Opening Times:

The parkland grounds of Fort Amherst are open free of charge 7 days a week (upper part of site with pedestrian access only between Brompton and the Great Lines Heritage Park) from dawn until dusk. The lower area (including our Cafe) is open from 9am until 4pm daily.  

Tunnel Tours usually take place every day at 11.00am and 2.00pm.  Additional tours may be run at busy times and occasional closures are necessary. Please see our Tunnel Tours page for further information and to book.

Cafe and Visitor Centre:

Cafe and Visitor Centre open daily from 9am to 4pm; enjoy drinks, snacks & superb light lunches.

URGENT NOTICE: With effect from Monday 28th September 2015 our Cafe will begin its Winter operating hours from Monday to Friday of 9am - 2pm. Our Cafe weekend opening hours will continue to be 9am - 4pm.


We regret that dogs, with the exception of guide and therapy dogs, are not permitted on site, other than to use the designated footpath which runs through the grounds. All dogs must be on a lead whilst in the grounds of the Fort. 


To view a map of our location please click here.


There is free on site parking for those visiting the Tunnels and Visitor Centre. Entry is by the Visitor Centre and parking is in the Caveyard.

All day and weekly parking tickets for visitors to the Medway area now available for an appropriate fee - click here for details.

Disabled Access:

The tunnels are regrettably unsuitable for wheel chairs and those of limited mobility. Disabled parking, access and toilet facilities are available at the Visitor Centre in the Caveyard.


Toilets are available in the Visitor Centre including a disabled facility.

Guide Book and Shop:

The Guide Book (price £3) contains a site map and full information on the site. There is also a small shop within the Visitor Centre which sells souvenirs and gift items.