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Visit Dover Castle car-free

From Dover Priory station, it is a mile’s uphill walk to the castle. You can catch buses 80, 80A or 81 from Pencester Road in Dover to the castle and save the climb. There are trains to Dover Priory from London and all over Kent.

From Walmer railway station (or from Sandwich), you can also catch hourly bus 80 directly to the castle.

From Deal (or from Sandwich), you can catch bus 81.

From Canterbury bus station stop D4 (not too far from Canterbury East railway station), bus 15 runs to Dover every ½ hour and stops at Charlton Primary School. You can walk the ½ mile from there to the castle through green Connaught Park, with great views.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

About Dover Castle

Huge and ancient on top of the famous chalk cliffs, Dover Castle spans nine centuries, from the Romans onwards, and has acres of green space around its towering battlements.

For any queries about visiting contact Dover Castle on 0370 333 1181 or

Address: Castle Hill, Dover, Kent, CT16 1HU. Visit Website