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Redoubt Fortress & The Pavilion

Royal Parade | Heritage Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN22 7AQ, England
+44 1323 410300
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Interesting national trust exhibition

The pavilion currently hosts a free exhibition about the national trust. There's several... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John T
Cambridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting piece of history

The place itself is rather grim and gloomy, but a fascinating reminder of the past. Built to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“parade ground” (14 reviews)
“guided tour” (15 reviews)
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Royal Parade | Heritage Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN22 7AQ, England
+44 1323 410300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The pavilion currently hosts a free exhibition about the national trust. There's several interactive points and lots of chances to hear from volunteer on video. For a free exhibition it's worth a trip but the disabled access is by a rear door. This shouldn't cause...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place itself is rather grim and gloomy, but a fascinating reminder of the past. Built to withstand Napoleon, it continued to be used to house and train the military thereafter, often whole families occupying one small section. Best of all was the guided tour,...More

Thank TravellingladyLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I visited the fort as we are both interested in military history. This is a fascinating & historic piece of military architecture. We booked for the guided tour which I can highly recomend, the guide was extremly knowledgeable & took his time...More

Thank tigersgirl2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just came across this as we were walking along the sea front after breakfast. It's free to walk around but you do have to pay if you want to go into the museum. There a small shop and coffee shop Nice to read about...More

Thank shazdaveharry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place holds much history of the war years. It has displays during the year which are well advertised . Not very accessible for disabled and wheelchair users

Thank annette f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free to enter. very interesting. We went into the Museum. We are two grown up adults who was trying on the hats and helmets left out for the children. We was laughing at each other like children... Well set out and very imformative.

1  Thank kaytowsey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm disabled so my husband walked down the Steps of the Fort to look around it and the other buildings. The only Access by wheelchair to see anything, is to go all the way around, then View from The Top Looking Down in a very...More

Thank DisabledFriendly
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Made most of the sunshine today....The Pavillion (free) and stones throw The Redoubt Fortress. This place is a hidden jam.... you enter a large circular parade ground all brick worked. A welcome break is the cafe with a vintage feel...you get a proper sized mug...More

2  Thank LoveOurOwnUK
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We did not go to the museum but we could absorb the history of this building just from the outside and the walk in the main areas. It is one of those buildings that will make you go back in history and think about how...More

1  Thank rmcc83
Reviewed 24 March 2017

It is now just the basic building as all of the regimental exhibits have been remove. The basic structure of the building is still quite solid but there is evidence of water penetration and dampness in many places, therefore it was decided to remove the...More

Thank elwick11
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Eleanor C
We are visiting Eastbourne with our small dog are we able to walk around outside with him?
19 May 2017|
Response from shazdaveharry | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think you would be able to can't remember seeing any signs saying no dogs