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Fort Paull

Fort PaullBattery Road
East Yorkshire
HU12 8FP
Telephone: 01482 896236


Fort Paull is the only remaining Napoleonic fortress in Yorkshire, and offers an interesting day out for the whole family, with 500 years of history to discover.

Located just outside the village of Paull, Fort Paull is set in 10 acres, with magnificent views across the Humber estuary.

This sole remaining intact example of a fortress was believes to have been completed in 1542, during the reign of Henry VIII, and possesses Henrican, Civil War and Napoleonic origins. You can learn all about the fascinating history of the fort when you visit, and a waxwork museum housed inside shows figures that have influenced the fort’s long history. You can also see various artillery pieces, and armoured vehicles.

The fort has large underground rooms and tunnels to explore, plus a large events arena. Many of the exhibits have a strong local content, making a great introduction to the area if you have never visited before. One of the most impressive exhibits at Fort Paull is the only surviving Blackburn Beverley Aircraft. Inside, you will find information about the history of the Blackburn Beverley, and details about that specific aircraft in particular. Everyone will be amazed at the massive frame of this aircraft, when you see just how much the plane could carry!

An absolute MUST for visitors to the region. The fort also plays hosts to various military reenactments from time to time which are fantastic fun and well worth watching out for!

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It may be worth checking out Fort Paull's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.

We do strongly suggest you contact Fort Paull before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.

Opening Times

2016 Details:

1st March to 31st October:
10am - 6pm (last admission 4pm)

Closed the rest of the year.

Prices & Admission

2016 Prices:

Adult: £6.50
Child or Concession: £5.50
Family Ticket (2 adults and 2 children): £20.00

Please note that entry to the fort is by cash or cheque only, they are unable to accept credit or debit cards.


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Fort PaullBattery Road
East Yorkshire
HU12 8FP
Telephone: 01482 896236