Here is one idea of where to walk in Gosport. Alver Valley once a quarry area and now wild grounds for everyone to enjoy with trails, ponds and wildlife.
Here is one idea of where to walk in Gosport. The Crescent in Alverstoke is stunning especially this time of the year with its white architecture against deep blue skies and the Crescent gardens. This area links very nicely to the old rail route at Ellachie Road and crosses Alverstoke Creek, here are a few favourite […]
When lockdown started to ease this stir crazy Grey Traveller started to explore closer to home and this little find was nearly on my doorstep. Earlier I had asked he who likes to be obeyed “where can we walk in Gosport?” and this is what we came up with. The railway disappeared in Gosport many years ago […]
With daily exercise rules relaxed its great to explore the local. With the weather more than acceptable walking has been a great lockdown pleasure. Here are a few photos of Haslar and Hardway area. For those of you that do not know the area, Hardway was of great historical importance during the D Day operations […]
I didn’t travel far for this post! …..in fact just to my nearest town (Gosport) where I visited the old part of the Municipal Cemetery, never been there before but I was quite taken by it. It’s overgrown, the gravestones are hard to read and some are subsiding. There are blackberry bushes, spider’s webs and […]
Rising 170 metres above Portsmouth Harbour Spinnaker Tower welcomes visitors to its observation decks to marvel at the harbour, Gosport waterfront, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth city and beyond. All ages will enjoy this landmark whether it’s the thrill of abseiling down the tower, walking across the glass floor or just simply looking at the incredible 360 degree views. The Grey Traveller visited […]
As soon as we had been guided to our parking bay on St Faith we left our car to explore the ferry. The exit from Portsmouth Harbour on a sunny day doesn’t get any better with fantastic views of The Spinnaker Tower at Gunwharf Quays. My favourite spot has to be the sundeck to glimpse the gin palaces […]
Gun wharf Quay is a former naval site which has been developed very much in keeping with the local heritage and culture. I am all for regeneration of this nature as it makes use of previous derelict land and attracts tourists and locals alike. There is nothing better than visiting on a sunny day, sipping wine […]