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Latitude: 51.12628. Longitude: Lat: 1.32738.

Some useful information on restaurants, hotels, supermarkets and shops in Dover, for visitors and shoppers, which we have collated from various sources for ferry travellers from Dover.

Most us just wizz through Dover on the way to the ferry. However, Dover Castle and The War Rooms in the Cliffs are both well worth a detour.

Worth following for the latest news.

Please note that there are no left luggage facilities at Dover Port.

Dover Calais Ferry; PO Ferries, Eurotunnel, DFDS

Sailings to; Calais and Dunkirk

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Dover Airport and Railway station

Airports in France


Currency exchange in Dover

Dover Eurochange, Townwall Street, Dover. Tel: 01304 210 949.

Dover port parking

Port of Dover, Eastern Docks, Ferry Terminal. Reasonable prices (up to 2 hours £2.00, to 4 hours £3.00, to 6 hours £4.00, 6 to 12 hours £5.00). If you are buying over the suggested guidelines of tobacco hide your ticket or your car will be seized. Parking link (map).


aph parking – APH Parking. Dover Parking.

Help me park – Book FHR, Dover port parking.

dover parking – Rely on Group – private parking in Dover. Tel: 01304 201 227 / 203 777. Charges – £4.00 per day, or part of a day, for parking your vehicle (minimum charge £12.00).

Collection Delivery Service – Inclusive of the above charge we can collect and deliver your vehicle or driver to or from the port of departure / arrival as above. This service is available 9.00am to 7.00pm. 7 days a week. After 7.00pm our night staff will be happy to arrange taxis as required.

Dover Car Hire

Hertz, 173 Snargate Street, Dover. CT17 9BL. Tel: 01304 207 303.

Hotels in Dover

The White Cliffs Dover Hotel and Guest House Group, P O Box No 109, Dover, KENT. CT16 1XP 36. Tel: 01304 210 003.

Dover Hotels and Guest houses. Link

corus hotels – Corus Hotels (United Kingdom chain).

Youth Hostels;

Charlton House (YHA), 306 London Road, Dover. Tel: 01304 201 314.

Godwynehurst (YMCA), Leyburne Road, Dover. Tel: 01304 206 138.

Bed and Breakfast, Hotels and Guest Houses.

Dover Guest House Association. Tel: 01304 210 397.

Amanda Guest House, 4 Harold Street, Dover, Kent, CT16 1SF. Tel: 01304 201711.

Ardmore Private Hotel – 18 Castle Hill Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1QW. Tel: 01304 205895.

Beulah House, 94 Crabble Hill, Dover, Kent, CT16 0SA. Tel: 01304 824615.

Bleriot's, 47 Park Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT16 1HE. Tel: 01304 211394.

Castle House, 10 Castle Hill Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1QW. Tel: 01304 201656.

Churchill Guest House, 6 Castle Hill Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1QN. Tel: 01304 204622.

Churchill Hotel (The), Dover Waterfront, Dover. Kent CT17 9BP. Tel: 01304 203 633. January 2010. This hotel has closed.

best western hotels

Clare House, 167 Folkestone Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9SJ. Tel: 01304 204553.

County Hotel – Townwall Street, Dover, Kent, CT16 1SZ. Tel: 01304 509955.

Dover's Restover Bed and Breakfast, 69 Folkestone Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9RZ. Tel: 01304 206031.

Dunkerleys, 19 Beach Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 7AH. Tel: 01304 375016.

East Lee, 108 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RT. Tel: 01304 210176.

Frith Lodge, 14 Frith Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 2PY. Tel: 01304 208139.

Longfield Guest House, 203 Folkestone Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9SL. Tel: 01304 204716.

Maison Dieu Guest House, 89 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RU. Tel: 01304 204033.

Marquis at Alkham (The) – Alkham Valley Road, Dover, Kent, CT15 7DF. Tel: 01304 873410.

Mildmay Hotel **, 78 Folkestone Road, Dover. CT17 9SF. Tel: 01304 204 278.

The Norman Guest House, 75 Folkestone Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9RZ. Tel: 01304 207803.

Number One Guest House, 1 Castle Street, Dover, Kent, CT16 1QH. Tel: 01304 202007.

Number Twenty Four Bed and Breakfast, 24 East Cliff, Marine Parade, Dover, Kent, CT16 1LX. Tel: 01304 330549.

Peverell House, 28 Park Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT16 1HD. Tel: 01304 202573.

premiere inn hotels – Premier Travel Inn.

