Look up Stoke Road (event from 2014)
Meet by Andy Biggs Watersports, Bury Cross, 103 Bury Road , Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 3PR (Please be advised that this is not a circular tour and will end in the area of Walpole Park)
Explore the heritage of Bury Road and Stoke Road, as far as Walpole Park where the tour will end, with well-known local historian, Lesley Burton. You’ll be enlightened to the features of many interesting buildings that we so often miss as we go about our busy lives in the main shopping areas of the town.
TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE (TIC) BOOKING
2015 event details available from July
BOOKINGS IN PERSON at Gosport Discovery Centre on Saturday 16th Aug ONLY from 09:00 (Note: TIC will NOT deal with any bookings on this day).
BOOKINGS BY TELEPHONE/EMAIL on Sunday 17th Aug from 10:00 (Note: TIC will NOT be open for in person bookings on this day). Subsequent bookings, as long as they are available, during usual TIC opening Mon to Sat, 09:30 to 17:00.
Booking Contact: Gosport Tourist Information Centre (TIC)
Call: 023 9252 2944
Booking opens: 16 August 2014 09:00
Booking closes: 10 September 2014 17:00
This walk will be on public footpaths with dipped curbs at road junctions. Accessible for powered or assisted wheelchairs and pushchairs. Various public toilets, shops for provisions along the way.
Lesley Burton was involved in the very first pilot of European Heritage Days held in England, in Gosport in 1992! Two years later Heritage Open Days was officially adopted. She has remained engaged with it ever since. As a founder of this amazing national event, our local organising body have been proud to honour Lesley as Patron of Gosport Heritage Open Days.
Andy Biggs Watersports is at Bury Cross, opposite The War Memorial Hospital. On road parking.