Fort Nelson redan entrance

Things to see

Probably the best surviving example of a Victorian fortress, Fort Nelson has been restored to its original state, together with important parts of its Second World War heritage.

Explore the vast 19-acre monument, including the underground tunnels and magazines, and enjoy spectacular views of the Solent and Meon Valley from the ramparts.

Fort Nelson has undergone a multi-million pound redevelopment transforming it into a museum for the 21st century with a new visitor centre, a new café and new galleries, including the magnificent Voice of the Guns gallery.

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SUPERHEROES WEEKEND

Fantasy meets reality this August Bank Holiday with an invasion of the superheroes, including Iron Man, Batman and Star Wars Storm Troopers.

29 August 2015

Leeds

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