Dover Castle

Dover Castle will be closed on Friday 1 March due to adverse weather. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Open Wed - Sun 10am - 4pm

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Address
Castle Hill, Dover, Kent, CT16 1HU
The Bunker at Dover Castle

The Bunker — Escape Room

Challenge your friends and family to solve puzzles and crack codes in a race against the clock, in The Bunker, Dover Castle's very own escape room.

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Car-free Travel Discount

Escape the traffic and travel to Dover Castle by train, bus or bicycle and be rewarded with 20% off your walk-up ticket. Show your bus or train ticket, or bike helmet, at the point of purchase to receive your discount. English Heritage are working with Good Journey to encourage sustainable travel to Dover Castle, click here to find out more and for help planning your route.

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Guidebook: Dover Castle

Price: £5.50

 Dover Castle Timeline

800 BC - AD 43Iron Age Hillfort

Massive earth ramparts and ditches are constructed, which will provide the foundation for the medieval castle's curtain walls. Regular cross-Channel trading takes place.

115-40A Roman Lighthouse

The Romans build a lighthouse here to guide ships into the harbour, the base of the fleet patrolling the Channel.

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