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Gosport offers an irresistible mix of fascinating places to visit and things to do for all ages. With its panoramic beaches, 24 miles of waterfront, impressive naval heritage, plenty of water-sport activities, countryside walks and historic trails, there is much to keep the family entertained.
You can find out what lurks beneath the waves at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum. Here you can take a guided tour on-board HMS Alliance; and discover what it was like to live and work on a Royal Navy submarine.
Learn about the weapons used by the Royal Navy at Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower. This award-winning museum contains weapons used by the Navy throughout the centuries and is housed in impressive 18th-century buildings.
The Museum of Diving was voted one of the top six family-friendly museums in the UK and its exhibits cover all aspects of undersea diving There is plenty of diving equipment on display, including some used by James Bond!
You can find more James Bond equipment at the Hovercraft Museum, with the hovercraft that featured in the Bond film 'Die Another Day'. The Museum has a huge range of hovercraft including ones that have featured in TV's Top Gear, Scrapheap Challenge and Salvage Squad.
Moving away from the maritime theme, step back in time at the 1642 Living History Village to see 'villagers' dressed in period costumes demonstrating the skills of the blacksmith, potter, lace-makers and weavers.
On the Water
Whether you are already a keen sailor or want to learn - Gosport and Lee-on-the-Solent are ideal for your sailing or water sports vacation. Boat/yacht hire, sailing tuition, marinas, all with deep-water access, fishing trips, wind-surfing, kite-surfing kayaking and jet-skiing are all available so there is something for all ages and abilities to enjoy.