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Address: Seafront, Dover, England

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Beach area is being regenerated

Lovely pebbled beach, 4 cafes and 2 restaurants on seafront. Has 2 piers however one is being developed and the other is described as for fishing off. Lovely views of castle from... read more

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Dover, United Kingdom
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Dover, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pebbled beach, 4 cafes and 2 restaurants on seafront. Has 2 piers however one is being developed and the other is described as for fishing off. Lovely views of castle from beach. Beach has design of waves on promenade. Across the road from beach behind white houses is a shopping arcade with older generation clothes shoe wear, and some... More 

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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It isn't stone beach, and you can park the car right along the beach which is pay and display. There are the usual cafes which sell ice creams too. However you can also watch the ferries sailing in and out of the harbour.

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Thank Catherine W
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well this beach is nice and clean water. However you can't see to far because if the Dover port. Al thought it's nice beach

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Thank Miz3Y95
Dover, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dover Waterfront is well known and certainly for Channel Swimming. Although, Channel Swimming is not started from Dover Beach but just a short way away, normally Shakespeare Beach, next door. Dover Beach is very pleasant, given the climate but unfortunately lacks sand! There is a little but that has been made inaccessible by The Harbour Board whilst their Big Improvements... More 

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Cardiff UK
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636 reviews
411 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a March day with some sunshine so we were able to sit reasonably warm. Its a good place for people watching but as usual spoilt in place by the homeless with there cans of beer. From here you can watch the ferries going into and out of the Ferry Port. There are a lot of gulls around and... More 

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East Grinstead
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118 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Flat promenade, easy stroll along seafront, have a look at the clock tower at far end from the ferry end, also look out for the granite like blocks for the channel swimmers.

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Palm Springs, California
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60 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

While there is not much to do or to see here, it is still a tourist stop. It is also the ferry point for crossing over to Calais France. Stop to snap a few pictures of the famous white cliffs, Dover Castle on the hill and the beach itself. It's a pretty place in the areas around the beach. A... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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426 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lovely place to walk along the prom and enjoy the views, ferries and cliffs. Plenty of parking and some nice cafes, a shopping outlet behind and a new development underway too on the seafront and behind the main road-love it!

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I took the High Speed Train from St Pancras to Dover on 13 September, and cycled from Dover Priory to this beach in Dover town centre, just below Waterloo Crescent/Marine Parade. It is a beach of steep shingle, clean, with calm water. It was a very hot day and I was delightfully surprised by the warmth of the sea water.... More 

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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Lovely sea front recently redeveloped with good facilities nice clean beech and water , on a clear day you can see France.

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