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

Tel: +441304 201 066

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Dover Castle, Kent

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.

Accommodation in Dover

There is plently of places to stay in area and Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa is just one of the highlights. The 4 star 81 room hotel is set in a Grade 2 listed Georgian Terrace building and commands stunning views across the Dover seafront with the famous castle in the background. Hawthorn Farm Caravan & Camping Park is situated within 28 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, containing some 5000 established ornamental fruit and woodland trees providing an air of tranquility within some of the loveliest countryside in Kent. See the official tourism website for Dover on accommodation.

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.Save & close

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