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Dover Castle

Dover Castle

Dover Castle has been protecting this corner of England for over nine centuries. It's also been voted one of English Heritage's Top Ten Family Attractions.

While you are there you can visit:

  • The Great Tower, where you step back to medieval times
  • The Underground Hospital from WW2
  • Operation Dynamo, the Dunkirk rescue of 1940
  • A WW1 Fire Command Post
  • A lighthouse from the Roman times
  • A church from the Anglo-Saxon times
  • Medieval Tunnels that run under the castle


 Parking Toilets Baby Changing Pushchair Friendly Accessible Dogs Welcome Cafe Play Park Picnic Area

Facilities Details

Dogs on leads are welcome in the grounds only. Assistance dogs welcome across the site.

Accessibility Info

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Typical Family Range: £35 - £50

There is a family entrance ticket that covers two adults and three children.

View prices on their website

Special Offer

A year's family membership typically costs less than two family entrance tickets, so if you are planning on two day's out to an English Heritage attraction within the year, it's worth considering.

Opening Hours


On The Map


The entrance is on Castle Hill Road (the A258). We recommend travelling via the A2 towards Dover. Use the postcode CT16 1HU in your sat nav.

If you are travelling via Train, the nearest station is Dover Priory, which is about 1 mile away from Dover Castle.


Dover Castle
Harold's Road
CT16 1HU

Longitude: 1.323391
Latitude: 51.128771

How to get in touch

 Visit their Website

 Call on 01304 211 067