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  • The D-Day Story at Stokes Bay (1)

    Stokes Bay Sailing Club, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2BL In 1942 Stokes Bay was chosen as an embarkation point for vehicles destined for the Normandy beaches as part of Project Overlord, the invasion of France. The whole of the Bay became a restricted …

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  • HMS Sultan Fort Rowner Tour

    HMS SULTAN – Fort Rowner Tour

    HMS Sultan, Military Road, Gosport, PO12 3BY A tour around one of the Palmerston Forts built to defend Portsmouth from the French. Visit the Tunnels, Caponiers, haunted Keep and Fort Museum in the grounds of the Royal Navy training establishment HMS Sultan. This tour is in …

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  • Walkabout

    Haslar Peninsula Heritage Walkabout

    RNSM Submarine Museum Car Park , Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AS Enjoy insights to the military history and important landmarks from your Heritage Guide during this circular walk on roads and pathways of the Haslar Peninsular (a designated Conservation Area).This southern tip of …

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  • Round the Square and off to Cort

    Meet at the Clarence Tavern, Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB Meet your Heritage Guide, Carole, outside The Clarence Tavern. She will lead you along Clarence Road, North Cross Street, Minit Road and then back to Clarence Square, taking in Seahorse Walk and the cottage …

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  • Wildgrounds

    Wildgrounds, a natural and not so natural history

    Grange Farm, Little Woodham Lane, Gosport, PO13 8AB  The Wildgrounds represents one of the few remaining unspoilt woodland pastures in Hampshire, including magnificent ancient oaks over 400 years old. Discover some of the secrets of this special nature area, its recent history and its wildlife …

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  • Village People – Alverstoke Residents in 1901

    Meet at Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke, Gosport, PO12 2ET A walking tour of the village centre with details of some residents, together with their ultimate fate.  Details of court cases involving local people and changes to the village at the start of a new …

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  • Haslar Cycle-about

    Haslar Peninsula Cycle-about

    Entrance to Submarine Museum , Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AS A ‘Tour de Haslar Peninsula’, which is a guided circular cycling tour of the peninsula on public roads, cycle tracks and south coast footpath. Starting at the entrance Submarime Museum. Strategic stops covering …

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  • Beer gas Rubble

    Beer, Gas & Rubble

    Meet outside Bobby’s Restaurant, Stoke Road, Gosport, PO12 1JB This circular guided walk traces a small area of Gosport, known as Newtown but also nicknamed Bingham Town after the man who, in the 1830’s built the houses and named the roads after his children. It …

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  • walk the line

    Walk the (Railway) Line

                                       Gosport Discovery Centre, Gosport, PO12 1BT Meet outside the Gosport Discovery Centre. From there our guide will lead you to the former Gosport Railway Station and along part of the disused line. This circular walk will then return along roads adjacent to the line. …

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  • Crescent Gardens Resized

    Regency Crescent Gardens

    Crescent Road, Alverstoke, Gosport, PO12 2DH Crescent Gardens is faithfully re-created Regency gardens and was a part of the Architect Thomas Owen’s grand design for a Crescent building in 1826. During the tour the history of the Garden and the locality is described. The Regency period …

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