1) Marine Court, Marine Parade, Dover, Kent, CT16 1LW. Tel: 0870 990 6516. Near the ferry terminal – 1/2 mile.

2) Jubilee Way, Guston Wood, Dover, Kent, CT15 5FD. Tel: 08701 977 075.

3) Folkestone Road, Dover, Kent, CT15 7AB. Tel: 08701 977 076.

4) Cherry Garden Lane, Folkstone. Kent. CT19 4AP. Tel: 08701 977 103. Nearest to Eurotunnel – 10 miles.

premier inn hotels

Ramada Hotel – Singledge Lane, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, CT16 3EL. Tel: 01304 821230. ). /

St Albans Non-Smoking Bed and Breakfast, 71 Folkestone Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9RZ. Tel: 01304 206308.

St. Martins, 17 Castle Hill Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1QW. Tel: 01304 205938.

The White Cliffs Hotel, High Street, St. Margarets-at-Cliff, Kent, CT15 6AT. Tel: 01304 852229.

Westbank, 239/241 Folkestone Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9LL. Tel: 01304 201061.

Dover markets


Museums and Places to visit in Dover

Dover Museum, Market Square, Dover. See the Bronze Age Boat. CT16 1PB. Tel: 01304 201 066. Open 7 days 10.00am – 5.30pm.

Dover Castle. Tel: 01304 211 067. Open: Daily from 10.00am Closed 24-26 December, 1st January.

Dover Old Town Goal, Biggin Street, Dover. Tel: 01304 242 766.

Bronze Age Boat,

The White Cliffs Experience, Market Square, Dover. CT16 1PB. Tel: 01304 210 101. Open: 1st April to 29th October, 10.00am to 5.00pm.

The Roman Painted House.

Outside Dover

kent life museum – Kent Life Museum. "Through its bulidings, Kent Life allows visitors to discover a rich and vibrant history of the people who lived and worked in the Garden of England over the past 150 years. It is one of the few remaining places in Britain where hops are grown, harvested, dried and packed in our magnificent double Oast house by hand, using only time honoured, traditional techniques. This process is celebrated at our annual Beer and Hop Festival in September".

Public Transport

Star Taxis. Tel: 0800 332 211.

TAXI. Tel: 01304 225 588.

Central Executive Travel, 177 Lower Road, River. Dover. CT17 0RE. Tel: 01304 823 030. Mobile; 07710 915 861.

Local Bus Company;

Restaurants – Dover

In town

Sarah's, 22 Biggin Street.

Indian – Curry Garden Tandoori, 24 High Street.

Fish and Chips – R. Divito, 159 London Road.

Whitfield Fish and Chips, 10 Sandwich Road.

Dillon Fish Bar, 242 Folkestone Road.


The Keep Restaurant, Dover Castle.

Shopping in Dover

Shopping Centres

– De Bradelei Wharf, CambridgeRoad, Dover. Tel: 01304 226 616. Open: Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm. Saturday 9.30am – 6.00pm. Sunday 11.00am – 5.00pm.

– The Charlton Centre, High Street, Dover. CT16 1TT. Tel: 01304 212 268.

Marks and Spencer – 28 Biggin Street, Dover. Tel: 01304 240 100.

Dover supermarkets


Tides in Dover

Link to French site giving information on tides in Dover.

Dover Tourist Office

Tourist Offices in France

Dover Tourist Information Centre, Townwall Street, Dover, KENT. 7 days a week all year.

Tel: 01304 205 108.

Cross Channel tickets / Theatre Tickets / Maps / guides / accommodation booking.

Car parking information and Accommodation 0839 401 570.

Kent Tourism;

Kent Tourism;

Port of Dover Authority. Tel: 01304 240 400.

Dover Call – 24 hour up to date telephone information. Dial 09061 then;

Car Parking – 401 570, Places to visit – 401 572, What's on – 401 573, Day Trips and Special Offers – 401 575, Shopping in France – 401 577, Weather forecasts; Dover – 444 069, France – 444 070, Channel Crossing – 444 071

Kent Tourism.

dover white cliffs

dover harbour

Useful channel ports links

weather for France – BBC Weather in Dover.

dover port – Port of Dover.

Channel Radio. "Channel Radio is a community station broadcasting 24 hour day, 7 days week from our state of the art studios in Romney Marsh on the South Kent coast of England".

Weather / Dover Port news

port of calais – Port of Calais. – Calais Port Authority

Dover Tourist Office.

visit kent – Kent Tourism.

heart of kent tourism – Short breaks in Kent.

Dover Tourist Office. Webcam (BBC)

Dover Bed and breakfast.

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