DEFEND THE FORT
- Starts at: 10:00am Monday 7 April 2014
- Finishes at: 5:00pm Thursday 17 April 2014
- Location: Fort Nelson
- Suitable for: Families
- Event type: Family Activity
DEFEND THE FORT!
This Easter come and explore the tunnels, ramparts and fortifications and discover how to Defend the Fort!
There will be a range of activities for all the family.
HAVE-A-GO GUN DRILL
After donning their uniforms in the Guardroom, our Drill Sergeant will train the young recruits to follow an authentic Victorian gun drill. The children will work in teams to charge, ram and load a bronze 3-pounder Mountain Gun.
Sessions last approximately 45 minutes
Suitable for ages 5 – 12
Sessions at 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Tickets £3 (no advance booking necessary)
Children must be accompanied by an adult during this activity.
DAILY GUN FIRING
Experience the power and might of the Victorian 2.95 Mountain Gun, which will be fired every day at 1pm on The Parade.
GUIDED TOUR – BUILDING AND DEFENDING
This special guided tour will show you how and why Fort Nelson was built and the measures taken to defend it.
Tour: £3.00 per adult / children free
Tickets from the Visitor Centre