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.
This site is currently under development and no facilities are available.
All Together Now - Christmas single
- Until 31 December 2014 *on now
- From 15 December 2014
Twice a Top 5 hit for The Farm (in 1990 and in 2004), All Together Now has been re-recorded by a host of music stars to mark the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Day Truce during World War One, the events of which inspired the song. All profits from the release, out December 15th, will go to the British Red Cross and the Shorncliffe Trust.
- Any age
- Family friendly
Text GET PEACE to 84222. Track sent on 15/12/2014
(Texts cost £1 + 1 standard rate msg. Help: 0333 003 0580)