English Heritage open Walmer Castle at weekends only November – March.
Please check the Walmer
Castle Website for opening days & times.
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Castle - Absolutely beautiful official residence
of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. Past residents
include William Pitt the Younger, Sir Winston Churchill,
The Iron Duke the Duke of Wellington and, until her
death in 2002, The Queen Mother. A successor will be
appointed by Her Majesty the Queen and is expected to
be installed, with full pageantry, at a special meeting
of the Grand Court of Shepway, to be held in Dover.
Centuries of domestic refinements have transformed the
Tudor Fortress into an elegant stately home with beautiful
gardens. Hear fascinating stories on the history of
the castle and past residents with a free audio in several
For further information ring +44 (0) 1304 364288 or
go to the Walmer