Local wanderings in Gosport – photoblog

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 […]

The Wetherspoon App

…..luxury can be defined any how you want it to be….whether it’s five star accommodation in a water bungalow in the Maldives or something that makes life that much easier …..and that’s how I see the Wetherspoon’s table App …making life easier. It’s simple, you find a table, log on to the free wifi, download the app […]

Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

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 […]

Wightlink at Gunwharf

Travelling from Gunwharf with Wightlink is an absolute pleasure. A seamless check in with printed booking firmly placed  on the dashboard and directed to a numbered bay we awaited the arrival of our ferry St Faith. You are advised to arrive about thirty minutes prior to your crossing  to ease the flow of traffic and ensure embarking […]

Walk from Portchester Castle to Salt Cafe – photoblog

Driving through Portchester, Hampshire  you are met with pretty pastel coloured cottages edging the pavements and  Portchester Castle  car park where parking is free. Great views over the north end of Portsmouth  Harbour and Port Solent. Let your nose follow the coastal pathway west past the sailing club and round the edge of the castle and […]

Wickham: a pretty Hampshire village.

Where? South of the county not far from the coast, Fareham and roughly half way between Portsmouth and Southampton. Why visit? pretty doorways, great local walks especially along the old railway line, lots of independent shops. Parking in the square which is free on Sundays and Bank Holidays  

Cruising with Wightlink.

Wow what a fantastic experience pulling out of Portsmouth Harbour on a Wightlink Ferry last weekend, OK so the sun was shining on the The Grey Traveller but wow it’s been a long time since I have hopped over to the Isle of Wight and I live dead opposite infact I see it every day, I’m ashamed I haven’t […]