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Unfortunately, the gardens will be closed today (Fri 1 March) due to adverse weather. However, the Tea Rooms and Shop will remain open for visitors to enjoy. We apologise for the inconvenience.
Faced with an alliance between Spain, France and the Pope, Henry VIII commissions a chain of defences from Hull to Milford Haven.
Henry builds castles on the Kent coast, including three at Sandown, Deal and Walmer. More than 1,400 workmen complete building works in 18 months.
Find out more about the history of Walmer Castle