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Worth Going In A Guided Tour

This was our second visit here having previously been on an open day. This time our visit... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
peterjs74
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A highlight of Plymouth history always open on the wrong day!

Crownhill fort is an amazing visual part of Plymouth's history. There is no better place to engage... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Paul R
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Crownhill Fort is the best preserved of Plymouth's Victorian Defences. Owned and administered by The Landmark Trust since 1987 the Fort is home to several small businesses, weddings and events, an Education Centre and a Holiday apartment. The public...more
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Crownhill Fort Crownhill Fort Road, Plymouth PL6 5BX, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 30, 2010

This is an underrated place. Took my son here on a dull day more out of despeartion than anything else as it isn't advertised much, but it was really good fun. He got to help fire a gun with a redcoat and generally run amok....More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

We had my husbands 70th Birthday party here. The staff were very accommodating and the venue looked amazing, however when I paid the invoice three weeks before the party I quoted 90/95 people attending. There were actually only 66 that attended and the food was...More

1  Thank Judy T
CrownhillFort, Manager at Crownhill Fort, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2018

Events such as this are the responsibilty of Orange Chilli Events who is a tenant of The Landmark Trust who own and manage the site. Sorry you were disappointed with your visit, come to Crownhill Fort on one of our open days and we will...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit here having previously been on an open day. This time our visit incorporated a guided tour which was a much more an informative experience for us.

1  Thank peterjs74
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Crownhill fort is an amazing visual part of Plymouth's history. There is no better place to engage a child's mind without them realising. Why on earth they only open on a Friday when kids are tucked away in school is beyond me. If opened on...More

2  Thank Paul R
CrownhillFort, Manager at Crownhill Fort, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Hi Paul, thanks for your review. There are a number of reasons why we are not able to run open days on weekends however we do try and accommodate children when our open days fall during school holidays. We are glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed April 2, 2018

We visited Crownhill Fort for a family wedding breakfast. Excellent venue for any sort of function. Plenty of space and absolutely loads of safe areas for children to run around and enjoy themselves. Caterers had ample room for food preparation. Also a very large Bar...More

1  Thank roywillis99
Reviewed February 1, 2018

We had my husbands 70th Birthday party here. The staff were very accommodating and the venue looked amazing, however when I paid the invoice three weeks before the party I quoted 90/95 people attending. There were actually only 66 that attended and the food was...More

1  Thank Judy T
CrownhillFort, Manager at Crownhill Fort, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2018

Events such as this are the responsibilty of Orange Chilli Events who is a tenant of The Landmark Trust who own and manage the site. Sorry you were disappointed with your visit, come to Crownhill Fort on one of our open days and we will...More

Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Just back from staying in the Landmark Trust quarters. Wow! What an amazing place , actually our first stay in a LT and what an experience. The quarters is enormous, six of us rattled around in it . The quality of everything provided is just...More

Thank Tony M
CrownhillFort, Manager at Crownhill Fort, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2017

Thanks for your review, great to hear you enjoyed yourselves

Reviewed November 15, 2017

Lucky enough to attend a wedding here & stay in the accomodation. Fabulous experience. So interesting . A weekend living in history 😀

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

came here with a school trip many years ago a lot of history and good fun for all ages getting lost in the underground tunnels and watching over the view on the parapets have not been here in a while but would return if the...More

Thank Marc P
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband got married at this venue on 4 August 2017 and to say was amazing was an understatement the weather was beautiful the grounds are amazing but mostly the staff made our day extra special. Nothing was too much of a problem...More

Thank Joncaton
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Have been here a few times on firing weekends and really great experience for children. Staff have always been keen and helpful. Well worth a visit

Thank Donna J
Reviewed August 8, 2017

A joint tour was booked by the Friends of the Tamar Valley and the Tamar Valley History Society. We were shown around the whole Fort, both above ground and in the Tunnels. The history of the Fort and its place and importance in the defence...More

Thank Steven H
CrownhillFort, Manager at Crownhill Fort, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Thanks for the review, we are very glad you enjoyed your visit

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Gracie7475
June 10, 2018|
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Response from CrownhillFort | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for getting in touch. The accommodation is set within the former Officers Quarters and overlooks private lawns. A community of small businesses occupy many of the former military buildings and we have taken... More
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JaxsonDuo
April 26, 2018|
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Response from CrownhillFort | Property representative |
Hi folks, only assistance dogs are allowed inside the Fort but there is a permissive footpath outside the Fort on which you could walk a dog. I hope this helps, Alex
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Jannerbloke
November 14, 2017|
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Response from CrownhillFort | Property representative |
Hello, we do not have a defibrillator on site but Derriford Hospital is just a few minutes away. Hope this helps
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