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Newhaven Fort, Newhaven
(4.4/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
An award-winning attraction and a fine example of an English fortification Newhaven Fort is the perfect place for a family day out. Newhaven Fort houses exhibitions and displays that keep visitors enthralled for hours as well as stunning cliff top views. There is also a on-site café, gift shop, under 12's outdoor adventure playground and free parking.

Newhaven Fort is open to the public from 1st March - 31st October. The Fort remains open during the winter for school and group visits.

Newhaven Fort operated by Wave Leisure Trust Ltd
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  • Some friends and I brought our children to visit the fort as a learning experience, to support their WW2 project at school. It was a fascinating day out and they gathered a lot of useful information. ...  more »
  • I dropped in bright and early the last day before the end of the season. There was lots to see and some well presented exhibits. I particularly enjoyed the Caponier which is accessed by 77 steps and a...  more »
  • At a loose end on the last day of our holiday near Newhaven, we decided to go to Newhaven Fort. Neither my wife or 10 year old daughter were not enthused by the idea, but we had a really good time. Th...  more »
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  • Very education felt like i was there during wartime and a massive effort from staff and volunteers to make the fort a really great place for families to visit
  • One of my favorite places. Really interesting with helpful informed staff. A great day out.
  • Not only great fun for kids, great fun for big kids too!
  • Nice place. Good views. Stayed here and camped out. Staff were great.
  • Great local attraction, lots of history and fun too.