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Located on England's south coast, Gosport & Lee-on-the-Solent has 24 miles of waterfront, impressive naval history, diverse sailing and watersports, panoramic beaches, award-winning museums plus plenty of waterfront restaurants. Add to this go-karting, ice-skating, helicopter rides, summer cruises, and plenty of walking and cycling trails and you'll find plenty to keep the family entertained.
What's on Offer
Gosport is the ideal destination for a sailing or watersports vacation. With boat yacht hire, sailing tuition, marinas, fishing trips, wind-surfing, kite-surfing and jet-skiing there is something for all ages and abilities.
Places to Visit
Find out what lurks beneath the waves at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum - you can even go on-board a genuine Royal Navy submarine. Learn about the weapons used by the Navy at Explosion!-Museum of Naval Firepower.
The Discovery Centre hosts art exhibitions, events and children's activities throughout the year. There are festivals, carnivals and sailing events throughout the summer.
Gosport has a mixture of independent shops as well as major high street names. From March to September there are specialist food, arts & craft markets.
You'll find a wide range of places to eat & drink, many located on the water's edge. Gosport also has its own award-winning brewery: Oakleaf, so why not treat yourself to some of its fine ales.
Recreation & Sport
For high octane excitement try the go-karts at Team Sports Karting track, Get your skates on the Planet Ice skating rink, right next door is Gosport Leisure Park with its swimming pools, sports hall, dance & fitness studios. If you like BMX head for Gosport BMX track hosts regular races and events.
Holiday & Activity Centres
Kingfisher Caravan Park is 5 minutes walk from the beach and offers weekly live entertainment from March to January.
Conference & Business Facilities
The Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Explosion!- Museum of Naval Firepower are both excellent venues for meetings and conferences.
There's a range of accommodation: hotels, B&B's, self-catering apartments - many overlooking the water. You can even stay on a yacht!
Take the M27 to junction 11 - then follow the signs to Gosport.
Nearest station is Portsmouth Harbour. The take the Gosport Ferry - the crossing is only 5 minutes and it goes from next to the railway station.
Ferries come into Portsmouth from France, Spain, Channel Islands, and the Isle of Wight. Then cross Portsmouth Harbour on the Gosport Ferry (see rail section above).
Southampton airport is the nearest - 20 miles to Gosport.