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Crownhill Fort, Plymouth

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  • One of the many forts that was specifically designed to protect Plymouth and more importantly, the dockyards, from foreign invasion, Crownhill Fort, about four miles north east from the city centre, i...  more »
  • Went to a wedding at this venue and arrived by taxi. Because of the wedding the venue closes to the general public. We went to the ceremony room which was laid out with pretty lanterns and chairs with...  more »
  • The Landmark Trust now look after Crownhill Fort & their apartment there (sleeps 8) is, as always with Landmark, beautifully furnished & very well looked after. The rest of the fort is in good conditi...  more »
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  • Great wedding location, excellent food, and always units available for local businesses.
  • Great place to visit,would be nice if they had more to see and do
  • Historic Crownhill Fort is a "Palmerston Fort" and was built to protect Plymouth from attacks from the French in Victorian times. Well worth a visit and a walk around the exterior is historically wonderful with a lot of battlements and open space. Tranquil and beautiful setting. Be aware that the Fort may be closed and this can be frustrating for casual visitors. A walk around the outside would possibly make up for a wasted journey. David
  • Great afternoon out
  • Classic example of how awful planning is in England, especially plymouth. This should be packed full of visitors yet it is hidden inside an awful housing estate that backs onto it on several sides and on others is an industrial estate then commercial premises and a dual carriageway. What could have been an asset has Ben hidden forever behind pure dross. A damning indictment of planning not seeing the wider picture. Yes the national trust should take this over as it is closed most of the time, so not surprised the landmark trust makes little from it. It is also overgrown on the outside and needs some tlc. A real waste and great example of how we cock things up big time in England with our heritage assets.