Shoreham Fort

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How to get here

Shoreham Fort is on the end of Shoreham Beach, just next to the west harbour arm on a road called Forthaven, at the end of Old Fort Road.

Please remember before visiting that the fort is an Ancient Monument, so please take care as you walk round.

Opening times

Opening times.

The site is open to the public from dawn until dusk every day of the year and is completely FREE.

Parts of the fort are closed off to the public, so to get the full experience of the fort it’s highly recommended to visit during an open day or event. See our events list for full details.

How to get here.

By car By car

By car

From the A259, turn on to Shoreham Beach, and follow the brown tourist signs until you come to ‘Fort Haven’ on your right. Sat-Nav users can use the Post-Code BN43 5HY. There is a council-run pay and display car park adjacent to the fort, which has adequate parking. Please be advised that the Friends of Shoreham Fort have no control over the car park – if you have any questions then please contact Adur District Council.

On foot On foot

On foot

From Shoreham Hight Street, cross the footbridge over the river, and follow ‘Harbour Road’ east, until you come across the turning ‘Fort Haven’ on your left.

Public transport Public transport

Public transport

There is a ‘Compass’ bus service that runs Monday – Saturday; Bus no.19 runs to the entrance of Fort Haven.

Shoreham’s train station is located near the centre of town. The nearest stop for the Compass no.19 bus is on Ham Road.

Please note that the above postcode is not a postal address – if you need to send us something then please contact us for details.


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