Foster Gardens, Corner of Anglesey Road and Foster Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2EQ
A short historic walk around Foster Gardens and nearby streets
A knowledgeable guide will take you through Foster Gardens and the surrounding area, explaining the 19th-century ownership and development of the land and buildings by the Foster-Carter family.
The walk will not exceed one and a half miles.
This event is sponsored and led by officers of The Gosport Society and making use of Society archival records and research.
Duration approx 90 minutes
Friday 11 September: 11:00
Live events from 14 September have been cancelled due to new Covid-19 rules
Tuesday 15 September: 11:00
This walk is entirely outdoors, so please dress appropriately for the weather, including insect repellent or an umbrella if necessary. Walking shoes or trainers preferable.
Stoke Road is a five-minute walk away with shops, cafes and pubs.
This event will be subject to local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival. Your Guide will have hand sanitiser available and will advise on social distancing throughout the walk. Please do not attend the event if you feel unwell or have been in any contact with anyone who has displayed Coronavirus symptoms. Track and Trace information will be gathered at the point of booking, but please advise us of any alterations to such information.
From a ‘Hidden Nature’ perspective, Foster Gardens is an excellent and intact example of a 1930’s designed ‘pocket park’ with a central pond and pergolas, annual bedding, ornamental planting and mature boundary trees.
The Gosport Society
Meet at the floral pergola in Foster Gardens.