Newhaven Fort

Type:Museum - Military

Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9DS

Tel: 01273 517622

Newhaven Fort, Military History

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Newhaven Fort is an award-winning attraction which offers the perfect family day out. There are exhibitions and displays that keep visitors enthralled for hours as well as stunning cliff top views, on-site café, gift shop and playground.

Guide Prices

Adult £10.55
Child (4-15) Must be accompanied by an adult £7.45
Senior (60+) £8.45
Disabled Adult £7.95
Disabled Child £4.75
Disabled Senior £6.25
Carer FREE
Family (2 Adults and up to 3 children) £31.75
Student £8.45
Well-behaved Dogs Free!

Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more, when booked in advance.
For information about school visits, please see our website.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Newhaven is situated between Brighton and Eastbourne on the A259 coast road and is linked to Lewes on the A27 via the A26. Newhaven is well sign posted from the A27 and all approach roads into the town have brown signs directing visitors to Newhaven Fort.

If using satellite navigation our postcode is BN9 9DS. If using an OS map, Newhaven Fort's grid reference is TQ 449 002 GB.

Trains run regularly to Newhaven Town Station, approximately 1.1 miles (1.8km) from the Fort. For further information visit . Buses stop regularly throughout the town centre, approximately 0.7 miles (1.1km) from the Fort

Coaches are welcome throughout the season, a free coach park is provided. Cycle racks are provided outside the main entrance. Newhaven Fort offers free car parking. There is a height barrier at the Fort car park. If your vehicle is higher than 2 meters, please telephone 01273 517622 for assistance.

There are two allocated disabled car parking bays in the moat (just outside main entrance), visitors to follow signage up Fort Rise, rather than follow signs to general car park.

Accessible by Public Transport: Newhaven Town station is 1 mile away.

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Please note – three small areas of Newhaven Fort are currently not accessible to the public due to repairs and planning. All exhibitions are open as usual. Please ask a member of the team for more details.

Opening times

10.00am – 5.00pm

Last admission is at 4.00pm

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