The White Cliffs of Dover is the story of this internationally famous coastline in all its aspects. Running from Folkestone to Kingsdown and Walmer, near Deal in Kent, there is no doubt that the White Cliff s of Dover are one of this country's most iconic and spectacular natural features. They have been a symbol of freedom and hope for centuries. Subjects covered include Martello towers, shipwrecks, smugglers' tales, the origins of chalk, flora and fauna, the construction and maintenance of the railway, landslips, notable historic events, archaeology, social history, the Channel Tunnel and even Ian Fleming's tales of James Bond! There is so much to say about this stretch of coastline and so much to see and to learn. This unique selection of images and informative text is essential reading for anyone who knows and loves this beautiful stretch of Britain's coastline.
Publisher: Amberley Publishing