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.
Association or society, Heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site, Castle or defences, Archaeological site, Campaign or initiative, Sacred space
Open access to site, with Special tours by appointment through the Trust.
For guided tours please contact firstname.lastname@example.org £5 donation per adult - under 16's free.