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Ghost Hunt at Fort Burgoyne (Halloween)
Venue: Fort Burgoyne · Location: Dover, Kent
Date: 30th October 2021 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £49 Per Person

Fort Burgoyne (Halloween)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

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Fort Burgoyne in Dover, Kent was originally known as Castle Hill Fort. Work started in 1861 and it was complete in 1868 as one of the Palmerston forts surrounding the South of England.

It was built to a polygonal system with detached eastern and western redoubts with a surrounding ditch, flanked by three demi-caponniers and a double caponnier to the North. Two detached wing batteries to the East and West of the main fort were also constructed in spurs off the main ditch. The main fort comprised a large parade ground, to the North of which was a long row of casemates, which provided the barrack accommodation for soldiers and officers. Above the casemates, on the terreplein, were Haxo Casemates, which housed the guns.
This was to guard the high ground northeast of the strategic port of Dover, just north of Dover Castle.

The fort is named after the 19th century General John Fox Burgoyne.

After the First World War Fort Burgoyne was used as military depot or store for Connaught Barracks. Until recently the central part of the fort was still owned by the Ministry of Defence, forming part of the Connaught Barracks site.

There were two mysterious deaths in February 1887, two men died for no known reason.


Date: 30th October 2021

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £49

Tickets Available: 9
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.
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Ghost Hunt at Fort Amherst (November)
Venue: Fort Amherst · Location: Chatham, Kent
Date: 26th November 2021 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £45 Per Person

Fort Amherst (November)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

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Fort Amherst in Chatham, Kent was built to protect Chatham Dockyard after the invasion by the Dutch in 1667 which raided the River Medway and attacked Chatham's Royal Dockyard.

In 1708 plans were beginning to be drawn up to construct a fortification to protect the Royal Dockyard from a land based attack.
In 1714 land was bought for the construction of the fortifications but work did not start until 1755.
Part of the site chosen included a chalk pit with a number of caves. These caves were extended between 1776 and 1805 to provide an underground labyrinth of tunnels, protected underground gun positions and protection in the event of a siege. The tunnels contain many interesting and important features including a well, privies, loopholed defences, cannon positions and defendable gateways.
To ensure the protection of the Dockyard, three defendable gateways were constructed to control and defend access into the area protected by the Chatham Lines.

In 1820 the defences were declared obsolete due to better artillery equipment with a greater firing range. The whole of the fortifications were used as a training ground during the Victorian period, the practice sieges were so popular that thousands of people came to Chatham to watch them.

During WWII the tunnels were utilised by the Anti-Invasion Planning Unit and Civil Defence, who used a section as their headquarters. This is where Civil Defence was co-ordinated for the North Kent area in the event of bombing as well as support and assistance to the general public after such an incident. A section of the tunnels has been reconstructed into the Civil Defence HQ as it was in 1939.


Date: 26th November 2021

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £45

Tickets Available: 13
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
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Ghost Hunt at Fort Amherst (December)
Venue: Fort Amherst · Location: Chatham, Kent
Date: 10th December 2021 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £45 Per Person

Fort Amherst (December)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Over 18s only
Over 18s only
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Fort Amherst in Chatham, Kent was built to protect Chatham Dockyard after the invasion by the Dutch in 1667 which raided the River Medway and attacked Chatham's Royal Dockyard.

In 1708 plans were beginning to be drawn up to construct a fortification to protect the Royal Dockyard from a land based attack.
In 1714 land was bought for the construction of the fortifications but work did not start until 1755.
Part of the site chosen included a chalk pit with a number of caves. These caves were extended between 1776 and 1805 to provide an underground labyrinth of tunnels, protected underground gun positions and protection in the event of a siege. The tunnels contain many interesting and important features including a well, privies, loopholed defences, cannon positions and defendable gateways.
To ensure the protection of the Dockyard, three defendable gateways were constructed to control and defend access into the area protected by the Chatham Lines.

In 1820 the defences were declared obsolete due to better artillery equipment with a greater firing range. The whole of the fortifications were used as a training ground during the Victorian period, the practice sieges were so popular that thousands of people came to Chatham to watch them.

