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We planned to visit the White Cliffs and only became aware of Fan Bay Tunnels the previous day so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Poole, United Kingdom
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Spur of the moment tour of Fan Bay tunnels, Dover

As members of National Trust, we decided to go to The White Cliffs @ Dover and have a nice long... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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The tunnels were constructed in 1940/41 as accommodation for the gun battery above. Today this network of abandoned tunnels is virtually all that remains of these long forgotten defences. You can take a journey into the past on a guided tour of the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Upper Road Langdon Cliffs | Langdon Cliffs, Dover CT16 1HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We planned to visit the White Cliffs and only became aware of Fan Bay Tunnels the previous day so decided to give them a look.We found them absolutely fascinating which coming from my wife is unusual as she doesnt usually like things to do with...More

Thank MarkDave64
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We live local to this recently opened attraction and were absolutely taken aback - simply a must do.

Thank Whitecliffschris
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As members of National Trust, we decided to go to The White Cliffs @ Dover and have a nice long walk on a lovely autumn morning. We discovered that Fan Bay tunnels were open so went on the tour with Peter leading the way. It...More

Thank Sue55_11
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quirky little tunnel experience with loads of steps to get down. The tour was not too long but our guide, Glyn, was very knowledgeable and had a very good understanding of the history! Would recommend!

Thank 303lanceh
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't recommend this if you are not an active person as there is a long set of stairs down (and of course back up) and alot of walking in the moist, dark caves with the aid of just your lighted hard hat. The information...More

Thank DarcyUSA2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Regular guided tours by volunteers with tickets available at the entrance. It is situated about 30-40 minutes walk from the National Trust visitor centre. There are no facilities so go at the Visitor Centre. There are 125 steps down to the tunnels. Many are slippery...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An incredible walk deep into the tunnels of world war 2 on the cliffs of Dover. We visited 6/10/18. Had a very knowledgeable tour guide and learnt a lot about the history of the tunnels. Highly recommend a visit. If you are a part of...More

Thank Bugman21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our walk along the White Cliffs we came across the Fan Bay Deep Shelter. We took a 45 min tour through the tunnels and our guide was full of knowledge. It was a most enjoyable and informative tour, a great find and worth the...More

Thank DJEast49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour with Don down in the caves! Reccomend for anyone, particularly NAT trust members as free for them! :-)

Thank Kaze2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent visit-guide very interesting-don't lean on the walls or your clothes will forever be part of the white cliffs!

Thank Jeremy H
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6 August 2017|
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Response from FanBayNT | Property representative |
Hi there, All tickets for Fan Bay are sold on the day at Fan Bay itself, although you can enquire at the Visitor Centre as to whether or not there are any spaces available. I hope that helps.
30 July 2017|
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Response from FanBayNT | Property representative |
Hello there, There are cabs available at the Cruise terminal, there is also a bus service that runs on 'port of call' days. You can purchase a £5 'Rover' ticket on this bus service which stops at Market Square (Dover Town... More
Kateryna S
12 July 2016|
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Response from KHensby | Property representative |
Hello, Trev answered this very well though our last tour is at 3:00pm so you will need to be at the ticket office for 2:00pm to get a ticket and walk across. Any further questions please feel free to call the office on... More