Newhaven Fort | Day Out With The Kids

Newhaven Fort

Newhaven, East Sussex, England

  • Kids on cannon at Newhaven Fort
  • Kids in exhibition room at Newhaven Fort
  • Newhaven Fort

Attraction Information

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Ages: 0-12

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Offering the perfect day out for the whole family, Newhaven Fort sits on 10 acres of beautiful surroundings with plenty of room for your little ones to run around. The ramparts, guns and tunnels are all available to explore and even has an outdoor adventure playground to run wild around.

Come explore the extraordinary Victorian structure, you're guaranteed to learn something new and exciting! Unlock the secret stories of the people who lived and worked at the Fort by dressing up as a soldier, experience an air-raid in the Blitz Bomb Shelter simulation and get a family photo beside the huge war guns! There are also children's workshops and fun packed special events throughout the year including a scary Halloween trail and an Easter Quiz.

Your little ones can also enjoy the outdoor adventure playground just for under 12's, letting their imagination run wild. Why don't you even come along dressed up? Many children visit dressed as mini soldiers diving head first into the Blitz history.

  • Hands-on Blitz wartime attraction
  • Realistic Bomb Shelter Simulation
  • Outdoor adventure playground for under 12's


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9DS, England


Click here to visit Newhaven Fort's website
01273 517622

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00– 17:00


General Admission
Adults: £7.95
Kids (4-15): £5.25
Seniors: £6.25
Family: £20.95

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome

Guest suitability

Most of Newhaven Fort is accessible. However, some of the tunnels and ramparts are not accessible due to the nature of the architecture and building structure.