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Dover Castle

Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1HU, England
+44 370 333 1181
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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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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1HU, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Reviewed yesterday

what a fantastic place to visit staff are so helpful we took our dog but you have to keep them on a lead and not allowed into any of the building but the place is still dog friendly with a dog bowl with water outside...More

Thank moeramage
Reviewed 3 days ago

Normandy, Dunkirk... this is the place to feed your inner WW2 fiend. The video walk through is well worth the wait. Stand in line.

Thank aneeshawadhwa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dover Castle has lots to see so we arrived before it opened to be sure to see everything. Unfortunately, the two underground tours were reserved for school groups in the morning. We only had time to queue for the hospital tour and did not get...More

Thank l0vinglife0ntheg0
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a surprise. There is so much to see and do here that it will take you all day to do it. The interior of the great tower is a little sparse on furnishings compared to other castles in the area but there are...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent a wonderful day exploring the various different experiences here and discovered that there's something for everyone. Great value for money and helpful staff made this a 'Must See' destination.

Thank Ember_1974
Reviewed 1 week ago

At £35 for two old wrinklies, this was a most interesting three hours visit. We didn't stay to eat or drink, but the café/restaurant looked excellent. All the guides were friendly, clearly spoken and helpful. The history is brilliantly recreated and everything is so cleverly...More

Thank jas20162016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven't been here for a number of years, so we thought we'd revisit. On a warm sunny day, the Castle, Church, Lighthouse, and grounds are amazing. There's heaps to see and do, and one day isn't really enough. We found many areas that we've never...More

Thank JohnCol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive to visit if you're not members of English Heritage so almost worth joining just for this Castle. Although it's billed as a castle, in reality it is much more than that. The castle itself takes some time to walk around, but the grounds take...More

Thank KatyHol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Dover castle with family aging from 3yrs to 64yrs (mixture of age for child's teens adult) was something for all everyone had a really good day the tunnel tours were great with lots of information good for the children learning some history with out...More

Thank Ratrattn
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent choice for a day out. So many interesting areas to visit on the site so we needed all day! When I visited The Keep I got talking to James one of the guides. He then gave me a personal tour! Just...More

Thank rambler2008
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Do you still do the 2for1 train deals?
8 June 2017|
Response from terryrh38 | Reviewed this property |
You can get deals at different times, ideally check south eastern railway website. Children have £1 deals at weekends.
Nearest bus stop to entrance to the castle ? Planning to ride up from Dover centre as recent knee op renders walk up it toochallem Nging
24 April 2017|
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Response from Lynne S | Reviewed this property |
It is outside the Castle so there will be a short but steep walk.
Hi. Can anyone tell me how long it takes to walk from the main entrance to the wartime tunnels entrance? Thanks.
3 April 2017|
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Response from barryw732 | Reviewed this property |
about 5/6 mins very much worth seeing