Day 8 Sunday 29th September St Margaret’s at Cliffe to Dover Castle

As I prepare this blog I am reminded that it is exactly seven months today since we travelled to Dover. I almost have to pinch myself to check that it is real and that I am not imagining an all expenses paid holiday in London.  It sounds like the stuff of fantasy, but no, it is true.On Sunday morning Shane, Yvette, Doug and I got up and after a light breakfast popped across the road for the 8 am Communion service at St Margaret’s. We had a lovely time with the friendly congregation after the service and then returned as the others were having breakfast so we sat down to a cooked English breakfast.

We got some shots at the white cliffs but I think you have to be out at sea to get the best pictures. We were surprised to find that the size of the Port of Dover is phenomenal with millions passing through each year. Once again we found this Castle, one of the biggest in England covers many Acres. In fact they provided a road train to get around.  Being only 21 miles from France you can actually see Calais from the top of the great Tower.  I think I will let the pictures do the Talking.


By the Cliffs


View across the castle grounds from the Great Tower – yet another 11th Century church in the background.


On Her Majesty’s service – Veronica, Caitlin, Brianna and Yvette.



Climbing the many stairs to the top of the great tower nearly finished Doug


Doug, Fiona and Veronica in front of the Great Tower –  Just to prove how high up we were..


About Veronica Nowell Author

Veronica Nowell has published four books since 2008. 'a farthing cone', 'a fourpenny wafer' and 'six chocolate coated ice creams'. These have now been produced as a trilogy under the name 'ice creams'. the fourth book is titled 'rainbow icecream'.
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2 Responses to Day 8 Sunday 29th September St Margaret’s at Cliffe to Dover Castle

  1. gill edwards says:

    Mike went on a cruise to Dover with friends last year and visited Dover Castle, he said its a fascinating place with miles of underground tunnels.

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