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Hardway to Elson guided walk (Event from 2023)



Guided Walk

Meet your Guide at Green Lane Hardway Car Park, St Helier Road, Hardway, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4FJ

Hardway is well-known for its munition works and Elson is well-known for its forts, but this walk will concentrate on lesser- known stories from the past.

Your guide will tell you about interesting heritage spaces and features such as a 19th century house of refuge for fallen women, brickfields, a munitions railway, a smallpox hospital, an isolation/maternity hospital, post-war housing and a hanging tree.

Duration 60-90 minutes.

Event Times

Monday 11 September: 1100

Booking Details

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

Assisted Booking Telephone: 023 9217 7392 or 07849 399 823
Booking opens: 26 August 2023 09:30
Booking closes: 9 September 2023 17:00


parking Service dogs welcome



The route is on public footpaths and through wooded areas so may not be suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. Please wear suitable shoes/boots for walking. Insect repellent may be advisable.

Organised by

Dot Bedenham



Meet your Guide at Green Lane Hardway Car Park