Around the town includes one of the few working Timeball Towers, Deal Castle and Walmer Castle (the official residence of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports), and the Deal Maritime Museum. Deal is within easy reach of the channel ports of Dover and Ramsgate and the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone.
An ideal location to use as a base for exploring around Kent. The historic port of Dover and Dover Castle are 20 mins away as is the city of Canterbury and the famous Cathedral.
No more than 2 hours away is Leeds Castle one of the most beautiful Castles in the world.
If you are a golfing enthusiast then 3 world class Golf courses are also within easy reach.