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Things to do in Dover

Coastal town and busy ferry port at the narrowest point on the of the English Channel to reach France

Are you looking for things to do in Dover? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.



Dover Sea Safari

Step aboard our purpose built comfortable RIB speed boat, the Dover Explorer, for an exciting fun filled Sea Safari.
Dover Sea Sports Centre, Esplanade
CT17 9FS


Knights Templar Church

English Heritage - The foundations of a small medieval church, traditionally the site of King John's submission to the Pope.
CT17 9DW


Dover Castle

English Heritage - For a great family day out visit Dover Castle. New: Operation Dynamo: Rescue from Dunkirk.
Castle Hill
CT16 1HU


Western Heights

English Heritage - A huge fortification begun during the Napoleonic Wars and completed in the 1860s, designed to protect Dover.
CT17 9DR


The White Cliffs Of Dover FREE

National Trust - Magnificent coastal site overlooking the English Channel.
Langdon Cliffs
CT16 1HJ


Deal Castle

English Heritage - For a fascinating day out on the Kent coast then look no further than Deal Castle.
Marine Road
CT14 7BA


Walmer Castle And Gardens

English Heritage - Built during the reign of King Henry VIII and perched on the picturesque Kent coastline.
Kingsdown Road
CT14 7LJ


East Kent Railway

A short heritage railway in Kent with cafe and woodland walks, miniature and model railways.
Station Road, Shepherdswell
CT15 7PD

Recommended by Terry Stuart, London



Deal Castle FREE

The beach is a long stretch of open shingle and is popular in the summer with residents and visitors alike.



Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club

Golf Club.
The Leas
CT14 8EP


Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

Championship golf course in Deal, Kent. Twice host to British Open Championship.
Gold Road
CT14 6RF


  Leisure centres

Tides Leisure And Indoor Tennis Centre

Multi sports leisure centre with a fantastic leisure pool, brand new 4 court indoor tennis centre, sports hall, health and fitness.
Park Avenue
CT14 9UU


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