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An aerial view of Fort Brockhurst in Gosport

Explore Fort Brockhurst (Event from 2021)

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Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS

This vast Victorian fort was built in 1862 as part of the defences of Portsmouth.

The fort, including the Keep area and some casemates, will be open for visitors to see.

Volunteers will be on hand to share the history of the site.

Enjoy displays of uniform, artillery and infantry drill from 19th-century re-enactment groups, the Fort Cumberland Guard and also The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, throughout the day.

The Big Noise Community Samba Band bring their traditional Brazilian samba-reggae style of music to entertain you.  Their brightly coloured costumes, unique sound and enthusiasm create a highly infectious groove.

Allow 60 minutes +.


Please note that this is an Event from 2021


No booking needed – Just turn up and enjoy


Ground surfaces can be uneven so please watch your footing. Due to stepped entrances to some rooms, these inside areas may not be accessible for wheelchair users. Dogs on leads are welcome on site but only assistance dogs are allowed in interior spaces. Car park in Gunners Way – £2 charge for non-English Heritage members. Other parking on-road in area. Toilets and refreshments are available for customers nearby in The Range.



COVID-19 Considerations

This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.


The Fort closes at 4pm so please arrive early enough to complete your visit by then. Donations to the work of English Heritage are appreciated but totally voluntary.


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MAP/DIRECTIONS (Approximate)

Adjacent to The Range store.