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Dover Castle

Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1HU, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Day-Trip to Canterbury and Dover from London
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The most iconic of all English fortresses commanding the gateway to the realm for nine centuries. Climb the Great Tower, meet the characters and immerse yourself in vivid medieval interiors. Then delve deep within Dover's White Cliffs to witness the drama in the Secret Wartime Tunnels. Roam through centuries of history at Dover Castle, from the Romans to the 20th century, in an action-packed day out.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1HU, England
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"underground hospital"
in 368 reviews
"operation dynamo"
in 264 reviews
"medieval tunnels"
in 250 reviews
"english heritage"
in 417 reviews
"great tower"
in 277 reviews
"naafi restaurant"
in 66 reviews
"secret tunnels"
in 86 reviews
"henry ii"
in 120 reviews
"world war"
in 115 reviews
"dunkirk evacuation"
in 80 reviews
"land train"
in 162 reviews
"cold war"
in 50 reviews
"tunnel tour"
in 85 reviews
"ticket office"
in 48 reviews
"white cliffs"
in 135 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 50 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 71 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took our children up to visit the iconic castle today and we all had a wonderful time. Spent the best part of six hours up in the castle exploring everything despite the sun it was rather chilly but that's the old castle feel I guess

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Reviewed yesterday

Spent almost a whole day exploring this wonderful castle. Very good value for money, especially if you visit the tunnels and hospital. Well worth the entrance fee. Would definitely recommend. Even though car parks looked full, it never felt busy. A wonderful day spent here.

1  Thank williamsjane69
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yet again free visit as members of English heritage. Dover Castle is amazing. The grounds and buildings are really great. The views are amazing. Definitely would go again.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A couple of hours in the train from Inner London, worth the trip. We didn't know where to go, but as soon as you come out from the train, you see it. Worth the trip. Loved it. Lunch was nice, at the restaurant. Plenty of...More

1  Thank Kunzea1
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I just returned from spending 10 days in London so I took the train to Dover for the day. Dover is not a small town and I thought I could walk from the train station to the castle in a short amount of time but...More

1  Thank Bankslover
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I must admit when I allocated a few hours to visit this place I had made a big mistake. I ended up spending over six hours exploring the castle and it's surroundings. We were greeted by Kirsten who was very helpful in showing us where...More

1  Thank Rich J
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Transport provided by minibus from overflow car park, there is also a land bus at the site as this is as it should be, being a castle on top of a steep hill and lots of interesting things at different levels of the grounds. We...More

1  Thank WoodNA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were visiting Canterbury and decided to take the train for a day at Dover Castle. Both young children loved it (and so did I)! Definitely devote an entire day to this, as there is a lot to do and see. Kids loved the Underground...More

1  Thank ShelStrel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the entire day at Dover castle and still need to go back because there is so much history to cover and things to see and do. The tunnels were excellent, not to be missed. Also visited the hospital tunnels. The tunnels alone will take...More

1  Thank Victor065
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Reviewed 1 week ago

year after year we have popped onto and off ferries or driven along the main roads noticing the fantastic views of Dover Castle and finally last Saturday we went to visit. The car parking was MAD - so many people had got the same idea...More

1  Thank Rufus B
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chrischart
April 1, 2018|
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Response from Mark P | Reviewed this property |
Presume you mean English Heritage? Believe you can within first 14 days. After that it isn't so clear.
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Martin M
March 30, 2018|
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Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
Yes , there’s loads of space to run around it’s great Look at English heritage site It’s worth the money up to six kids can go free I love it
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MrsQuickenden
March 29, 2018|
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Response from angieb9301 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay. It is both. You are going to want to stroll outside as well as inside. The grounds outside are breathtaking. Plus the walk from where you park to enter is a long one. I advise taking every walkway you can... More
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