Shorncliffe Trust

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Shorncliffe Camp has been home to the Britsh Soldier for over 200 years. It was the birthplace of the Modern British Army under Sir John Moore in 1803 - as featured on Time Team. Shorncliffe was the main Army camp in WW1 linking Britain to France and the Western Front and home to the Canadian Army. It features, a Napoleonic Redoubt, Martello Tower, original WW1 training trenches, WW2 defences and Shorncliffe Military cemetery - 550 Commonwealth Soldiers, including 3 VC's.

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Opening Hours:

Open access to site, with Special tours by appointment through the Trust.


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