What To See & Do in Dover

National Trust White Cliffs & Fan Bay Deep Shelter Tunnels Tour Just 40 miutes walk from National Trust White Cliffs Visitor Centre decend 23 metres down steps into tunnels constructed during World War 11 and marvel at Sound Mirrors set in the cliff face overlooking the English Channel.

 

South Foreland Lighthouse & Mrs Knotts’ Old English Tea-Room (CT15 6HP) The beautiful Victorian South Foreland Lighthouse was the first to use electric light and warned mariners of the shifting sandbank and guided them through the Strait of Dover. The delightful Mrs Knotts Tearoom offers the quintessential English Tea served in fine bone china served with cake and scones!

 

Dover Sea Safari Rib (Boat) Tours ‘White Cliffs & Beyond’ also ‘Secret Seals’ (CT17 9FS) 01304 212880

Nothing prepares you for the stunning beauty of the White Cliffs of Dover as seen from sea level - and the smell!  Be overwhelmed by the magnificent cliffs, be thrilled by a spin along our coast, see Seals and Goodwins Sands - your choice!   New to our fabulous coast is Wetwheels South East making our wonderful coast accessible to all - wheelchair friendly!

 

Dover Water Sports Centre (CT17 9RS) Enjoy or explore fabulous sea sports within the safety of the beautiful Port of Dover Hartbour. For sailing, equipment hire, training or just plain fun!

 

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club (CT16 1LA) Located Waterlook Crescent overlooking Dover harbour.

 

The New Marina Pier at Dover Harbour - 500 metre Pier with small shelter at far end, providing stunning views of White Cliffs of Dover, Port of Dover and Dover Promenade, harbour and beach.

 

Roman Painted House (CT17 9AJ) Open April - September 2019 (please check website for opening days/times before travel ) Tel 0044 (0)1304 203279 to confirm. Discover 2000 years of history in The Dover Roman Painted House, unique painted walls and underfloor heating - small but beautifully preserved!

 

Dover Museum & The Bronze Age Boat Gallery (CY16 1PH) Discover Dover from the Stone Age to The Saxons, Dover's Roman forts and of course the completely stunning Bronze Age Boat -  the worlds oldest seagoing boat!

 

Dover has no less than 3 great forts forming a triangle of defenses on this important coastline - Dover Castle, Fort Burgoyne and the impressive fortifications at The Western Heights (CT17 9DW).  High ground above Dover was fortified in 1804 to protect Britain from invasion, The Grand Shaft (CT17 9DY) is a unique Triple Helix Staircase - 140 feet deep and built 1800's to speed up the movement of troops from cliff top to sea level...

 

Crabble Corn Mill ( CT17 0UY)   19th-century water mill known for its extensive history exhibits & beer festival.

 

Dover Transport Museum (CT162JX) Transportation museum with old-timey cars, buses & locomotives, plus a model train set - events and rallies.

 

East Kent Railway (CT15 7DP) Heritage railway in Shepherdswell constructed between 1911 & 1917 to serve the Kent Coalfields. Woodland walks, miniature & model railway, Tea Rooms.

 

Kent Battle of Britain Museum (CT187JJ) Located on former RAF Hawkinge, a World War II airfield 4 miles inland from Folkestone - it's the oldest museum dedicated to the Battle of Britain.

 

Battle of Britain Memorial to the Few (CT187JJ)  Monument to aircrew who flew in the Battle of Britain,sited on the White Cliffs at Capel-le-Ferne - The Scramble, The Wing,

 

English Heritage Dover Castle (CT16 1HU)  – Deal Castle (CT14 7BA)  – Walmer Castle (CT14 7LJ)

 

White Cliffs Country Walking Routes

 

Samphire Hoe & West Shore AONB (CT17 9FL) Stunning country park just 2 miles west of Dover (off M20) - wildlife haven, chalkland, sea wall and West Shore.

 

Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory  (CT13 9PF)

 

RSPB Dungeness (TN29 9PN)

 

Bockhill Bird Group and  Fatbirder

 

Pines Gardens & Museum (CT15 6DZ) Delightful garden with waterfall, adjoining lake, and a grass labyrinth, small museum and Tea ,Rooms   

 

Folkestone Harbour Arm (CT20 1QH)

 

Deal Pier (CT14 6HZ)  and  Deal Timeball Tower Museum ( CT14 7BP)

 

Bluebird Heritage Trail

 

De Bradelie Wharf waterfront Shopping Outlet (CT17 9BY)

 

St James Retails & Leisure Park 

 

Silver Screen Cinema Small local cinema ( £5 Adults) 

 

Cineworld Dover

 

Lydden Hill Race Race Circuit The hub of motorsport action in Kent  situated halfway twixt Canterbury & Dover offering an array of Motorsport action on two, three and four wheels.

 

 

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