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Plant Fair

From annuals to perennials; from flowers to vegetables; from herbs to spices and so much more. There'll be plenty to tempt you in our huge marquee at our annual Plant Fair this year.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Come along to our 21st annual Plant Fair where you will find a range of plants lovingly grown by our team of dedicated volunteers. All proceeds go towards the conservation of the magnificent White Cliffs of Dover.

Admission to the plant fair is free. Normal parking charges apply. You can park for free if you are a National Trust member or hold a valid Blue Badge.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics


Supervised children are welcome

Meeting point

The Plant Fair marquee will be on level 2 car park, behind the Visitor Centre. There is a path from behind the Visitor Centre to level 2, right outside the marquee and a path to level 3 parking.

What to bring and wear

The marquee is on level hard standing in the car park. The weather can change suddenly at White Cliffs so please come prepared. You may wish to bring a box or tray to carry your purchases.


Accessible parking is available next to the marquee, which has step-free level access, a hard ground surface and wide entrances and aisles. If you have impaired mobility and you need help carrying your purchases to your car, please speak to one of our volunteers who will be on hand to assist.


The Visitor Centre and shop will be open from 10 am to 5 pm for a full range of refreshments, snacks, lunches, and gifts.

Contact info

White Cliffs Visitor Centre

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