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Room 203, Dowgate Hill House
14-16 Dowgate Hill
London EC4R 2SU

Cruise Britain

Cruise Britain
Cruise Britain
Port of Dover


Time Zone: GMT
Normal Opening Hours: 24 hrs
VTS - Channel: Channel 74
Maximum Ship Dimension: 320m
Air Draught Restrictions: N/A
Pilot: Compulsory, board by launch
Tugboat: 2 x 54tbp - ASD Harbour Tugs
Security Facilities: Full ISPS Shoreside screening available
Gangway: 2 overhead passenger gangways to Cruise Terminals plus various Board of Trade gangways
Tidal Restrictions: Strong currents / 6m tidal range
Waste Handling: Yes


Opening Hours Including Weekends: 9.00-17.30
Distance/Time to Airport: London - Gatwick 79 miles, Heathrow 105 miles, Stansted 100 miles
Distance/Time to Train Station: 1.2 miles
Location of Tourist Information Centre: On site
Port to Town/City Centre: 1.4 miles
Destination Website:


Currency Exchange: Yes
Internet Access: Yes
Telephones: Yes
Mailbox: Yes
Taxi Rank: Yes
ATM Machines: Located in the town centre
Welcome Desk: Yes
Restaurant/Café: Yes
Restrooms: Yes



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Canterbury Cathedral
Leeds Castle

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Barbara Buczek / Rachel Bushell Dover Harbour Board, Harbour House, Marine Parade, Dover, CT17 9BU


+44 (0) 1304 240 400




+44 (0) 1304 240 111

ISPS 24hr Contact:

PFSO Duty Pilot +44 (0) 7836 262713

Dover is the premier hub port for cruise lines in the South East of England;
one of the busiest cruise ports in Britain and Northern Europe welcoming
250,000 discerning cruise passengers every year. Located just 76 miles east
of London, Dover is England’s gateway to Europe.

Driven by massive investment, Dover is one of the most modern and
progressive cruise ports in the county, with highly trained personnel and
award-winning customer service. Which is why it is the port of choice for
over 25 individual cruise lines.

With two impressive state-of-the-art terminals, Dover has the capacity
to accommodate three ships at once. It is also perfectly positioned for
turnaround or port of call visits for Northern Europe, the Baltic, Eastern
Mediterranean and USA, enabling you to offer a wide variety of itineraries,
excellent pre and post cruise accommodation and historic attractions
throughout the region.


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