Dover Shore Excursions
Strategically placed at the closest point in England to France, Dover Castle has had an important role in the history of England since medieval times. The castle runs living history days so you can enjoy the pageantry and plots of Henry II’s court. In the grounds of the castle you’ll find well preserved Roman era lighthouse, which is amongst the oldest Roman buildings anywhere in Britain.
Dover Museum foremost exhibit is a Bronze Age Boat, the world's oldest known seagoing boat and a major archaeological discovery. The boat was the subject of 6 years of conservation and preservation work at the Mary Rose Trust in Plymouth, before being returned to Dover. Dover Museum is open every day of the week from June through to September.
Roman Painted House
Built around AD 200 the Roman Painted house was part of a large mansio or hotel for travelers crossing the Channel. The house's standout attraction is the colorful mural artwork, the best preserved Roman plaster artwork anywhere except Rome and Pompeii. It's an easy stroll from the cruise terminal to the house.
White Cliffs Of Dover
The White Cliffs of Dover are seven miles of stunning coastline today under the stewardship of the National Trust. If you walk along the clifftop you’ll spot lots of beautiful fauna and flora, like birds, wildflowers and insects. The cliffs inspired the 1942 Vera Lynn World War II song, There’ll Be Bluebirds Over the White Cliffs of Dover.
St. Margaret’s Bay
4 miles along the shoreline east of Dover, you’ll find pretty St Margaret’s Bay, which has a delightful pebble beach. There’s pay and display car park, an ice cream kiosk, and some chairs to sit on. One option for traveling to St Margaret’s Bay from Dover is the number 15 bus, which offers an hourly service.