07. Fort Blockhouse Heritage Tour

07. Fort Blockhouse Heritage Tour

In Person

Guided Tour

Meet at Submarine Museum car park, Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AS

Take part in a guided tour of Fort Blockhouse, a former Royal Navy Submarine Base.

Visitors will be told of the history of the fort from 1415 to the present day. Includes an opportunity to view Harold Willie’s paintings in the Officers Mess, and visit the chapel dedicated to RN and Allied Submariners lost at sea. Experience unique views of Portsmouth Harbour entrance and the Solent.

PLEASE NOTE The Submarine Escape Training Tank will NOT be part of this year’s tours.

Duration: approx 90 minutes.  Please arrive 15mins before start time.

OPENING TIMES

Saturday 11 September: 1000, 1030 1330 & 1400

BOOKING DETAILS – BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED

Pre-booking: Required

Please DIY book via the BOOK NOW button.  But for people who may experience difficulty with booking online themselves, we can help.

Contact us from 0930 to 1700. Monday to Saturday….

In-person:  Gosport Tourist Information Centre (at the Bus Station)

By Phone:  023 9252 2944 or 07849 399 823

By Emailbookings@gosportheritage.co.uk (subject line:  ASSISTED BOOKING)

Booking opens: 21 August 2021 0930
Booking closes: 9 September 2021 1700

 

ACCESS

A walk of one mile on mainly level roads and footpaths. Sensible footwear advised. Water surroundings so care must be taken to follow safety instructions of the Guide. Stepped entrance to the Chapel and Officers Mess prevent wheelchair access to those areas. Accessible toilet and refreshment facilities are available at The Submarine Museum.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Tour aimed at adults, so no one under 16 years of age.  This is a secure MOD site so security procedures will be in force. Bags may be security checked. NO photography allowed.

 

ORGANISED BY

Gosport maritime heritage volunteer guides

MAP/DIRECTIONS (approximate)

For travel information about how to get to and around Gosport, click here.