Events

Evening Lantern Lit Tour

Event date:
08 May 2015 7:00 pm
Event End Date:
08 May 2015 8:30 pm
Capacity:
20
Registered:
0
Available place:
20
Individual Price:
£10.00

Touring the historic tunnels of Fort Amherst is an entirely different adventure by candlelight. For a more authentic experience join our guide who will help you navigate the underground passageways whilst regaling you with tales of their long, fascinating, and somewhat unique past. Places are limited so advance booking is essential.

Group (15-20 people) bookings are also welcomed by arrangement.

French Napoleonic Re-enactment Group

Event date:
10 May 2015 10:00 am
Event End Date:
10 May 2015 4:00 pm
Capacity:
Unlimited
Registered:
0
Individual Price:
Free

Come and see the French Napoleonic re-enactment group in our Parade Square.

Grounds are free of charge. Cafe is open from 9am until 4pm.

Tunnel tours are available at an additional charge.

Spring Fair 2015

Event date:
16 May 2015 10:00 am
Event End Date:
16 May 2015 4:00 pm
Capacity:
Unlimited
Registered:
0
Individual Price:
£2.00

Please note: Children under 5 enter FREE.

Please be aware there is NO on-site parking for this event (except for disabled).

The Fort Amherst Spring Fair 2015 promises fun for all the family at Britain’s largest Napoleonic Fortress as we celebrate the site’s 300 years of military history. Strolling to the Fort’s highest point will reward you with spectacular views over the River Medway, whilst younger guests can enjoy our play area - both are a great excuse to visit our Café for some light refreshments. As a popular tourist attraction in its own right, the Fort has much to offer our guests, but with tours, stalls, games, a farmers market, children’s activities, creative workshops and live entertainment - the 16th May will be the perfect time to visit!

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8pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
05 June 2015 8:00 pm
Event End Date:
05 June 2015 9:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
0
Available place:
25
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour

9pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
05 June 2015 9:00 pm
Event End Date:
05 June 2015 10:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
0
Available place:
25
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour

Medway 10k run passes through Fort Amherst

Event date:
07 June 2015 9:00 am
Event End Date:
07 June 2015 10:00 am
Capacity:
Unlimited
Registered:
0
Individual Price:
Free

Be there as the Medway 10k run passes through Fort Amherst - and why not make the most of our cafe whilst you're here?

Fort Amherst Paranormal Investigation

Event date:
13 June 2015 8:00 pm
Event End Date:
14 June 2015 3:00 am
Capacity:
24
Registered:
2
Available place:
22
Individual Price:
£35.00

The Fort and the surrounding area has been inhabited for over 3000 years and the area in an around it includes a Saxon burial ground, a Roman mosaic and the original site of old Chatham which was demolished to make way for the fortifications of Fort Amherst.  With so much history, the area has very high levels of paranormal activity.

Information:

Resident Medium:  RICHARD WARE  All Tickets £35 Pre-booked tickets only, early booking highly recommended Over 18’s only.

Gates Open 8.00pm, Safety Briefing: 8:30pm, Activities Start: 9pm, Finish: 3am

These events are not recommended for those with a fear of the dark, confined spaces or of a nervous disposition. We recommend warm clothing and sensible footwear be worn. By purchasing your tickets you confirm that you have read and agree to the Terms & Conditions. Please bring a torch. Areas investigated may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking.

8pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
03 July 2015 8:00 pm
Event End Date:
03 July 2015 9:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
0
Available place:
25
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour

8pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
03 July 2015 8:00 pm
Event End Date:
03 July 2015 9:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
0
Available place:
25
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour

9pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
03 July 2015 9:00 pm
Event End Date:
03 July 2015 10:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
0
Available place:
25
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour

Paranormal Investigation - FULL MOON

Event date:
31 July 2015 8:00 pm
Event End Date:
01 August 2015 3:00 am
Cut off date:
18 October 2013
Capacity:
36
Registered:
0
Available place:
36
Individual Price:
£35.00

Spend a night in one of the most paranormally active areas of Kent.  Make contact with some of our many resident spirits by taking part in some of the following activities: Dowsing, Pendulums, Vigils, Table Tipping, Seances, Glass and Candle work.  Visit parts of the Fort not usual open to the public including the old Gatehouse which controlled entry to the Fort, the Grand Magazine and Prince William’s barracks.  Explore and connect with the spirits in our 750metres of underground tunnels.

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

8pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
07 August 2015 8:00 pm
Event End Date:
07 August 2015 9:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
0
Available place:
25
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour

9pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
07 August 2015 9:00 pm
Event End Date:
07 August 2015 10:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
0
Available place:
25
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour

8pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
04 September 2015 8:00 pm
Event End Date:
04 September 2015 9:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
0
Available place:
25
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour

9pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
04 September 2015 9:00 pm
Event End Date:
04 September 2015 10:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
2
Available place:
23
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour

8pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
04 December 2015 8:00 pm
Event End Date:
04 December 2015 9:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
0
Available place:
25
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour

9pm Ghost Tour

Event date:
04 December 2015 9:00 pm
Event End Date:
04 December 2015 10:00 pm
Capacity:
25
Registered:
0
Available place:
25
Individual Price:
£10.00

Enjoy a lantern lit tour around one of Kent’s most paranormally active locations and hear tales of strange occurrences in the 300 year history of Fort Amherst.

From the moment you enter the tunnel complex our tales begin, for there is not a single recess that has not been the scene of something un-explained.  Many of these tales have been handed down through history and generations ... but all are said to be true!

Once you leave the tunnel complex the tour will take you to the upper sections of the Fort where tales of the area will be told whilst taking in the stunning views over Chatham, Rochester, Strood and the River Medway.

Information:

ghosttourTour routes and times may vary subject to weather, restoration work or safety reasons. Free on site parking. Unsuitable for children under 8 years old All tickets £10.00 Unsuitable for children under 8 years old It is recommended that tickets be pre-booked.

Tour Times:

October - March 7.30pm and 8.30pm April - September 8.00pm  and 9.00pm Each tour takes approximately 1 hour