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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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Historic Site

if you are into military history this is one place that must be on your radar. A great ay out for all the family. Close to other excellent facilities.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Shabbyone
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

if you are into military history this is one place that must be on your radar. A great ay out for all the family. Close to other excellent facilities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A great attraction filled with masses of history. Have had experience of Halloween tours also, and enjoyed very much. Great views can also be seen from the higher points. Am perhaps a little biased, there is a tree planted in memory of my grandfather, who was a prominent part of the reenactments some time ago. Many a fond memory spent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Interesting tunnels (do not go on a guided night tour - over rated!) I have been many times and always find something different each time. Halloween is FANTASTIC.

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice walk and views. Tour available but we did our own thing. Plenty info as you walk around. You can reach naval monument further along path too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Brought a friend who is a keen historian and had travelled from America to see Medway. Arrived at about 12:30 on a Saturday to be 'greeted' by a volunteer who exclaimed "we're shut" and slammed the gate. Volunteers were sat around eating. Apparently the only way you can visit is by organised tour. Staff/volunteers gave the impression that visitors are... More 

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

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your feedback although we are obviously very disappointed to learn that you were unable to view the tunnels or grounds, especially with your friend having travelled so far. As is clearly stated on our website, the Tunnels are only open for guided tours twice daily at 11.00 and 14.00 and these tours help to generate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

After my disappointing visit and review in February a Trustee contacted me and invited me back to the Fort. Unfortunately I'm not able to amend my previous review here but I felt it important to share the great experience I had. I was offered a more than 3 hours long behind the scenes tour. My host shared the fascinating history... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

From the front it looks small but once you start walking around it turns out to be quite big. Once at the top you get a good view over Chatham and the Medway. They do a tunnel tour but we missed it, that would of made it more interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Went here easter Saturday, was free to look around the grounds and fairly inexpensive to have a tour of the tunnels. Also there was a Easter trail which made this a fairly good and cheap day out. Not much around the grounds so If it wasn't for the Easter trail and the tunnel tour probably would have only been here... More 

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Additional Information about Fort Amherst

Address: Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4UB, England
Phone Number: +44 1634 847747
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chatham
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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