This year’s national Heritage Open Days theme is Edible England. Gosport fed the Royal Navy for hundreds of years. Find out more at theses events.

10. Feeding the Navy – Royal Clarence Victualing Yard

In Person Guided Walk The Pump House Cafe (meeting point), Cooperage Green, Weevil Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1AX Learn about rioting drovers, press gangs and nightmarish pest control! On this guided walk you’ll hear all about the history of how the Royal Navy addressed the massive challenge of provisioning the fleet in times of war […]

33. Rectory Allotments – dug deep in history

In Person Show / Display Little Anglesey Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2HS Not just garden plots, but a swath of land with a story reaching back many hundreds of years. Come along to explore this green sanctuary on the shore of Alver Lake (aka ‘The Creek’) to find out more… You will be welcomed at […]

36. Shore Leave Haslar: Horticultural Therapy in an Historic Garden

  In Person Show / Display The Memorial Gardens, Haslar Hospital, Haslar Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AA A chance to explore the Haslar Memorial Garden and learn about the work which goes on behind the scenes to offer horticultural therapy to Tri-Service Veterans… This beautiful and peaceful garden has both historic and contemporary aspects. In […]