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Address: Martello Tower Hythe Road, Dymchurch TN29 0TJ, England
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+44 1304 211067
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Big like us English round now redundant and a reminder of a once glorious past

These are very visual as they are so different. Would have been interesting to see if they were any use but like the near by Hythe canal it was fortunately never tested. They are... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 July 2016
Duncan H
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Dover, United Kingdom
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Essex, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Unable to appreciate this historic building as it was never open during our visit and the information board was so weathered it was not possible to read Neglected historical site - shame as it is a major part of our history

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Dover, United Kingdom
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457 reviews
184 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

These are very visual as they are so different. Would have been interesting to see if they were any use but like the near by Hythe canal it was fortunately never tested. They are intriguing and the fact few remain and some are derelict some houses is cool, as is the fact they are building near by and trying to... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Very interesting their are quite a lot of these in the area, 1 of these further along the beach has been made in to a home and is actually up for sale

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

we phoned Dover castle and they arranged for the key holder to open it up and give us a guided tour.its completely free

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is an interesting visit and my son who loves history enjoyed it a lot. Great sea views from the roof.

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Thank caz2015
London
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66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

If you can get inside, it's an interesting visit with great sea views from the top. But it's not open very often so definitely check the website or call first to avoid disappointment.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

fantastic to see these old sea defences are still standing. the Martello tower played a huge part in defending our coastline from enemy fighters in the war. great history

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Thank Andy M
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Excellent, staff very interesting. Unfortunately not open often but worth a visit if you are around. Thoroughly recommend.

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Thank Jax H
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Unique military defence building. Built to keep out Napoleon. Still has it's original cannon. Definitely worth a look, but don't expect to stay long as there isn't much to see!

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Sydney, Australia
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172 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

We were told by the hotel we were staying in that you had to make a cal to arrange the opening. there is not a lot in the tower but Sheila who welcomed us was a mine of information on the tower and its purpose. My wife needed to visit for research purposes and we were not disappointed. Spent about... More 

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