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Dover

Dover

Type:Towns & Villages

Dover Visitor Information Centre, Dover Museum, Market Square, Dover, Kent, CT16 1PB

Tel: +441304 201 066

Dover

About

Known as the Gateway to England, Dover welcomes millions of visitors each year.  Come and explore it’s wealth of heritage and history, beautiful countryside and fantastic coastal views – there is plenty to discover!

Wander along the famous White Cliffs of Dover, why not take to the water and try an activity at the Sea Sports Centre,  enjoy some retail therapy or simply relax in one of the many places to eat Dover has to offer.

Things to see and do in Dover

Linger a while in Dover itself and you'll discover a town that has been at the centre of important British historical events for centuries. You'll find everything from Battle of Britain artefacts, to the towering Dover Castle where French troops were held at bay in 1216. Later the evacuation of Dunkirk was planned from here in 1940.

Places to visit near Dover

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More information about Dover

Dover Visitor Information Centre is in Dover Museum on Market Square and where you'll find plenty of information about Dover accommodation, place to visit and events

For more information visit the official tourism website for Dover.

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Known as the Gateway to England, Dover welcomes millions of visitors each year.  Come and explore our wealth of heritage and history, beautiful countryside and fantastic coastal views – there is plenty to discover!

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  1. Dover Town Hall - The Maison Dieu

    The Maison Dieu, the oldest of the Town Hall buildings, was founded by Hubert de Burgh,...

    0.1 miles away
  2. Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery

    Dover Museum, the district's largest and most varied museum, has a range of fascinating...

    0.38 miles away
  3. Dover Castle

    Discover 2000 years of history at Dover Castle! Step inside the Great Tower and immerse...

    0.54 miles away
  1. Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment and Queen's Regiment Museum


    The collection traces the history of the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment through four...

    0.61 miles away
  2. Dover Sea Safari

    A unique family coastal tour like no other in Dover. Step aboard our comfortable RIB...

    0.65 miles away
  3. Samphire Hoe

    Samphire Hoe is an amazing place, made from the material dug to create the Channel...

    1 miles away
  4. White Cliffs of Dover

    Images and information about the White Cliffs of Dover, one of Britain's most iconic and...

    1.32 miles away
  5. Fan Bay Deep Shelter

    Take a journey into the past on a guided tour of Fan Bay Deep Shelter in the White Cliffs...

    1.38 miles away
  6. South Foreland Lighthouse


    A striking landmark on the White Cliffs of Dover, this historic building was the site...

    2.81 miles away
  7. St Margaret's Museum

    The museum features changing displays on local history including Ian Fleming and Noel...

    3.48 miles away
  8. The Pines Garden, Tea Room & Museum

    Organically grown Pines Garden situated behind the White Cliffs has six acres of many...

    3.49 miles away
  9. Battle of Britain Memorial

    The National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne, on the famous white cliffs between...

    5.14 miles away
  10. Walmer Castle & Gardens

    This castle was built in 1540 as part of Henry Vlll's chain of coastal defences. See the...

    6.36 miles away
  11. Folkestone Library, Museum and Art Gallery

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    6.45 miles away
  12. Deal Castle

    Deal Castle is one of the finest artillery works in England; this fortress once carried...

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  13. Sandgate Beach


    Just west of Sandgate Town Centre beach, this is a quieter single beach. A lovely spot...

    7.64 miles away
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