Dover Castle

Dover was a great castle to visit. With great views of the English Channel and a history that will appeal to all.

A view of Dover Harbor from the castle.

Dover is a giant among castles. It has the longest recorded history of any major castle in Britain. Indeed Dover Castle began before history itself, its earliest rampart defences date back to the prehistoric Iron Age. Then the Romans built a pharos (lighthouse) here in the first century AD.

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Habitats around English Heritage's Dover Castle will be restored in Kent Wildlife Trust project On the Defensive - Kent Online
Habitats around English Heritage's Dover Castle will be restored in Kent Wildlife Trust project On the Defensive  Kent Online

Stunning blue admiral butterflies are among the species of insects to be spotted at this Kent Castle and this eco project aims to protect them.

Wildlife around Dover Castle will be protected thanks to a new £50,000 grant - Kent Live
Wildlife around Dover Castle will be protected thanks to a new £50,000 grant  Kent Live

The money has come from the government's coastal revival fund.

Danny Dyer's Right Royal Family features scenes in Dover Castle as Kent historian helps uncover his ancestry - Kent Live
Danny Dyer's Right Royal Family features scenes in Dover Castle as Kent historian helps uncover his ancestry  Kent Live

The BBC show will see Dyer delve into the lives of his royal and noble forebears to find out how they lived.

Inside the breathtaking Victorian cemetery chapel which has gone up for sale in Dover - Kent Live
Inside the breathtaking Victorian cemetery chapel which has gone up for sale in Dover  Kent Live

A breathtaking Victorian chapel conversion has gone up for sale in Dover. Sat within Charlton cemetery beneath Dover Castle, Arcadia is on the market for ...

Dark, subterranean and secret: 10 UK tunnels you must explore - The Telegraph
Dark, subterranean and secret: 10 UK tunnels you must explore  The Telegraph

Why are tunnels so much more exciting than corridors? They fulfil similar functions, moving people from one place to another. But while a corridor belongs to the ...

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