Valiant SailorNew Dover Road
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Built in 1782 this popular local pub at the top of Dover Hill on the outskirts of Folkestone and the North Downs Way and adjacent to the Battle of Britain memorial.
The pub is convenient for the port of Dover with accommodation for motor homes and serves good value meals using local ingredients, were possible including wholesome roasts of Sundays. Breakfast served 10-12 Monday to Friday. Speciality teas and coffees are available in addition to national beers. North Downs Way passes the pub.
The pub name was popular just after the English Civil War appealing to returning soldiers and sailors returning home and took and named pubs.
Another possible origin of the pub name because of the constant battles with local fishermen in the Dover area when the local men would retire here to regroup.