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Originally constructed during Napoleonic times in preparation for a possible invasion, Chatham's Fort Amherst was also used as a civil defence centre in both world wars. The Fort has been in a near constant state of restoration since the 1980's by...more
All reviews tunnel tour napoleonic times military history lots of interesting information naval memorial napoleonic era historic place visited today well worth the visit few hours car park halloween medway volunteers tours ghost actors
Trust me when i say this place is amazing. Its full of history and ive never been to a more interesting place. And if that isn't enough they do the best halloween! And other events in the tunnels througout the year. 100% recommend!
If you want to be scared out of your mind and be apart of A yearly tradition that started it all off and put the scare in scare attraction then you need to visit Fort Amherst Halloween Horrors. Currently under new management by some of...More
We arrived and noticed that there was a charge for parking and to pay in the cafe, however it was explained that there was a charge but only if you left your car there and walked out the gate elsewhere. We then enquired about tickets...More
We booked to attend the Pirate day as a treat for my grandson in August which was cancelled so we were booked on the next one. Wish we hadn't bothered. It wasn't even organised chaos it was just chaos. No one knew what they were...More
We had such a brilliant time at Amherst fort on Wednesday!
We had a little wait, so we wandered around the site for a while and then went in and had a coffee. The lady behind the counter was friendly and chatty. Then came the...More
Has own parking
Has a small cafe
A big area to walk around but lots of areas closed to public or unaccessible with not much to do
Staff have a limited knowledge of the sites history. There's more info on first page of Wikipedia.
well have visited this place a couple of times, the first time we had a guide call vic I believe, was not impressed with this guide as he seemed to drone on and on, as well as not getting some of his historical facts right,...More
On a wet summers day, expecting an interesting time for us and 2 six year olds , we unfortunately felt held captive in the talk of the tour, trapped for 45 mins with a guide who did little more than go on and on about...More
Response from Kenneth B | Reviewed this property |
Like the answer above..I didn't see any notices and you had best contact the Fort staff to get an answer, however the rest of the fort is open to the public and is free to roam through as they have made a public footpath... More
Like the answer above..I didn't see any notices and you had best contact the Fort staff to get an answer, however the rest of the fort is open to the public and is free to roam through as they have made a public footpath through the middle of the fort, I can understand the problems if you had to leave your dog in a car in this weather.
Response from FortAmherst | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - we would advise that you speak with your supervisor on the night as he will be best placed to answer your query. We hope you have a great evening with us and a fascinating... More
Thank you for your question - we would advise that you speak with your supervisor on the night as he will be best placed to answer your query. We hope you have a great evening with us and a fascinating investigation.