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Newhaven Fort, Newhaven

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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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  • Had a really enjoyable visit here. Lots to see and the views are amazing. Wonderful place, allow yourself plenty of time.  more »
  • this place is amazing and priced reasonably, you can spend a few hours looking at the history of the fort from when it was built and through the 2 wars . yes some tunnels are closed off but maintenanc...  more »
  • Decided to visit as it was a lovely day and read the reviews on here. Great position up on the cliffs defending Newhaven harbour and Seaford Bay. Very good value for money at £7.50 for adults and you ...  more »
  • Wonderful experience. Full of all things military. If you like forts, guns and history then this is definitely for you. Great value for money. Ideal for families. Best to go when the weather's good as there's so much to see outdoors. Terrific displays. Knowledgeable and friendly staff.
  • We took our 7 and 9 yr olds and there was a lot more to see and to do than you expect. We spent about 4-5 hrs there in the end. Friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff giving demos and allowing you handle objects. Lots of displays, tunnels and underground rooms to explore and incredible views. We'll worth a visit!
  • Great day out with 3 of our grandchildren. We spent 5 very enjoyable hours at Newhaven Fort. All 3 grandchildren, from the 7 year old to the 2 year old found something to keep them entertained - handling real guns, experiencing an air raid in a shelter, exploring the gun inplacements and tunnels and learning lots of interesting facts. Great day out. Thank you.
  • Brilliant little museum. So much good stuff about the history of this seemingly pointless little fortification. Lots of exhibitions, some fine tunnels and excellent view over the harbour.
  • NEWHAVEN FORT ... What a jewel of a place, came here with a car club, never even knew it existed, great views of Newhaven Port, helpful staff, nice cafe, lots of interesting displays...DEFFO WORTH A VISIT !

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