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Address: Fort Brockhurst Gunners Way | Gosport, Portsmouth PO12 4DS, England
Phone Number:
+44 23 9258 1059
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:30
Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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We didn't know anything about this place, just chanced upon it.. interesting! Lots to do and see, places to eat and great views if it's not raining or foggy.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 June 2016
Timothy H

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok to visit but its in Gosport, which is hell to get into & hell to get out off. Prepare for long traffic queues.

Thank Ade-Pfc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We didn't know anything about this place, just chanced upon it.. interesting! Lots to do and see, places to eat and great views if it's not raining or foggy.

Thank Timothy H
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Check carefully for opening days or you may be disappointed. It's a shame the fort isn't open more. There is a great deal of history and educational stuff going on inside the fort but there is also a great walk around the moat in all weathers. There is plenty of other stuff to do in the area if you do... More 

1 Thank Gordon M
Chichester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

We were given English Heritage membership for Xmas & waited more than 2 months for our membership cards etc despite ringing them at least twice. We decided to make a special trip to Fort Brockhurst today, being the second Saturday of the month and arrived at about 11.30am only to find that it wasn't open!! Phoned the customer service number... More 

Thank Steven M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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290 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Back in the 19th Century, Britain was very concerned that the French were going to invade England via Portsmouth. To the end of protecting the country a series of brick built, earth filled forts were constructed in a ring around the city, all the way from Gosport and over Portsdown Hill. Fort Brockhurst was designed by William Crossman. It is... More 

Thank JonathanSuch2013
Gosport, United Kingdom
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411 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area....only problem is that it's only open for a very few days each year, but at least entry is free! Just a shame they couldn't do more with the place. It does seem a waste just having it so unused.

1 Thank Derek E
Gosport, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

Fort Brockhurst is only open for a few weekends a year ,but is well worth a visit. Hampshire put on a great show of artefacts. One part of the ramparts are still destroyed after an air raid during WW2 and a lot of the barracks are being restored and used by local historic organisations .Part of the line of defences... More 

2 Thank Les S
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69 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Ok but not good for young children as there is little of interest for them however an interesting day out for adults

Thank chinasworldx
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

What a great place and we couldn't believe it's free. It was very busy which was nice to see. Just a shame it's not open more often. Well worth a visit and we will definitely return. Nice to see signets in the moat outside also.

1 Thank Tangled_JHP
Poole, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Lovely exhibits, very friendly and knowledgeable staff, definitely worth a visit and as it's so vast it doesn't feel crowded.

1 Thank Karen M

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