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.



Friday 29th June

Armed Forces event at Crownhill Fort

The grounds, exhibitions and museum displays at Crownhill Fort will be open between midday and 4pm. Current and former service personnel can take advantage of free admission with proof of eligibility. There will be a programme of tours, talks and firing throughout the day:

• 12.00 Grounds, museums and exhibitions open
• 13.00 An interactive talk on rifles from 1850 to 1945
• 14.00 Firing of 32 pounder cannon on Garrison carriage
• 15.00 A guided walk around the North Caponier and Northwest Mortar Pit
• 16.00 Grounds, museums and exhibitions close

In addition to the timed activities visitors can:
• Explore 12 acres of grounds with ramparts and several casemates
• Visit the Devon Remembers exhibition about Crownhill Fort in WW1
• Discover what military life was like in 1890 and 1944 by visiting recreated barracks
• Follow a trail devised by and provided courtesy of The Arts Society

Friday 27th July

School’s out for the Summer

The grounds, exhibitions and museum displays at Crownhill Fort will be open between midday and 4pm. The programme is still being devised but expect the timetabled activities to focus primarily on the younger generation

Friday 31st August

Open day, details TBC

September, date TBC

Bat walk with Plymouth City Bats and Devon Bat Group

This ever-popular event will be back in 2018, follow us on social media for updates

Friday 28st September

Open day, details TBC

Friday 26th October

Museums at Night at Crownhill Fort, details TBC

This event is back for another year and full details will be posted online closer to the date. This is a one-off chance to see Crownhill Fort after dark


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.