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County - Hampshire | Map
Tel code: 02392 | code search
Postcode: PO12 | code search
Population: 75000
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Famous Gosport Dates
Birthplace of:
Edward Hargraves
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Folk Customs:
Knighthood of the Old Green
The Tichborne Dole

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Middlecroft
"After visiting the pub the week before with some friends, and having a good time at their karaoke night, we decided to go back yesterday. Within a few minutes of ..." More

Queens Head
"A busy pub where they had almost everything there for the family. A huge garden where the children entertain them selves with the huge tree house, swings and slides, plus ..." More

Barley Mow
"I FOUND IT A GREAT PLACE THE SAFE WERE FRIENDLY, HELPFUL I AM DISABLED AND THEY COULD NOT DO ENOUGH TO SEE I WAS OK. THE FOOD WAS PERFECT THE ..." More

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"Gosport Saturday market is one of the largest and busiest South Coast markets set in the High Street near ferry terminal and bus station with ample cheap parking. Smaller but very busy ..." More

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A town on the south coast of Hampshire. From the stony beach at Stokes Bay, there is a great view to the Isle of Wight, with some wonderful sunsets over The Solent. It sits on the peninsular, bounded by Portsmouth Harbour to the East, The Solent to the South and the entrance to Southampton Water, though much of the West side comes under the Borough of Fareham.

Around a quarter to a third of the land in Gosport's boundries was under the control of the Armed Forces, though in recent years this has reduced, partly due to land at Priddys Hard, Royal Clarence Yard, St George's Barracks North and South being given over to housing.

There are parks, woodland walks, grassland walks and a walk along the edge of Portsmouth Harbour with views to Portsmouth, Portsdown Hill, the Forts in The Solent and the Isle of Wight.

Gosport started as a village/ small town at the eastern side, towards the harbour mouth on the peninsular opposite, where Portsmouth is today, in the Parish of Alverstoke. If you accept that it was created by Godfrey de Lucy in his charter of 25th August 1204. Population 75,000

Attraction

1642 Living History Village
Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower
Fort Brockhurst
Gosport Museum
Royal Navy Submarine Museum

Caravan Park

Kingfisher Caravan Park

Council

Gosport Borough Council

Farmers Market

Gosport Farmers Market

Golf Club

Gosport & Stokes Bay

Health and Fitness Club

Kendall Sports and Social Club
Miracles Fitness Health & Beauty
Miracles Spa

Market

Gosport Farmers Market
Gosport Market
Sports College Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Barley Mow
Fighting Cocks
Gipsy Queen
Jolly Roger
Kings Head

Middlecroft
Queens Head
Seahorse
Three Tuns
Trafalgar
Vine

Taxi

A1 Marks Taxis
Bridge Cars Ltd
Gosport Cabs
Hardway Cabs
Streamline Taxis

Sports Clubs

Gosport (Men's Hockey)
Gosport (Women's Hockey)
Gosport Borough (Amateur Football)
Holbrook Ju-Jitsu Club (Martial Arts)

Shops

Bridgemary Aquatics
Hampshire Computer Clinics Ltd
Holland and Barratt
Peacocks
Edinburgh Woollen Mill

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Specsavers
The Pump House
Bayside Cabin
Lu Chinos Cafe
Ashtons
Peppers Licensed Cafe
Sandy's Fish & Chips
Queens Parade Fisheries
The Broadway Bake & Sandwich Bar
Rowner Bakery
Zippee
Simone Bradshaw Clinical Hypnotherapist

Antiques

A & R Antiques

Places to Stay near Gosport

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Acorn Lodge B&B (0.05 miles)

Acorn Lodge B&B
Acorn Lodge B&B is located in a residential area, yet within walking distance of the town centre. This is a budget hotel offering an excellent value for money and it is on the bus route. Our rooms ... More | visit website
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Keppels Head Hotel (0.99 miles)

Keppels Head Hotel

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Ideally situated midway between the Historic Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays,both being just 200 yards away.Directly opposite the harbour rail and bus station.5 minute drive to the continental ferry port.Just 200 ... More

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The Royal Maritime Club (1.07 miles)

The Royal Maritime Club
Just a few hundred metres from Gunwharf Quays and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi, comfortable en suite rooms and a swimming pool, spa and steam room. The Royal Maritime Club has a superb ... More | visit website
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The Duke Of Buckingham (1.23 miles)

The Duke Of Buckingham

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In the centre of Old ... More

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Premier Inn Southsea (1.44 miles)

Ideally positioned on Southsea seafront next to Clarence Pier Amusement Arcades and Funfair. Other local attractions include the historic Dockyard and Gunwharf Keys. Conveniently located for both Southsea and Portsmouth train stations. Our Southsea Premier Inn ... More | visit website
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Windbrake House (1.48 miles)

Windbrake House
Windbrake House is an intimate, luxury boutique bed and breakfast. Located in the charming village of Alverstoke, Gosport. Close to Portsmouth and within easy reach of its Historic Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays designer shopping outlet ... More | visit website
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Alverbank Country House Hotel (1.54 miles)

Alverbank Country House Hotel
A warm welcome awaits you at the Alverbank Country House Hotel. The Alverbank House was built in 1842 and now, as it was 150 years ago, the hotel is an ideal retreat to unwind at ... More | visit website
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Ibis Portsmouth (1.56 miles)

Ibis Portsmouth

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With a superb location, right in the city centre and just a few minutes' walk from Portsmouth and Southsea Railway Station, the hotel offers en suite rooms at great-value rates. The Ibis ... More

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Queens Hotel (1.72 miles)

Queens Hotel

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The Queen's Hotel enjoys superb views of the Solent and Isle of Wight. Situated in Portsmouth, Hampshire, on Southsea's historic seafront.
Many rooms have balconies. The Princess Restaurant, overlooking the garden, offers ... More

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The Retreat Guest House (1.88 miles)

The Retreat Guest House

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A Grade II listed building in the heart of Southsea’s conservation area, this Victorian house has been extensively modernised and now offers contemporary comforts whilst retaining its original character.

Carefully restored and ... More

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