NEWHAVEN FORT IS NOW CLOSED TO GENERAL VISITORS UNTIL 2025
NEWHAVEN FORT TO UNDERGO £5.8 MILLION RESTORATION
A massive programme of repairs and improvements to Newhaven Fort will begin at the end of the current summer season.
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.
Journey deep into the network of tunnels and explore the stories of people who lived and worked at Newhaven Fort.
Newhaven Fort has been keeping its secrets safely hidden for over 150 years. Our exhibitions show the role Newhaven Fort played in history.
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.
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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.