White Cliffs - Copyright National Trust 956323

Nautical Inspiration

Dover, Deal and Sandwich have all had long associations with the sea. Both Deal and Sandwich were major ports at one point - Sandwich between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries and Deal being the third busiest port in England in the nineteenth century.

Deal Maritime and Local History Museum

Deal Maritime and Local History Museum

Description
Duration 1 hour. The collection includes figureheads and the wheel of the 'SS Biarritz', the first cross channel ferry fitted with geared turbines.
Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery

Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery

Description
Duration 1.5 hours. The Bronze Age Boat is the oldest known seagoing boat in the world and an exhibit of international importance.
South Foreland Lighthouse

South Foreland Lighthouse

Description
Duration 1.5 hours. A striking landmark, this historic building was the site of Faraday's work in pioneering the use of electricity in lighthouses.
Timeball Tower Museum

Timeball Tower Museum

Description
Duration 1 hour. The Admiralty used the tower during the Napoleonic Wars to send messages to Deal.
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