Secrets of Stokes Bay West (event from 2014)

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Secrets of Stokes Bay West (event from 2014)

No 2 Battery (meeting point), Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QU

This new tour will guide you through several centuries of history related to the western end of Stokes

Meeting Point

Bayside Cabin (no2 Battery) Meeting Point


Hear about ancient flint tool findings, bog myrtle used to make Saxon ale, strategic defensive positions, buried barrels of smuggled french wine, brickworks that supplied material for important local buildings, grand private residences and gardens.

You’ll follow the tale as you follow along some of the River Alver. Be prepared for exploring wooded areas and climbing some inclines so bring your walking shoes!

Guided Walk

Opening Times

2015 event details available from July

Booking Details

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


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Surfaces range from pavement, shingle, grassland and woodland. Not really suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Older childen under supervision and dogs on leads are welcome though. Toilets are located at start and return point.

Additional Information

‘Pay & Display’ parking at No 2 Battery. Bayside Cafe has accesible toilets, refreshments, food and lovely ice cream.


Meet at No 2 Battery – beside the Bayside Cabin Cafe.

Map link.

Stanley Park
Bayside Cabin by No 2 Battery - Meeting point for this walk.

Bayside Cabin by No 2 Battery – Meeting point for this walk.

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