Meet outside Gosport Tourist Information Centre, Bus Station Complex, South Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1EP
Through boatyards, marinas and over bridges, explore the waterfront trail from Gosport town centre north, and step back into the regenerating area of Priddy’s Hard and Explosion! Museum.
Discover sailmakers and old railways, look for ‘Rat Island’ and encounter the historic ramparts of the Gosport Lines. As well as defence, there is plenty of nature to look out for here, both in and above the water, and on land at the SINC.
Gosport Voluntary Action were awarded a Heritage Fund grant to deliver an exciting programme of local historical walks, which they entitled ‘Walking Past’.
This one-year funded project (extended by a year due to Covid 19) commenced in September 2019.
The aims of the project are to:
• Inspire interest in Gosport’s built, coastal and natural heritage
• Engage local residents and visitors
• Create free, walking trails at a wide range of heritage sites that appeal to a diverse range of people
• Motivate people to become involved in and support their heritage with a variety of volunteering opportunities.
The project is culminating in HODs 2021 with all 6 walks being available to participate in.
Duration 90 minutes
Please note that this is an event from 2021
Blue Badge parking in car parks nearby. Accessible toilets by the Bus station. Please bring a drink and wear comfortable shoes.
This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.
This is a circular route.
GVA – Walking Past
MAP / DIRECTIONS
Meet outside the Tourist Information Centre. Look for the walk leader wearing a hi-vis vest.