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Dover Castle
Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1HU Route Planner
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This castle was built to strengthen the defences at the closest point to the European mainland. The spectacular Constable's Tower dates from the early 13C. Beneath the castle, the Secret Wartime Tunnels, a maze of tunnels and secret chambers dating back to Napoleonic times, were used as a command post during Operation Dynamo in 1940. The guided tour, accompanied by sound effects and other installations, at times somewhat macabre, lend the site an almost Orwellian atmosphere.

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  • From €28
    Dover Town Rooms - Short Lets & Serviced Accommodation - Dover
    Good 7.7
    503 m - 5 Eastbrook Place, Dover CT16 1RP
  • From €57
    Best Western Premier Dover Marina Hotel & Spa
    Good 7.7
    949 m - Dover Waterfront, Dover CT17 9BP
  • From €59
    No 7 Priory Guest House
    Very good 8.1
    966 m - 7 Priory Road, Dover CT17 9RQ

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