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Beacon Hill Fort Ghost Hunt - Harwich, Essex - 2024

Beacon Hill Fort - Harwich, Essex

17th August 2024 - 8:00pm until 2:00am - Tickets £40 per person

Beacon Hill Fort
Beacon Hill Fort
Beacon Hill Fort

Experience a night of ghost hunting at Beacon Hill Fort in Harwich, Essex with Ghost Hunt Events on 17th August 2024, 8:00pm until 2:00am. Tickets £40 per person

History of Beacon Hill Fort

Beacon Hill Fort in Harwich, Essex was originally three blockhouses, constructed during the reign of Henry VIII, following his visit to the town in 1543.

The site was chosen for Harwich Barracks. These were built in 1803. They subsequently housed most of the Harwich army and militia camp during almost the whole French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars era, and a naval signal station.

In 1889 work began on a totally new fort, which was completed in 1892. The fort saw use in World War One, and was re-adapted in World War Two. The Beacon Hill site also from time to time housed anti-aircraft guns and torpedo tubes.

The fort was finally decommissioned in 1956.

Uncertainty still surrounds the death of Gregory Chung whose burnt and decomposing body was found at the Beacon Hill fort at Harwich in 2000. A murder inquiry was launched but the inquest heard it was probable Mr Chung, 23, set fire to himself.

Beacon Hill Fort, Harwich, Essex Ghost Hunt
Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Tickets: £40 per person - Deposit (£20) bookings available

Book Beacon Hill Fort on Saturday 17th August 2024 - £40 per person - 8 tickets available

Please note

14-17 year olds with parents/guardians - No accommodation provided - Unsuitable for guests with limited mobility

Complimentary Tea, Coffee and Biscuits are provided in the breaks.

VIP Tickets

VIP tickets available at Beacon Hill Fort for £5 extra per person, see VIP info for information.

What to Expect

Our team of experienced investigators will be on hand throughout the night so that you can participate in:-
- Séances
- Vigils (in the dark)
- EVP (Ghost Voice) Experiments
- Ouija boards / Glass Divination
- Automatic writing, Dowsing and Pendulums
- Table tilting & rapping
- Use of our ghost hunting equipment
and much more with our experienced Mediums & Paranormal Investigators.

Event will include:-
- Usual group size 8/10 people (but may be a maximum of 15 on rare occasions)
- The number of groups depends on venue size.
- No lengthy briefings or workshops
- Controlled sessions & 45mins - 1 hour with our Mediums
- Free time for you to investigate / explore on your own
- Opportunity for lone vigils throughout the evening
- Regular breaks

We can't guarantee spiritual or ghostly activity but we can guarantee that everything you experience will be 100% real.


Location of Beacon Hill Fort
Watch our edited highlights

View all our evidence from Beacon Hill Fort.

Beacon Hill Fort is available for private bookings, see Group Events for more information and pricing.

What Happens at the Event

Our events are always 100% investigation and vigil events, we won't waste time by taking you on a history tour of the venue.

We will not usually talk about the history of the building unless people ask us to do so.
We don't hold workshops or briefing on equipment usage. Any equipment that you will be using throughout the event will be explained at the start of each session by our team leaders.

For the first few hours (usually 1 hour per session) you will be in a group and you will spend time with our Mediums doing séances, where they will try to get the active spirit to move you in some way (this is not designed to scare you) and with our paranormal investigators doing experiments, table tilting, glass divination, Ouija boards, EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomena a.k.a. ghost voice) experiments and other equipment experiments using the latest ghost hunting equipment.

After these controlled sessions you will have the opportunity to venture off on your own or in small groups to explore the venue or to hold lone vigils or re-visiting an activity that you enjoyed in our controlled sessions. In this part of the night you can use our ghost hunting equipment to do your own ghost hunt. You may take photos/videos with your own cameras throughout our ghost hunts. You may also use any of your own ghost hunting equipment during our controlled sessions.

Customer Feedback

What our customers say about previous Beacon Hill Fort ghost hunts (previous 4 comments)

29 April 2023
Beacon Hill Fort
"It was a brilliant night and nicely organised, allowing us to have our own explore time too"
A.F.

20 August 2022
Beacon Hill Fort
"We had a great time at the fort! It was a really cool location"
J.C.

14 August 2021
Beacon Hill Fort
"Thank you so much to the team. It was truly amazing!"
J.M.

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