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“fitting tribute”(46 reviews)
“new wing”(21 reviews)
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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All reviewsfitting tributenew wingwho gave their livesmoving tributebrave young menwho lost their livesscramble experienceultimate sacrificefull sizeinteractive exhibitsthe cliffsmall chargecar parkingshort filmwell worth the visiton displayfree entry
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ideal starter before the Flying Legends air show at Duxford. The museum has grown over the past years, including an interactive museum, excellent located cafetaria and nice gift shop. But central to all this is the statute of a sitting man looking at the skies,...More

Thank FamRDV
Reviewed 5 days ago

My second visit here as the first time the place was shrouded in fog. A good car park and parking costs £1 per hour. A walk to the edge of the site and I was rewarded with stunning views of the English Channel and Folkestone....More

Thank popslion
Reviewed 5 days ago

Unplanned visit. Well worth going to see this lovely tribute to the “Few”. Well set out with a large car park(small fee). Cafe on sight over looking the White Cliffs. A very thought provoking tribute.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place to visit very moving great views the staff are very friendly and helpful arealy nice cafeteria on the second floor with views over the white cliffs of Dover

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Educational, informative and interactive displays. Plenty of parking spaces with disabled access. Reasonably priced cafe and shop, clean modern facilities with welcoming staff. Will definitely be visiting again. Even lucky enough to be there when there was a fly past by a Spitfire!

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit here and it was a very hot sunny day which was well attended by visitors and I had no problem paying a small fee for car parking. I went up to the cafe and enjoyed a Latte and cake (zucchini and lemon)...More

Thank Hermes0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the BOB centre today, it was an unplanned visit, came across the centre, took time out from my journey, surprisingly was an unexpected emotional experience. The locality overlooking the channel lends itself to capture the desperate Times these brave young men who threw...More

Thank beenfarandwide
Malcolm T, Public Relations Manager at Battle of Britain Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for that heartfelt review. We are very glad that you enjoyed your experience and hope you return soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Memorial on Saturday 30/06, the day before Armed Forces Day. The grounds had marquees erected for the next days events, but we still enjoyed the grounds, the views out to sea and the wall to all the pilots that served during those...More

Thank Janet21B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited Folkestone town to watch the Canadian soldiers march to commemorate Independence Day , we decided to pay a long awaited visit to the memorial. It seemed fitting on such a day. We arrived , paid to park and as it was lunchtime ,...More

Thank kimcole
Malcolm T, Public Relations Manager at Battle of Britain Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kimcole - I am sorry you found the cafe short on provisions the day after our busiest weekend of the year. While we try to anticipate the demand for scones, Memorial Day (the day before your visit) had been a particularly busy one and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice scenery. Memorial shop has lots of stuff for children. Cafeteria with balcony and view. Spitfires

Thank Mika K
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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....
16 August 2015|
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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