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Gosport Town Information

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Whether it's a day trip, short break or week-end stopover, there's so much to enjoy and keep you busy in Gosport.

Explore the fascinating history and heritage of our museums or our extensive Waterfront.

Gosport Photo © Brendan & Ruth McCartney
Gosport -
Photo: Brendan & Ruth McCartney CCL

View from Fort Gilkicker Photo © Chris Gunns
View from Fort Gilkicker - Photo: Chris Gunns CCL

  A wonderful location is one of Gosport's main strengths.

Its beautiful south facing beaches look out towards the Isle of Wight and the Solent.
Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower is a hands on, interactive museum set in the historic setting of Gosport's former gunpowder and munitions depot.

Open at weekends 10am-4pm, it tells the story of naval warfare from the days gunpowder to modern missiles.

Dive into the past and the future at The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, where you can take a guided tour of World War II submarine HMS Alliance, led by a submariner, or climb on board Holland I - the Navy's first submarine from 1901.

HMS Alliance Photo © Vic Richards
HMS Alliance - Photo: Vic Richards CCL

Gosport Ferry Photo © Colin Smith
Gosport Ferry - Photo: Colin Smith CCL

  Come and visit Gosport's only working brewery, Oakleaf Brewing Company.

The family run brewery produces a range of mouth-watering cask and bottle conditioned ales.

Each award winning beer has a distinct flavour of its own, so everyone is sure to find an ale to suit their taste.

Tours must be pre-booked and beer is available to buy from the shop.

Or take a leisurely sight-seeing cruise with the Gosport Ferry.

Operating a range of cruises, May to September, taking in such scenic and beautiful locations as the Hamble, Beaulieu Rivers or Portsmouth Harbour, with superb views of the ships in dock and a stunning view of the Spinnaker Tower, it's the perfect way to spend the day.