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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.

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

Featured events

Fort Nelson Stories and playtime Wed 16th Oct 2019 Find out more

Fort Nelson Jonathan Ferguson Wed 23rd Oct 2019 Find out more

Fort Nelson October half term activities Mon 28th Oct - Fri 1st Nov 2019 Find out more

Opening times
Open daily 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 December
Free admission
£3 per day
Payable by cash or card in the Visitor Centre.

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

Portsdown Hill Road
United Kingdom
PO17 6AN
+44 (0) 1329 233 734