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Fort Nelson

Explore 19 acres of ramparts, outer fortifications, secret underground tunnels, and ammunition bunkers of this fully restored Victorian fort, on top of Portsdown Hill overlooking the Solent.

No animals except assistance (guide/hearing) dogs.

Guidance for visitors

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Please note daily gun firings at the Fort are currently suspended. Our special big gun firings will take place as advertised.

Opening times
Open daily 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 December
Free admission
£3 per day

20 allocated parking spaces for visitors with disabilities
Accessible toilets and toilets with baby changing facilities are available in the visitor centre and some galleries
Portsdown Hill Road
Fareham, PO17 6AN United Kingdom