Top things to do this October Half Term At Newhaven Fort

WELCOME TO NEWHAVEN FORT

Immerse yourself in the history of Newhaven Fort by visiting this historic site. Built in the 19th Century, Newhaven Fort is the largest work of defence ever built in Sussex and is the last of a long series of coastal defences built on the cliffs overlooking Seaford Bay, dating back to the Iron Age.

Cloaked in mystery and protected by impressive ramparts, Newhaven Fort has been keeping its secrets safely hidden for 150 years.

 

Newhaven Fort is open daily from 10:00am until 5:00pm. Last admission is at 4:00pm.

 

EXPLORE

Journey deep into the network of tunnels and explore the stories of people who lived and worked at Newhaven Fort.

DISCOVER

Newhaven Fort has been keeping its secrets safely hidden for over 150 years. Our exhibitions show the role Newhaven Fort played in history.

ADVENTURE

Explore the amazing architecture and venture onto the ramparts for panoramic views of the English Channel and Sussex Coast.

WHAT’S ON

The impressive fortifications have kept its rich history alive – making Newhaven Fort a unique time-capsule experience.

FAQS & ACCESSIBILITY

Our exhibitions, our Tea Room and our Gift Shop all have ramped access. However, there are some parts of the Fort not accessible to wheelchairs.

EXPERIENCE

Start your experience in the Theatre where our introductory film reveals the thousand-year defensive history of the Castle Hill site.

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UNLOCK THE SECRETS

The impressive fortifications, which have protected the Fort from attack through two World Wars, have also kept its rich heritage virtually untouched. Journey deep into the network of tunnels, venture onto the ramparts and gun emplacements and unlock the secret stories of the people who lived and worked at Newhaven Fort.