Things to see and do - Dover
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Flanked by the famous white cliffs, Dover has been England’s gateway since Roman times. Ferries, hovercraft and hydrofoils operate from here, reflecting the fact that the opening of the Channel Tunnel had only a marginal effect on the port’s cross-channel activity. Dover was the Kentish town most affected by German shells and bombs incoming from the French coast. The reconstruction efforts undertaken after the war, however, revealed the archaeological importance of the ancient port.
Tourist attractions Dover : Things to see and do
A 4km-walk along the clifftop leads to South Foreland lighthouse, from where there are extraordinary views of the cliffs, Dover, the Channel and, on a clear day, France.
rd. Castle Hill
The Romans built a lighthouse (Pharos) on this site, and a church (St Mary de Castro) was later founded by the Saxons. William the Conqueror reinforced the fortifications, and the superb keep was added around 1180, with a surrounding wall. The Consta..
There are just two Roman Churches in Dover. St-Mary's Church remains in tact but St Jame's Church is in ruins. The Hall of Maison Dieu (14C.) and Maison Dieu House (17C. have also survived, both in Biggin Street and Waterloo Crescent by Phillip Hardw..
Jubilee Way. Guston Wood GB - Dover CT15 5FD
Prix Prices from : 40 £
Just a 5-minute drive from Dover’s centre, this Premier Inn provides a cooked buffet breakfast and free parking. Its modern, bright rooms include private bathrooms with free toiletries. Each of the colourful rooms offers a TV, tea/coffee facilities ..
Singledge Lane, Whitfield GB - Dover CT16 3EL
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Set in peaceful landscaped gardens, Ramada Hotel Dover is just 10 minutes from Dover’s bustling Ferry Port and famous White Cliffs. It has free parking, a gym, and a themed restaurant. The 4-star hotel offers elegant rooms with an en suite bathroom ..
Marine Parade GB - Dover CT16 1LW
Prix Prices from : 44 £
Conveniently located, Premier Inn Dover Central (Eastern Ferry Terminal) is in close proximity to the cruise and ferry terminals and just a short walk to Dover town centre and Dover Castle. Some of the comfortable rooms at Premier Inn can accommodat..
19 Beach St. GB - CT14 7AH Deal
Traditional hotel restaurant with original stained glass windows, a terrace and views over the Channel. Cooking is hearty, with plenty of seafood on offer. Specials usually come from the day boats and there's a good range of wines.
West Cliffe, St Margaret's at Cliffe GB - CT15 6EW Dover
St Georges Passage GB - CT14 6TA Deal
Found down a narrow passageway, this enthusiastically run restaurant is named after the victuallers who supplied the local ships. Classic dishes are given modern twists; try some small plates followed by a tasting plate at lunch.
Alkham Valley Rd. GB - CT15 7DF Alkham
Fashionable former pub with a smart bar, a stylish dining room and a relaxed atmosphere. Accomplished cooking features classical combinations with original touches; portions are generous and presentation is modern. 'Foraging' and 'Tasting' menus are ..