Dover Patrol Memorial, St Margaret's at Cliffe

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Dover Patrol Memorial is located in St Margaret's at Cliffe. With our international travel planner, Dover attractions like Dover Patrol Memorial can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Very peaceful great views wonder walks with your dog do visit for the history side the monument is to the brave seamen who went to sea in 2 world wars to  more »
  • A huge obelisk to the brave people of the Dover Patrol. Very little interpretation and poor signage (Keep going along the private road and there is a car park). Why not more information to explain the...  more »
  • Situated on a high point of the White Cliffs the memorial is one of three commemorating the men and women of the Dover Patrol. There is another on the French Coast opposite and the third is in New Yor...  more »
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  • From St Margarets Village sign, follow the road to the left for approx 20 mins (if walking) , it becomes quite rough, with many potholes so care is required if driving - but the walk is beautiful and the views all around the coast are quite simply stunning. A very worthy spot for this Memorial. A Book of Remembrance listing nearly the names of 2,000 war dead from the Dover Patrol is held at St Margaret's Church, near the monument. A Coastguard Station was erected nearby, and a radar station during the Second World War.
  • Great spot, was looking forward to the tearooms but unfortunately closed for renovations. Still worth the visit.
  • The road to the memorial is very poor and full of deep potholes ( a bit like our public roads are becoming) and parking is limited at weekends and public holidays. Well worth the trip though, there are great walks all around here, which is National Trust property - be wary of the CLIFF EDGE ! The cafe has good reviews if you need refreshment. The other Dover Patrol Memorial at Cap Blanc Nez in France can be viewed on clear days if you know where to look and there is a third one at New York Harbour, USA.
  • Nice walks
  • Nice place. I`d recomend the trip to anyone.

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