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Known as the 'Gateway to England', Dover welcomes millions of visitors from all over the globe every year
Dover in White Cliffs Country is a world-famous destination - for its iconic White Cliffs, its magnificent clifftop castle and as one of the world's premier sea ports, chronicling centuries of maritime history.
Take in the majestic splendour of the White Cliffs of Dover from the water, onboard a chartered vessel from Dover Harbour or join Dover Sea Safari for an exhilarating RIB ride along the coast. Explore the footpath to South Foreland Lighthouse and enjoy breath-taking views along the cliff-top trail before stopping for a cream tea at Mrs Knott’s Tea Room. Or begin your White Cliffs adventure at sea level from Samphire Hoe, stimulating your senses with fresh sea air and waves crashing on the shore.
On top of the White Cliffs and overlooking the Port of Dover is Dover Castle, a magnificent coastal fortress. Here you’ll discover more than 2000 years of history - from the castle’s Roman Pharos to its medieval refortifications to its secret wartime tunnels of the twentieth century. Find the world’s oldest-surviving sea-going vessel at Dover Museum: a 3000 year-old Bronze Age boat unearthed in 1992, just yards from where it is now on permanent display.