Gosport  is a town in Hampshire and is a short water ride away from Portsmouth. Gosport, although not a traditional destination, does have some attractions if you are interested in maritime history.
Leave the M27 at Junction 11 and follow the A32. Note that at rush hour, and sometimes at weekends, this is a busy road with long delays.
The Gosport ferry across the harbour mouth is the most convenient way to get to Gosport from Portsmouth. An adult ticket costs £2.90 return, £1.50 for children or pensioners. Combination tickets are also available giving unlimited bus travel for a day in Hampshire. The website has details of ferry schedules and ticket pricing .
Spinnakers Bed and Breakfast , Lee-on-the-Solent. Comfortable accommodation with convenient access to both Gosport and Fareham.
Portsmouth, with its naval dockyard, D-Day museum and other attractions, lies just across the harbour. There is a shingle beach with views of the Isle of Wight near Gosport at Alverstoke, and another at Lee-on-Solent.