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Battle of Britain Memorial

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A Memorial to the men of the Battle of Britain alongside a modern interpretation centre that brings to life the victory 'the Few' achieved over the Luftwaffe in 1940. A place of quiet pilgrimage coupled with a high-tech and interactive visitor...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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New Dover Road | Folkestone, Capel-le-Ferne CT18 7JJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb memorial to the Battle of Britain pilots. An interested NT ndoors area with an impression be wall outside engraved with the names of all of those pilots who took part of n the Battle. An evocative statue of a pilot looks NT out...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a wonderful fitting tribute to all those that lost their lives in the Battle of Britain. Nice cafe too for coffee or tea and a cake.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Steve V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a free entry venue with a Battle of Britain memorial and visitor centre. It tells of the story of the spitfire pilots in the 2nd world war. There is. Memorial park with stunning views across the channel. If you are lucky you will...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Reviewingu2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Leeds Castle, we went to this memorial to pilots who were killed in the Battle of Britain. These were the men about whom Churchill famously said, "Never had so many owed so much to so few." In her journal my wife wrote: "It was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank psychprofessor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A thoroughly worthwhile second visit. It is a timeless experience because of course the many remembered are remembered for all time. This was the second visit and with visibility much better it was much better than the first.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank R N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day out! We have been several times now, and it never disappoints! Lots to see and learn, a great gift shop, friendly staff, and a lovely cafe too! Highly recommended!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Pookz1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit - beautiful views out to sea, poignant memorial and some history on each person commemorated add to the overall visit. Plenty to see and learn about - rain or shine and only £1 to park

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Susan03T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OMG!! we had a great experience of the Battle of Britain. You can see the cliffs of Dover clearly from here. This is a must do!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank anthonyandanna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This visit started well. Well looked after memorial and very moving. However, an hour into our visit the site was ‘invaded’ by a huge group of motorcyclists who actually drove onto the memorial site and then parked their motorbikes under the nose of the replica...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank WithersTenburyWells
Malcolm T, Public Relations Manager at Battle of Britain Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Withers - I am sorry you felt your visit was spoiled by the arrival of a number of other people seeking to show their respects to those who fought the Battle of Britain. The Trust works hard to encourage everyone to visit and enjoy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to park although you have to pay, this memorial park is a poignant reminder of recent history. There are plenty of helpful staff , a small shop and cafe with a wonderful view. The grounds and the monument are well kept and the Spitfire...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Yes - please do (but please respect the site and clean up after him/her!)
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August 19, 2016|
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Response from 539janetg | Reviewed this property |
You might be able to have a picnic actually at the site - I suggest you call them. A little way away are a pub and tea shop actually on the cliff top and the White Cliffs Nat Trust area just N of Dover would require a... More
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