With so much history on the doorstep, Dover is a fantastic place to study in. With so much on offer, there’s always something to do during your lunch break or at the weekend.
Explore Dover Castle
Everyone has heard of the famous Dover Castle, but have you visited? Take a trip and immerse yourself in the rich history with costumed guides, medieval feasts, and military re-enactments. With over 80 acres of grounds to explore, it’s the perfect way to spend a Saturday.
See the famous White Cliffs
The National Trust’s White Cliffs of Dover Visitor Centre is the best place to begin sightseeing in the area. Learn about the impressive landscape whilst enjoying beautiful views of the coastline.
Enjoy one of the many walking trails
The coastline is full of scenic trails, perfect for those who enjoy the outdoors. Find one of the walking trails on the White Cliffs or at Samphire Hoe and bask in the nature. Pick a clear day and you may even be able to see France!
Enjoy the local shopping and dining offers
Dover has many places to shop and eat. With a busy town centre and St James retail and leisure park, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Venture out to a picturesque garden
Grab a picnic blanket and take a trip to Kearsney Abbey or Pines Garden. Both attractions boast many acres of gardens, lakes, water features, a grass labyrinth and onsite tearooms. These make the perfect locations for a free afternoon relaxing in the sun.
Take part in leisure activities
Head over to Cineworld to watch a movie in one of their 6 cinema screens, go for a swim at the Leisure Centre or head over to Gamebase and compete in gaming tournaments. Gamebase even have ‘teen only’ events on a Friday evening, including VR, Soft Play, Disco and free pizza.
Visit another country
Make the most of having the port on your doorstep and take a ferry to France or Belgium. Discover the impressive European architecture, make the most of the different cuisine or even venture further inland for a quick trip to Disneyland. Your possibilities are endless.