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    My Gosport Heritage Trail

    Start point at the Gosport Ferry , Bus Station, South Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1EP Learn about the heritage of Gosport through the eyes of the unique characters who helped shape it. Follow a series of large 3D sculptures of the historic characters of Gosport, …

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    The Engine House: Powers Boatshed

    The Engine House, Royal Clarence Yard, Weevil Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1AX The Engine House, which dates from 1862, was a fine example of a hydraulic-powered facility. See inside this tastefully restored building, now a snug private home but also headquarters to ‘Boatshed’, the worlds …

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    Chinese Whispers Quilt Challenge

    Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1BT Chinese whispers quilt challenge – how different will the last quilt be to the first? A Chinese Whispers challenge involves groups of 4 quilters. The first quilter is given a theme or image by the Chair as …

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    “Roll up – Roll up

    Gosport Bowling Club, Anglesey Gardens, 1 Anglesey Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2EG Try the game which made Sir Francis Drake famous! The game of Bowls is truly an outdoor sport for all. It can be played by all ages and abilities, a perfect sport for …

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    The D-Day Story – Gosport 1944

    Gosport & District Angling Club, Lifeboat Lane, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2TR 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 …

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    Gunboats to Funboats

    Meet at The Main Gate, Hornet Services Sailing Club, Haslar Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AG Enjoy this informative guided tour of the Haslar Creek shoreline, including: 1) Hornet Joint Services Sailing Centre 2) The Joint Services Adventure Sail Training centre 3) The 1860`s Victorian gunboat …

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    Funerary and Flora at Anns Hill Cemetery

    Anns Hill Cemetery, Anns Hill Rd, Gosport, PO12 3RL A guided walk around Ann’s Hill old Victorian cemetery in Ann’s Hill Road. Learn about its history, the part played by King Cholera and the rise of the Chartist.  Hear the stories behind the symbolism of …

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    Eyes Along the Coast – Lee Coastwatch

    Coastwatch Lookout Station, Beach Road Car Park, PO13 9LB Wherever there is an NCI station a watchkeeper will be looking out for danger and ensuring safety on the water. High technology and sophisticated systems such as radar and telecommunications have vastly improved safety at sea, …

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    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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  • Wildgrounds

    Wildgrounds, a short history of a natural haven

    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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