Dover Castle

  • Operation Dynamo
Dover Castle | Discover the Key to England Operation Dynamo | Rescue from Dunkirk The Great Tower | A medieval experience like no other Take on Kent's most haunted castle | 25 Oct - 2 Nov

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 the space for youngsters to run around - an action-packed, great value family day out awaits!

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Events At Dover Castle

  • Haunted Castle

    Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014

    Feeling brave enough to take on Kent’s most haunted castle? Be prepared to be scared on our spooky Halloween adventure for families and kids.

  • Halloween Ghost Tour

    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    Join us for a special Halloween evening ghost tour through Dover Castle. You will hear the strange but true experiences of those who work here and discover the myths and legends surrounding this atmospheric ancient site.

  • Secret Wartime Tunnels Ghost Tour

    Sat 01 Nov 2014

    Join us for an unnerving evening guided tour through Dover Castle's Secret Wartime Tunnels.  

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Castle Hill, Dover, Kent - CT16 1HU (Directions)


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