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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...more
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Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1HU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited during the holidays, we are English heritage members so saved £50 fee for a family of four, we bought our own lunch although there is a cafe on site, the lady on the ticket booth was helpful and advised us that two large...More

Thank Copperpot_uk
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great day out with the kid! PERFECT! So much to see and do, something for everyone. We spent the whole day there. . So much English history in one place.

Thank Katrin H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying at Sandwich B&B and desciided to visit to visit Dover Castle. Good parking explanatory booklet only trouble was it is very hilly and involves a lot of walking however there are little buses that can pick you and tale you to the...More

Thank susanOxted
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely day out today at Dover Castle, which was marred by the service. As soon as we entered the ticket kiosk we witnessed an English Heritage Membership representative what we would class as trying to bully the poor woman...More

Thank LJM75
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great day out with the kids! PERFECT! So much to see and do, something for everyone. We spent the whole day there. Glad I took the push chair for my little girl as there was a lot of walking. So much English history...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to Dover Castle as part of our English Heritage membership and wasn’t disappointed. It’s great to go to a castle that has two contrasting historical sides to it. The war tunnels are great but on the day in question the queues were too...More

Thank Tristan78
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been to Dover castle many times and always enjoyed it but I have to say how very disappointed I was today . I am an English heritage annual pass holder so i support the English heritage fully however on this occasion I was...More

Thank rooster165
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First of all after living in kent for the past three years I can't believe it's taken me so long to visit! The attraction is priced at £20 per head or there about for adults however the weekend we visited they had a special event...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 5 days ago

A family party of six adults and six children visited Dover Castle and the wartime tunnels. We spent an entire day exploring the site and were very impressed. None of the children were bored and all said it was an interesting and educational day out

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dover castle is well worth a visit with lots to explore and some wonderful grounds and views. The tunnels are really interesting and they have tried to capture a point in time to show what it was like working there during the Dunkirk evacuations. A...More

Thank Andy P
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Stefanka B
3 August 2018|
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Response from CJbythebeach | Reviewed this property |
Yes you need a ticket to enter the castle buildings. If you are a member of English Heritage it's free
helen e
17 July 2018|
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Response from Zenobia240 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Helen We travelled by taxi from the train station to Dover Castle for about £5. The castle and the grounds are extensive so there’s a fair bit of walking once you get there plus the walk back to the station. I don’t... More