Whether it’s a day trip, short break, week-end stopover or to enjoy a longer stay, 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 with its sailing, windsurfing, jet skis and rib rides.
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. The Waterfront presents a stretch of beaches including Lee-on-the-Solent and Stokes Bay where you can swim, relax and enjoy a whole host of waterborne activities. So come to Gosport and see for yourself - you’ll be glad you did!
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. Telling the story of naval warfare from the days gunpowder to modern missiles. Only open Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm visit www.explosion.org.uk or call 023 9250 5600 for more information.
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. Visit us at www.rnsubmus.co.uk or call 023 9252 9217.
Come and visit Gosport’s only working brewery, The 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. Beer is also available to buy from the shop. Visit www.oakleafbrewing.co.uk or call 023 9251 3222.
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. Visit www.gosportferry.co.uk or call 023 9252 4551
Charming Alverstoke village is one of many attractions that offer an alternative to those connected with the sea, whilst Little Woodham, a Living History Village, will take you back to the 17th century. Visit www.portsdown.demon.co.uk/village.htm
For more information, visit the official tourism website for Gosport: www.discovergosport.co.uk
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