Everything You Need to Know About Castles at Dover

Dover Castle

  • Dr Marc Morris, presenter of the acclaimed television series ‘Castle’, leads a full day of lectures and tours of Dover Castle
  • Learn about the origins and development of castles in Britain
  • Entry, refreshments and lunch at Dover Castle included
  • Day includes a copy of Marc Morris’s book, ‘Castle’

What is a castle? In this Study Day, Dr Marc Morris, one of the country’s leading experts on castles, explains everything you need to know in a fascinating day at Dover Castle.

About Dr Marc Morris

Dr Marc Morris is a historian who specializes in the Middle Ages. He studied and taught history at the universities of London and Oxford, and his doctorate on the thirteenth-century earls of Norfolk was published in 2005. An expert on medieval monarchy and aristocracy, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, Marc has written numerous articles for History Today and BBC History Magazine

In 2003, he presented the acclaimed television series ‘Castle’ and wrote its accompanying book. Subsequently, he has written a biography of Edward I, published in 2008 as ‘A Great and Terrible King’, a history of the Norman Conquest and most recently, ‘King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta’. Marc regularly talks at museums and literary festivals, and is a popular television pundit.

What's Included

  1. Expert Guide Lecturer
  2. Tour Manager
  3. Coffee, Lunch and Tea
  4. Entry and tours of Dover Castle
  5. Day includes a copy of Marc Morris’s book, ‘Castle’

When they’re not travelling around the world with us, hot on the trail of historical knowledge, we know that our guests are a busy lot. But take just one day, and you’d be surprised what you can do — that’s why we’ve condensed all the startling revelations and expert insight you’d expect from our tours into single Study Days, right here in the UK. We update our list regularly, so be sure to keep an eye out!

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