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 have been awarded Listed Buildings Status.
This beautiful 17 acre site, lying alongside water, is a designated SSI (Site of Scientific Interest). You will find award-winning trees, wildlife, fungi, hedgerows and two types of orchid. autumn Lady Tresses will be in full bloom during September. Pick up a self-led trail sheet to help you explore the natural aspects of this historic area.
Lots to see, touch and hear, plus time for peaceful reflection. If you have an interest in our naval history and the part Gosport’s seamen and submariners played then visiting this not only historic but also beautiful site could be for you!
Duration approx 135 minutes
Please note that this is an event from 2021
No booking required
Natural environment, ground uneven with gravel pathways. Sensible footwear is essential. Accompanied children of all ages are very welcome. Dogs on leads allowed.
Please arrive to meet your Guide 10 minutes before start time. If you are unable to make the guided tour times, you are still welcome to visit the site, learn from the printed information available in the chapel and explore the grounds.
Long brick wall, opposite Monckton Road. Bus stop outside of lodge. On the No.11 bus route (two hourly bus service, no bus on Sunday)