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Redoubt Fortress & The Pavilion

Royal Parade | Heritage Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN22 7AQ, England
+44 1323 410300
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History bought to life.

We made this excellent visit at the end of the walk along the front at Eastbourne. We were just in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
margaret k
Exeter, United Kingdom
Interesting place.

Parked across the road ,all free and didn't realise it was there. Walked across road to go along... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Val W
Llanelli, United Kingdom
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One of the South Coast's most historic landmarks, discover over 200 years of history at this Napoleonic Fortress.Built to defend the South Coast from Napoleon's forces it still stands as a unique monument to that time along with a vibrant events programme.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“parade ground” (14 reviews)
“guided tour” (15 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Royal Parade | Heritage Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN22 7AQ, England
+44 1323 410300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made this excellent visit at the end of the walk along the front at Eastbourne. We were just in time for the accompanying talk by a very knowledgeable guide. The Redoubt would have had less apeal without this man's enthusiasm. Thank you very much.

Thank margaret k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parked across the road ,all free and didn't realise it was there. Walked across road to go along the seafront and thought we'd have a look around it. Free to walk around and tours inside if you wanted, pay for those. We also sat and...More

Thank Val W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fort is on the north side of the Pier and behind a nearby bowling green. The main entrance crosses a dry moat and provides access down steep steps. We decided to skirt around the fort and found an entrance at shore level. On a...More

Thank Bedrie_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i really wanted to see this but could find no disabled access so missed out. looked interesting from the road.

1  Thank tierie23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place really interesting. Clean and tidy well looked arfter. It is placed up one end of the sea front. But well worth the walk to see it.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

a great little museum giving you the history and living experience of people who lived in the fortress. Good for the family.

Thank 19chelsea70
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Attended the Redoubt History tour presented by Historian Guide Peter.He made the Redoubt's history come alive in his walking tour including little snippets of humor.A must if you are visiting the Redoubt. Don't forget to walk the corridors of the Redoubt and experience military life...More

Thank hessls
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to the Fortress, initially undertaken due to the "Culture & Cake" session being held there on Lewis Carroll's times in Eastbourne. The talk was informative and accessible, with delicious coffee & cake at the cafe afterwards! Very good value as...More

Thank crescent806
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My wife and I went to see the Supremes tribute group who were really good and kept us entertained for a couple of hours, I would recommend a visit.

Thank mbattams1
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Popped in this afternoon... I have been to this attraction many times...Ii was very different today...I was more than a little surprised to see that all of the previous museum pieces have been removed due to the damp atmosphere affecting the condition of the exhibits...More

Thank babymagic
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Eleanor C
18 May 2017|
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Response from Redoubt F | Property representative |
Hi Eleanor, sorry we missed your question. Dogs are welcome in the parade ground and up on the gun platform but not inside the building itself