Gosport is fortunate to have many delightful green spaces for all to enjoy.

03. Funerary and Flora at Anns Hill Cemetery

In Person Guided Walk 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 the monuments and headstones, the importance […]

04. Walking Past: Diving in to Stanley Park – Alverstoke

In Person Guided Walk Meet at the Diving Museum, No 2 Battery, Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QU Find out about defence, D-Day and underwater exploits on this walk with a costumed Heritage Guide along Stokes Bay waterfront, through lovely parks and visiting the historic village of Alverstoke. Uncover the history of which royalty lived […]

08. Walking Past: Mottes and Trenches – Browndown North

In Person Guided Walk Meet at the far end of the Alver Valley East Car Park (off Grange Road) nearest to the country park, Little Woodham lane, Off Howe Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 8AB Go on an off-road route through the Alver Valley, a nature spotter’s delight, with many hidden gems. Discover the Motte and […]

19. Walking Past: Forts and Walks

In Person Guided Walk Gosport Leisure Centre, Gosport Leisure Park, Forest Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0ZX A mixture of historical defence and nature await in this walk, where you will discover the spooky goings on at an isolation hospital, anti-tank stop lines and a village dating back to the Roman conquest. Visit Monks Wood, a […]

32. Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery

IN PERSON Guided Walk Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke, PO12 2BB Explore graves and memorials telling Gosport’s Naval History from 1859, the time of sail, to modern-day. Find out about the link with Turkey and how Gosport became known as ‘Turk Town’; also submarines and links with the Russian Revolution. The Chapel and major memorials […]

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 […]

49. Wildlife in Lockdown: through the lens

IN-PERSON Presentation Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1HL Enjoy an intimate study of nature and wildlife that thrives around the moat and grounds of Fort Brockhurst in this talk by local photographer, Jon Mitchell. Jon says: “I have lived in Gosport most of my 58 years and have been a member of […]

53. Green Spaces in Gosport

IN-PERSON Presentation Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1HL A tale of the green spaces of Gosport. A gentle stroll around the green space to be found in Gosport, some easily seen, others hidden, but all with a story to tell. Presented by Joy Hammond Duration approx 60 minutes OPENING TIMES Tuesday 14 […]