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Battle of Britain Memorial

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“fitting tribute”(50 reviews)
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A Memorial to the men of the Battle of Britain alongside a modern interpretation centre that brings to life the victory 'the Few' achieved over the Luftwaffe in 1940. A place of quiet pilgrimage coupled with a high-tech and interactive visitor...more
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New Dover Road | Folkestone, Capel-le-Ferne CT18 7JJ, England
+44 1303 249292
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided that it would be a fitting place to visit as November is a time of reflection on those who gave so much. This is a very moving tribute and when you read the stories behind the names it touches your heart, an outstanding...More

Thank 759yvonneo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to visit even on a very wet day. Small fee to park car and you can wander outside taking in the marvellous statue of the lone pilot gazing out to sea. The views over to France and the Memorial wall. You can...More

Thank cabbage2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As someone who reads Military History I found it to fascinating. A true tribute to all the hero's of the Battle of Britain. There is an interactive area which is outstanding (a charge to enter). On one wall is a big screen which shows the...More

Thank popeshill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful place and a fitting monument to THE FEW. Would highly recomend a visit for a couple of hours. There is a wonderful peaceful ambiance around the place and the staff are most friendly and helpful.

Thank Roy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful tribute to all involved in The Battle of Britain. Pleasant cafe with views over the memorial to the sea. Well stocked shop with goodies for all ages.

Thank dixiedarlinguk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely memorial to the pilots of the RAF who flew during the Battle of Britain in 1940. The site has a decent sized car park (pay and display), and then entry to the memorial area is through a relatively new visitors centre, which has...More

Thank johnkey224
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The memorial is very moving, this was made extra special by Spitfires flying over the White Cliffs every hour on the hour from 15:00 till 19:00 paying respects to the sacrifices made in 1940.

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is my second time here, first time was a few years ago and since then they have made some changes, there is now a visitor centre with an upstairs cafe with balcony. This is an excellent place to go and pay your respects to...More

Thank clokedavid
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We visited the site late in the afternoon. You pay for parking. Very lovely site overlooking the channel. Battle of Britain memorial the statue of the pilot is very moving. Has wall of names of those lots very sad. Visitors center is informative with very...More

Thank helenjaneb2015
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Absolutely wonderful site. Quiet, peaceful and very moving. Statue of pilot very moving and thought provoking. Wall of names very sad to read. A must for aviation enthusiasts and historians.

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20 August 2016|
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Response from Janet G | Reviewed this property |
You might be able to have a picnic actually at the site - I suggest you call them. A little way away are a pub and tea shop actually on the cliff top and the White Cliffs Nat Trust area just N of Dover would require a... More
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Response from Geoff S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Graham, i was going to say excately the same as Trev B....
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Response from walletShrewsbury | Reviewed this property |
Not sure you can ring on 01303 249292 Or ask questions on their Facebook page Regards Paul