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New Tavern Fort

Fort Gardens, Gravesend, England
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Family walk around

We first visited in the summer when a 40’s show was staged and was brilliant. I was able to... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
annemartin6361
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Lots of history

Free to go and lots of history surrounding this fort. Little cafe there also. Kept clean toilets... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Donzerella
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Gravesend Kent
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We first visited in the summer when a 40’s show was staged and was brilliant. I was able to purchase some beautiful dresses and fur stoles. This visit was a walk around with the granddaughters.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Free to go and lots of history surrounding this fort. Little cafe there also. Kept clean toilets wasn’t so clean but that’s the visitors that don’t respect toilets for some reason.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We recently spent a week end at the fort during the "Fort in the Forties".This was the first time we had taken part in this event, we were very surprised and pleased at what we found. The organisation regarding the week end was second to...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Very cheap entry to a very historic site, there is a lot to learn about here. New Tavern Fort was originally designed to defend London against an enemy fleet coming up the Thames River, then later saw the addition of anti-aircraft guns. The site isn't...More

Thank Clive B
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We wandered around the fort and the gardens on a day trip to Gravsend and found the place to be very interesting, especially the artillery. The inside of the fort was closed when we were there but I saw enough to want to come back...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Often walk the dog here. To be fair plenty to see. Views of the river, the fort fardens. The underground passages at the weekend. The cafe. Lots of shows at weekend's and The old bandstand. Pop by.

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

£1 entry, it was quite informative, you can take an audio pack to listen to the information, not really up my street but my partner enjoyed it, long tunnels with small rooms going off them with different things to see in them. There is a...More

Thank hanbans32
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Been doing the prom at Gravesend for years. Let's just say it has a special place in my partner and mines hearts. Been down to the waterfront so many times over time and going to the new tavern fort both above and below ground was...More

Thank Graham H
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Love visiting the prom/ new fort tavern especially when the underground bunker is open which tends to be when the regatta is on. The area is open, clean with nice flowers planted while its steeped with history and you can get close to some of...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

After a nice walk along the river front from the Tilbury/Gravesend Ferry, spent a nice afternoon in the New Tavern Fort and Gardens visiting 2 museums, a great afternoon.

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