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Come and join us for a ghost tour of our infamous haunted tunnels. Tours take place on the first Friday of every month. Click here for more.
URGENT NOTICE: With effect from Monday 28th September 2015 our Cafe will begin its Winter operating hours from Monday to Friday of 9am - 2pm. Our Cafe weekend opening hours will continue to be 9am - 4pm.
With effect from Monday 16th November 2015 our Tunnel Tours will resume after our Halloween closure at 11am only from Monday - Friday until further notice. Our Tunnel Tours will continue as normal at 11am and 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
DARE YOU JOIN US? We're celebrating the 30th anniversary of our HALLOWEEN HORRORS for adults this year - and following last year's success we're offering children's and teens tours for our younger guests too! Just click the image below to book or for more details...
Prefer to phone the HALLOWEEN HORRORS BOX OFFICE? No problem, the number is 0333 666 3366 (a £1.50 booking fee applies).
Fort Amherst, based in Chatham, Medway, Kent, is Britain’s largest Napoleonic Fortress and provides a great day out for all the family. If you are looking for days out in Kent or the Medway area, then come and discover how Chatham dockyard would have been defended.
Visitors can also enjoy:
- Over 300 years of military history with an amazing network of underground passageways, historic buildings and gun emplacements all set in 20 acres of beautiful parkland.
- Take a tour of the incredible tunnel defences, enjoy some light refreshments in our Café or take a stroll to the highest point of the Fort and enjoy the spectacular views over the River Medway and the towns of Chatham and Rochester beyond.
- Explore one of Kent’s most haunted locations on spine chilling Ghost Tours or stay until the early hours on one of our Paranormal Investigations.
- Hire the Fort for your special private event. We have many different locations on the site; just call us to discuss your requirements.
"We had a great time at Fort Amherst - it was obvious that all of the volunteers had gone out of their way to ensure that the birthday ghost tour was a complete success. The girls were scared from the moment they set foot in the tunnels - that's when the screaming started and it didn't really stop until we got back out into the daylight! The misty atmosphere, together with the eerie stories, really set the scene and kept everybody completely engrossed (and, in some cases, petrified!) throughout."
"I would just like to thank you for a brilliant night. The ghost evening was a fantastic insight into the world of Fort Amherst, which my family and I really enjoyed. The guides were friendly, knowledgable and just as scepticle as the rest of us. I felt completely safe in their hands for the night, thank you."
Tel: 01634 847747
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Book now for 2015 at 2014 prices
Fort Amherst is a truly unique and spectacular location for your wedding. You can be married deep within the tunnel complex and light the way with over 800 tea lights... More >
Parking at Fort Amherst
Car Parking is now available at Fort Amherst from Monday - Friday on a full or part time. Click here for details.