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Address: Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4UB, England
Phone Number: +44 1634 847747
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Honouring the fallen

It was really nice to see the memorial erected for those who sacrificed their lives in the war. It was a rainy day and we didn't stay very long but it was interesting to see the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Dorothy A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It was really nice to see the memorial erected for those who sacrificed their lives in the war. It was a rainy day and we didn't stay very long but it was interesting to see the guns and ammunition left from those hard days.

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Kent, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Fort Amherst is a great to visit, most the area is free but there is a fee if you wish to go into the tunnels.In the tunnels you get a guided tour with lots of facts and info.Outside you can walk around the grounds free of charge with also has a cafe and visitor centre or take a picnic and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Just been on the after hours candle lit tour. Fantastic experience of exploring the tunnels by candlelight, meeting different characters from history. Really recommend to anyone, if you love history or not, this has something for everyone.

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The events that they put on here are wonderful. I would recommend them to anyone. Their fright nights at Halloween are very good and well worth going to. I have also been to a traditional washal ceremony (waking of the orchards) and this was truly divine with a real original feel to everything they caves are a must see also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We had been meaning to visit the fort for a while. Living in medway and driving past it all the time the time slips past and you forget it's even there as a viable option to occupy your time. On the first Sunday in March we decided to take the plunge and go and visit. Not being a keen historian... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

What a lovely experience! We originally wanted to see the Maritime Museum but that was closed so we went on to Fort Amherst -and what a welcome! From the moment we entered the cafe, which quite full and we soon realised why, we felt a really warm welcome fully of good intention. The food was excellent and reasonably priced and... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Our guide was a joy, both knowledgeable and interesting. The construction of the brickwork in the tunnels is awe inspiring. An historic treat and a wonderful experience. Highly recommended !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My kids absolutely loved the tour we had, the guide was very knowledgeable and didn't mind the questions from young and old. So glad we went, and got a look at how things were.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I booked a Tunnel Tour starting at 2pm and bought my ticket earlier on the day at the shop. At 2pm the guide was nowhere and I was told at the shop that he might be just doing some shopping that made him running late or might not turn up at all. I found this sort of approach ridiculous and... More 

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FortAmherst, Public Relations Manager at Fort Amherst, responded to this review

Dear Máté, Thank you for taking the time to bring this issue to our attention. It is appreciated as if we do not know of such incidences, we are of course unable to address them. Firstly, whilst I completely understand that other peoples' enjoyment of Fort Amherst in no way alters the fact that you were disappointed - I would... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This place has been open for a while, I remember going a few years ago. Although a few seem to enjoy their time here, I found it rather boring.

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FortAmherst, Public Relations Manager at Fort Amherst, responded to this review

Dear Visitor, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Fort Amherst, although it does sound like it has been sometime since you visited us, and much has changed here in the past few years. In fact, we are just in the process of introducing new additions to add to our existing tours and so we would... More 

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