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Address: Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4UB, England
Phone Number: +44 1634 847747
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Very pleasant area, historic and panoramic views of the surrounding areas. Worth a visit just for the views.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Very pleasant area, historic and panoramic views of the surrounding areas. Worth a visit just for the views.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Fort Amherst,is a little known,but important historical site.Founded to stop a land or sea invasion against either the Medway or later,the Thames,this site has considerable historical significance and interest.There are tours available ( at a very reasonable cost),but I would recommend phoning ahead for times and details. The Amherst Fort Café on site is great for lunch( clean and good... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Fort Amherst is one of the best places I have been to. The service was good and guides are very nice. We went on the guided tour through the tunnels with one of the volunteers, Bill, who used to be part of the Navy. He gave lots of interesting information about the history of the fort and welcomed questions from... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Really great tour around the tunnels with a really informative tour guide called Helen. The tunnel tour is great value for money and all four children ( ages 5, 8 & 11) were all very interested so were us adults. The little cafe is also good value for money with lovely hot & cold food. The grounds are also lovely... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My husband I were lucky to have Eddy as our tour guide around this magnificent fort. He told us everything in detail about the life of workers and armed forces personnel based here. It's extremely spooky and the entire time I never looked behind me. Well worth a visit, kids and adults will be hypnotised by the history that seeps... More 

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chatham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Done a Halloween special. Lots of actors dressed up playing characters. If you are nervous you have been warned take spare drawers you need them. The place has been there since napoleonic times so really old. Go in the day time so you can see all the tunnels that go deep into the hill around the area. Finish tour have... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My kids love coming here every year during the holidays they do summer activities for £1-£2.50 a child this year it was exploring the fort looking for pirate themed posters and writing down where you found them good for getting the kids out and about and for a £1 a child with a small bag of sweeties as a reward... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Very well preserved Napoleonic fort with good walks and wheelchair accessible. Well worth visiting and if you go up on the hills you can visit the naval memorial

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We, a group of 4 women aged 22 to 76 at the end of a spa break, didn't wish to rush home, stumbled upon this attraction. It was absolutely brilliant. Our guide and his pirate mate (11/07/15) were so informative and entertaining. for one of us it was a trip down memory lane , the rest of us just enjoyed... More 

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Bedlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Fascinating guided tour of the tunnels at this British fort, Neil the guide knew his stuff and made it of great interest. Well recommended for anyone with an interest in ww2 or Napoleonic history

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