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    Princess in Exile, 1833

    Meet outside the Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2ET On this circular walk of Alverstoke, your Heritage Guide will not only point out places of historic interest but also introduce you to the story of an extraordinary woman. You’ll learn who Infanta …

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    Royal Haslar Hospital – Past, Present & Future

    Royal Haslar Hospital, Haslar Road, PO12 2AA  – Meet at The Gatehouse Popular and informative guided tour of the grounds of Royal Hospital Haslar; highlighting the past and outlining the future plans for this important Gosport development. Royal Haslar Hospital was the first proper naval …

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    Walk the Lost Moat

    Meet outside the Clarence Tavern, Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BB Follow the line of the moat of old Gosport Town, with Heritage Guide, Carole Jarman. Enjoy the description of why Gosport was fortified and gain a snap shot of life and commerce along the …

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    Feeding the Navy – Rum, Beer & Biscuits

    The Pump House Cafe (meeting point), Cooperage Green, Weevil Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1AX Learn about rioting drovers, press gangs and nightmarish pest control! The history of how the Royal Navy addressed the massive challenge of provisioning the fleet in times of war and peace …

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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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    Walk the (Railway) Line

    Gosport Discovery Centre, Gosport, PO12 1BT Join local heritage guide, Dave Thompson, for a fascinating walk along the route of the former railway line linking Gosport to Stokes Bay, Royal Clarence Yard and the national network. The walk takes in the architecture of some of …

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    Local Naval History full of Turkish and Ship Filled Mysteries

    Local Naval History full of Turkish and Ship Filled Mysteries Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke, PO12 2BB Settle in with an introductory talk followed by a guided walk of graves and memorials telling Gosport’s Naval History from 1859, the time of sail, to modern day. …

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    Lee Heritage Waterfront Walk

    Meet at Elmore Car Park, Marine Parade West, Lee on the Solent, Hampshire, PO13 9BW Find out about history of Lee-on-the-Solent and its Waterfront from a local resident. This guided walk takes you along Lee Promenade to the Old Swimming Pool site and covers many …

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    Leesland Park – past, present and future

    Leesland Park, Whitworth Close/Daisy Lane, Gosport, PO12 3PF Within the green and pleasant oasis that is Leesland Park, your Guide will explain some of the history of the site. In the course of its regeneration, the Friends have tried to create areas of interest for …

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