Shorncliffe Trust

Shorncliffe Trust
Sandgate
Kent
England

Website

www.shorncliffe-trust.org.uk

E-mail

sercretary@shorncliffe-trust.org.uk

Fax

07906 605104

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

Shorncliffe Camp has been home to the Britsh Soldier for over 200 years. It was the birthplace of the Modern British Army under Sir John Moore in 1803 - as featured on Time Team.

Shorncliffe was the main Army camp in WW1 linking Britain to France and the Western Front and home to the Canadian Army.

It features, a Napoleonic Redoubt, Martello Tower, original WW1 training trenches, WW2 defences and Shorncliffe Military cemetery - 550 Commonwealth Soldiers, including 3 VC's.

Venue Type:

Association or society, Heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site, Castle or defences, Archaeological site, Campaign or initiative, Sacred space

Opening hours

Open access to site, with Special tours by appointment through the Trust.

Admission charges

For guided tours please contact secretary@shorncliffe-trust.org.uk £5 donation per adult - under 16's free.

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