What's on at Crownhill Fort

Admission to our public open days cost £5 for adults, £2.50 for children and £12 for a family group. We offer limited free parking on a first-come first-served basis and the Fort is very easy to access by public transport.


Payment can be made by cash or cheque (payable to The Landmark Trust) 

We do not have the facility to accept card payments but cashpoints are available in Crownhill village. 


Postcards, Handbooks and many other items of Landmark Trust merchandise are available to purchase at open days. Note that unless advertised the Holiday Accommodation is not available to view on open days.

Date

Event

Friday 26th January 

January Sale at Crownhill Fort 

The grounds and museums at Crownhill Fort will be open to the public between midday and 4pm. Our January sale reduces admission to £1 per person with the tour below ground costing £1 per head. The following activities will be taking place during the day: 

  • 1pm – a display of Victorian rifles. You can fire a Martini Henry for £5 per round
  • 2pm – firing of a 19th century 2 inch Field Gun
  • 3pm – a guided tour of the North Caponier
  • 4pm – Grounds and Museums close 

Friday 23rd February

Winter open day at Crownhill Fort

The ground and museums at Crownhill Fort will be open to the public between midday and 4pm. The following activities will be taking place during the day:

  • 1pm – a talk about the Moncrieff Disappearing Gun and an update on its restoration
  • 2pm – a display of Victorian rifles. You can fire a Martini Henry for £5 per round
  • 3pm – a guided tour of the East Caponier
  • 4pm – Grounds and Museums close

Friday 30th March

Good Friday at Crownhill Fort

Crownhill Fort will be open from 10am to 4pm on Good Friday. The itenary for this event is still to be confirmed but expect tours, talks and firing throughout the day.

 

Schools, societies and groups of friends can pre book guided tours of Crownhill Fort on other weekdays during the month. Prices start from £120. Call the Fort Office for more information.