32. Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery

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 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

OPENING  TIMES

Friday 10 September: 1000 & 1300
Saturday 11 September: 1000 & 1300
Sunday 12 September: 1000 & 1300
Tuesday 14 September: 1000 & 1300
Wednesday 15 September: 1000 & 1300
Friday 17 September: 1000 & 1300
Saturday 18 September: 1000 & 1300
Sunday 19 September: 1000 & 1300

BOOKING DETAILS

No booking required

ACCESS

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Natural environment, ground uneven with gravel pathways. Sensible footwear is essential. Accompanied children of all ages are very welcome. Dogs on leads allowed.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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.

Click here to download a Trail sheet

WEBSITE

http://www.haslarheritagegroup.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49&Itemid=109

ORGANISED BY

Monica Shilling

Map/Directions

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)