different to its sister restaurants with a kitchen that opens-up into the space, letting you in on the action.