A historic orchard is being restored at Russell Gardens in Dover in the latest phase of the Lottery funded restoration of Thomas Mawson's c.1900 design for Kearsney Court gardens. A total of sixty-three fruit trees are being planted, including a variety of apple, pear, and cherry trees.
Irish Ferries, a subsidiary of Irish Continental Group plc, is launching a new service on the Dover - Calais route. It is planned to start in June and the ferry "Isle of Inishmore" will be brought to Dover, with more ferries due to be introduced on the service in the coming months.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has unveiled a brand new 'Welcome Back' programme of cruises to showcase the best of the British Isles this summer, with scenic-only cruises and those with ports of call available on new ship Bolette from Dover.