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Address: Fort Gardens, Gravesend, England
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Great place to walk

This place has it all History all the way back to Henry 8th ,to Napoleons and WW11 There's all sorts of historic relics In the summer there's tunnels to visit Gardens to walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This place has it all History all the way back to Henry 8th ,to Napoleons and WW11 There's all sorts of historic relics In the summer there's tunnels to visit Gardens to walk through Lots of seats to have a rest too Check out the bandstand and its gardens Children can play happily and safely and explore for cannons and... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A nice park with lots to entertain children and adults. The park cafe is a wonderful place to rest with a sandwich and a cup of tea and the children can run around safe and sound. The shipping can be watched from the park area and there is a lake for fishing too.

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Thank MartynDyer
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Gravesend's history as a port and fort is long, and dates back to the fourteenth century; the New Tavern Fort incorporates elements of the town's past in a series of interesting displays and in a fine reconstructure of parts of the fort. It is also a great park, and lying as it does by the Thames, offers a particularly fine... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The last weekend in September can always be a bit of a hit and miss affair weather wise. However, the Saturday was set fair, although cloud moved over mid afternoon. The Forties at the Fort event was well attended, lot's of stalls, many dressed in civilian clothing of the era, and a good number of military displays and re-enactors dressed... More 

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Thank Bob M
Dartford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit, even without added attractions. Full of history. Visit the tunnels and the Chantry.

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Thank 86nadine66
St Austell, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We went following reviews on this site, There is evidence of neglect, as a historic gun is rusting away when it would take little effort and paint to keep it protected from the elements as it is being used as a town attraction. Otherwise it was very nice! Views are great, the attached park is very nice on a good... More 

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Thank dan m
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

If you have a list of 'Interesting Places' that you fancy visiting while you still feel able then put this place on it. We've taken all of our grandchildren there at different times over the last year and we've never been bored. No guided tours just roam around reading the history and sitting astride the guns and cannons (well I... More 

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Thank geoffraser
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Get activities here. See the tunnels and meet American and British Servicemen in costume. Events take place round the year. 12th June 2016 is a Poppy Picnic

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Thank jamgee
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Saturday in late May saw my wife and I visit the Fort. We had been here before many years ago when the kids were just that and my rekindled interest in local history brought me back. The whole area of the Gordon Promenade, gardens, riverfront etc was always a great place to visit for all ages. This area is a... More 

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Thank Bob M
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

I've lived in Gravesend for a couple of years and been down there a few times, but I'd never been into any of the buildings or checked any of the history out. It was a nice sunny day a couple of weeks ago so I thought I'd make the effort. My first stop was the Milton Chantry, and the gentleman... More 

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