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19.Castles, schools and velodromes

In Person

Guided Walknew events

The White Hart Pub, 195 Stoke Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1SE

Discover the story of Gosport Park and the area on this circular guided walk, laced with lots of snippets of local history along the route.

Your Guide will lead you past the sites of Hasleworth Castle and Gosport’s velodrome. You’ll learn about Gosport’s success in carriage and bicycle racing; and what went on in Alverstoke’s House of Industry. You’ll discover who Charles Mumby was; what happened at Forton Hospital and The Park Tavern, and why Gosport Park had so many tents in fields in the 1700s…

Please meet your Guide, 10 minutes before the start time, beside the White Hart Pub.

Duration approx. 90 minutes.

Event Times

Wednesday 11 September  1000

Booking Details

Pre-booking: Required
Please self book, but if you experience any difficulties please contact us.

Assisted Booking Telephone: 07849 399 823
Booking opens: 17 August 2024 09:30
Booking closes: 08 September 2024 17:00


family friendly Accesible parking Wheel chair Service dogs welcome parking



The route is fully accessible for wheelchairs and prams, being on public pathways. There is a small car park beside the White Hart Pub and we’d suggest that Blue Badge holders arrive early to secure spots there. Other on-road parking. No toilets or refreshments on the route, although customers of the White Hart may use their facilities. Please feel free to bring a fold-up chair/stool for resting at stop points.

Additional Information

Suitable footwear for walking is advised. Bring your own refreshment. On a bus route.

Organised by

Gosport Voluntary Action


The White Hart Pub, 195 Stoke Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1SE