- Tourist Attractions
Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)
Venue type: Indoor, 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
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9DS, England
Click here to visit Newhaven Fort's website
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Monday to Sunday 10:00– 17:00
Kids (4-15): £4.95
The last entry time is 1 hour before closing time.
On site cafe serving delicious hot and cold lunches and snacks including ice creams, naughty cakes and hot drinks.
Friendly dogs on leads are welcome.
Disabled toilets and baby changing facilities.
Pocket-money priced souvenirs and gifts, postcards, toys and models, plus army surplus clothing, wartime recipe books and postcards.
Baby food facilities
Milk warming available in the cafe.
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.