Dover Castle

Dover Castle and Secret Wartime Tunnels


The origins of Dover Castle lie in the Iron Age, and a Roman Lighthouse and Anglo-Saxon church can still be seen. The tunnels take you deep into the White Cliffs to explore the nerve centre of the Dunkirk evacuation.

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Monday Closed

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 10am–4pm

Thursday 10am–4pm

Friday 10am–4pm

Saturday 10am–4pm

Sunday 10am–4pm

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Dover Castle and Secret Wartime Tunnels

Dover, Kent, CT16 1HU

Map references

OS Grid Ref: TR 32491 41696

Lat/Lng: 51.129677, 1.321479

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