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White Cliffs of Dover, Dover
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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. Put White Cliffs of Dover on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Dover travel itinerary planner.
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  • Well worth the walk all the way to the lighthouse at the far end & back (~2 hours). The National Trust have done a great job with the conservation, paths, signage and great facilities at the visitor c...  more »
  • Nothing more British than the white cliffs. Good view from Dover. White cliffs park not far and inexpensive. Lots of hiking. Small gift shop. Sodas water and snacks sold there. Good view of channel. 
  • A November visit for a picnic with amazing views - and it was free! We went to the highest level of the car park for the best views where we watched the ferries coming and going in the sunshine. Excel...  more »