What's on at Crownhill Fort

Find tickets online only via the link below.

Admission to our public open days cost £5 for adults and £3 for children. Pay and display parking at £4 per car is available on a first-come-first-served basis. Alternatively, the Fort is very easy to access by public transport.

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Tuesday 17 August 6pm to 8pm - Demonstration and firing of the Moncrieff Disappearing Gun

A special event highlighting this unusual and interesting piece of artillery. The evening will begin with a talk about the Fort’s armament followed by a look at some of its predecessors. Moncrieff’s revolutionary mechanism will be demonstrated to visitors and there will be the option for ticket holders to participate if they wish. The evening concludes by firing the Gun.

Tickets are limited so allow everybody to be able to view the action.

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Friday 20 August 3pm to 7pm - Open afternoon

Come and join us for the second public open day of 2021. 12 acres of grounds will be open to explore and the museum displays will be open for visitors. A programme of timed events including guided walks and firing displays will take place throughout the afternoon.

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Wednesday 8 September 6pm to 8pm - Demonstration and firing of Caponier Guns

A special event to showcase firepower in the depths of the Fort. The evening will begin with a talk about the Caponiers and the cannon that were mounted in the 1880s. This will be followed by a walking tour below ground and firing of a Carronade and a 32pdr smoothbore Gun.

This event takes place in a confined space so tickets are very limited.

Tickets to be released soon.

 

Saturday 25 September 11am to 3pm - Open day

Our third public open day of 2021. Full details will be posted here once they are available. We hope organise a collaboration with a few local organisations to make this a show to remember.

Tickets to be released soon.

 

Tuesday 26 October 4pm to 8pm - Crownhill Fort after dark

A chance to see Crownhill Fort at night. The Fort will be illuminated by historic lanterns with guided walks and cannon firing taking place throughout the evening. Full details will be posted here once they are available.

Tickets to be released soon.

Crownhill Fort

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. Please note that we only allow assistance dogs inside the Fort.

For more information please
contact the Fort Office
on 01752 793754