View over Port of Dover - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Panorama showing a view over Dover port. The picture was taken from the cliffs above the port and on a clear day it is possible to see over to the French coast from here.
View over Port of Dover - FURTHER INFORMATION
View over Port of Dover - Dover visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'View over Port of Dover' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Kent.
Dover has had a port since Roman times and is in a strategic place on the narrowest point of the English Channel, just 21 miles from France. The Port of Dover today is still an important transport link to France with numerous ferries taking cars and lorries across the Straits of Dover each day. Currently there are four ferry companies offering services from the Port of Dover and the most popular crossing is to Calais:
- LD Lines - 1 Ferry and 1 Catamaran providing up to 6 ferries daily to Boulogne
- Norfolkline - 3 ships in service with up to 12 ferries daily to Dunkirk.
- P&O Ferries - 7 ships providing up to 29 ferries daily to Calais.
- SeaFrance - 5 ships giving up to 20 ferries a day to Calais.
Dover Harbour Board,
Marine Parade, Dover CT17 9BU
Phone: +44 (0) 1304 240400