Spectacularly situated above the White Cliffs of Dover this magnificent castle has guarded our shores from invasion for 20 centuries - now you can enjoy a great family day out with a visit to the 'Key to England'.
Explore the darkly atmospheric Secret Wartime Tunnels including the vivid recreation of the Dunkirk evacuation in Operation Dynamo: Rescue from Dunkirk, complete with dramatic projections of swooping Spitfires and real film footage.
Enjoy a colourful contrast with the richly-furnished Great Tower, where costumed actors introduce medieval life at King Henry II's court.
With exciting exhibitions, winding tunnels to explore, ghosts to hunt out - and of course restaurants, shops and space for youngsters to run around - an action-packed, great value family day out awaits!
Great Tower at Christmas
Sat 27 & Sun 28 Dec 2014
Join the court of King Henry for a weekend of medieval festive celebrations at Dover Castle.
Hellfire Corner - Voices of Veterans
Thu 8 Jan
Come and hear heartfelt and often chilling stories in the very rooms in which they took place, as told by our expert Curators.
Dover's Cold War Tunnels
Thu 15 Jan
Meet Cold War expert Mark Bennett, Senior Curator Rowena Williard-Wright and other experts who will set the scene describing Britain's first reaction to the new nuclear threat after WWII.
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Castle Hill, Dover, Kent - CT16 1HU
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