Dover – Bluebirds over
Who hasn’t heard of the Bluebirds over The White Cliffs of Dover? One of the most famous Second World War songs with lyrics referring to RAF pilots in the Battle of Britain. Dover is a town rife with history. There is a good mix of cafés, restaurants and independent and chain shops. If you’re interested in living in Dover, come into our Dover office and we can help find a property to suit you.
A brief history of Dover
Dover has served great importance to Britain due to its proximity to France. It has operated as a bastion against many attackers, notably the French during the Napoleonic Wars and Germany in The Second World War.
The latest census estimated just over 31,000 people live in the area. Across the Strait of Dover is Calais, just 21 miles away.
Travel from Dover
Travel to and from Dover is easy. The high speed rail link to London St. Pancras connects Dover to the capital in just over an hour and 20 minutes. Alternatively, National Express Coaches offer a good service in and out of the town.
Getting around the local area couldn’t be more simple, with buses connecting Dover to all the surrounding towns and well sign-posted roads make driving easily negotiable.