The tours look at the Drop Redoubt with its massive walls, bombproof casemates and the caponiers providing excellent means of defence.

  • 11am & 2pm
  • Dover

TOUR OF THE DROP REDOUBT

The tours look at the Drop Redoubt with its massive walls, bombproof casemates and the caponiers providing excellent means of defence.

Surrounding the Drop Redoubt is a dry ditch system over which the caponiers would have provided fire against any enemy infiltration.  Known as Lines, they served a very similar purpose to mediaeval moats.

LEADER: Western Heights Preservation Society.

MEET: Drop Redoubt Road, Western Heights, Dover (TR 317 409).

DURATION: 2 hours.

GRADE: 5 (steps, uneven ground)

Free although donation appreciated.

Please be aware that places are strictly limited to 20 per tour, so booking early to avoid disappointment is strongly advised.

To book a tour please email with the number of places you wish to reserve and the date and time of the tour you wish to book onto, tours@doverwesternheights.org

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