During WWII the tunnels were utilised by the Anti-Invasion Planning Unit and Civil Defence, who used a section as their headquarters. This is where Civil Defence was co-ordinated for the North Kent area in the event of bombing as well as support and assistance to the general public after such an incident. A section of the tunnels has been reconstructed into the Civil Defence HQ as it was in 1939.


Date: 10th December 2021

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £45

Tickets Available: 13
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
Read previous customer Feedback/Testimonials from this location.

Ghost Hunt at The Royal Hotel (January)
Venue: The Royal Hotel · Location: Deal, Kent
Date: 8th January 2022 · Time: 9:00pm until 3:00am · Tickets: £49 Per Person · Includes Hot Buffet

The Royal Hotel (January)
Buffet/Food provided for free
Buffet/Food provided
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Hotel
Hotel
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

14

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The Royal Hotel in Deal, Kent opened April 1837. Prior to this it was called the "Three Kings." and historical records show this being open in 1750.

This 18th century Georgian hotel with it's historical connections to Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton who were frequent visitors to this hotel, is situated on Deal's seafront close to Deal pier and Deal castle.
Winston Churchill also stayed here when visiting Dover Castle during the Second World War.

A night porter has witnessed the ghostly figure of Lady Hamilton sitting in a corner of the lounge, having often stayed in the hotel when visiting her beloved Admiral Nelson.
The voices and noise of children are often heard in a particular part of this hotel late at night.


Date: 8th January 2022

Time: 9:00pm until 3:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £49
Includes Hot Buffet

Tickets Available: 14
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)

Hotel Details: Please contact the hotel for availability and price

Ghost Hunt at Bilsington Priory (January)
Venue: Bilsington Priory · Location: Bilsington, nr Ashford, Kent
Date: 15th January 2022 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £40 Per Person

Bilsington Priory (January)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

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St Augustine's Priory, Bilsington, Kent was founded by John Mansel in June 1253 with the consent of Henry III and the Archbishop of Canterbury professing the rule of St Augustine.

The foundation charter was confirmed by a charter of Henry III, dated 12 June, 1253, which was confirmed afterwards by Henry VI in 1444 and Edward IV in 1466.

St Augustine's Priory was surrendered to the crown in 1535 and it was abandoned at Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries in 1538.

During the 1820s it was a base for smuggling gangs namely the Ransley Gang and The Aldington Gang. The Priory was restored 1906 by J.T. Micklethwaite, Architect

During the Second World War troops were billeted at St Augustine's Priory and at some point it was also an infirmary.

St Augustine's Priory has had a long and varied history and during our site visit we came across two Canadian Soldiers from the Second World War and a lady in Victorian dress lazing near to the pond.


Date: 15th January 2022

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £40

Tickets Available: 24
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
Read previous customer Feedback/Testimonials from this location.

Ghost Hunt at Theatre Royal (January)
Venue: Theatre Royal · Location: Margate, Kent
Date: 28th January 2022 · Time: 8:30pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £36 Per Person

Theatre Royal (January)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

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The Theatre Royal, Margate, Kent is the oldest theatre in Kent and the second oldest theatre in England. The Theatre Royal was built in 1787, burned down in 1829 and was remodelled in 1879. The exterior is largely from the l9th century and has remained relatively untouched.

From 1885 to 1899 actor-manager Sarah Thorne ran a school for acting at the Theatre Royal which is widely regarded as Britain's first formal drama school. Actors who received their initial theatrical training there include Harley Granville-Barker, Evelyn Millard, Louis Calvert, George Thorne, Janet Achurch, Adelaide Neilson and Irene and Violet Vanbrugh, among others.

According to local reports, hauntings began in 1918 when the ghost of Sarah Thorne (an actress) was seen. There is one particular area where paranormal activity is higher; a trapdoor which leads to what was a smugglers cave. Paranormal activity has been reported on the stage and backstage and it is known that one of the boxes is haunted as a man jumped from the box to his death during a performance.

Another ghost, that of an actor who committed suicide, is held responsible for creating strange lights that float around the stage area.


