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.