Dover castle was begun shortly after the Norman conquest in 1066. In 1216 it held off a French siege and prevented the French from taking over Britain. During world war 2 the evacuation of Dunkirk was controlled from tunnels beneath the castle

The imposing bulk of Dover castle

A closer view of the castle

The structure on the left is the remains of a Roman lighthouse from the first century, beside it is a old Saxon church.

This is picture of the inner sanctum, known as the Keep

This is the second line of defense of the castle.