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Deal Castle

Deal is a small seaside town in Kent. The residential town of Walmer adjoins to the south.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

1 Deal station has direct trains from London St Pancras and London Bridge.

By coach[edit]

Direct coaches from London.

By bus[edit]

Local buses available from Canterbury and Dover.

Get around[edit]

Map of Deal


  • 1 Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, +44 1304 372762. A 'device fort' built under Henry VIII in the 16th century. The castle is approximately a 20-minute walk from Deal train station. Adults £5.00, children £3.00, concessions £4.50. Deal Castle (Q1180981) on Wikidata Deal Castle on Wikipedia
  • 2 Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, +44 1304 364288. Built under Henry VIII in the 16th century. Residence of the Duke of Wellington and William Pitt the Younger in later centuries, with the residence containing exquisite and extensive 18th- and 19th-century furniture and ornamentation. The castle is approximately a 30-minute walk from Deal train station. Adults £7.70, children £4.60, concessions £6.90. Walmer Castle (Q2543161) on Wikidata Walmer Castle on Wikipedia
  • 3 Kent Museum of the Moving Image, Stanhope Road. F, Sa, Su, 11AM-5PM. History of films from candle lit hand painted magic lanterns to the heyday of the cinema. Cafe with garden. Adult £6. Kent Museum of the Moving Image (Q105555386) on Wikidata Kent Museum of the Moving Image on Wikipedia
  • 4 Deal Museum, 22 St George's Rd. summer F, Sa, Su 1PM - 4PM. Volunteer run museum of maritime and local history free, donations encouraged.
  • 5 Timeball Tower Museum. Jun - Sep W - Su 11:30AM - 4:30PM,. The timeball was dropped at precisely 1PM to give an accuarate time reference for ships. The tower was also used for semaphore. Adult £3. Deal Timeball (Q5245849) on Wikidata Deal Timeball on Wikipedia


  • Walk along the seafront and onto the Pier (which is free to enter).


  • 1 Deal Saturday Market, North end of High St. Sa 9AM - 2PM. Outdoor market with 35 stalls. This has been a chartered market since 1699.



The Forester pub

1 The Alma, 126 West St, CT14 6EB, +44 1304 369 349.

2 Foresters Inn, 15 The Marina, CT14 6NG, +44 1304 374 132. noon=11PM.

3 Port Arms, Port Arms, 10 Beach St, CT14 7AH, +44 1304 373 598.

4 Ship Inn, 141 Middle St, CT14 6JZ, +44 1304 372 222. 11AM-midnight. The Ship Inn (Q26552532) on Wikidata


1 Royal Hotel (Shepherd Neame), Beach St, CT14 6JD, +44 1304 375555.

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