The The White Cliffs of Dover represent the most famous facet of the English coastline due to their proximity to Continental Europe, striking appearance, and role in forming a symbolic barrier to invasion. Bask in the view that for hundreds of years served as the first or last sight of England for travellers heading to or from Europe. If it’s a clear day, you can even view France from on top of the cliffs. Walk on one of the clearly marked paths or simply sit and watch the bustling port of Dover. If you want to seek shelter from the marine winds, browse the gift shop or enjoy a cup of tea in the cafe. Sturdy shoes are recommended for rambling on top of the cliffs as the chalk, to which the cliffs owe their white appearance, can become slippery if wet. Plan to see The White Cliffs of Dover and other attractions that appeal to you using our Dover planning website .
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Leeds Castle, Cliffs of Dover and Canterbury Day Trip from London with Guided Cathedral Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $129
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Early Access Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, and Greenwich from London BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $129
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The White Cliffs of Dover Reviews
What a gem this place is and it’s free if you are an NT member. Breezy day but a great walk along the cliff edge (not good if you don’t like heights, like me) and then out to where you can clearly see... more »
£5 to park was a bit steep, but helps conservation of the area. Nice cafe/visitor centre and we were really lucky with the weather for the walk along the cliffs to the lighthouse, though sadly this wa... more »
How do you review something so iconic?! It's a good walk and the view is excellent of the port and on a good day you can see the French coast. You have to pay to park, though there are plenty of spaces available.
Amazing place to visit! Only had to pay for the car park as entry which was lovely. Very scenic route, very easy to navigate and was beautiful.
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