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Fort Amherst

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Good day trip and sth to do with your family. Worth to go into tunnels,have a guided tour and later... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
blacknikie
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Fright Night Halloween Tunnel Tour

Excellent scary entertainment. Guided Tour of the Tunnels with Ghosts, Ghouls, Gremlins and every... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Pazzerino
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Originally constructed during Napoleonic times in preparation for a possible invasion, Chatham's Fort Amherst was also used as a civil defence centre in both world wars. The Fort has been in a near constant state of restoration since the 1980's by...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4UB, England
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Good day trip and sth to do with your family. Worth to go into tunnels,have a guided tour and later to have a walk around

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank blacknikie
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Excellent scary entertainment. Guided Tour of the Tunnels with Ghosts, Ghouls, Gremlins and every other monster you can imagine. The actors immerse themselves in their roles and touch, even manhandle you, spook and scare you. A great hours entertainment for a very reasonable fee. Take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pazzerino
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Been going to this for years and every year it’s got worst. Not scary at all, actors are all pervs wanting to touch you up, to physical my wife has bruises all over her and I won’t be going again less effort this year and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Rref243
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Awarding the Fort Amherst Halloween team a gold medal for sheer raw enthusiasm, immense energy, imaginative presentation and the best Halloween experience available in Kent. A 'Must Go To' experience for all age groups for the total fun and happy excitement involved. Brilliant.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank bishopjonathanblake
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Who runs this carnage I do not know! no lighting and uneven flooring whilst getting battered and touched up by “creatures” I was grabbed hold of and a chainsaw put between my legs into my private region and then I pushed the man away and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
8  Thank lucy B
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This years 2018 serving of fright did not disappoint. We were chopped, strokes, poked and shocked by the various rooms of fear. Fantastic event!!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank siandmash
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Trust me when i say this place is amazing. Its full of history and ive never been to a more interesting place. And if that isn't enough they do the best halloween! And other events in the tunnels througout the year. 100% recommend!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Amazing,was a lovely place to visit the scenery was outstanding and overall just a lovely place to visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

If you want to be scared out of your mind and be apart of A yearly tradition that started it all off and put the scare in scare attraction then you need to visit Fort Amherst Halloween Horrors. Currently under new management by some of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
5  Thank Tony G
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We really enjoyed our trip here, our guide was really knowledgable and enthusiastic. Wrap up before you go, it’s pretty cold in the tunnels! Very good value for money and a nice little cafe there too.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank carolw007
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TawseTerrier
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Kenneth B | Reviewed this property |
Like the answer above..I didn't see any notices and you had best contact the Fort staff to get an answer, however the rest of the fort is open to the public and is free to roam through as they have made a public footpath... More
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Serena H
August 6, 2015|
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Response from FortAmherst | Property representative |
Dear Serena, Thank you for your question - we would advise that you speak with your supervisor on the night as he will be best placed to answer your query. We hope you have a great evening with us and a fascinating... More
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AlmostMrsCook
Winnipeg, Canada
Rochester castle wedding photos? (2 Replies)
Hello, I am having a wedding reception at Fort Amherst on June 5. Before hand we are having some photos taken at Chatham Dockyards and Rochester Castle. I am wondering about the Castle .... do we need to pre-book this, or do we just pay our admission and just go where we want? Any advice would be appreicated!
September 01, 2009|
Response fromUK786|
Hi, You can go into the grounds at Rochester Castle for free but if you want to go inside the castle itself you have to pay.