Gunboats to Funboats

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Gunboats to Funboats

Guided Walk
Meet at The Main Gate, Hornet Services Sailing Club, Haslar Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AG

Enjoy this informative guided tour of the Haslar Creek shoreline, including:

1) Hornet Joint Services Sailing Centre
2) The Joint Services Adventure Sail Training centre
3) The 1860`s Victorian gunboat yard
4) Views and photo opportunities. (Submarine Alliance. Working yacht marina. Victorian gunboat sheds, slipways and jetties)Duration: approx 1hr 30mins.


  • Friday 8 September: 2 x Tours 1000 & 2 x tours 1330


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BOOKINGS IN PERSON (for those who have no email account or would prefer someone else to book for them) at Gosport Discovery Centre on Saturday 19 Aug ONLY from 1000 (Note: TIC will NOT deal with any bookings on this day).

BOOKINGS BY TELEPHONE/EMAIL on Sunday 20 Aug from 1000 (Note: TIC will NOT be open for in person bookings on this day). Subsequent bookings (for those who have no email account or would prefer someone else to book for them), as long as they are available, during usual TIC opening Mon to Sat, 0930 to 1700.

Booking Contact: Gosport Tourist Information Centre (TIC)
Call: 023 9252 2944


Wheel chairToiletsService dogs welcomefamily friendlyparkingrefreshments

Children and young persons must be accompanied by responsible adult. Sorry, no under 12 years. Open air walk. Some footpath areas are uneven. Parking, toilets and refreshment available nearby. Dress and footwear suitable for terrain and weather.


This is a fairly relaxed stroll along mainly level paths and roads. Some uneven grassed areas. Waterside surroundings. Sensible footwear advised. Please arrive 15 mins before start time.


HMS Hornet & The Gunboat Yard Association


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MAP/DIRECTIONS (approximate)


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