Dymchurch, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Dymchurch and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Iris Sid And Myself

Iris was my partner and Sid was our mad white poodle. We first had a holiday from 1995 and we liked everything we encountered, the people mostly, whatever we did it was good. We hired a chalet owned by Jim Coker.  Sue was his partner and she managed things for him. We used to go to the auctions and the boot sales ...Read full memory

A Long Happy Association

My family has had a long association with Dymchurch since the 1890s, first at Barn House and later at Grantchester Cottage in Sycamore Gardens. Six of my family are buried in the churchyard and two are named on the war memorial. I first visited aged 7 in 1946, have done so ever since and have met the welcoming new ...Read full memory

Discovering Dymchurch

The first time I went to Dymchurch was with my mother, stepfather, brothers and sister. We stayed at Pippers Field Caravan Park. Discovering Dymchurch, there was a desterted holiday camp with all the windows smashed. The holiday camp looked as though it had been empty and abandoned for quite some time. We wandered off ...Read full memory

A memory of Dymchurch