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Gosport [1] 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.

Get in[edit]

By road[edit]

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.

By ferry[edit]

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 [2].

Get around[edit]

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  • Explosion [3]. Award winning museum of Naval gunfire. Shuttle bus in summer from Gosport ferry or a 15 minute walk.
  • Royal Naval Submarine Museum [4] is a 10 minute walk from the Gosport Ferry.

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  • Barley Mow, 31-33 Ann's Hill Road, tel: 023 9258 4042. Main menu available M-F 5PM- 9PM; Sa,Su 12PM-9PM. Newly refurbished. [5]

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Spinnakers Bed and Breakfast [6], Lee-on-the-Solent. Comfortable accommodation with convenient access to both Gosport and Fareham.

Get out[edit]

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.

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