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Fort Nelson

Now open. Pre-booking is essential.

We're good to go. Visit EnglandDiscover the national collection of artillery. Explore acres of ramparts, outer fortifications, and secret underground tunnels. This fully restored Victorian fort sits on top of Portsdown Hill overlooking the Solent.

No animals except assistance (guide/hearing) dogs.

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Opening times
10 am – 5 pm
Last admission 3 pm

24 – 26 December

There are three sessions throughout the day which must be pre-booked:
• 10 am – 12 noon
• 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm
• 3 pm – 5 pm
Please pre-book your visit
Admission is free
Donations welcome

Visitor guidance

We want everyone who visits to have a memorable day out. Please read our helpful guidelines for an enjoyable visit.
£3 per session
Parking can be pre-booked with your visit

Free parking for blue badge holders and motorbikes. There are allocated parking spaces for visitors with disabilities.
Accessible toilets and toilets with baby changing facilities are available in the Visitor Centre
Portsdown Hill Road
Fareham, PO17 6AN United Kingdom

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