Dungeness is officially the only desert location within the United Kingdom aligned along the southern part of the vast expanse of shingle rides, built up over the centuries by longshore drift. Dungeness Point sits about 3 miles out into the English Channel, and is an area of Special Scientific Interest (SSI) https://naturenet.net/status/sssi.html
The desolate, remote wilderness of this protected coastline of international conservation importance comprising of the largest pebble beach in Europe, is filled with unusual flora and is a haven for a plethora of birdlife. Strangely alluring, this extraordinary landscape is home to two lighthouses, the terminus of a miniature steam railway, Romney Hythe and Dymchurch https://www.rhdr.org.uk/. Towering above this railway terminus is two nuclear powers station called A & B (currently A is being decommissioned) a life boat house, as well as some properties of great architectural interest Simon Condor Black Rubber and Derek Jarman’s cottage https://www.gardenvisit.com/gardens/derek_jarman_garden_prospect_cottage_dungeness
When visiting the area one notable place for eating is The Pilot https://thepilotdungeness.co.uk
There are local shopping facilities and amenities catering for most day to day needs in Greatstone (3 miles) and Littlestone (5 miles) as well as several local pubs.
New Romney is approximately 6 miles, to the north, while Rye is 13 miles to the west. The Channel Tunnel at Folkestone is 20 miles away while Dover and the ferry links to Europe is (30+ miles). Mainline railway stations are at Appledore and Ham Street both within 13 miles and both being on the Ashford to Brighton line. Ashford International is 18 miles and has high speed connections to the Continent as well as to London St Pancras in 37 minutes.