White Cliffs of Dover and the Strait of Dover
as seen from Cap Griz Nez, France
The White Cliffs of Dover are the surrounding chalk cliffs of Dover
, a town and major ferry port (Dover Harbour
) in the home county of Kent, in South East England. The cliffs face France across the narrowest part of the English Channel
, and lies south-east of Canterbury; east of Kent's administrative capital Maidstone; and north-east along the coastline from Dungeness and Hastings.