Date: 28th January 2022

Time: 8:30pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £36

Tickets Available: 21
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
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Ghost Hunt at Bilsington Priory (March)
Venue: Bilsington Priory · Location: Bilsington, nr Ashford, Kent
Date: 11th March 2022 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £40 Per Person

Bilsington Priory (March)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

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St Augustine's Priory, Bilsington, Kent was founded by John Mansel in June 1253 with the consent of Henry III and the Archbishop of Canterbury professing the rule of St Augustine.

The foundation charter was confirmed by a charter of Henry III, dated 12 June, 1253, which was confirmed afterwards by Henry VI in 1444 and Edward IV in 1466.

St Augustine's Priory was surrendered to the crown in 1535 and it was abandoned at Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries in 1538.

During the 1820s it was a base for smuggling gangs namely the Ransley Gang and The Aldington Gang. The Priory was restored 1906 by J.T. Micklethwaite, Architect

During the Second World War troops were billeted at St Augustine's Priory and at some point it was also an infirmary.

St Augustine's Priory has had a long and varied history and during our site visit we came across two Canadian Soldiers from the Second World War and a lady in Victorian dress lazing near to the pond.


Date: 11th March 2022

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £40

Tickets Available: 16
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
Read previous customer Feedback/Testimonials from this location.

Ghost Hunt at Slough Fort (March)
Venue: Slough Fort · Location: Allhallows, Kent
Date: 18th March 2022 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £35 Per Person

Slough Fort (March)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
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Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

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Slough Fort, Allhallows, Kent is a small artillery fort that was built in the north of the Hoo Peninsula in Kent. Constructed in 1867, the D-shaped fort was intended to guard a vulnerable stretch of the River Thames against possible enemy landings during a period of tension with France. Its seven casemates initially accommodated rifled breech loading guns, which were replaced by the turn of the century by more powerful breech-loaders on disappearing carriages, mounted in concrete wing batteries on either side of the fort. It was likely one of the smallest of the forts constructed as a result of the 1860s invasion scare.

All of the guns were removed by 1912, though the fort continued in use during the First World War as a command post. It was decommissioned in 1920 and sold off in 1929 and converted into a small zoo. Before the Second World War; it was used as an observation post from 1938, became part of the local anti-invasion system in 1939-40 and was used as part of the air defence network against V-1 flying bombs in 1944. There was partial restoration in 2012-13 that uncovered previously buried features of the fort.

Ghostly Activity
Whilst on our site visit a strange presence was felt in the Brig (cells) area of the fort, as well as previous visitors hearing a girl laughing in the right wing battery part of the Fort.


Date: 18th March 2022

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £35

Tickets Available: 12
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
Read previous customer Feedback/Testimonials from this location.

Ghost Hunt at Fort Burgoyne (March)
Venue: Fort Burgoyne · Location: Dover, Kent
Date: 19th March 2022 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £49 Per Person

Fort Burgoyne (March)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 18s only
Over 18s only
VIP Tickets
VIP Tickets available - Read More

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Fort Burgoyne in Dover, Kent was originally known as Castle Hill Fort. Work started in 1861 and it was complete in 1868 as one of the Palmerston forts surrounding the South of England.

It was built to a polygonal system with detached eastern and western redoubts with a surrounding ditch, flanked by three demi-caponniers and a double caponnier to the North. Two detached wing batteries to the East and West of the main fort were also constructed in spurs off the main ditch. The main fort comprised a large parade ground, to the North of which was a long row of casemates, which provided the barrack accommodation for soldiers and officers. Above the casemates, on the terreplein, were Haxo Casemates, which housed the guns.
This was to guard the high ground northeast of the strategic port of Dover, just north of Dover Castle.

The fort is named after the 19th century General John Fox Burgoyne.

After the First World War Fort Burgoyne was used as military depot or store for Connaught Barracks. Until recently the central part of the fort was still owned by the Ministry of Defence, forming part of the Connaught Barracks site.

There were two mysterious deaths in February 1887, two men died for no known reason.


Date: 19th March 2022

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £49

Tickets Available: 24
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
Read previous customer Feedback/Testimonials from this location.


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